Hints on the Economy of Feeding Stock and Bettering the Condition of the Poor

Hints on the Economy of Feeding Stock and Bettering the Condition of the Poor

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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. 1808 edition. Excerpt: ...forward 7 204 7 5 September.;S-Icents.7.rge _ s. d. (O horses, 3% stone each _ 4200 26 5 9-4_o ditto, 1; ditto-21,00 13 2 6 30 milch cows, 4 stone each 3 22 1'9 O Pigs, 10 stone per day--300 1 17 6---63 15 9 October. p, 80 horses, 8% st-each per day 8400 52 10 U.30 milch cows, 4 stone-3600 22 10 0 Pigs, 10 stone per day 300 1 17 6 _.--_....-.......... 76 17 '6 345 0 0 Residue of clover and luceme consumed in fol-lowing month---0 O, 435 O O Profit from soiling Twenty-four Acres, with two Acres and a half of Pasture.-By feeding with-clover and lucerne, as above- 435 0 0 By 8 acres made into hay--.-72 O 0 By first crop of lucerne, of.36 tons--36 O 0 for 150 days se' 60 O A labourer attending cattle for 150 days--15 0 / Amount of Profit Brought forward 543 0 Expences &c. brought forward 75 0 MANU RE. ' 4 carts per day, from S0 horses, at 2s. 3d. per cart-67 10 0 cost of labour--26 5 26 p 5 Q.. 569 5 o Rent of26 acres and a half, at " 13-per acre--79 10 Charge of expence for cultivation, at 4. per acre--96 0 "---'-----175 10 0..'. 993 15 0 The grazing 1of-80 horses, allowing an acre for s. vi. each horse, at the rate of 4s. per week 352 0 0 Twenty cows, at an acre and a half each, at the rate of 41. 10: . for twenty-two weeks Q0-Q 0 Two acres allowed as an equivalent to pigs fed 8 O 0 Winterage of 112 acres, at 10s. per acre 56 O 0 ' 506 o o Rent of 112 acres. at 3l-per acre ' " 336 "0 0 ' 43 170 o o We must not confinethe advantages of soiling to the statement above, considerable as it appears. A most importantobject, both to the public and to individuals, is the saving of ground; it affords also lo individuals the means of keeping large stocks neashow more

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  • Paperback | 62 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236487389
  • 9781236487384