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    William Young shows off his hen which is a champion layer. Coventry, West Midlands.

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    Unissued / Unused material.

    Champion egg layer. Corley, Coventry. West Midlands.

    MS William Young, breeder of champion layer, walking with feeding bucket to pen. CU his feet and legs as he opens run and walks in. Rhode Island Red hens cluster round him. MS hens clustered round feeding trough as Mr Young puts meal in. CU hens eating from trough. CU Mr Young, pan down to his hand doling grain from bucket, pan down to hens feeding. MS as Mr Young walks out in run. MS as he walks over to coop and opens it. CU as he takes hen from laying pen and checks number on its leg. CU hen in Mr Young's hand. CU number on bird's leg. CU Young taking out egg and putting number on it. MS and CU egg and hen in pen.

    CU Mr Young's hand takes egg from pen. CU six eggs in laying pen. CU hen and egg in Young's hands. CU hen jumping down from coop. CU's hens going in and out of coop. MS Mr Young carrying basket full of eggs walking into coop. CU basket on ground, a hand adds eggs to it. CU Mr Young leaving coop. MS pan along hens behind wire fencing. MS fencing. MS cockerel walking up pile of straw and coming down again. MS Mr Young holding his best layer with box of eggs. CU the box of eggs, and hen in Mr Young's hands.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:17:00 / 01:36:10:00
    UN 2324 B

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