Story: Poultry industry

Backyard chickens (1st of 3)

Backyard chickens

This family, dressed in Sunday best about 1910, view their flock of hens. The hens are inside a fenced run behind the substantial family home.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Adam MacLay Collection
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How to cite this page:

Vanessa Wintle and Stacey Lepper, 'Poultry industry - History and early developments', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 October 2021)

Story by Vanessa Wintle and Stacey Lepper, published 24 Nov 2008