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POLLARD'S BERKSHIRES . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 August 1899
POLLARDS BERKSHIRES . Mr . J . F . Pollard , of Fulton , Mo ., advises us that his 1899 crop of spring pigs is the best of his years of successful breeding . Mr . Pollard made a very good selection of the foundation stock for his herd of • Berkshires and paid liberal prices for imported and home-bred sows . He has a Baron Lee IV . boar and a Fitzcurzon boar of the Lord Windsor strain at the head of his herd and can supply his patrons with the best English and American strains . He has a number of Imported sows in his herd . and home bred sows by the best of i boars like Model Duke , KingJ-opgfejlpw . flnd jMfta »_ - J « . l , &gt; Attention -isinviteoYtdtlfe ^ a | ert ! sement of Mr . Polland , pumisblffl elsewhere in this issuei . ffl i 5 T . SNAP FOR JERSEY BB-ffi-j-DERS . Mr . Sid Conger , of Hope , tIhd . y who has been very successful in his efforts to esta ? Msh a first-class herd of Jersey cattle , writes : ¦ , I want to sell 15 head- of . Jersles and they are great b...
LAKE SHORE HERDi ^ p ; . * , ;; ; : ¦ • - [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 August 1899
LAKE SHORE HERDi ^ p ; . * , ;; ; : ¦ • - This office is in receipt of the , catalogue of the Lake Shore herd of-Berk-shire swine . ¦ . -JifvPlMr . C . F . Hamline , of Roberts , ;; 111 ., the proprietor of said herd , is . deserv * ing of much praise for his enterprise r in securing the well bred boars and sows comprising his herd . i . i , : f : i . The boar Golden Star 45120 , at thei head of the Lake Shore herd , has .-st : national reputation , having won flrst premium in his class in 1897 , at the Indiana and Illinois State Fair . . Ii . 1898 pigs of his get won first prize . at the Indiana and Illinois State Fairs . Mr . Hamline has some flne pigs sired !; by this noted boar , out of well-bred-and good Individual sows . Some b £ the litters of Golden Star 45120 nuinr ; ber as high as fourteen pigs . ; . ; i _ - Breeders desiring some well-bred : Berkshires will serve their interests by ¦ writing for the catalogue referred to , above . FEEDING PROBLEMS . The Breeders Gazette I...
EXCHANGE BOARS . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 August 1899
EXCHANGE BOARS . Hon . D . H . Shank , of Paris , 111 ., desires to exchange the Berkshire boar King Broadback 46117 for a boar that has proved himself to be a good sire . King Broadback 46117 was sired by Lee Broadback II . 41348 , a son of Baron Lee II . 30294 , a prize winner at the World s Columbian Exposition . King Broadback 46117 is out of Silver Tip IV . 46113 , by Winning Card 33408 , a son of the great Columbus 28701 . Mr . Riley writes that Columbus is no doubt the greatest sire of premium pigs in the world . Pigs of his get won $ 965 at the World s Columbian Exposition , winning in every money class and first , second and third in herds and produce of sow . King Broadback 46117 was farrowed August 30 , 1890 , and is just in his prime . Write Mr . Shank for further paiticulars .
NICHOLHURST [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 August 1899
NICHOLHURST Mr . H . D . Nichol , of Nashville , Tenn ., who has been advertising in The Farm Home under late date , writes : We have sold our entire crop of spring pigs , hence we do not care to continue our advertisement longer , but will give you another call later on for fall pigs . Our breeding stock , in spite of the continued long dry spell , is in splendid shape . All of our sows have been bred for September and October litters . We have the finest and largest young boar in Climax 47328 , that we ever bred . He is just simply perfect in every point and a long ways better than any boar I ever bought In England or America .
CARE OF COWS AND PIGS [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 August 1899
CARE OF COWS AND PIGS My method of handling brood sows ls as follows : In the first place I select sows from good stock and never breed them before they are a year old . Never part with a good brood sow no matter how old she Is , so long as she does well , as one will generally have better BUCPess with her than with young sows , writes Thos . Van Nice , in the Prairie Farmer . If it is possible breed to a matured hog , as the pigs will be stronger and seem to do better . A brood sow should never be penned up until about a week before farrowing time , then she should be put in a dry pen by herself . She should not be kept too fat , but a week or ten days before farrowing her feed should be increased , as I think a little fat put at this time is a benefit ; making her stronger and also her offspring . Care should be taken in making her bed pre paratory to farrowing to see that the ground is level and not much bedding should be used , as she is more apt to He on her pigs if too much be...
