Egg-Laying Competition.—At the New Zealand Egg Laying Competition at Blenheim during the week just ended 1510 eggs were laid, the average being increased to 15$ eggs per pen. Only three pens have not yet joined in. For first place H. Leper's white leghorns from Levin and F. Bnsok's ditto from Australia, are a tie with a grand aggregate of 241, the former having laid 29 during the week and the latter 30. The buff orpingtons of G. Mooridge (Blenheim), with 29 for the week, and an aggregate of 182 have passed" Jonathan Hodgson's white leghoraa into third place.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6617, 10 July 1905
Untitled Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6617, 10 July 1905
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