6,000 Laying Hens on 1 Acre; Crane's System,

6,000 Laying Hens on 1 Acre; Crane's System,

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...C. strips for the draws to slide on You have one side finished; We will call it the right side. Now nail up the left side same way, but be careful, and do not make it just like the right, as you see from the drawing, the strips and runners have to be on the inside of both so they are nailed 'on different sides of the standard pieces A. A. A. Having both sides ready set them up, and nail in the 4 E. strips using 8d nails; also nail front top F. strip' 1n place. You may find it a. trifle long but that can be sawed off after it is nailed on. Measure the distance apart at the back of the standards and see that it is the same as it is at E. strips, and nail G. pieces in place, nailing together where they cross. Now invert the rack and fit D. strip in place by cutting out of B. strips, notches on each side frame, out of bottom edge close to middle standard A. in front of it 2 in. deep and in width the thickness of D. strip. Cut notches out of D. strip two inches deep and same distance from the end as is equal to the thickness of A. B. C. and do likewise at each end and nail in place as is shown in drawing with 8 d. nails. This will finish the rack. See Fig. 14 and proceed to build the draws by cutting 1-2 in. lumber enough first to make the sides of the draws I, which is 8 in. wide and 2 ft. long. For the ends H. cut 10 pieces 2 ft. long from your 1x8x1O ft. Fig. 24. This Photo was taken looking into one of my Colony Chick Raising Houses of a flock of 25, three weeks old, Buff Orpingtons, showing my Fireless Brooder in use on the floor side of the house and my Automatic Chick Water Fountain in use on the dirt side of the house. The wire screen on the top of the house being shoved along to give a better view. and nail the I side...show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236787811
  • 9781236787811