Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, September 21, 1956, Image 5

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change, 20.75; 29, Indian River
poultry (Harry F. Hess), 9000
Indian River pullets, 10 wks, to
Victor Weaver/ Inc., 19 79; 30,
■William R- Myer, 13,000 White
Vantress, 9 wks, to Mandata
poultry, 20;
31, Reid Wisslet, 1000 White
Vantress, 9-5, to Victor F. Weav
ei, Inc, 19.75; 32, Harold Wis
her, 800 White Vahtress, 9-5,
t 0 Staiiffer Fat-ms, 19.25; 33,
p all l W. Martin,* 5000 Indian
Pivers, 9-2, to Victor F. Weav
eti me., 19.25; 34, Paul W. Mar
t,n, 5000 White Vantresj, 9
wks, to Mandata Poultry, 19.75;
35, D. H. Sharrer & Son (Mel
vin Meals), 1000 Lynn Broad
White capettes, 14 wks, to Pro
ducers Cooperative Exchange,
20 75;
36, D H. Sharrer & Son (Mel
vin Meals), 1000 Lynn Broad
White capettes, 14 wks, to Pro
duceis Cooperative Exchange,
20 75, 37, Miller & Bushong,
(Harry Hess), 9000 Indian Riv
eis 10-2, to College Hill Poul
fiy, 19 75; 38, James H. Martin,
1000 Red Vantress, 10-6, to Roy
E Ream, 20 25.
f **c k
live poultry
(USDA) Unsettled. Supplies
of all classes were in excess of
the fair very selective demand.
Laige rock pullets in slow sale
at 26-28 cents, few lots 30 cents.
White Rocks 25-27 cents. White
Rock caponettes large 28-30 1-2,
medium sizes 25-27 cents with
bulk unsold, small sizes 22-24
cents Few lots roasters did not
cleai at 18-20 cehts. White Rock
stags cleared at 10 cents. Cross
fryers caponetted 25 cents, Silver
ciosses caponetted 26-27 cents,
White Rocks 20-23 cents, Colum
bias and Indian Rivers 20-21
cents, mixed 20-21 cents, Van
tress Reds 22-24 cents. Light type
bioilers 20 cents. Turkeys un
settled Demand fair for more
than ample supplies. Heavy type
young hens 38-40 cents, youiig
toms 25-30 cents as to size afid
quality. Light type young toms
30 cents with bulk unsold.
Receipts Sept. 18 included
Delaware, 17,000 lbs; Maryland,
7,000 lbs
Wholesale selling prices No. 1
and fancy quality broilers, light
tjpe under 3 lb 20. Broilers or
fryers heavy type 3-4 lb 20-27.
Roasters 18-20. Pullets 4 1-2 lb
and over 25-30. Hens heavy type
15-22, light type 13-17. Old
roosters 10-11. Ducks Muscovy
26-28, Pekin 28-30. ' Turkeys,
joung hens' 38-40, young toms
(USDA) Steady. Supplies of
top quality large were no more
than sufficient for the good de
mand Mediums were ifi improv
ed demand with supplies ample
but more closely held in view of
the U S Government announc
ed offer to purchase carlot quan
tities Withdrawals from storage
weie moderate in volume Small
lot sales of mixed color smalls
(pullets) were at 24-24% cents
Wholesale Selling Prices Min
imum 10 per cent A A quality
Large 45-48 lb white 56-58
brownss-57, medium white 39-
40 brown 38-39 Extras, min
imum 60 per cent A quality
laige 45 50 lb white 49-51, mix
ed 48 50, medium white 37-38
mixed 33%-34. Standard 36-38,
checks 25-28.
Receipts Sept. 18 3,800 cases,
a 'l by truck.
Winter Wheat Acreage
Deadlines Extended
Washington (USDA)
Extension of the final date to
S'Sn agreements for participa
tion m the 1957 “winter” wheat
Act cage Reserve program from
Se P f 21 to Oct. 5, 1956 was an
nounced today by the U. S. De
triment of Agriculture.
Soviet airmen have orders not
0 file at foreign planes that
toss the nation’s borders, the
e Puty commander of the Soviet
Air pores said.
London Visitor Home, Astounded
Yet at Yankee Flying Farmers
(Editor’s Note: Below is a
letter received frftm A. R. Bo
wen of London, England, who
was a stateside Visitor last
spring, 'fills tittle was relay
to Lancaster Fdhfling through
the Logans Of Kennett
'* ft
Well here I dih Back in dear
old LoildOn, alter a visit to Keti
nett Square, Rd., and 1 haVe to
thahk you for the most interest
ing interview which yoiir editor,
Ernest J Neill But In your pap
er of Friday June 9th when I
had the great pleasure of at
tehdmg the Pennsylvania State
for Produci
Here’s the news you poultrymen have been
waiting for. A new high-energy, high-effici-
ency Early-Bird All-Mash Laying Ration.
The mash that gives you all the nutritive
factors needed to produce AA quality eggs
with the proper yolk color.
The New Early-Bird All-Mash Laying Ration
is formulated to substantially lower feed re-
quired per dozen eggs saving you money on
every dozen eggs produced
The next time you buy feed buy Early-
Bird ALL-MASH Laying Ration and get AA
quality eggs with lower feeding costs.
Flying Farmers meeting in
Reading. '
To begin with, I should like
to put on record the wonderful
hospitality afforded me, not only
at that meeting, but at all places
I went m your great country.
On'my return to England, I shall
endeavour to tell the people of
your kindness to me, and inter
est in England, and so perhaps
further the good relationship
which must exist between our
It was certainly a surprise to
find the Farmers having planes
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Manufacturers of Fine Feeds Since 1875
to such degree, and the casual
way they take the air, ladies
included, certainly made a deep
impression on me. I can fully
understand their use, having
regard to the vastness of your
Country, but find it difficult to
make my London friends ap
preciate how strong you are,
and what a necessity a plane
is. '
I had the pleasure of staying
with the L. L. Logans, Mrs. Lo
gan the retiring Queen of the
Pennsylvania Flying Farmers,
and was happy to be present
whenTVlrs. Gail Kimmel of Enon
Valley, Pa., was made the new
Queen. To her, and all the mem
bers, I sincerely wash Happy
Flying and Safe Landings
A. R. Bowen.
Rohrerstown, Pa.
Lancaster Farming—s
Friday Sept. 21, 1956
USDA Issues Tomato
Temperature Tables
Washington (USDA)
The value of maintaining toma
to shipping temperatures at 55 to
65 degrees F. is emphasized in
a leaflet prepared in the Agri
cultural Marketing Service and
being distributed by the U. S.
Department of Agriculture.
Overcooling may injure toma
toes, since temperatuies below
50 degrees increase decay in
stead of preventing it, market
ing researchers have learned.