Circular Volume 72-82

Circular Volume 72-82

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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: ...until 5 p. m. they are tethered on a grass lot, and when brought into the stables are given a feed of the same mixture as at 5 a.m.; the last feed of the day is given at 7 p. m., and is the same as that given at 7 a. m. and noon. Ration for dairy cows fed near St. Helier, island of Jersey. Farm No. 3.--This farm is located near Granville, and the owner is generally recognized as being the best feeder on the island. The herd numbers about one dozen cows, many of them with records of 17 pounds or more of butter in seven days. The summer ration consists of 3 pounds of cotton cake and good pasture grass for cows in full milk. The winter ration consists of mixed hay, oat straw, roots (carrots until February and mangels during the remainder of the time), cabbages, compound cake, and wheat bran. At 5 a. m., 4 pounds of hay; 7.30 a. m., 25 pounds carrots; 9 a. m., 20 pounds cabbages; 9.30 a. m., 4 pounds cake and bran; from 10 a. m. until 4 p. m., on pasture; at 4 p. m., 4 pounds of hay; 5 p. m., 25 pounds carrots; 6 p. m., 4 pounds cake and bran; 8 p. m., 5 pounds of oat straw. Ration for dairy cows fed near Granville, island of Jersey. On several other farms visited the same range of feeding stuffs was used as those mentioned. As a rule, the amounts of grain and cake fed were not so large, while in many instances the amount of roots given was greater. Guernsey. Ik Although the island of Guernsey is located quite near the island of Jersey, the condition prevailing are quite different in many respects. Land rents are not so high in Guernsey, but from the standpoint of live-stock production this has not proved to be an advantage. The live-stock interests are confined almost solely to the Guernsey breed of cattle and are of secondary importance...
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  • Paperback | 74 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 150g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236782003
  • 9781236782007