A Compleat Body Of Husbandry: Containing Rules for Performing in the Most Profitable Manner, the Whole Business of the Farmer and Country Gentleman In Cultivating, Planting and Stocking of Land ... (Google eBook)

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Osborne, 1758 - 498 pages
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Contents

JO For a cold TJ 11 For theJleepy evil ibId
11
For the gargle g
12
Of clearing a pajfure ground from flumps and bufbes II
14
Of improving common grafs ground by manures
15
For the farcy __
16
Of the general management of grafs ground
17
For the malanders 425
19
For a fiurfy fiin
20
Of mowing 1
21
tor a cold caught at grafs
22
For the cholich __ bid
23
O haymaking
24
For cracks about tlie feet _
25
Of the aftermath and winter ufe of grafs grounds
26
Forajlrain __ __
27
Far rn __ ibfd
28
PART II
30
Of clover its moji proper foils and the manner of fow ing
31
Forficknefs at tbc Jlomach jbj
32
for A yellows
33
For the fuelling of the fplecn _ jbjd
34
For a heat of urine
35
Of the feeding cattle on frejh clover
36
for Wwrfy urine
37
For the vives bd
39
j 6i Of the motving clover and its hay
40
for a bleeding at he nofe 405
41
prtAP PagiJ 42 Offowing ofwoad ibitf
42
Of the foil for faintfoin and its growth
43
Of mewing of faintfoin aid the ufes of its hay
46
2C Of lucerne and the manner of fowing it
48
Of the mojl proper foils for lucerne
51
Of the fowing of lucerne and managing it in the ground
52
Chap Page 23 Cf the value of lucerne and manner of ufmg it
55
Of hop trefoil
57
Of ray graft
60
Of long graft
63
Of fpur ley
64
BOOK VIII
66
Of Jucb roots as may be advantageoufly planted in fields Chap Page 1 Of the foil for turneps in the common hujbandry and manner of fowing them
67
Of managing turncps in the ground
69
Of the ufes of the turnep
70
Of particular ways of raiftng a crop of turneps
72
Of thepotatoe
73
Of prefcrving potatoes
77
Of carrots i ibid 9 Of the foil for carrots r and its preparation
78
jo Of fowing of carrots
80
Of managing a crop of carrots and their ufe
81
23
83
Chap Page 1 Of hops
85
Of the feveral kinds of hops ibid 3 Of the proper land for a hopground
87
Of planting the hops
89
Of drejjing and managing a hopgroUnd
92
Cha Pag 8 Of infpecting the polling
95
Of clearing the ground and raiftng the hills
97
Qf Jhortening the hop plants
98
Of the gathering of hops
99
Of the drying of hops
101
The Flcmijh manner of drying hops
102
The ivav of drying hops in a maltkiln
104
Of the bagging of hops io6
106
Of the management of the hopground after the hops are gathered
107
Of drtfftng an old hopground 109
109
On the planting and management of hops the firfl year
114
Of flaxx
115
Of the feveral kinds of flax and choice ofthe feeds
117
Of the proper land for fax and the preparing itt ibid 25 Of thefowing of fax u8 26 Of the pulling of flax 1201
120
Of the working of flax i
123
Of hemp 125
125
Of the proper land for hemp
127
Of preparing land for hemp
128
Of the fouling of hemp 13a 32 Of the ordering hemp in its growth
131
Of the pulling of hemp 133
133
Of the drying of hemp
134
Qf the brakeing of hemp
135
Of the dreffing of hemp
136
Of tbc managing the hurds
138
Of wood ibid 40 Of the proper foil for wood 139
139
Of preparing the ground fur vaoad
141
Of cole eed 156
156
Of the cohfeed plant 157
157
Of the choice o f the feed
159
Of the proper foil for eolefeed
160
Of preparing the ground for eolefeed ibid 58 Of jawing the feed
161
Of fowing eolefeed in the drill way
162
DO Of managing the crop ibid bl Of the gathering of eolefeed
167
Of threjhing the plants and the ufes of the feed
