Mrs. Leo Hutcheson carrying basket of eggs from her flock of hybrid pullets. These hens, which were originated by crossing and recrossing three regular breeds, are sturdier and give higher egg yields than nonhybrids.


  • Date: 1948
  • Location: Coon Rapids, IA, US
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W TRANSMISSION
  • Subject Keywords: Eggs, Chickens, Birds, Vintage Print, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Alfred Eisenstaedt
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_751863
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.


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