Floyd Marcus Hixson Papers: American Poultry Historical Society Papers

Chicken picture Introduction

This collection consists of performance reports of various poultry tests conducted by certain states and Canadian provinces. Included are the following Standard Egg Laying Contests: NJ (1919-71); ME (1942-46); AZ (1931-46); CA (1947-54); CT (1945); GA (1946) --- Random Sample Egg Laying Tests: AZ (1965); CA (1948-68); FL (1965); MN (1964-73); MD (1964-72); NY (1953-66); NC (1965-67); PA (1968-79); TX (1964-68); WI (1963-66); Alberta (1963-66); British Columbia (1965-68); and New Brunswick (1964-66).

Other chicken testing programs included AR Random Sample Commercial Egg and Controlled Environment Test (1963-64); IA Multiple Unit Poultry Test (1965); MO Colony Cage Egg Production (1965-72): NH Multiple Unit Egg Production Test (1965-82); TX Genetic Environment Performance Testing Program (1968-70); AR Meat Performance Egg Phase and Reproduction Test (1963-70); CA Poultry Meat Production Test (1949-62); MA Chicken and Turkey Broiler Test (1965); ME Production and Broiler Test (1951-56); and ME Production and Pullet Test (1972-79).

Turkey tests included: CA Random Sample Turkey Meat Production Test (1956-62); CA Random Sample Junior Turkey Test (1959-61); and CA Ranch Test (1962-63).

Floyd Marcus Hixson was on staff at Fresno State College, Fresno, California.

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Container List

Box 1 of 5
Reports of States Poultry Performance Tests.

  • Arkansas Meat Performance Egg Phase and Reproduction Test, 1963-70.
  • Arkansas Random Sample Commercial Egg And Controlled Environment, 1963-64.
  • Arizona Egg Laying Contest, 1931-46.
  • Arizona Random Sample Egg Test, 1965-68.
  • California Ranch Test, 1962-63.
  • California Egg Laying Test, 1947-54.

Box 2 of 5
Reports of States Poultry Performance Tests.

  • California Random Sample Junior Turkey Test, 1959-61.
  • California Random Sample Egg Laying Test, 1948-68.

Box 3 of 5
Reports of States Poultry Performance Tests.

  • California Random Sample Poultry Meat Production Test, 1949-62.
  • California Random Sample Turkey Meat Production Test,1956-62.
  • Connecticut Storrs Egg Laying Test, 1945.
  • Florida Random Sample Poultry Test, 1965.
  • Georgia National Egg Laying Test, 1946.
  • Iowa Multiple Unit Poultry Test, 1965.

Box 4 of 5
Reports of States Poultry Performance Tests

  • Maine Production and Broiler Test, 1951-56.
  • Maine Production and Pullet Test, 1972-79.
  • Maine Egg Laying Test, 1942-46.
  • Massachusetts Chicken and Turkey Broiler Test. Inc., 1965.
  • Minnesota Random Sample Egg Production Test, 1964-73.
  • Missouri Random Sample Egg Production Test, 1964-72.
  • Missouri Random Sample Colony Cage Egg Production Test, 1965-72.
  • New Hampshire Multiple Unit Egg Production Test, 1965-82.

Box 5 of 5
Reports of States Poultry Performance Tests

  • New Jersey Random Sample Egg Laying Test, 1919-71.
  • New York Random Sample Poultry Test At Horseheads, N.Y. ,1953-66.
  • North Carolina Random Sample Laying Test, 1965-67.
  • Pennsylvania Random Sample Egg Laying Test., 1968-79.
  • Texas Random Sample Egg Production Test, 1964-68.
  • Texas Genetic Environment Performance Testing Program, 1968-70.
  • Wisconsin Random Sample Egg Production Test, 1963-66.
  • Alberta (Canada) Random Sample Test, 1963-66.
  • British Columbia (Canada) Random Sample Egg Laying Test, 1965-68.
  • New Brunswick (Canada) Random Sample Egg Production Test, 1964-66.