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Collection Data on Collecting Eggs: Having Fun with William Jenks's Diary

permalink | Published: Friday, 12 December, 2014, 1:00 AM


Dec 12, 2014, 1:53 pm


That's so cool!

Dec 22, 2014, 11:17 am

Bill Harshaw

By the middle of the 20th century we had started using artificial lights in the hen houses to trigger the hens to keep laying in the winter. That's why we no longer have egg famines during the winter months.

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