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Gambia Poultry Farm

Volume 487: debated on Wednesday 25 April 1951

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asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies if he will publish in the OFFICIAL REPORT a list showing the breeds of bird which were kept in Gambia during the whole period of the Gambia egg scheme, showing the numbers in each case, and stating which breed was most successful as egg layers.

My right hon. Friend is informed by the Corporation that all the birds on the Gambia Poultry Farm have been bred from a tropical strain of Rhode Island Reds.