The Florida Cracker; Home Remedies for Man and Beasts with Valuable Hints to Farmers

The Florida Cracker; Home Remedies for Man and Beasts with Valuable Hints to Farmers

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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. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...nose, and you will find a little lump, run the little blade of your knife through the nose, just above that little knot, give it a little twist; if the horse is warm you will be able to get blood; if you fail to get it there, turn down the lower lip and there is a little vein inside near the root on the outside of the gums; cut that vein in two; if you fail to get blood then, bleed in the third bar of the hors.e's mouth, also split the end of the horse's tail, drawing blood from the horse's tail also. The idea is to dissolve the clotted blood in its head. A few drops of chloroform in his ear will relieve him in a very serious case, sometimes, or will help do so. If you wish to stop the bleeding of the nose, put your fingers in on each side and hold the nose for several minutes. If you wish to stop the bleeding of the mouth hold the tongue out for a few minutes. I have never found it necessary, however, to stop the bleeding. There is only one kind of staggers and that is staggers in the head. CAUSES OF STAGGERS " Plenty of good food, plenty of rest during hot weather. You can always tell when a horse is going to have staggers, several days before he gets down with them. Helacts as though he was weak in the loins, and he will go to sleep as soon as you stop. Never undertake to fatten a poor horse during hot weather, as it will almost invariably cause a spell of sickness, if not death. SALT FOR HORSES Always keep plenty of salt by your horses and let them lick it at their leisure. Rock salt is best; don't ever put salt in the horse's feed. HOW TO MAKE A BALKING HORSE PULL They will sometimes pull if you bleed them in the mouth, or drop a small rock in their ear and tie a cord around it. If that won' more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236990781
  • 9781236990785