You’re no Spring chicken – Before incubators, chickens couldn’t be raised during winter. New England growers found that those born in the spring brought premium prices in the summer market places.
When these Yankee traders tried to pass off old birds as part of the spring crop, smart buyers would protest that the bird was “no spring chicken.”
Faith and Courage: 2nd edition -A Novel of Colonial America Inspired by real people and actual events, the family saga of colonial America continues with Ambrose Dixon’s family. Faith and Courage presents the religious persecution of Quakers in Pre-Revolutionary War days of America intertwined with a love story.