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Johnston Poultry, Dairy and Grain Farm, Barnes County, North Dakota
Johnston Poultry, Dairy and Grain Farm, Barnes County, North Dakota
TitleJohnston Poultry, Dairy and Grain Farm, Barnes County, North Dakota
Date of Original191-
DescriptionImage of model of farm, including barns, house and numerous other outbuildings as well as animals.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectAgriculture
Subject (LCTGM)Farms
Artists' models
Poultry industry
Organization NameJohnston Stock and Farming Company (Marion, N.D.)
LocationMarion (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Barnes County (N.D.)
Decade1910-1919
Item Number2000.323.8
Format of OriginalPostcards
Dimensions of Original11 x 19 cm.
Transcription"This model was made by the St. Paul Institute School of Art." - Front of postcard.
"This farm is located at Marion, N.Dak. It has the largest and most complete Poultry Plant in the Northwest. 5, 000 Hens and Pullets are kept on this farm. Incubator capacity 32, 000 eggs at one time. About 10, 000 doz. eggs used in the incubator each season. Besides what are incubated, about 1, 500 cases of eggs or 45, 000 doz. marketed either for hatching or other purposes annually. Brooder house heated with hot water has a capacity of 13, 500 chicks, so fresh broilets are produced any month of the year. Over 40, 000 chickens marketed as broilers and breeding purpose annually. Hatching eggs and breeding stock for sale at any time. We breed S.C. White Leghorns and White Plymouth Rocks. It has one of the largest herds of pure bred and grade Holsteins in the Northwest. About 1, 200 Berkshire pigs marketed annually. A few choice Cockerels for sale now. Pure bred Bull Calves for sale at reasonable prices. A limited number Bershire Sows already bred, for sale. All poultry and eggs shipped promptly and a square deal guaranteed. Johnston Stock and Farming Company, Address: Gus Walters. Poultry Manager, Box 110, Marion, N.Dak." - Printed on back of postcard.
NotesTitle from front of postcard.
ContributorSaint Paul Institute
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionRonald Olin North Dakota Postcard Collection 2000
Collection Finding AidConsult: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/1115
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2000.323.8)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs004034
Original SourcePostcard
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