• Short Summary

    Californian poultry farmers show off battery system with conveyor belts for feeding.

  • Description

    Unused / Unissued material -

    Title reads: "'Automated Henhouse' Makes News In California". American voiceovered newsreel material.

    Lake Matthews, California, United States of America (USA).

    VS In henhouse showing the chickens in batteries with hardly any room for movement. CU Hand throwing switches that start off the automatic feeders for battery chicken. VS In henhouse showing conveyor belt which carries the food past the chickens who help themselves as it passes, at the other side another conveyor belt carries off the new laid eggs. VS Man stacks up the eggs in trays.

    (Comb.F.G.) Old record suggests this material dates from around 31/10/1963.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3155.24
    Media URN:
    88729
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:50:00 / 01:49:00:00
    Canister:
    UN 3863 D

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