National Geographic : 1948 Sep
© National Geographic Society 4 Strange-looking Chickens from Chile Form the Basis of the Easter Egg Breed This painting of the rumpless, whiskered, blue-egg laying Araucanas caught Mr. Brower's eye in the April, 1927, NATIONAl, GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE. As stated then, the true colors are not known, since the original bird has been much interbred. VIII Kodachrome by B. Anthony Stewart +Dr. M. A. Jull Notes that "Easter Egg" Shells Have Color Even on the Inside Now head of the Department of Poultry Husbandry at the University of Maryland, Dr. Jull wrote the NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC article, "The Races of Iomestic Fowl," which started Mr. Brower on his breeding ex periments 21 years ago.