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Pig And Poultry Rations

Volume 463: debated on Monday 11 April 1949

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asked the Minister of Agriculture whether he will consider the advisability of increasing the ration of feedingstuffs for domestic pig and poultry keepers in order to encourage people to feed themselves.

The existing scale of rations for domestic pig and poultry keepers is sufficient, with the addition of kitchen and garden waste, to enable a reasonable number of domestic livestock to be kept in relation to the size of the household. The limited available supplies of feedingstuffs would in any event preclude an increase in rations.