December 28, 1902, Sunday - New York Times

Discussion in 'Chickenstocks, Shows, Meet-Ups' started by MissPrissy, Nov 16, 2007.

  1. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I thought this was a nice little piece of history for those of us who love orpingtons.

    New York Times
    December 28, 1902, Sunday

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  2. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

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    What a neat piece of history. Do you think those were the first Orps in the USA? And oh, how wonderful would it be to live in a time when some pretty chickens arriving on a boat would be feature news!
     
  3. okiechick57

    okiechick57 Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] I love this kind of history ,Thank you for sharing it [​IMG]
     
  4. texaschickmama

    texaschickmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is a fantastic piece of history. Thank you for sharing with us. Buff Hooligan, you are right on when you say that some fine chickens arriving by boat is headline news. How wonderful would it be to live in an era that that simplicity is the norm. Makes all the chaos that goes on around us seem so ridiculous. Thanks again Prissy.
     

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