New England Farmer Volume 13, Nos. 1-29

New England Farmer Volume 13, Nos. 1-29

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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. 1835 edition. Excerpt: ...instead of a round cask make it in a square box, obtain it quite as easily as in any we have described. Consequently, when choosing a churn, the preference should be given to that which works the quickest, is the most convenient, and most easily taken care of. The vertical churn, which we described the first, is sufiicient when but little butter is reqnired--but its operation is long and fatiguing. It is true it can be rendered less so: difl'erent means have been contrived for this, and are employed in some countries. Sometimes, it is an elastic perch, fas tened to the staves, which facilitates the motion 01' the dasher. Sometimes it is merely an axle-tree and winch, with a wing; or it is set in motion by machinery like that of a roasting-jack: they likewise adapt to it It tambour wheel, in which they NEW ENGLAND FARMER, JANUARY 7, 1835 place a dog, trained for that purpose; this is tlte the custom in Langnedoc and Provence. In our opinion, the "serene" without an interior agitator, is the most preferable. The operation of it is ttot laborious; and it is easy to keep it in a proper state of cleanliness, an advantage which those with a handtnill do not posses. Vhen it is made large, machinery can be adapted to it, to obviate the necessity of employing many persons to turn it. If water is at disposal, it can be used beneficially for this purpose. When tlte butter is made, it has yet another operation to undergo--tltat of washing; they knead the butter, in its whey: Vhen it is well consoli dated, and has no 'lumps, and appears quite rich, . they wash it in several waters, u_ntil the last pours ofi' quite clear. All the utensils of a dairy, should as soon as they have been ttsed, be put into boiling lye and water; more

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  • English
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