Biennial Report of the Department of Statistics for Volume 2

Biennial Report of the Department of Statistics for Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ...column. The stock thus omitted is nearly always well bred, and, if reported, _would make considerable difference in the totals of the classified columns. What is here said of horses applies with equal force to milch cows, for, as a general thing, none but the best breeds are owned in the cities. HORSES AND MULES. By reference to the table it will be seen that the total number of horses in Indiana in 1889 aggregated 593,275, and of these 7,360 were French draft, 1,601 French coach, 9,740 Clydesdales, 6,599 Englishshires, and 567,975 were unclassified. The total shows an increase over 1888, when 585,707 were reported. The same table shows a total of 62,426 mules, which is a slight increase over 1888, the number reported for that year being 60,185. The following comprises the totals of the table: Number of French draft................ 7,360 Number of French coach....... _. ...... 1,601 Number of Clydesdales................ _ 9,740 Number of Englishshires...........'..... 6,599 Number all other breeds. p................ 567,975 Total all breeds........ _ _. _..... _.. _. 593,275 Number dying of disease...... _ _....... 17,652 Total number of mules..... ....... i.... 62,426 Number dying of disease................ 1,298 CATTLE. Classification, with reference to breeds, characterizes Table 11, and the proportion of the diH'erent breeds is given by counties and in totals for the State. As in the preceding table, the unclassified column shows figures largely in excess of the others, and, no doubt, for the reason stated elsewhere. No great disproportion exists between the counties, and the defects exist from the fact that the average farmer does not take any note of the particular breed of his stock, being satisfied if they...show more

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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236885198
  • 9781236885197