Research Bulletin Volume 1-25

Research Bulletin Volume 1-25

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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. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...calcium Loc. tit. phosphate being considered superior for the purpose to bone meal, bone ash, or similar very indigestible materials. Cases are on record in Hawaii where cattle have become diseased from the lack of lime in grass fodder. When such conditions, indicated by emaciation, soft bones, etc., arise a veterinarian should he consulted. CONCLUSION. While the analyses reported in this bulletin are not considered sufficiently numerous to warrant any extended comparison of Hawaiian feeding stuffs with one another or with those of other regions, or to justify elaborate discussion of the best ways of utilizing the various feeding stuffs in Hawaiian practice, they do show that the Hawaiian feeder has at his command a quite large and varied assortment of feeding stuffs, many of which are of high nutritive value, and it is believed that the information given in the bulletin will aid the feeder in selecting from the feeding stuffs available those which will give him the cheapest and most efficient rations for his stock. A fact of special significance brought out by the bulletin is that Hawaiian feeding stuffs, especially those of the grass family, are as a rule deficient in lime and that in order to get the best results in bone development, health, etc., of animals, these feeding stuffs should probably be supplemented by others richer in lime, such as leguminous plants, algeroba beans, sugarhouse (molasses) wastes, or by the use of more lime either in the drinking water, mixed with the feeds used, or applied to the soils growing the forage crops. o J. G. SMITH, Special Agent In Charge. BULLETIN No. 14. Marketing Hawaiian Fruits BY J. E. HIGGINS, Horticulturist, Hawaii Agricultural Experiment Station. UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF OFFICE OF...
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  • Paperback | 206 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 376g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236836669
  • 9781236836663