169
Of liquorice
171
Of the proper foil for liquorice
172
Of planting liquorice
175
Of the management of liquorice when in the ground
178
Of the raking up liquorice for J ale
180
Of managing the tatter gatherings of ftffron
201
Of cerium particularities inthe prepai iug of faffron
203
Of the papers ufed in drying faffron
204
So Of the produce of a fit Id of j ffron
206
Of lrtaking up a faffron ground
208
Of fiffiwer or carthamus 2I 84 Of madder
212
Of the proper foil fr madder 213
213
Of the management of the ground for madder
214
Of managing the crop the firfl feajbn
215
Of managing a crop of madder the fecond feafon
218
Of planting a fecond crop of madder
219
Of the preparing madderroot for fale
220
Of teafd 221
223
Of anifeed
225
Of the cultivation ofanifeed _ _ ibid 95 Of caraway feed
226
Of f wing
230
fowing it
231
Of the proportion of feed wheat to the land
232
Of fowing turnep feed
233
Of J owing beans
234
BOOK X
237
Chap Page 1 Of mill and its natural produdtion
238
Of the nature of milk
240
Of the feveral kinds of milk
241
Of cows milk and its general differences
242
Of the chufing a milch cow
243
Of the quantity of milk yielded by each cow
244
Of the times of milking
246
Of the manner of milking
248
g Of ordering the milk in the dairy
251
Of Jetting the milk for cream
254
Chap fagS 12 Offki mining the creamy
255
Of the management of the cream
257
Of buttery
259
Of churning
261
Particular rules relating to churning
263
Of the wajhing and making up of butter
265
Of the making butter from new milk
267
Of faking of butter
268
Of whey butter 27
270
A method of taking off the ill tajle of milk
271
Of the ufe of the ban el churni
273
Of cheefe 2 74
275
Of rennet ox the rennet bag 276
276
Of new milk cheefe
278
Of a one meal cheefe
279
Of film milk cheefe 1
281
Of Chehire cheefe ibid 29 The way in which Chejhire cheefe is made
283
Of making cheefe like Chejhire in other placesy
285
Of making fheeps milk cheefe
286
To make a nettle cheefe
288
To make a running cheefe
289
Somerfetfjire cheefe ibid 35 Of the early ufe of wool in the eajlern countries
292
Of the wool of different parts of the world its condition and qualities
293
38 Of the methods of managing wool in different parts of Eu rope
294
f woU trede cf England
296
4lj 81
297
Of the wool trade from the time of Henry Fill
303
Of cleaning carding and greaftng of wool
305
Of tumming and fpinning of wool 30b 43 Of the winding the thread andfinifbing the work
307
Of the dying of wool 38
308
Of mixing the coloured wools for weaving
310
Of bides and leather
311
BOOK
312
0 making beer and cyder In Two Parts?
313
Of chuftng a fpot for an orchard
327
Of making the plantation
332
BOOK XII
340
32
341
farmer
356
Of rains 359
359
JO Of the figns and notices of rain to be obferved by the farmer
360
Of the fever al figns of fair weather
363
13 Offnow
366
4 Of winds
367
Of the figns by which winds may be foreknown
369
Of the damages done by winds to hufbandmen in their crops
373
Of damages by eafterlv winds
375
Of damages by late frofis
378
Of damages from weaknefs andflarving
379
Of the nature of mildew
380
Of the real caufe of mildew
382
Of the accidents which bring on mildews and ofthepreven tion of mildews 384
384
Of the remedies of mildew
387
Of fmuttinefi of corn
389
Of the real caufe of fmut
391
Of the prevention of fmuttinffs by a due care of the land
392
Of the prevention of fmut by the contluSi in fowing
393
Of preparing the feed againfi a fmutty crop
395
Of the cleaning of fmuttv com
398
BOOK XIV
473

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