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Chickens Vs. Chinch Bugs And Plum Weevils

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Southern planter ihat a hen and chiekens, placed in a coop in the corner nf a wheat-field, where ilie chinoh huir liad cómir.encud i;s ravages, proved to be hu effocttlal check n pon ttie nseuts thoi'eaí: ut--, tbough they did ooneiderablu rnjury out of tha rango of tlio chichees Tho cliinch bun; a only one oí tho désttuetive itiíecta wbich ohiukeoa are ever ready to ]ick up. In our yard tandtí a black-lioart chorry tree, tho fruit of which was quite wotmy laat year, aa i-í nííen tlie case witii this var'.-ty. 'i'his spriog we placed a chieken coop ith it oooupants near iho troe, anti seoured a full erop of fruit, showing no uppearnnce ot worins. - Tho 'mst'Cts, as t h ■ y emerged írom tlio grouiul in winged í'orm, were so cffectíially picked up, tbat they failed to dejMjsit their ogs in the iruit. Ot courso tljertí wül be a short erop of worms V.liXt ESMOn.


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Michigan Argus