Congressional Edition Volume 2665

Congressional Edition Volume 2665

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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. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ...by farmers for their own use. The people purchase the imported article in its frozen state and salt it themselves, or buy already salted. They can buy cheaper than they can raise it. There has not been a case of hog cholera in the county as far as I or my assistants can learn. Mason.--I can not learn of the prevalence of any hog cholera in our county during the past year. Menominee.--I have not heard of a case of hog cholera in this county. Montcalm.--Hog cholera does not and never has prevailed to any alarming extent in this part of the State. No epidemic is prevailing among any class of farm animals. The condition of all stock at the present time is excellent. Oakland.--There never has been any genuine hog cholera in this county. There has been at times diseases of the lungs; the animals would cough and some die. If the animals purged freely they were pretty sure to die. Sometimes they would die without purging, and we would usually find hepatization of the lungs. This ailment has never been general, and I do not know that there is any of it in the county at the present time. Oceana.--No hog cholera prevails in this county. OaEMAW.--As I have lived here but five years, I can not tell when hog cholera first entered the county, nor in what way. As far as I can learn it has never done much damage. The hogs attacked were in good health a day or two before they died. Ontonagon.--There is no hog cholera in this county. There were very few hogs raised the past year. We raise no corn in this county, and it would not pay to buy corn to feed hogs. A good many horses died the past year by being overworked in the pineries and on the railroad, but I have not heard of any dying from disease of any kind. Otseoo.--Neither cholera nor any other disease has...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236499077
  • 9781236499073