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Underground Chicken Farm
Description: Martin's Hatchery in Ramsey, Indiana raises breeder chickens in underground caves

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Clip #: MF-29L
Length: 3:27
Year: 1955
Color: B/W
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1950s
Region: North America
Country: United States
State: Indiana
Subject: Agriculture
Original: 16mm
1950s, Indiana, Ramsey, Martin's Hatchery, man opening hatchery door and retrieving empty crate, man opening drawer of chicks and unhatched eggs, man removing chicks and putting into crate, man covering and stacking crates, man removing chicks from crate and placing in brooder house, chickens roaming in range, free range, men putting breeder chickens in box in crate and stacking onto back of truck, underground caves in abandoned limestone mine, truck driving into mine, hens roaming free in mine, men unloading crates from truck and letting chickens out inside mine, chicken feed bins, man unloading chicken feed from bin into wheelbarrow, man pointing to thermometer measuring temperature of area surrounding chickens, blower fan, man feeding chickens by scattering feed scooped from wheelbarrow into troughs, chickens eating and drinking from troughs with water supplied by artesian well, chicken making sound, man gathering eggs recently laid by hens and putting into basket

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