: •¦ " MAKE A GOOD EXCHANGE . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 August 1899
: •¦ MAKE A GOOD EXCHANGE . Mr . James H . Maxcy , Pasfield , 111 ., has used the boar Regal King VI . 40834 , the past two seasons with much satisfaction and not being able to use him longer to advantage will exchange him for a well bred boar that has proved to be a good sire . : $ t £ gal King VI . 40834 was farrowed Slai-ch 2 , 1896 , bred by A . J . Love joy &amp; Son . Sire Golden King 27829 , dam Regial &lt; Queen XV . 3446 , by Cash Boy 29041 , bred by John Snell s Sons , Canada ; Golden King 27829 was at the head of the Lovejoy herd for years . Mr . -Jjovejoy describes this boar as compact , very thick , full of quality , plenty of bone , very broad on back and hams that can not be excelled , short-legged , good in feet , splendid head : and ears , breeding good on both sides .. -.: ¦ ¦ .. . . . _
MINDEN HERD . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 August 1899
MINDEN HERD . Mr . W . W . Chappell , Minden , Neb ., places a new advertisement in this issue . He has sows of all ages for sale from six years of age to suckling pigs and boars from one year down . The boars and sows In the Minden Herd are well bred and of good quality and the satisfaction given his patrons in the past is ample assurance that Mr . Chappell will please his customers both as to price and quality .
OXFORD SHEEP . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 August 1899
OXFORD SHEEP . Attention is invited to the advertisement of Oxford Sheep by Mr . R . Y . Kincaid , of Athens , 111 . Said gentleman offers Oxford rams and ewes of the best breeding with size , style and quality not surpassed at very reasonable prices . Mr . Kincaid will sell a number of choice yearlings , rams and some extra large early spring ram lambs that will please anybody in quality , pedigree and price . Ewes of all ages to suit buyers and equal to the best in quality and breeding are offered for sale . A son of Heythorpe Prince IL , the champion over all breeds of sheep in England and first In class at the Columbian Exposition stands at the head of the flock of Mr . Kincaid . The Locust Lane Flock of Oxford sheep is one of the best in the United States , and Mr . R . Y . Kincaid , its wellknown proprietor , has made it his practice to buy only the best and breed the best . He writes : Our foundation flock of Oxford sheep was excelled by none and equaled by few , if any . The...
HON . GEO . McKERROW . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 August 1899
HON . GEO . McKERROW . The gentleman named above has kindly consented to address the annual meeting of the Illinois Live Stock Breeders Association , to be held at Springfield , November 14 , 15 , 10 , 1899 . He writes Secretary Rankin as follows : Your Invitation to take part in the Illinois Live Stock Breeders meeting Nov . 14 , 15 and 16 , at hand , and noted . I shall be pleased to add my mite to assist you in any way possible . The topic you suggest , The Breeding Exhibition and Sale of PureBred Stock , is acceptable ; also , the Work of Live Stock Judging , as outlined .
ILLINOIS LIVE STOCK BREEDERS [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 August 1899
ILLINOIS LIVE STOCK BREEDERS Secretary Rankin writes of the coming meeting of the Illinois Live Stock Breeders Association , as follows : The outlook is most flattering for a splendid meeting to be held in the Supreme Court room of the State Capitol , Nov . 14 , 15 and 16 next , the program of which will not be overcrowded , not over two topics at a session to be presented by such authorities as Profs . Henry ( Wisconsin ) , Plumb ( Indiana ) , Craig ( Iowa ) , Davenport , Holden , ( Illinois ) , and Messrs . Henry Wallace ( Iowa ) , John Imbroden ( Illinois ) , L . N . Bonham ( Ohio ) , John Cownie ( Iowa ) , Geo . McKerrow ( Wisconsin ) besides many leading stock breeders of the Each of the persons named has assured us of their presence at this meeting , where in addition to the addresses and discussions following experts in live stock judging will give instruction and lectures , animals being provided for the purpose . No pains or expense will be spared to make this meeting the b...
j Sioine j [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 August 1899
j Sioine j F . E . MENZIES , Newbern , Tenn . The gentleman whose portrait appears above is a well known breeder of Berkshire swine and as a member of the firm of Parks &amp; Menzies , has made famous the Oak Grove Herd of Berkshires . Said firm in 1898 sold more Berkshires than any other firm or individual residing in Tennessee as shown by the transfers filed in the ofl . ce of the American Berkshire association . The honor of leading all com petitors in so commendable a race and with such a large number of veteran breeders contesting as may be found in Tennessee entitles the Oak Grove herd of Berkshires to especial consideration . The firm of F . E . Menzies &amp; Co ., now own this popular herd and will doubtless continue and improve the enviable reputation it has sustained . The Oak Grove Farm is situated one mile north of Newbern , Tenn . The land is rolling , has a good natural drainage and is admirably adapted for stock raising . There is ample shade for stock...
