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HORTICULTURE [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 1 May 1886
HORTICULTURE Wire Fence and Rabbits . -if , M F Dresser , of California , has veered that rabbits never go through dl ln 7 hed wire fence but always under it . J , « do Tot burrow deeply in order to lh f Lder but will scratch away loose ¦ Urt lying upon the top of the ground in A 0 ± X **&amp; » passage-way . He advises ? , afa furrow should be plowed by the 4 ^ nf the fence , throwing the dirt away ! J lde fr and a barbed wire placed ust ^ ove the botU of the furrow . If this Se done and the other wires he Placed as fnr ; hog-tight fence , he thinks that ° 0 rabbit will go through The suggestTon may be of advantage to nurserymen a , &lt; 1 orohardists outside of California . Blackberries . Blackberries are coming more and more into favor every year . Its cultivaUon is similar to that of the raspberry , but the rows should be farther apart ; four and a half feet is the allowable distance , and from this -up to six feet is often given . Two and a half to three feet ma...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 1 May 1886
DEDERICKS HAY PRESSES . * e ft * * 6 *»•&gt; «• S . tbe customer ^ V &amp; AO ^ * Waamwr-- * &gt;&lt;• • il &lt; fi- \&amp; W AmVAwsammmm . _ JI J ^ ^ ^ eCAVmrnm ^ mmmmmmmr at . . mt ^ lb ^\^ A ^ aa \ e ^ MW ! Z ^ ZZ ^ MlWaaasJ ^ umM * Mm \ Order on trial , address for circular and location of Western and Southern storehouses and Agents . P . K . OEOERICK &lt; fc CO .. Albany , N . Y . EVERCREFIIC i ° r Hedges , Wind Breaks , etc . ClCnUnCCIIO Am . Arbor Vitae per 1 , 000 4 to 8 inches $ 1 . 50 ; 6 to 12 inches $ 2 ; 12 to 18 inches $ 4 , White Fine and spruce 4 to 8 in . $ 2 . 50 ; 6 to 12 to . $ 3 . 90 ; 12 to 18 in . $ 7 . Packing-free . JOHN TJEOKE , Seymour , Wis . Nebraska-Grown SEEDS ! Garden and Field Seeds and Nursery Stock . Send a postal for prices . It will pav ever ; one to try Nebraaka-CTown Seed , also Seed Potatoes . Send for 1886 Price List , and a trial order will convince you that Nebraska Seed are the best ....
Feeding Growing Pigs . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 1 May 1886
Feeding Growing Pigs . The hog has usually been fed as if he were capable of digesting all that could be crammed into his stomach , and he has been treated as if he were as . hardy as a wild boar , and could endure extremes of heat , cold , filth and neglect . Now . the hog can only digest a certain amount of food within a given time , and when he has eaten too much he suffers in consequence , and especially if the food is of a kind not adapted to his requirement . His digestive organs can be disarranged as easily as can those of the horse , and filth taken into the system will cause him to become diseased the same as is peculiar to humans . The accepted theory regarding cholera now is that it is a form of typhoid fever , and if this is true there is but one conclusion to arrive at , which is that filth is at the bottom of the difficulty . The eating of filth is bad enough , but the drinking of filthy water is worse , as the animal is then thirsty , and the filth , being in a solubl...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 1 May 1886
XiBVI AHWOLD , Prop r RIVERSIDE STOCK FARM , Plainwell , Mich . ^ ^ M ^ M ^ M ^ M ^ M ^ M ^ M ^ MXM MMMMMMMM W . ™ t \ Tmm \ mM \ mt ^^^^ Breeder and shipper of pure bred recorded PolnndClihm Swine , registered Jersey Cattle ( A . J . p . 0 . H . H . ) , and registered Merino Sheep . PolandOhlntM still a specialty ; berd established in 1869 . Is one and one-naif tbe largest herd recorded in the O . P . O . B ., and emphatically a berd of prize-winners , consisting ENTinKLY of the most noted families . Pedigrees furnished with every sale . Stock not of kin . Special rates by all express companies . Prices reasonable and quality of stock flrst-class . For prices and particnlars address as above . ED i ^ HODGSON . — - -arpOB-ri-B AND BBEEDEB OP NORMAN , CLYDESDALE and ENGLISH DRAFT HORSES . 1 AA HEAD of imported Norman . Clydesdale . EnJ . UU gllsh Draft and High Grade Horses for sale . New Importation Just arrived . Over V yeara experience in tho breeding of draft stock has enabled mo...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 1 May 1886
DOOR PRAIRIE Live Stock Association Boor Village , La Porte co „ M , JV niFOBTEBS 4 BHEEDEES OF ^¦ jS-Sw CLYDE S DALE AMMMM . — AND— s * * S ^ BB ^ S * a ^ Hk CLEVELAND BAY HORSES . ^ a ^ Wow Xmportatioxi sTust Arrlvedl WE now have a choice lot , selected by ono of tho firm with reference to style , action and onii £ ty , combined with good pedigrees tracing through ? ira and dam to the prize-winners of Great Britain inn stallions una mares to select from . Alsoroiri from imported sir is and dams and grades of our nv ™ breeding . Call am . see them . Correspondence solicited Western Headquarters for Cleveland Bays -ANDEnglish Shires . W . M . FIELDS &amp; BRO . Cedar Falls Stock Farm , Oedar Falls , Xo-v-srst ^ m *^^ ENGLISH SHIRE j PjP CLEVELAND BAY wiWm ^ Bl ^^^ a Wm % Borses . We have a choice large lot on hand , and for STYLE , ACTION and QUALITY , combined with choice pedigrees , we defy competition . Having bought them right , we can do better with Intending purchasers...
