Domestic Animals



Domestic Animals.

History and description of the horse, mule, cattle, sheep, swine, poultry, and farm dogs with directions for their management, breeding, crossing, rearing, feeding, and preparation for a profitable market. Also, domestic animals diseases, and remedies.

[01] Introduction.
Domestic Animals
01 Introduction.
02 Introductory Remarks General Principles Of Breeding, Nutrition, Management, ampc.
03 That This Improvement Will Not Only Be Sustained
04 Principles Of Breeding.
05 Should Be Favorable To The Object Sought
06 General Form And Characteristics.
07 The Lungs.
08 Respiration In Animals.
09 The Excess Of Hydrogen Amounts To As Many As From 13 To 15 Dwts
10 Products Voided By The Horse In 24 Hours
11 Food Consumed By The Cow In 24 Hours
12 Products Voided By The Cow In 24 Hours
13 The Effects Of Respiration.
14 Perspiration
15 The Food Which Supplies Respiration.
16 Circumstances Which Augment Respiration.
17 The Bear Retires To His Den In The Beginning Of Winter
18 The Feeding Of Animals.
19 Purposes Fulfilled By Different Kinds Of Food.
20 Composition Of The Different Crops
21 Changes In The Food Of Animals.
22 The Profit Of Feeding.
23 Neat Or Horned Cattle.
24 Various Domestic Breeds.
25 Native Cattle.
26 The Devon
27 The Short Horns, Or Durhams.
28 The Importation Of Short Horns Into This Country.
29 Herefords. Pure Breed.
30 Youatt Further Describes Them As Follows
31 The Ayrshire. The Milk Is Good.
32 Management Of Calves.
33 The Safest And Least Troublesome Method
34 Diseases And Remedies.
35 Breeding. Large Size And Good Feed.
36 Breaking Steers
37 Management Of Oxen.
38 Management Of Bulls Or Vicious Animals.
39 The Proper Time For Turning Off Cattle.
40 Fattening Cattle.
41 The Selection Of Animals For Stall Fattening.
42 Stall-feeding.
43 Diseases In Cattle. Hoven, Or Swelling Of The Paunch,
44 The Proper Mode Of Giving The Above Remedies
45 Choking
46 Inflammation Of The Stomach.
47 Mange, Or Scab.
48 Hollow Horn, Or Horn Ail.
49 Jaundice, Or Yellows.
50 Mad Itch.
51 Bloody Murrain, Or Red Water.
52 Hoof Ail
53 Loss Of Appetite. Loss Of Cud.
54 Scours, Or Diarrhœa. Warbles. Wounds.
55 Milk, Or Puerperal Fever. Caked Bag.
56 Garget Sore Teats And Warts.
57 Sore Necks On Working Oxen.
58 The Bite Of Poisonous Snakes
59 For a Forming Tumor.
60 Lice And Vermin
61 The Trembles, Milk Sickness
62 The Dairy. Cows For The Dairy.
63 Management Of Dairy Cows.
64 How To Milk a Cow? Milking.
65 Milk
66 The Constituents Of Milk
67 Circumstances Which Modify The Quantity And Character Of Milk.
68 The First Milk Drawn From a Cow After Calving
69 How To Make Milk Cream?
70 Changes In Milk. Butter. Electricity.
71 Sour Cream.
72 Sweet Cream And Clouted Cream.
73 Churning The Whole Milk
74 Sourness Of The Milk Cream.
75 Making Butter. Quickness In Churning.
76 Temperature Of The Milk Or Cream.
77 Making Butter. The Alleged Advantages Of Churning The Entire Milk.
78 Cleanliness In All The Operations Of The Dairy.
79 The Method Of Freeing The Butter From The Milk
80 Cheese. The Circumstances Affecting The Quality Of Cheese.
81 Natural Differences In The Milk
82 Milk Of Different Animals.
83 Creamed Or Uncreamed Milk.
84 Buttermilk Cheese.
85 Whey Cheese.
