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THE POULTRY YARD . [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 27 May 1880

THE POULTRY YARD . TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTY THOUSAND FOWLS . A correspondent of the Cincinnati Enquirer has written a long account of a wonderful poultry establishment of Mr . W . C . Baker , of Creskill-on-the-Hudson , in the State of New Jersey . Mr . Baker keeps 2 , 000 laying hens . They are both thoroughbreds and grades , and principally Asiatics , Houdans , Leghorns , Colored Dorkings , and Spanish . Sitting fowls are not desired . These hens are kept in an immense laying-house , which is the largest building on the place . This vast structure is 460 feet long , divided into seventy-five pens , each pen divided into three rooms , or divisions . The pens extend clear through from the front to the back , being six feet wide by twenty feet in depth . The front of the layinghouse is glazed . The floors are graveled and kept dry by underdraining . The front division of each pen is covered on top and outside with open mesh-wire , which in fine weather in the Winter allows open air and ...

Publication Title: Farmers' Review
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
THE APIARY . [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 27 May 1880

THE APIARY . During dry winds it is well to place shallow tins near the bee-bench , with water and a few pebbles ; the bees require much water when they are feeding the brood , and for lack of a handy supply many are drowned in water-tubs and cisterns . —JR . in London Agl . Gazette . My TORMENTED BACK —Is the exclamation of more tban one poor hard-working man and woman ; do you know why it aches ? It is because your kidneys are over-tasked and need strengthening , aud your system needs to be cleansed of bad humors . Tou need KidneyWort . APIARY HINTS . The crevices about the bee stands and around the hives ought to be searched , for the larvas of the bee-moth are very active . In England this is not so dreaded as an enemy as in the United States . Still it may work much mischief if notchecked in time . From present appearances we do not fear predicting the heaviest honey harvest we have experienced for the past twenty years ; the only thing we fear is that we are not prepared to av...

Publication Title: Farmers' Review
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 27 May 1880

Ropp s Easy Calculator Shows , at a glance , the exact value of every article sold by the bushel , ton , unit ; hundred or thousand , for any quantity , and at any price . The Interest 6 , 7 , 8 and 10 per cent . Measurement of lumber , logs , cisterns , granaries , corn-cribs , etc ., besides many other useful ables . Also an entirely NXW system of RAPID calculation . It ls to simple that even a child can understand It , and ls particularly adapted to farmers and business men . It Is neatly bound ln pocket-book shape , and ls accompanied by a silicate slate , memorandum and pocket . In Russia 12 . 00 1 With Farmers Review ( Weekly ) 2 . 00 , _ _ In Morocco 1 . 50 -i 5 With FarmersReview ( Weekly ) 1 . 75 1 g § In Boards 1 . 00 f Si ? With Farmers Review ( Weekly ) 1 . 60 SB Inboards ( without Pocket-book or Slate . 50 r With Farmers Review ( Weekly ) 1 . 25 J No Use to Offer Trade . A BARK CHANCE to BUY a FARM ln a good neighborhood , ln a good location , where large crops fire uni...

Publication Title: Farmers' Review
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
CROP REPORTS . [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 27 May 1880

CROP REPORTS . THE FARMERS REVIEW OF THE GROWING CROPS . WINTEK WHE AT-Growlngr Flnely-Pros-pect for an Early Harvest and a Good Yield Except ln Kansas—Wheat Beginning to Head . SPUING WHEAT-In Nebraska and Portions of Iowa Needing Rain—Growing Finely iu Dakota and Minnesota . OATS AND IXAX-Doiujr Well . CORN—About all Planted—Every Proapect of a Hotter Stand tban Last Season . FRUIT—Prospects are Good . WEATHER-Seusonable . REPORTS — From Dakota , Texas , Kentucky , Wisconsin , Missouri , Michliraii . Ohio , Indiana . Nebraska , Minnesota , Iowa , Kansas and Illinois . I Fine progress has been made during the week closing May 24 , with all kinds of farm work in all portions of the Northwest . Local rains in Northern Illinois put a stop for a few days to corn planting and plowing , but as this was only temporary we can find no conditions in this State to-day but of general encouragement . With few exceptions the prospects now in all Southern Illinois wheat counties are for a flne cr...

