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Annual Report Volume 16 1861 (Paperback) Loot Price: R721
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Annual Report Volume 16 1861 (Paperback): Ohio State Board of Agriculture
Annual Report Volume 16 1861 (Paperback): Ohio State Board of Agriculture

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Annual Report Volume 16 1861 (Paperback)

Ohio State Board of Agriculture

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: or value of this property in the State. The profit received from it annually is, however, sufficient ( make it a matter of importance that statistics be gathered yearly in regard to the number and value of hens, tuikeys and geese. Along the lines of our principal railroads there is reason to believe that there bas been an increase in the number of hens and turkeys kept within ihe last five . In no instance, however, has it become a leading branch of business. The real profit from poultry will always be most where they are kept in small quantitie by a large number of people, rather than the revtrse. They aie important to the farmer from the large number of insects they destroy, and miht be made so for the value of the manure which could be saved from them, were it not usually allowed to go to waste. Within a few years tbe Bronze Turkey has been introduced into the State, and very favorable reports ar% given of iheir vnlue. Of hens no new breeds have recently been introduced, but there has been a general dissmination of the most valuable old breeds. Reaiiug geese is on the decline, nd has been since the substitution of mattresses for feather-beds in so many families. BEES. Bee culture has received a very decided impetus within the list five years. Previous to that time it had been on the decline. The ravages of the bee-moth (Gallera cercana), which in the caterpillar state feeds upon the comb ot the bee, the los fiom wintering them, and the great number of patent hives, which were either so many moth traps, or which, in construction, made wintering bees more uncertain than ever, all tended to this result. Hives.?Since the introduction of the Langstroth hive, which gives tbe beekeeper such control of his bees that he may at any time ascertain their condition and want...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2012
First published: October 2012
Authors: Ohio State Board of Agriculture
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 14mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 270
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-44105-6
Barcode: 9780217441056
Categories: Books
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LSN: 0-217-44105-X

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