86 Mixtures Of Vegetable Substances With The Milk.
87 How To Make Potato Cheeses?
88 Preparation Of Rennet.
89 Salting The Stomach.
90 Making The Rennet.
91 Different Qualities Of Cheese.
92 Mode In Which The Milk Is Warmed.
93 The Quality Of The Rennet.
94 The Quantity Of Rennet Added.
95 The Way In Which The Rennet Is Made.
96 The Way In Which The Curd Is Treated.
97 The Separation Of The Whey
98 The Mode In Which The Salt Is Applied.
99 Addition Of Cream Or Butter To The Curd.
100 Size Of The Cheese.
101 The Method Of Curing The Cheese.
102 Ammoniacal Cheese.
103 Inoculating Cheese.
104 Sheep
105 What Uses Does a Sheep Have?
106 Sheep Introduced With Evident Delight In Their Pastoral Themes
107 Varieties Of Sheep.
108 The Domesticated Sheep (o. Aries)
109 Native Or Common Sheep Of The United States.
110 The Merino Race Of Sheep.
111 Whatever Distrust May Be Attached To These Scraps Of History
112 Exportation Of Merinoes From Spain.
113 The First Importation Of Merinoes Into The United States,
114 Varieties Of The Spanish Sheep.
115 Fineness And Abundance Of The Fleece
116 The Nigretti Flock Were The Tallest Merinoes In Spain
117 The Saxon,
118 The First Importation Of Saxons Into United Sates
119 The Rambouillet Flock.
120 The First Importation Of The Rambouillets To United Sates.
121 The Progress Of The Merino Sheep In The United States.
122 Many Of Which Were Excessively Diminutive And Diseased
123 Peculiarities Of The Merino Sheep.
124 Breeding Merinoes.
125 The Ewe Should Possess These Characteristics Generally
126 The South Down. a Valuable Sheep.
127 The Form And Characteristics Of The South Downs.
128 Other Breeders Have Commenced Where Ellman Left Off
129 The Cheviot Sheep.
130 The Bakewell Or Leicester, The Cotswold And Lincolnshire,
131 Improvement Of The Long-wools.
132 The Cotswold And Lincolnshire Breeds.
133 Peculiarity Of Long Wool Sheep And Its Uses.
134 Breeding The Long-wool Sheeps.
135 The Ewe Goes With Young
136 Winter Management And Food.
137 Shelters.
138 Racks Or Mangers.
139 Troughs.
140 What Is The Best Food For Sheep?
141 The Care Of The Ewes With Young
142 Yeaning.
143 Management Of Lambs.
144 Castrating And Docking Lambs.
145 Tagging, Or Clatting,
146 Summer Management Of The Ewe.
147 How To Wash a Sheep?
148 Shearing. Take Off The Fleece.
149 Smearing Or Salving Sheep
150 Weaning. The Lambs May Be Weaned From 3½ To 4 Months Old.
151 The Time For Taking Sheep From The Pastures.
152 Management Of Sheep For The Prairies.
153 Diseases Of Sheep.
154 Diarrhœa Or Scours
155 Dysentery. Hoven. Braxy.
156 Costiveness. Stretches.
157 Poison Inflammation Of The Lungs.
158 Rot. Foot-rot.
159 Flies On Sheep. Corrosion Of The Flesh By Flies Or Maggots.
160 Protection From The Gad-fly.
161 Swollen Mouth Foul Noses.
162 Scab Disease.
163 Ticks And Lice Sometimes Infest Sheep.
164 Staggers Or Sturdy, And Water In The Head
165 Abortion In Sheep. The Uterus Of a Sheep.
166 For Garget, Or Caked Bag. Bleeding.
167 To Protect Lambs From Wolves And Foxes
168 The Horse.
169 Horses Of Morocco
170 The Experience Of Eastern Blood In This Country
171 As An Offset To These Isolated Examples Of Success In This Country
172 Flying Childers, Eclipse, Highflyer
173 Each Good Horse Has Done Something
174 We Mention One Family Of The American Roadster