j Jersey Cattle } [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 August 1899
j Jersey Cattle } MAPLE PARK HERD . Our editor accepted the very cordial Invitation of Mr . F . J . McDonald , of Decatur , 111 ., to visit the Maple Park Herd of Jersey cattle and Berkshire swine , both of which are deserving of special mention . The Maple Park farm is about three miles north from the St . Nicholas Hotel of Decatur , but the rapid drive behind a well bred roadster over a stretch of asphalt pavement and well improved gravel road made the distance appear very short . The day was hot , but the speedy roadster made a good breeze and in less than half an hour after leaving the St . Nicholas Hotel we were In the shade of the grand lot of maples on the lawn in front of the hospitable home of Mr . McDonald . We were made to feel at home on arrival by Mrs . McDonald , what is not only a good entertainer , but a bountiful provider of all that tempts the appetite . Mrs . McDonald not only looks after the prize Plymouth Rocks , but at the table demonstrates her ability to serv...
Southdown Shee p [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 August 1899
Southdown Shee p j . n »«»» - »¦¦»¦ ¦¦ -m » s » s » s » s &gt; s » s » s-s » s » SOUTHDOWN SHEEP . The earlier sheep raising in the states of Tennessee , Louisiana , Mississippi , Georgia , Florida and the two Oarolinas was for wool alone , and this principally for home consumption . The most of the original stock introduced into the territory now included in these states was perhaps of Spanish blood , but from whatever source It came , the sheep had little attention and soon became known as natives or scrubs . Permitted to roam at will and receiving no care except it be an occasional salting , they became a hardy sheep , without much wool , yet sufficiency to make them worthy of collection at annual shearing time for getting this product , after which they were again turned out for another year . Later more attention was given to the wool production of these sheep and Merinos were used for their improvement , and still later other breeds were introduced for wool improvement...
rmmm » maa * B * TT The Institute [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 August 1899
rmmm » maa * B * TT The Institute l » t »»» t » i » mnri inrSTATE INSTITUTE MEETING . The next annual meeting of the Illinois Farmers Institute will be held at Mount Vernon , 111 ., Feb . 20 , 21 , 22 , 1900 . The preparations being made for said meeting are such as to give assurance of the presence of the best speakers and the presentation of most advanced thought on topics of the greatest interests of the farmers of Illinois . The meeting promises to be an Improvement over the previous annual gatherings of the Illinois Farmers Institute , and a larger attendance is expected . The Illinois Association of Domestic Science will hold its annual meeting at the same time and place as the State Farmers Institute . Mr . A . B . Hostetter , Springfield , 111 ., the secretary of the Illinois Farmers Institute , will be pleased to give any further information desired about the meeting referred to above . Mrs . Emma J . Davenport , Urbana , 111 ., the secretary of the Illinois Association of ...
j Homefflaking j [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 August 1899
j Homefflaking j LADIES BUILDING . The Springfield News , In a late issue , gives an illustration of the Woman s Building , now in course of erection on the Illinois State Fair Ground , and speaks of it as a stepping stone to great results in domestic science . The article In the News reads as follows : Ladles in all parts of the state are taking an immense interest in the work on the Woman s Building , to be erected at the state fair grounds , and are anxiously awaiting the time when the structure will begin to assume form . The building will be erected on a site just east of the Sangamo Club and The News today is able to present an outline of the structure . It was designed by a Chicago woman , Mrs . Frank R . Fuller , formerly Miss Laura Hays . The structure is to cost $ 9 , 000 , and its construction Is in charge of a committee of three , appointed by Gov . Tanner in accordance with the law passed by the legislature at the last session . This committee is composed of Mrs . Richa...
i j Berkshire Sales [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 August 1899
i j Berkshire Sales »»»»»»»»»»»»^ r » - &gt; w ACTIVE DEMAND FOR BERKSHIRES . The sales of Berkshires in July , 1899 , exceed the sales of July , 1898 , as shown by the transfers filed ln the office of the American Berkshire Association , by more than twenty per cent . The harvest work and hot July weather has not interfered with the active demand and shipment of Berkshires , which has been quite general in all portions of the United States . Illinois leads all the other states and has to the credit of her breeders more than three-fourths of the Berkshire sales made during the month of July . The following gentlemen are reaching out after trade through their advertisements in The Farm Home , and thus keep their herds before more than nine-tenths of the breeders and prospective buyers of Berkshires residing in all portions of the United Stitp *? vi ? * Illinois-F . D . Crane , Mt . Sterling ; A . P . Grout , Winchester ; W . R . Harvey , Sibley ; John Juneman , Barclay ; W . ...