A Dairyman by Proxy . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 1 May 1886
A Dairyman by Proxy . The so-called humorist , who runs Hoard s Dairyman , and also as alleged , im annual convention , extracts an article from the FABM , FIELD AND STOCKMAN relating to the dairy cow which he does not object to , neither do we , but there is extracted an alleged paragraph from . mother article which we have not been able to find , but which is practical in ihe lines in which it was written , and is M follows : The large majority of farmers cannot afford to keep a cow for the milk alone ; they want to raise the male calves for feeding steers , and a cow that will raise a large calf is more valuable to them than one that will make a large amount of butter . We think this will suit the average former first rate . They do want calves that will grow into something besides runty skim milk steers , and the average dairyman who does not look through the eyes of a convention President , will also think so . But this hoard-ed concentration of what some other fellow knows abo...
VETERINARY . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 1 May 1886
VETERINARY . The several departments of tbe FABM , FIELD AND STOCKMAN are for the line and convenience of its patrons . Subscribers wishing * advice will please state their questions plainly and concisely . In relation to diseases and ailments of live stock , it is necessary that we be informed fully of the symptoms as observed , else it will be impossible to fully understand and prescribe for the case . Ringbone . —Please give me a remedy for ringbone . —if . K ., Tannaville , Tex . —See article on spavin . Iiico on Cattle—Mrs . E . F ., Three Rivers , Mich ., writes that cedar oil is the best remedyshe has ever tried for lice on cattle . Veterinary Practice . —Q . E . C , Spanish Lake , Mo .: Diseases of Live Stock , by L . V . Tellor , gives concise descriptions and treatment of the common diseases of live stock . Chronic Garget .-A . T . T ., Bijou Hills , Dak .: There is no doubt that the difficulty is an old case of garget . If so . nothing can be done . If recent , see articl...
Page 5 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 1 May 1886
B -Raises all the Cream between the raUkings . Saves 3 the labor . Increases yield of butter ; improves quality ; quadrnples value of skim milk . Will pay for itself twice or more every season . Cooley System Is tbe only uniform dairy method in existence . Send for Circular , free , to JOHN BOYD , Manfr , 199 Lake St ., CMcago . WM . HANKE , Io-ova Oit-y- , let ,. Breeder of Thoroughbred Holstcln-Vrlegian Cattle . 40 males and females for sale at very low prices . Also a few Grades for sale . Correspondence solicited . THE GRAND RAPIDS HERD . Holstein-Friesians ^ mm ^ m \ mmmmmmm wMa m fmmm \ IfflB 1 ^ - vat , . „ .. r . iJ . ffiliiiu . i . ^ jygi ^ atllidliRf . 1 R uWiiiHBHPPWjiw , -jjgii ^* -TOi ^ ; ^ m ^^ tW ^ About 100 head of both sexes and all ages . Several head of Bulls Ready for Service , Up to two years old . Choice Cows and Heifers bred to my prize service bulls Prins Midlum and Jbnge Carre , Who have no superiors . A specialty of young pairs not akin for foundation stock...
The Eggs Must be Made . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 1 May 1886
The Eggs Must be Made . The hen involuntarily produces the egg from the materials consumed , but nearly the whole egg is composed of water . That is , if an egg be burned to ashes , the water and volatile matter will-escape aud leave but a small amount of mineral matter . But there are other substances than mineral matter , for although the white of an egg contains over 84 per cent of water , there is also 12 per cent of albumen , which must be made only of substances in which albumen is contained . To feed a hen well , and yet allow her no food containing albumen , is to deprive her of the power of producing an egg . This albumen is derived principally from meat , milk and the gluten of grains , while the large amount of water in the egg indicates that it must be supplied liberally . The yolk also contains a large amount of casein and albumen , but the fat and oil in the yolk amounts to about 30 per cent . Corn is the best substance for producing the yolk , but as nearly all feedin...
APIARY . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 1 May 1886
APIARY . The Profit from Each Hive . As to how much honey may be expected from each hive no one can give a correct answer . A swarm may store a large supply one season and fall short the next . The temperature of the atmosphere , the duration of the winter , the length of the following season , and the number and kind of plants within their reach affect the result . Then , again , something depends upon how much the bees are assisted . By supplying artificial comb , and arranging the hives so as to permit the colony to have plenty of cells to fill , as well as keep up their numbers , they will perform a greater amount of work . Bee-keeping is a science , and he who engages in the business should make himself familiar not only with the habits of the bees but also with the condition of the colonies at all periods of the year , as well as with the plants upon which the bees work . By strict attention to his duties a New York bee-keeper succeeded in netting $ 20 per hive from his bees f...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 1 May 1886
ORDER EGGS KAIUJY . B . B . Turkey , $ 2 . 50 per doz . B . and W . Leghorn , P . Book . L . Bmhma . Pekin Dnck , $ 1 a doz . Wyandotte , Langshnn , Pitkin P . Bock , S . ts . Hamburg , $ 1 . 50 a doz . MBS . A . W . LCHMANN , Neosho , Dodge Co :, Wis .