Frost on Chickens

The poet Robert Frost lived and worked as a chicken farmer in Derry, New Hampshire from 1900 to 1909. During that period he published a dozen articles for two agricultural trade journals: The Eastern Poultryman and The Farm-Poultry. The National Agricultural Library (NAL) holds copies of these publications and other relevant materials on poultry farming which give context to Frost's articles. Read more...

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