Farm Poultry: A Popular Sketch of Domestic Fowls for the Farmer and Amateur (Google eBook)

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Macmillan, 1919 - Poultry - 369 pages
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Page 374 - It is the relation of the farmer to the government that Professor Bailey here discusses in its varying aspects. He deals specifically with the change in agricultural methods, in the shifting of the geographical centers of farming in the United States, and in the growth of agricultural institutions. The Nature Study Idea (New Edition) Cloth, 12mo, $1.25 net; by mail, $1.34 "It would be well...
Page 375 - The Fertility of the Land ... 1 50 FH King's Irrigation and Drainage 1 50 Edward B. Voorhees' Fertilizers 1 25 Edward B. Voorhees' Forage Crops 1 50 JA Widtsoe's Dry Farming 1 50 LH Bailey's Principles of Agriculture .... 1 25 On Plant Diseases, etc.
Page 374 - This hitherto unpublished volume deals with the present movement for the redirection of rural civilization, discussing the real country-life problem as distinguished from the city problem, known as the back-to-the-land movement. The Outlook tO Nature (New and Revised Edition) Cloth...
Page 190 - ... ground and moistened. (2) Cochin hens, having the whole grain ration laid much better than those having the ground grain, although neither lot laid at a profitable rate during the second year. (3) Leghorn hens having a ration in which the grain was whole consumed on the average for two years over twenty per cent more food for the same egg production than did similar hens having half the grain in their ration ground and moistened.
Page 374 - Uniform binding, attractively boxed. $5.00 per set; carriage extra. Each volume also sold separately. In this set are included three of Professor Bailey's most popular books as well as a hitherto unpublished one, "The Country-Life Movement.
Page 346 - The characteristic whitish discharge from the vent soon makes its appearance in the flock, the time depending without doubt upon the virulence of the organism and the mode of infection. The discharge may be slight or profuse ; in color white or creamy. sometimes mixed with brown. The voided matter is more or less sticky or of glairy character.
Page 375 - Book ...... 1 50 FW Card's Bush Fruits 1 50 On the Care of Live-stock Nelson S. Mayo's The Diseases of Animals .... 1 50 WH Jordan's The Feeding of Animals .... 1 50 IP Roberts' The Horse . 1 25 MW Harper's The Training and Breaking of Horses . 1 75 George C.
Page 189 - Two pens of laying hens, one of a large and the other of a small breed, having a ration the grain of which was whole, ate during their second year somewhat more food at a little greater cost than two similar pens having a ration in which half the grain was ground and moistened. (2) Cochin hens, having the whole grain ration laid much better than those having the ground grain, although neither lot laid at a profitable rate during the second year. (3) Leghorn hens having a ration in which the grain...
Page 373 - The Beginner in Poultry By CS VALENTINE Decorated Cloth, profusely illustrated, I2mo, $1.50 net; postpaid, $1.63 It has been estimated that of the five million people who are raising poultry in this country today half have gone at it blindly. And it is just as impossible to make a success of the poultry business without preparation as it is impossible to succeed in any other business without an acquaintance with the fundamentals. The difficulty which the novice has experienced in going at the raising...
Page 185 - ... of some sharper grit with it may be of advantage. Long or sharp splinters of glass or dry bone should be avoided. The size of particles of grit had, for hens, better be larger than that of a kernel of wheat and should be smaller than that of a kernel of corn. An unlimited supply of pounded glass has been attended with no bad result when the food and other grit available to the fowls contained an abundance of lime, but, when the food was deficient in lime and no other grit was attainable, hens...

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