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The Cow (Paperback) Loot Price: R112
Discovery Miles 1 120
The Cow (Paperback): Matthew Marmaduke Milburn
The Cow (Paperback): Matthew Marmaduke Milburn

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The Cow (Paperback)

Matthew Marmaduke Milburn

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1851 edition. Excerpt: ... were seventy-six female lambs produced against thirty-five males; and, in his male trial, there were produced eighty males against fiftyfive females. Another trial was made by M. Cournuejouls. One section was put to young male ram lambs, and on a good pasture; the other on a poorer pasture, and with old rams. The result was, that in the first experiment there were fifteen males and twenty-five females, and, in the second, there were twenty-six males and fourteen females. Buzareurgnes also showed that in several lots the approximations to male or female births, were also in the ratio of the ages of the animals on both sides. Thus, of the young ewes put to the young rams, the two-year old ewes produced fourteen males and twenty-six females, the three-year old gave sixteen males and twenty-nine females; whereas the four-year old ewes, to the aged rams, and on the poor pasture, produced thirty-three males and fourteen females. More than this is not known; but there is quite sufficient to indicate that the breeder possesses at least considerable power in controling the proportion of the sexes, and that the more vigour he has of frame and food, the greater will be the proportion of females; and that the converse will hold equally good. There is enough in the principle to deserve a trial. CHAPTER V. DAIRY MANAGEMENT. Op all kinds of food milk is one of the most important, perhaps it is the only one which contains within itself all the elements of food, and in such a form as may be most easily assimilated, and rendered fit for the building up a feeble and delicate structure. This nourishing substance, referring especially to the milk of the cow, contains a variety of proximate and ultimate principles; and every part of it is more or less useful...


Imprint: Theclassics.Us
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: Matthew Marmaduke Milburn
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 50
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-35116-2
Barcode: 9781230351162
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-230-35116-7

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