Chickens kept on low, wet land are pretty sure to have gapes. Sore eyes is sometimes a complaint with young chicks, and arises from colds. A drop of glycerin rubbed on the eye is the best remedy. Sores on top of the head may generally be traced to lice. Swelled eyes, with running at nostrils, indicates roup. The cure for leg weakness is free range, plenty of crushed bone and sliell, and not so niuch food but that they will stir around hunting for a little on their own account. Give the fowls green food every day. If you have inilk to spare, try its effect as an egg producer. Never feed chicks for the first twentyfour hours after they are hatched, the remnant of the egg continuing to f urnish nourishment for that length of time.