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Egg-Laying Competitions.

United Press Associntion—Electric Telegraph.

Blenheim, Juiy 3

The ninth week of tha New Zoal nd egglaying competition at Blenheim resulted :— 11. Hawke (Greytown), Silver Wyandottep, 35, 1; Miss L. Edwards, White L«ghorn3, 34, 2; F. B. Brooks (South Australix), W liite Leghorns, 33,3. The average per pen was 12 4-sth. The results for Jute a-e: —F. B. Brooks (South Australia), White Leghorns, 123 egt;s; H. Leger (L <yin), White Layhoms, 117 ; G. Mogndge (Blenheim), Buff Orpngtons, 111. Mr Leger's White Leghorns are now lpading, with 222 egrge, Mr Rrooks's White Leghoma are second with 221, and Mr J. Hudson's (Blenheim), White Leghorr.B third with 160. Six pens of the hundred have not; yet laid. Tho total number of eggs laid to data is 5377. The number last month was 972.

At the close of the second month of tie Lincoln Collage (New Zealand Utility I'oultry Club) egg laying competition, on June 30th Mr H Hawke's (Greytown North) Silver Wyandofctes were, leiding with 113 9ggs for Juue, and a total of 338 for the two months. Mr Hawke wins the monthly prize of £\, which he also won in May. Next in order were Mr AM. Price's (Christchurch) Huff Orpiugtona, (May 108 eggs, June 08 egg=, total 204) and 61 r John Mann's (Tump'etcn) White Wyandottej, (May 93, June 85, total 178). In June 1483 eggs, and in May 1201 eggs were laid. In the week ending July 2nd, the best records were Messrs 11. Hawke 31, A. H. Bristed 25, and B, Wills and Son 24, and the total for the week was 381.

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Egg-Laying Competitions., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6612, 4 July 1905

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Egg-Laying Competitions. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6612, 4 July 1905

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