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Phillips County Museum News for Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Last year I wrote about how much poultry was shipped out of Phillips County. There was an active movement in the early 1920s to develop the poultry industry in the county. In mid-May, 1923, three community poultry housing demonstrations were held. They were put on by the county agent and Miss Harriette Cushman, poultry specialist from Montana State College.

The old poultry houses were torn down and remodeled on the H. J. Rocek farm at Black Coulee and the Mac Schoop farm at South Wagner. A new house was built on the J. N. Mangis farm.

The houses were built with the purpose of better production...


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