poultry managment, 4-h club, manual, animal husbandry department
Cooperative Extension Service, South Dakota State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts
Poultry and eggs are produced on 90 percent of all the farms in South Dakota. The annual income from poultry raising during the years 1935-39 was more than 15 million dollars which is more than $160 per farm. South Dakota ranks 21st in the United States in the number of chickens raised, and is the 12th leading turkey producing state. The gross income from poultry and eggs is usually not large on most farms but is well distributed and is used to meet many of the small expenses which come up throughout the year. In addition to paying grocery bills and other expenses, the poultry enterprise furnishes a large proportion of the food consumed by the farm family.
Simonson, M. H., "Poultry Management: A manutal for 4-H club members" (1940). SDSU Extension Circulars. 384.