Missouri State University
1904 St. Louis
entries for the poultry and pigeon show exceeded any exhibition the
world had ever known by about 4,000 birds.
was no charge made for the space the bird was kept in.
exhibits were not competitive.
- "Competent" judges
exhibits were first class, suitably displayed and decorated up to
the high standard of exhibition requirements.
applications for space had to be in the hands of the Chief of the
Department of Livestock no later than October 10, 1904.
or brooders were in readiness for operation no later than October 24.
exhibition continued throughout the poultry show period, October 24
to November 5.
incubators on exhibition were in operation all the time until the
hatches were taken off.
least one hatch was taken off by each exhibitor no later than
or more incubators in each exhibit had to have eggs in the process of
incubation at all times.
were live chicks in the brooders at all times after October 27,
and throughout the poultry show, up to November 5.
When entries were made they had to
include the following
space in square feet required to properly provide for their exhibit.
the exhibit would consist of.
Incubators and brooders
were accepted with specific size, name, and
catalog number. Catalog or printed matter describing articles were
submitted to the Chief of
the Livestock Department.
Mr. Frank B. White
superintendent of incubators, brooders, and mechanical appliances.
Reference: Farmer and Stockman,
October 13, 1904
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