Sessional Papers of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario Volume 35, No. 6

Sessional Papers of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario Volume 35, No. 6

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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. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...its tail. Insects as a rule breathe through a number of months along the sides of their bodies, but this insect has a breathing orifice at the end of its body, and lies with that end next the hole. Q.: VVill dry sulphur prevent cattle from getting lousy? A.: Yes; but it is somewhat expensive. Q.: Will the warbles that come out of the backs of cattle turn into flies? ' A.: Yes. Q.: VVhat about hen lice on cattle? A.: That is caused through an accident, but it is one that results in much loss and trouble. Cattle kept under hen roosts are worried by hen lice, which fall down upon them. Q.: Is ring-worm caused by a parasite? A.: Yes; it is treated successfully by lard and sulphur. Q.: What about mange? A.: It is caused by a mite that operates under the skin, and is very difficult to eradicate. Ordinary treatment is to bring the animal to a good state of health, and apply sulphur and lard externally. Sulphur is effective against all kinds of mites.-' Q.: How would you destroy lice on chickens? A: . The insects come from the crevices in the roost during the night and fasten on the chickens, and then go back again in the day. Take sulphur and 1ard in the proportion of one to three and make into a ball the size of a hazel nut, and put one under the wing of the bird. Do not put on more than one. Then spray thoroughly the interior of the chicken house with pure kerosene, or coal oil. The perches should be washed with coal oil. Q.: VVhat about the Bot Fly onhorses? A.: That fly is very troublesome to treat. The fallacy that it does no harm is a very great fallacy. The eggs are laid on the hair of the animal, which bites them off and swallows them. The maggots then hatch and attach themselves to the coating of the stomach, and suck strength from the...show more

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  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 658g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236902572
  • 9781236902573