Transactions of the Worcester Agricultural Society, for the Year 1865

Transactions of the Worcester Agricultural Society, for the Year 1865 : Together with the By-Laws and List of Members of the Society, Revised and Corrected (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Transactions of the Worcester Agricultural Society, for the Year 1865: Together With the by-Laws and List of Members of the Society, Revised and Corrected A member of your Committee, who keeps this class of sheep, says that he has received the present year, for his lambs when between three and four months old, 86 each, and the fleeces from his ewes averaged him 33 each. Mr. G. Calvin Rice furnishes your Committee with the following account of the produce from his flock of Cotswold and Leicesters: Of seven lambs, dropped between the 22nd of January and the 8th of February, 1865, he sold to the butcher, on the 15th of May, four for 342 75; three he sold for stock for 322 00; five which were dropped later he sold about the middle of July, for 324 24 - these were the produce of nine ewes; he sold 70 12 lbs. Of wool from twelve sheep, at 40 cents per 1h., unwashed, 328 20; total 3118 19. A pair of lambs from one ewe sold for 317 72, the wool sold for $2 30, making a total of 320 from one ewe. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 136g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
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  • 0243164947
  • 9780243164943