EGG-LAYING COMPETITION AT CAMBRIDGE.
The f orty-seyenth week of the 'second comipetlion. promoted by the North Island Com. ■ petition Association, Kd/at Cambridge,' wae concluded .on.Friday last. The following particulars "are supplied by Mr. A."B. Try.thall, secretary to tlie Association: TU« '■'•. number of eggs week-warn 4So,'belnf an, average, 0f'7.40 eggs-per pen.-■ The .total number "of egg? laid slnee .the loth' of >lay last.year is being an averaWof »50:31 per pea; ■ ' ; .—' "•■:"'-- HiG ; HEST : ;iAYi.>;GS"FbR THE' WEEKI" ,-, Light ■ Breeds'.—JHan-isba and 'Grattoli, -■ White Leghoruis;:i9; A: Dentdn;Brown Let- ' norns,-lo; Q.- S. Pearson • Wliite -Lecnoma. 13; W. A. JTixon, WMte iegnorns, 12; Ay. •Runciman, Brown; Leghorns, 11; Mrs. J. Salt,, White LegHbrns; 11"; - • -..._■- ■ ; Heavy Breeds.—Miss 0. Koberts, Silver Wyandottes,'. ,21; Woodhouse. and Marrtaer. Silver Wyandottes, 20; Dr. Roberts, White Orpingtons, 20; C. Hammond, White Rocks, Vi; W. A. Nlxon, : 'Silver Wyandottes, 14. ; LEADING mS~IO DAIE. ~ i'JE.ight 'Breedsifi-Harrison - and • Gratton.White Leghorns,,l2B(); G.-D.~Beatson, ditto, . 1215; Waikato. Independent, ditto, : "ll9of~A.'" E. Browue, ;dlttb,-ll64; W. G. Good-wlni-ditto, 1150.' - —---.— •. ~. . ~ HeaTy Breeas.-r-iE>: :Veale, Black Orpingj tons, 1249; C. , Hammond, W ite: Rooks, 1030; I Miss O. Roberts, Silver Wyandottes, lOOS; .Cambridge' Chamber of Commerce, White. Orpingtons. 9T5;, Waikato Central' ■ tion;.Blacki,Orpingtons, 07X....'„;';' ~.;.... ... •The weather,during the week was favourable. The' Association are also holding- » duck competition, \whlch cbmnienced on ta» Ist inst.,.,an.d;np J t6 the 9th inst. one penVfsif ?iad contributed-39 eggs.V ;-'.-:.■,■.
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