A Compleat Body of Husbandry, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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Contents

0 the breeding up of house lambs _
19
Of hogs their advantages and evils
20
i Of the several breeds or kinds of hogs 61
22
Of goats r _
23
Of the rabbit in general
24
Of the wild rabbit
25
Of the tame rabbit
26
Chap page 34 Of the advantages of tillage by the four coulter
34
A profitable method of keeping tame rabbits
74
2 Of the cock and hen their kinds and choice
76
Of the breeding of poultry _
78
Chap page 30 Of the bringing up of chickens
81
Of capons
83
Of turkeys their kinds and choice
85
Of the breeding and raising of turkeys
87
Of the breeding and feeding of geese
92
Of ducks 04
94
Of the keeping of wild water fowl and of decoys 05
95
Of the swan
97
O the peacock 58
98
Of the pheasant
100
Of the advantages of fish ponds
104
Of the making of fish ponds
106
Of the stocking of fish ponds no 45 Of feeding preserving and taking fish out of ponds 114
114
Of bees their nature and produiJs
117
Of hives and the manner of placing them
119
Of the swarming of bees
121
Of the hiving of bees
123
Of the preserving of bees
125
Of taking the honey and wax
126
The Introduction Of improvements in husbandry
131
their nourishment x
138
Other objections to the nourishment of all plants
148
O changing of crops
158
Of the preparation of heathy land for com
169
Of the preparation of land for corn after common grafs _
174
Of keeping land in heart by tillage
176
Of the nature of the improvement by tillage
179
Of the instruments of husbandry and their se veral uses 21 Of plowing
182
Of the form of the antient plow
183
Of wet lands on hills
207
Of wet land that lies level
209
plow
211
Of the general benefits and advantages of plow ing
215
Of the benefit of converting pasture into arable land and of continued plowing
217
Of harrowing 219
219
Of the various kinds of harrows
220
Of the drill harrow
224
40 Of rolling
227
Of the several kinds of rollers
228
42 Of the great advantages of rolling
230
Of the different manners of sowing 43 Of sowing in general
232
Of the depth at which seeds are to be sown
234
The practical method of finding the proper depth for feeds
235
BOOK
238
The practice in respect of quantity in different places
241
Of the advantages the drill husbandry receives from the hoe plow
243
Of changing the feed
245
Of the supposed change os species and of Patney barley
248
Chap pa?e V Os drill and horsehoeing husbandry 52 Of the nature of drill and horsehoeing husbandry in general
252
Of drilling
253
Os horsehoeing
254
Of the benefits of deep hoeing
256
Of the different appearance of crops
259
Of drill boxes
261
Of the wheat drill and turnip drill
263
Of the hoe plow _
268
Of the benefits of drill and horsehoeing husbandry shewn in three sorts of crops 60 Of raising turnips by the drill and horsehoeing husbandry
270
Of the disposition of a turnip crop
272
Directions for horsehoeing of turnips
274
Of the quantity of feed and advantages of the crop __
277
Of the number of rows for wheat
282
Of the manner of horsehoeing of wheat
285
Of the immediate benefit of the broad intervals
286
Of raising faintsoin by the drill and horsehoeing husbandry
288
Of the manner of planting saintfoin
290
Of the great advantages of the drill and horse
291
hoeing husbandry
307
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