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Newly Hatched Baby Chicks At Klager's Hatchery, Bridgewater, January 1949

Newly Hatched Baby Chicks At Klager's Hatchery, Bridgewater, January 1949 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, January 12, 1949
Caption
BIRTHPLACE OF ONE MILLION CHICKS A YEAR: In this storage-like room at the Klager Hatcheries in Bridgewater 1,000,000 chicks are hatched yearly to start lives that will end exactly 77 days later. At all times there are 52,000 eggs stored in the compartments of this vault in various stages of incubation. Temperature is constant at 99 degrees and humidity at 89. At the rear is Luther C. Klager, owner, and, in front, Helen Welch, employe.

Flock Of 5,000 Pullets - Klager's Hatchery, June 1959

Flock Of 5,000 Pullets - Klager's Hatchery, June 1959 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, June 24, 1959
Caption
FLOCK OF 5,000: This flock of pullets, owned by Klager Hatcheries of Bridgewater, is being kept at the home of Burt Hess on US-112 just over the Washtenaw county line in Lenawee county. Klager rents this house, along with nine others throughout the state. When these pullets are 16 weeks old, they will be delivered to buyers.