"Ford Granulated Hardwood Charcoal for Poultry, Hogs, Cattle, Horses and Sheep," 1935-1940

Summary

Ford Motor Company's charcoal briquettes were good for more than just backyard cookouts. This brochure promoted their use as a feed supplement for poultry and livestock. According to the text, Ford charcoal had a purifying effect in animals' digestive systems, absorbing gases that might otherwise make them susceptible to illness. Ford recommended charcoal for hens, chicks, hogs, cattle, horses and sheep.

Ford Motor Company's charcoal briquettes were good for more than just backyard cookouts. This brochure promoted their use as a feed supplement for poultry and livestock. According to the text, Ford charcoal had a purifying effect in animals' digestive systems, absorbing gases that might otherwise make them susceptible to illness. Ford recommended charcoal for hens, chicks, hogs, cattle, horses and sheep.

Artifact

Brochure

Date Made

1935-1940

Collection Title

Archives Vertical File 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2016.0.34.3

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 5.625 in

Width: 3.375 in

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