WHERE TO BUY BERKSHIRES . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 August 1899
WHERE TO BUY BERKSHIRES . Breeders are Invited to place their names in this directory on terms that will be sent on application . Breeders and farmers desiring to purchase first-class Berkshires will serve their interests by sending to the following well known gentlemen for catalogue and price list , viz .: ALABAMA . E . A . BISHOP Talladega SAM T . SMITH Troy CALIFORNIA . SESSIONS &amp; CO Los Angeles GEORGIA . J . G . B . ERWIN Erwin ILLINOIS . F . D . CRANE Mt . Sterling W . H . KER Prairie du Rocher J . W . GREENWOOD . Loami R Y . KINOAID Athens A . J . LOVEJOY &amp; SON Boscoe M . D . PALMER Mendota FRED H . RANKIN Athens D . H . SHANK Paris JAS . A . STONE &amp; SON . . Bradfordton INDIANA . I . N . BARKER &amp; © ON Thorntown IOWA . E . BOE-EITOAiCH Cascade M . K . PRINE &amp; SON Oskaloosa THOtMlAS THAI . Utioa KANSAS . C . A . STANNARD .... Hope KENTUCKY . W . F . LILLARD Lawrenceburg CALDWELL , NORTON .. . . Louisville FRIEND &am...
[ The Berkshire j [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 August 1899
[ The Berkshire j LOVEJOY &amp; HARVEY SAL--. The public sale of Berkshire swine , held at the Illinois State Fair Grounds , Springfield , 111 ., Thursday , August 3 d , 1899 , was a decided success . The stock consisted of fifty head of boars and sows , bred by A . J . Lovejoy &amp; Sou , of Roseoe , 111 ., and W . R . Harvey , of Sibley , 111 . The hogs were in fine condition and the breeding all that could be desired . There was not an inferior animal in the sale and a more uniform lot of first-class Berkshires has never before been offered at public sale . Every purchaser obtained a bargain and will want a front seat in the sale ring Thursday , August 2 d , 1900 , the day appointed for the second annual sale of A . J . Lovejoy &amp; Son and W . R . Harvey . There was an unusual number of exceptionally good hogs sold and they will make a good record in the show rings at the leading fairs held in 1899 . It was unfortunate for the gentlemen making the sale t...
m » s »« . »»«» n » n'n ""»» ' farmers ' Colleges . - ~ ~ -A . — _ ------ -» ¦— [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 August 1899
m » s »« . »»«» n » nn »» farmers Colleges . - ~ ~ -A . — _ ------- » ¦— mwww I PPWWPW ^^^ - » . «_ p- - - SCHOLARSHIPS . The Illinois Farmers Institute , through its executive committee , petitioned the Board of Trustees that they provide a scholarship in the College of Agriculture to be given annually to one person from each county In the state . The trustees agreed to do so , changing the number , so far as the county of Cook is concerned , by giving a scholarship to each of the first seven congressional districts . The executive committee of the Illinois Farmers * Institute is charged with the arrangements for the admission and examination of the applicants for all these scholarships . These scholarships are for the period of two years and matriculation and term fees are remitted . No student who has previously been in the university ls eligible for these scholarships . The scholarships apply to special as well as to regular students . The holder is released from all fees except...
I The JPublisbcr [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 August 1899
I The JPublisbcr NEW IMPORTATIONS SHEEP . Mr . Sid Conger , of Hope , Ind ., is importing a flne lot of Oxford Sheep this year and if they are as good as his Importation of last year they will get a large share of the blue ribbons at the coming fairs . Mr . Conger writes , I have a crack lot of Oxford and Southdown Sheep to sell and they are winners , and will be sold cheap . Send for descriptive circulars to Mr . Sid Conger , box B , Hope , Ind . DR . SNODDY VS . HOG CHOLERA . There Is but little room to doubt that Dr . J . H . Snoddy , of Alton , 111 ., has mastered hog cholera . The writer is personally acquainted with Dr . Snoddy and has inspected the pens and saw sick hogs successfully treated by him . It is a fact that he has been quite successful in treating sick hogs . Many young pigs get well under his treatment same as aged hogs . We have a letter before us written by Mr . I . G . Jones , of Des Moines , Iowa , who has made it a business during the past winter to buy sick ...