Publication Title: Farmers' Review
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
MONET AND COMMERCE . [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 27 May 1880

MONET AND COMMERCE . FINANCE , TUISDAT EVBNINO . May 25 , 1880 . The monetary situation at the banks is substantially unchanged from last week . Loanable capital at the banks is in ample supply , demand from borrowers who have good paper or collaterals to offer , small , and rates easy at 6 @ 8 percent and occasional Joans are offered on fancy names at 5 per cent . Real estate loans are freely offered on city property at 6 ® 7 per cent , and on improved farms at 7 @ 8 per cent , tbe outside rate being charged where the lender pays the broker a commission for negotiating the loan . Government four per cent bonds are in demand at 1079 / @ 107 Xc Exchange On New York is quoted between bankers at 25 o discount per $ 1 , 000 . Sterling exchange on London sold at . $ 4 . 84 ® 4 . 84 . x for shippers bills . The weather Conines favorable for the growing crops , and with the exception of a few sections where me grain is suffering from long continued drought , the outlook is highly favorably...

Publication Title: Farmers' Review
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
THE FAT STOCK SHOW REPORT . [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 27 May 1880

THE FAT STOCK SHOW REPORT . We have from Secretary Fisher , of the State Board of Agriculture , the report of the 2 nd Annual Fat Stock Show , held at the Exposition Building in this city , November last . The pamphlet also contains the premium list for the 3 rd Show , to be held November 15-20 , of this year . The report upon the last show is of very great value , as the committees seem to have done their work with great thoroughness . They tell not only what animals took the prizes , but why and for what special points each award was made . Let us make a few extracts to illustrate this point : Grand sweepstakes ring , best steer or cow in the Show , premium $ 100 awarded to steer Nichols , exhibited by J . H . Graves , Chilesburg , Ky . The sweepstake prize was awarded to a thoroughbred Shorthorn . He presented such a combination of perfect development that It was difficult for the committee to And a fault . In their opinion there was a little too much prominence In the brisket an...

Publication Title: Farmers' Review
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
A SHEEP ACCOUNT [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 27 May 1880

A SHEEP ACCOUNT A Southdown buck , price $ 25 , was selected for his broad and well-shaped frame , and mated with eighteen good sized ewes worth $ 5 each ; there resulted nine pairs of twins , twenty-five lambs in all ; lost one by accident ; they received no forcing of any kind ; the buck lambs were sold to butchers by the pound , many of them at the age of 3 J £ months . The ewe lambs were kept and priced at $ 5 each , which is less than the same quality could be bought for . The credit stands thus : 18 owes at $ 5 $ 90 . 00 1 Southdown buck 25 . 00 14 buck lambs , 1 , 006 lbs ., at 5 c 50 . 00 85 lbs . wool at 88 c 28 . 05 10 ewe lambs at 20 . 30 T « tal . iiSis One of the buck lambs weighed 55 lbs . when 55 days old , and at 132 days weighed 100 lbs . ; the mother was a two year old , and this was her first lamb . Another ewe , three years old , raised a pair of twin buck lambs ; one of them when about 100 days old , weighed 56 lbs ., the other at 125 days old weighed 68 lbs . T...

Publication Title: Farmers' Review
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
LIVE STOCK NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 27 May 1880

LIVE STOCK NOTES FROM reports of ranchmen and others , in the Colorado Parmer , we learn that the Herefords are coming on very nicely . Messrs . Lord and Cantrell at Pine Grove have given them a severe test as to their rustling qualities during the past severe Winter , and they have come out in first-class condition . Chas . Elwell of Colorado Springs gives similar experience . THE Colorado Springs Live Stock Association now own rome 7 , 000 head of sheep . The Winter was very severe upon them , bnt tho ewes are coming through the lambing season in good shape , though with them as with other flocks the loss of lambs is more than ordinarily large . A THBXE-SREAB ram belonging to Mr . J . Pears , of Mere , Eng ., the well-known sheep breeder , was clipped lately , and Ihe fleece weighed no less than thirty-one pounds . This , it is believed , is the heaviest fleece on record there . Two other rams belonging to the same flock yielded a fleece ot upwards of twentyfour pounds each . CONS...

