The Cattle Industries of the United States, by J.B. Grinnell. Dairying and Dairy Improvements, by J.H. Reall

The Cattle Industries of the United States, by J.B. Grinnell. Dairying and Dairy Improvements, by J.H. Reall

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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. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ...of milk in our towns and cities--a large demand, if at low price to the masses and of unquestionable: quality. Good dairying success eastward is more dependent on the milking qualities of the cow. The average one has no record, while the best showgreat possibilities and stimulate rival owners. I have before mentioned the Holstein cheese cow as giving 18,000 lbs. of milk in a single year, and the Great Cattle Sale of history. It would be a great slight to the Jersey Queen of Barnet as a butter cow if I did not give her record. She is a Vermont cow, originating in the herd of Messrs. Fairbanks & Co., St. Johnsbury.. Her milk for 7 months and 11 days weighed 9,069 lbs.--of butter made 555 lbs.; an averge of 50 lbs. of milk daily, and a promise of 800 lbs. of butter' for 12 months. A Resume or The Facts Connected With The New West. I must not omit the late Thomas Carlyle, who, often quoted, said of ourcountry, "The cause of your prosperity, discounting all democracy and political rubbish, is, you have a great deal of land for a very few people." I do not accept this plausible solution of the occasion of our prosperity. Observation and reflection, on the contrary, lead to a far different conclusion.. The pioneering of agriculturists for fifty years in this country, and the later adventures of gold hunters for 25 years past, before the era of Western railway building, has been a direct drain on the wealth of the nation, involving; losses to those on the frontier, known only through the sad experiences of the pioneer who has all the disadvantages of an invading army far from the: base of supplies. His energies are paralyzed and profits reduced for want of that obtainable in the vicinage of shops and stores best eqipped and stocked, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236842936
  • 9781236842930