A live broadcast of activities associated with the second annual Maine Broiler Day held at the Belfast City Park in 1949. The festival, featuring a chicken barbecue that served 4,000 people, was planned as a celebration of the Maine poultry industry and research being conducted at Highmoor Farm. The broadcast included remarks of several individuals associated with Maine agriculture, including Jake Brofee, A. K. Gardiner, Dr. Howard C. Pierce, Waldo Chick, Jim Coleman, and Frank Reed.
Maine, agriculture, chicken, poultry, festivals
History | Radio
D.16.27; CD 5, track 4
Length of Audio Recording
WLBZ Radio, (July 10 1949) "Maine Broiler Day, Part 1". WLBZ Radio Station Records. MS 608. D.16.27; CD 5, track 4. Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University of Maine.