Moore, Eldon, P.E.I., February, 1904 : Experience in chicken fattening has
proved to me what can be done in making the business a profitable investment. Before the fattening stations were established chickens were sent to market in a poor condition and could not realize more than 5 cents per pound. Now farmers can realize 10 cents per pound.
D. Marchbank, Montrose, P.E.I., January 25, 1904 : My opinion is that most of our farmers
make a great mistake in not taking more interest in the poultry 'business. I find it pays me for I ship my fowl to J. A. Leaman & Company, Halifax, and received 10 cents per pound for Mr. FISHER.
them last year. I received an order from them in February, stating that if I had any more of the same stock on hand they would pay 13 cents per pound, so I consider this much better than selling them in Alberton for 5 cents and 6 cents per pound.
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