175 With a Well-formed Head And Neck Of The Horse
176 Ponies And Heavy Roadster Horses.
177 How To Evaluate a Good Horse. Points Of a Horse.
178 Prominent External Points Of a Fine Saddle Or Gig Horse
179 Considerations Which Affect The Value Of The Horse.
180 Horse Breeding.
181 The Gestation Of The Mare
182 Management Of The Colt.
183 Castrating The Horse.
184 Breaking a Horse.
185 Longevity Of The Horse.
186 Feeding The Horse.
187 Horses That Are Put To Hard Labor
188 Diseases Of The Horse.
189 Glanders.
190 Poll-evil.
191 Catarrh Or Horse Distemper.
192 Flatulent Colic.
193 Inflammation Of The Bowels.
194 The Second Variety Of Inflammation Of The Bowels
195 Physicking The Horse.
196 Giving Mash To The Sick Horse.
197 Worms.
198 Bots. They Inhabit The Stomach Of The Horse.
199 Wind-galls.
200 Inflammation Of The Fetlock.
201 Cutting. The Inside Of The Fetlock.
202 Sprain Of The Coffin-joint.
203 Ringbone.
204 Enlargement Of The Hock.
205 Curb. Injuries Of Parts Of The Hock-joint.
206 Bone Spavin. Affection Of The Bones Of The Hock-joint.
207 Swelled Legs.
208 Grease Disease.
209 Cutting The Hair From The Heels Of The Horse.
210 Setons
211 Founder, Inflammation Of The Foot Of The Horse.
212 Poisoned Horse
213 Epidemics Among Horses.
214 Inflammation Of The Eyes.
215 For Sprains, For a Bruise Or Blow. Fistula. Wounds.
216 Shoeing The Horse
217 Corns.
218 The Bearing Rein
219 The Bit Is a Frequent Cause Of Injury To The Mouth Of The Horse.
220 The Crib Biter.
221 The Stable
222 The Ass, The Mule, And The Comparative Labor Of Working Animals.
223 Varieties Of Asses.
224 The Mule
225 Breeding Mules In The United States
226 The Breeding, Rearing, And Management Of Mules
227 What Is The Advantage Of a Mule Over a Horse? Labor.
228 What Is The Advantage Of a Mule Over a Horse? Feeding.
229 A Mule Is More Resistant To Diseases And Accidents Than a Horse.
230 And The Extensive Arid Plains That Lie Between And West Of Them
231 Mare Mules Better Than Horse Mules.
232 The Comparative Economy Of Horse And Ox Labor.
233 The Situation Of The Farm May Materially Affect This Estimate
234 Even If Intended For The Shambles
235 Swine.
236 Breeds Of Swine.
237 The Byefield Pig Was a Valuable Hog In The Eastern States
238 The Smaller Varieties Of Pigs
239 Breeding Pigs.
240 Management And Fattening Pigs.
241 The Fields Are Fenced Off Into Suitable Lots
242 Feeding The Swine. The Roots For Fattening Animals Ought To Be Washed.
243 Swine Ought To Be Kept Perfectly Dry And Clean
244 The Products Furnished By The Carcass Of Swine Are Numerous
245 Curing Hams And Pork.
246 Curing Hams And Shoulders
247 Diseases Of Swine.
248 Pulmonary Affections, Colds, Coughs, And Measles.
249 Blind Staggers.
250 Farm-dogs.
251 The Newfoundland Dog.
252 The Shepherd's Dog.
253 The Drover's Dog.
254 The Terrier Dog.
255 Poultry. Birds.
256 Hens. The Hen Is Peculiarly An Egg-producing Bird.
257 What do Hens Eat?
258 The Hen-house
259 Varieties Of Hens.
260 The Diseases Of Hens.
261 The Turkey.
262 Breeding Turkey.
263 The Peacock And Guinea-hen.
264 The Goose.
265 Breeding The Goose.
266 Ducks
267 Transcriber's Notes
268 Copyright
269 Safety Warning
270 How To Cite Our Website

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