Sonoma County Poultry Collection
Owning Institution: Sonoma County Library
About this CollectionAt one time, Petaluma was known as the "Egg Capital of the World," sparking such nicknames as "Chickaluma". Petaluma hosted the only known Poultry drugstore and is the place where the egg incubator was invented by Lyman Byce in 1879. The Sonoma County Poultry Collection documents this history through images, newspaper clippings and more.
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