The Experienced Farmer, Enlarged and Improved; Or Complete Practice of Agriculture According to the Latest Improvements the Whole Founded on the Author's Own Observation and His Actual Experiments Volume 2

The Experienced Farmer, Enlarged and Improved; Or Complete Practice of Agriculture According to the Latest Improvements the Whole Founded on the Author's Own Observation and His Actual Experiments Volume 2

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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. 1807 edition. Excerpt: ...hay for the market 78 15 o carters to drive the hay to market, at 20 a week each 156 3 servant-boys, at seven guineas a year each-22 Turnpikes during the year. 45 A servant-girl. 6 Expences on the til-lage-land, the same as in Account C. of the Grazing Farm, page 301, 6l. 5s. and 271. 6s. 3d.. 88 11 Rent, the same as before. 1000 0 Assessments, at 6s. in the pound 300 Returns. 700 loads of hay (a proportion of two loads an acre) at 65s. a load 2275 After-crop of grass, at 20s. an acre 3.50 o 0 0 0 0 e O 0 Profit on + cows 20 Ditto on the tillage-land (see Account IOC oftheGrazing-Farm, page 301) 77 18 9 0 Wheat-straw on 10 O; acres, 5 loads an acre, at 45s. a load 3. 0 0 0 0 0 O1 Taxes. 50 Interest of the ca-pital laid out in buying stock, &c. (asin Account A. in the last page) 77 l. 8s. at 8 per cent.. 6l 19 0 800 loads of dung, at Is. a load 80 0 0 nigh a city or la'ge toxvn. Stock consisting of 12 horses to go to market, and 6 to plow the land. There are 264 acres in tillage; 36 in meado v; and the remaining hundred acres to be grazed with oxen, and stocked with them in the proportion of three oxen to four acres. There will also be six milch cows; and 100 ewes, one to an acre, to bring lambs: their produce will be about 125 lambs, consequently there will be a fresh stock wanted every year. The oxen are to be bought-in in the spring, at 25/. each; and sold out at 30/. The lambs, when fat, to be fold for 355. a piece. The ewes to be bought in at 45s. each, and fold out at 755.: they are to be fattened on rape or turnips, sown on the land where the garden-peas had been reaped. From the 36 acres of meadow (as the farm is supposed to be nigh a city or town where all the hay can go to market, and be sold to more advantage than it would be...show more

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  • Paperback | 106 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 204g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236643046
  • 9781236643049