True Confessions from the Oval Office
According to the 1959 World Book Encyclopedia, “Chickens in the United States are raised in small flocks on farms that are raised in small flocks on farms that specialize in other crops. The farmer’s wife often cares for the chickens and uses the “egg money” as she pleases.” This system, however quaint, had it’s benefits. Chickens ran, scratched and pecked in barnyards, and their waster fertilized the crops. The wholesome eggs, laid in straw nests, were sold locally.