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Chickens and eggs

E. Smith Kimball

Chickens and eggs

monthly egg production, young chickens and layers on farms, and rate of lay : by states and geographic divisions, 1925-1944, revised estimates

by E. Smith Kimball

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Bureau of Agricultural Economics in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poultry industry -- United States -- Statistics.,
  • Egg trade -- United States -- Statistics.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[prepared by E. Smith Kimball, Paul W. Smith, and Robert F. Moore].
    SeriesStatistical bulletin / United States Department of Agriculture -- no. 125., Statistical bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) -- no. 125.
    ContributionsSmith, Paul W. 1902-, Moore, Robert F. 1903-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination127 p. :
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15204777M


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