THE POULTRY INDUSTRY.
IMPROVING THE STOCK.
(By Telegraph.—Own Correspondent)
H . WELLINGTON, this day. '.j U appears that in the matter of the • ' ST 3, indastl 'y> the North Island is ■:■ fetor off as far as prices and the quan■yi/ of stoc k is concerned than the ■ J™ 1 * x n the South there is something 9 a * s «n:ity. Farmers have done very H - i * fire during the past few years, 9mL y have cons equently not paid j-J Pf 1 attention to poultry raising. As II 2? n clea rly pointed out several H ™1_ ateady, said Mr. Hyde, chiei Hj poultry expert, to a reporter, people who H ?Ea f *» f °r poultry farming f or pro-fit ■St *£* Special knowle dge of the sub\W £, egg-laying competitions in the ■ f™ Island had stimulated the inI S? 7 Tery Coll siderably. They enabled I to 5 * tie potentialities of ■ parry. The system of trapnesting in I:# •» the Government farms, Mr. ■ g$ declared, had raised the output by |! *f 50 per cent, and he added that if I r 5 P riv ate growers had followed the 11 ]T!, practice and improved their stock SI j,.* 6 'corresponding and consequent fans they would have increased the Sg! of the industry by one million ■ «ung. Th e p resen t season constituted I fc "" ri so far as tthe Government I Sf 1 ? &Tms were concerned, not only 1 fif ?! ard to the number of sittings -kiL 4 been sent out - vis q uite W' EayS Mr * H 3" de * that poultry loaers are becoming fully alive to the C«° T K that is king done by the in the production of firstly ' a y«ig strains. As an instance, he fPw..f* Se of a Poultry farmer, 2mt7 litea . to the manager of the I ie by* ~, am ' stati ng that some birds mTii horn^ t fa ™ had largely ■ featar »T . egg l a - ym S capacity of the IPS 5 ?? 111-I 11 -} 116 c competi»iit e T^ ambndge " Ir was a PM of 5 v., S ms ' which laid so fe«t that CS'° f the fi "t pen P f ltlQn ovei 10 ° a "d a &Z i° ?" 3Ut Dece mber. The locally for the local article is so 1 Jto* expo^tln S has practically ceas<Btt r, . Wlth the m in the price !Wy „ J " J"' I*'**1 *'** possible that mto p - eop than usual will be in - «N*<&i*l.-? g m * 0r Poultry-raising, more in view of the undoubted kti OfO A : *e. th P r\ x 3 '"***•' of fact there W-a^f^ 60 * Btates - more P^P 1 * erlf 7" breedin & bushl ess to-day "er before.
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