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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.

Luther Klager Inspects Eggs At Klager's Hatchery, June 1959

Luther Klager Inspects Eggs At  Klager's Hatchery, June 1959 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, June 24, 1959
Caption
EGG INSPECTION: Luther C. Klager uses this machine to inspect eggs for quality and to sort them according to government-specified sizes. Quality inspection is known as candling.