1930: The Mechanical Hen Demonstrates The Anatomy Of A Chicken

FLASHBACK to 1930:

The hen with the mechanical internal organs, who surprised visitors at the World’s Poultry Congress in London by giving a brief lecture on how she utilized her food to make eggs. The exhibit was prepared by the United States Department of Agriculture Office of Exhibits. H. L. Shrader, poultry expert, is shown at work on the huge bird before it was shipped to London.”


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Spotter: Harris & Ewing Collection