1 flffifflflTO P" A steam heated hen house is a joke. Never send a fowl to market that has a full crop. Ventilation is more important than heat in the poultry house. See that your incubators and brooders brood-ers are in good condition now. s If you notice symptoms of cold-among cold-among your fowls, put coal-oil In the drinking water. If you buy eggs that are shipped bj express do not set until they havt rested 24 hours. Don't forget to place a newspapei in the bottom of incubator. It will save a lot of labor. It is doing things at the right tlm and never neglecting the flock for a single day that brings success. Never buy an incubator of less than 100 egg capacity. 200 is better and' costs but a trifle more to run It. In the breeding pen above all ther?" should be provision made for exercise if vigorous healthy chicks are wanted. Weed seed from the cleaning machines ma-chines of local seed rtores have some value as a chicken Iced, says a poultry poul-try raiser. It is not altogether what a hen eats that makes eggs, and flesh, but rather what she is able to digest and assimilate. Why not a flock of ducks this yearl They are easily raised and will make more weight with the same amount ol feed than chickens. The market ii I good too.