60 years agoMarch 25, 1954
CMCX PRODUCTION SETS ANOTHER RECORD
The number of chicks produced by commercial hatcheries during February was the largest of record for the month, the Crop Reporting Board Reports.
Production during February totaled 190,983,000 chicks compared with 170,191,000 a year ago and the 1948-52 average of 146,187,000 chicks. The previous high hatch for the month was 190,390,000 chicks produced in February, 1952.