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From the Ipswich Tribune

March 8, 1928 edition

Hens appreciate warm water during winter

Since eggs are made up largely of water, it pays to keep plenty of clean water before hens at all times and experience has shown that the hens appreciate warm water, or at least water that is not ice cold.

Electric or kerosene heaters are used by some professional poultry men, and the thermos bottle type of drinking fountain has found favor on many farms. Packing the water pail with straw, newspapers or other material will do a fairly satisfactory job of keeping the water from getting too cold in case...

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