Bulletin Volume 141-150

Bulletin Volume 141-150

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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. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...change of weather, more ventilation should be promptly given. If they prove too cold, additional attention should be promptly given. If an animal gets off food, immediate attention must be given to its needs. The more completely confortable that animal can be kept, the better will they flourish, and it will be the constant endeavor of the faithful stockman to make them comfortable. While engaged in such work, he can never come down from the watch-tower of vigilance, and his reward will be proportioned to the fidelity and intelligence which he has shown in his work. Mr. Sexton, in answer to an inquiry of Prof. Shaw, made the statement that the soil of Pennsylvania does not produce a good crop of Canada peas; he stated that in New York they raised from thirty to thirty five bushels per acre, but not here. PROF. SHAW: Mr. Chairman, I am here to say that if you can't make a success of growing Canada peas as a forage crop along with oats, you can't make a success of them in growing them separately. A Member: "Why grow peas on land where you can grow 65 to 75 bushels of corn to the acre. Would you do that? PROF. SHAM' I would, under some conditions, because you can't grow the corn every year on that land; you must have protein, and I think you can grow it cheaper than you can buy it. Perhaps you think you can buy it more cheaply. I would like to ask if there is anybody in the room who has grown alfalfa on their farms. If so. kindly hold up your hands. Several stated that they had tried to grow alfalfa and failed. MR. HUTCHISON: Have you ever had any experience in feeding alfalfa meal? PROF. SHAW: I have not, personally, no. I imagine, though, that alfalfa meal would be all right if you havn't to pay too much for it. MR. HUTCHISON: The...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 413g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236846648
  • 9781236846648