Publication Title: Farmers' Review
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
LIVE STOCK . [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 27 May 1880

LIVE STOCK . BREEDERS DIRECTORY . It Is onr dartre to present , ln the following style , at eolnmn or more ? of cards of reliable broaden of cattle , hones , sheep , ¦ wine and poultry . Onr rate * will ha for THREW LINK CARD three month ! ( IS Insertions ) $ 9 1 six month * , ( 16 ; one rear , $ 80 . Bach additional line •• . BO per quarter . These rate * Include a free copy of the FARMERS REVIEW during the continuance of the advertisement . We respectfully solicit the patronage of breeder * everywhere , confident that It will pay them to thn * secure the attention of onr reader * .

Publication Title: Farmers' Review
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DIETARY OF STOCK . [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 27 May 1880

DIETARY OF STOCK . Professor Leyder draws attention to some of the principles that ought to be kept in view in the dietary of stock , notably that of the horse . The animal system consists of two-thirds liquids and onethird solids . The latter are divided into organic , which dissipates in the form of smoke when burned , and inorganic , the part that remains in the form of ashes . The organic substances are nitrogen , fat , and sugar ; however , very little sugar is found in the living body , although it enters largely into the food . Nitrogen and its compounds represent the principal group of organic substances in the living body ; they form the scaffolding of the organs and the principal element of the blood , as well as the matter of the muscles and the flesh—the muscles , bear in mind , are the active agents of work and strength ; they constitute also the basis of the bones , the nerves , skin , internal membranes , cartilage , hair , and horn . Fatty matter enters but slightly ...

Publication Title: Farmers' Review
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
VETERINARY . [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 27 May 1880

VETERINARY . AH subscriber * to the FARMERS REVIEW are entitled to the privilege of consulting the VETERINARIAN who has charge of thla Department FREE OF EXPENSE , on all diseases Incidental to Horse * . Cattle , Sheep , Swine and Poultry . Be particular to give full nameand address , so that If necessary we may ans wer by letter QUERIES AND ANSWERS . QUERY : THE DISEASE KNOWN AS STAGGERS IN HORSES . - J . K . N . Crystal Lake , Wis ., asks , What is the matter with a . horse which appears as follows : About two weeks ago he would appear tired after working three-fourths of a day . The next symptoms I noticed was his jerking or throwing his head to one side while in the harness . A swelling came on his throat , but soon disappeared . After resting a day or two he was again put to work but he tired out sooner than before . He gaps a great deal , and throws his head flrst to one side and then to the other . He eats well , and for two weeks has stood in the stable eating regularly . Th...

Publication Title: Farmers' Review
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 27 May 1880

CATTLB . ERRT ALDRIOH , Tl-kllwa , 111 ., Breeder of Short-Horn cattle from best stock . DR . W . A . PRATT , Elgin , 111 ., breeder of pure and grade Holiteln cattle . Young stock for sale : also Poland-China twine . ILLINOIS INDUSTRIAL UNIVERSITY . J . breeders ot Short-Horn and Jersey cattle , and Berkshire and Poland-China swine . Stock foraale . E . L . LAWBBHOB . Champaign , IU . SAMUEL 8 TRATTON , Litchfield , Ilia ., Importer and breeder of Jersey cattle . Also , breeder of Cot-wold sheep and Chester White pigs . SHEEP . SAMUEL JEWETT . Independence , Mo ., Importer , breeder and dealer ln Merino sheep . Stock for sale at ail timet . SWINE . G AMUEL T . K . PRIME , Bertholly Home O Stock Farm , Dwlght , Livingston County , Illinois , Breeder 01 Berkshire Swine from the best Imported stock . Jerusalem Artichokes for sale .

Publication Title: Farmers' Review
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THE DAIRY [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 27 May 1880

THE DAIRY HINTS ON CHURNING . The cream is well stirred just before churning , until all the lumps have disappeared . Now the temperature of the cream is ascertained with a thermometer , and it is either warmed or cooled accordingly . The following averages may be accepted as being best suited : For fresh milk , 68 ° ; for sweet cream , 58 ° ; for soured milk , 68 ; for soured cream , 59 ° , Fahr . In Summer these temperatures are lowered 2 ° to 4 ° , as the cream gets warmer by churning , and the butter is softer in Summer , ana more apt to get smeary , which makes itself felt , especially during hot weather . If the cream is warmer than the temperature -given above , the churning lasts a shorter time , but the butter gets soft ; if it is colder , the churning lasts longer and the yield is not at its height . For these reasons the temperature in churning must be kept within narrow limits , as losses in quantity and quality will otherwise ensue , and the working of such butter is by...

