Great Abington - Land Settlement Association - John Knowles, poultry advisor 1940 to 1966
John Knowles was the poultry advisor to the Land Settlement Association in Great Abington from 1940 to 1966. He was very helpful to the tenants who were often inexperienced in keeping poultry. He hatched the chicks from eggs, they were then sexed and distributed to the tenants. Later they bought in day old chicks. Disease control was paramount.
Date of coverage1940-1950
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