A 1924 Guide to Perfect Poultry

 If you checked out my post from last week you know that we’ve been raising raising chickens for the purpose of eggs. Our 4 little ladies are 5 weeks old this week. 

5 weeks old. She looks sort of like a chickosaurus.

5 weeks old. She looks sort of like a chickosaurus.

A 1924 Guide to Perfect Poultry

This illustration, dated 1922, shows what one type of chicken looks like under all those feathers.

This illustration, dated 1922, shows what one type of chicken looks like under all those feathers.

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Uncle Sam Expects You to Keep Hens and Raise Chickens (1918)

The history of chickens. . .

 We’ve started raising chickens for the purpose of eggs. Our 4 little ladies are working towards becoming fully feathered before we move them outside to the coop. It’s been wet and cold here in Georgia so until they move outside, they hang out in my office. 🙂

I love finding old advertisements from the early-mid 20th century. Check out this one below from 1918!

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Enjoy this advertisement from 1918:

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Christmas Wish Lists from 100 years ago

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Most Popular Gifts in 1913

1. Candy

2. Nuts

3. Rocking horse

4. Doll

5. Mittens/gloves

6. Toy train

7. Oranges

8. Books

9. Handkerchiefs

10. Skates

. . .and see if you know what 1/2 these

are for 2013

Read a child’s humble Christmas

wish list from 1915

In 1915, seven-year-old Homer Mellen from London, Ontario simply wanted a 'box of paints, a nine cent reader, and a school bag to put them in' Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2520887/Santa-nuts-candy-toys-spare-kindly-send-A-childs-humble-Christmas-wish-list-1915.html#ixzz2nBsS8QNA Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook

In 1915, seven-year-old Homer Mellen from London, Ontario simply wanted a ‘box of paints, a nine cent reader, and a school bag to put them in’