The Cattle, Sheep and Pigs of Great Britain
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ...all white markings of each animal, made before shipment, on the outlines famished by the Secretary of the American Guernsey Cattle Clnb, the same to be signed in duplicate by the breeder or seller, and by one witness who shall certify that he has compared the sketch with the animal known by him to be the one described, and that it is correct; one copy to be sent by mail, under the seal of the American Consul on the Island of Guernsey, to the Secretary of the American Club, to be filed and held by him for confirmation of the animals when imported. 8. No animal imported after the 1st of July, 1882, can be entered in the Herd Register of the American Guernsey Cattle Club, unless previously registered on the Island of Guernsey. 9. Breeders shall furnish a certificate of the service of dams, and the name and Herd Book number of bull, if served before shipping from the Island. 11. The names of the Island breeders of the animals shall be printed in the American Herd Register, and after the 1st of July, 1882, the names and Island Herd Book numbers of their sires and dams. 14. In the outline sketches on the back of each form the white markings of the animal must be drawn, and the coloured parts shaded or indicated by letters, and certified to by the applicant." CERTIFICATE OF THE APPLICANT. I hereby certify that this sketch represents the white and coloured markings of the within described animal. Signature of Applicant. CERTIFICATE OF WITNESS. I have compared this sketch with the animal described, and find it to be correct. Signature of Witntu. Date Our American cousins find the Guernsey bulls most useful for crossing, as the " grades," if males, are steered, and grow to a large size; and, if heifers, are first class for dairy purposes....
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