Publication Title: Farmers' Review
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Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Page 7 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 27 May 1880

INSURE TOUR PROPERTY AGAINST LOSS BT FIRE AND LIGHTNING . Continental !* ( FIRE ) ^ pgn ^ NCE C 6 jtfP 7 ip > OF zisrzErw ITO-E ^ HS :. PRINCIPAL O FFICE , IOO AND 102 B ROADWAY , NEW YORK . Office Brooklyn Department , cor . Court and Montague Streets , Brooklyn . GEO T . HOPE , President . H . H . LAMPORT , Vice-President . CYRUS PECK , Sec . B . C . TOWNSEND , Sec . Agency Dept . A . M . KIRUY , Sec . Local Dept . C . H . DUTCHER , Sec . Brooklyn Dept . J OHN K . OAKLEY , General Agent . F . C . MOORE , Agency Manager . Western ( OFFICE , 104 STATE STREET , CHICAGO , ILL Department ;\ A . WILLIAMS , Superintendent . » : iko . a spoHalty » f U >« I • . « .. ¦ ra . ice , asaiiwt FIUE and LIGHTNING , olltan property , includim . IA 1 V « stock , DwoUinuf . Country Churches an * Dlxtrict School Hou . < J » . STATEMENT , JANUARY I , 1880 . CASH CAPITAL , - - $ 1 , 000 , 000 . 00 SURPLUS OF ASSETS , - - 2 , 478 , 188 . 76 ] Cross Assets , ¦ - 188 , 478 ...

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OUR PREMIUM ENGRAVIN 6 S . [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 27 May 1880

OUR PREMIUM ENGRAVIN 6 S . ISTLEASE READ THIS CABEFCILY . We have received p so many letters from parties inquiring if they are entitled to an engraving , or asking for some further explanation , that we have concluded to answer them collectively through these columns . To answer them individually would take many lengthy letters , and consequently very much time . We therefore beg all those who have written us on this subject and not yet received any reply , to accept this answer to their inquiries . We will try j and explain clearly just what we otter , and have offered . First , there is the standing premium offer , which has never been changed , by which parties who send us two annual subscriptions at full rates ( $ 1 each ) are entitled to one picture as a premium . If they send us three subscriptions , they will receive two pictures ; if four subscriptions , three pictures ; and if five subscriptions , four pictures—the full set . This is a premium offer to parties getting up c...

Publication Title: Farmers' Review
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Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
RAILROAD CONTROL [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 27 May 1880

RAILROAD CONTROL A new bill to regulate the railway business of the country has been introduced into the House of Representatives , by Mr . McCoid . It is intended as a substitute for the Reagan , and other bills that have me with so much opposition . The bill has been read twice , referred to the Committee on Commerce , and ordered printed . The bill provides that those operating railroads for the transportation of persons and freight , shall , on the first day of March , 1881 , publish a complete schedule of fees , rates and charges of all kinds intended thereafter to be in force on the railways they operate . If , for good reasons , in extraordinary cases , a departure from said rates is necessary , said schedule rates of fees and charges when so published shall uniformly , impartially and invariably be charged by said operators of said company , their agents , etc . These rates and charges are to be divided and arranged as follows : One uniform , impartial charge for any or all ...

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UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 27 May 1880

ADVERTISERS I Please read the following Certificate and satisfy yourselves that the FARMERS REVIEW has thus far fulfilled its contract with you . CHICAGO POST OFFICE , BUSINESS OFFICII . Chicago , 1 IL , March 31 , 1880 . To THE FARMERS REVIEW CO , CHICAGO , III . This Is to certify that the FARMERS REVIEW paid on 2 nd class matter postage as follows : 30 , 168 lbs , - - - $ 603 . 26 , for tbe quarter ending today . Respectfully yours , FRANK W . PALMER , P . M . By W . H . BOLTON , Rec c Clerk . N . B . —One thousand copies of the FARMERS RBvrjcw weigh one hundred pounds ,

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UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 27 May 1880

ADVERTISING RATES . Per line , Agate type - - 80 cents . DISCOUNTS . On Bills over 125 10 percent , | 50 16 1100 20 $ 200 2 B Largest circulation of any weekly agricultural paper In the Western or Middle States ,

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