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 ...

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Osborne, 1758 - 498 pages
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Contents

Of the management of the Jeffron field the two fucceeding years 2ο7
81
Of breaking up a faffron ground
82
Of managing woad in the growth I 43
83
Of drefſing an old hopground I
107
Of the feveral kinds of fax and choice of the feeds 1 17
118
28 Of hemp I
130
Of the dreing of hemp I 36
138
Cf renewing a field of woad and of obtaining the 4 t
146
voad
148
Of the gathering of dyers weed I 55
156
Of the coleeed plant
157
Of the choice of the feed I 59
159
Of the gathering of colofeed
167
Of threſhing the plants and the uſes of the feed
169
af liquorice I 7 I
172
Bf planting liquarice I 75
178
Df the raking up liquorice fr fale 1 8o 68 Offaff on I 86
189
Of planting the ſafron 19 I
191
fron while in the ground I 92
197
Of managing the fatter gatherings of fafron 2O I
203
Of madder 2
212
Of the proper foil fr madder
213
Of the management of the ground for madder
214
Of managing the crop the firt eaon
215
Of managing a crop of madder the fecond feafon
218
Of planting a fecond crop of madder
219
qo Of the preparing madder root for fale
220
Of teail
221
Of the proper foil for teail and its culture
223
Of anifeed
225
Of caraway feed
226
Of Jowing v
228
Of the nature of wheat feed and the particular manner
230
fowing it
231
Of the proportion of feed wheat to the land
232
Of Jowing turnep feed 233
233
Ioo Of Jowing beans 234
234
B O O K X
236
CHAP Page 1 Of milk and its natural production
238
Of the nature of milk 24ɔ
240
Of the feveral kinds of milk 24 I
241
Of cow milk and its general differences
242
Of the chuing a milch cow
243
f the quantity of milk yielded by each cow 244
244
Of the times of milking
246
Of the manner of milking
248
1o Of the vefjls of the dairy
252
CHAP Pags 12 Ofkimming the cream
255
Of the management of the cream
257
Of butter
259
churning 26 r 16 Particular rules relating to churning
263
Of the waſhing and making up of butter
265
the making butter from new milk
267
Offalting of butter
268
2o Of whey butter
270
A method of taking of the ill taste of milk 27 I
273
cheefe
274
To make a running cheefe
289
Of the early uſe of wool in the eastern countries
290
Of the early uſe of wool in other countries according to ge neral hiſtory
292
Of the wool of different parts of the world its conditin and qualities
293
Of the methods of managing wool in diferent parts of Eu rope
294
Of the origin of the woollen trade of England
296
81
297
4o Of the wool trade from the time of Henry VIII
303
Of tumming and ſpinning of vool
306
43 the winding the thread and finiſhing the work
307
Of the dying of wool
308
45 Of mixing the coloured wools for weaving
310
12
313
Of chufing a fpot for an orchard 4
327
The general or common method of making cyder
333
farmer
356
Gf rains a
359
1o Of the ſigns and notices of rain to be obſerved by the farmer
360
Of the feveralgns of fair weather
362
Of hail
363
Offhow
366
Of winds
367
Of the igns by which winds may be foreknown
369
Of the damages done by winds to htbandmen in their crops
370
Of the nature of blights 37
372
Of the real cauſe and origin of blights
373
2o Of damages by eaterly winds
375
Of damages by late fro?s
378
Of damages from weakneſs andarving
379
23 Of the nature of mildew
380
Of the real cauſe of mildew
382
Of the accidents which bring on mildews and of the preven tion of mildews 384
384
Of the remedies of mildew
387
Of muttines of corn
389
the real cauſe of mut 39 I
391
Of the prevention of fmuttinef hy a due care of the land
392
3o Of the prevention of mut by the condući in fowing
393
Of preparing the feed agai y? a fmutty erop
395
32 Of the cleaning of fmutty ĉar71
396
A deſcription of a ventilating granary
398
B O O K XIII
404
Of the fever
465
Of the murrain
466
Ofickne at the tomach m 46
467
Of the fivelling of the milt
468
IO foulnefs of the skin ibid I 1 For fore ears
469
ibid 3 the fux
470
Of vermin upon poultry
472
B O O K XIV
473
CHAP Page 1 Of the ant
474
Of beetles
475
Of worms
476
flugs ibid 5 Of grahoppers 47
477
the locut ibid 7 the caterpillar a
478
Of fies r
479
II
483

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