Tuesday, August 18th, 2009
Photo by Shelley Grieshop
local picture
Isaac Marchal, 15, and his brother, Nathan, 9, bathe one of the family's hens outside the poultry barn at the Mercer County Fair this week. The Marchal family of Cranberry Prairie regularly shows poultry at the fair and this year took home the distinguished Grand Champion Pen of Layers award and the Professional Showmanship award.
Online story associated with this photograph
How do you give a chicken a bath? Well, you can't just throw it in a Maytag washer and hang it on the line, that's for sure. Especially if you intend to have it judged at the fair. The answer is best left to the experts. "Y . . .
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