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  2. AGRICULTURAL NEWS BY THE MAIL.

    The latter part of the English harvest season had been dull and damp, and the temperature having been rather high, the late wheats and most of the barleys had been ...

    Article : 1,659 words
  3. NOTES AND QUERIES.

    Sir,—When the possibility of sending fresh meat to Europe was in question, a good many years ago, a simple method of preserving the freshness of meat for a few days in warm ...

    Article : 119 words
  4. THE RABBIT PEST.

    Sir,—Noticing the ravages committed by rabbits in your colony, as reported in your paper, allow me to suggest the importation of some of our large Queensland iguanas. I ...

    Article : 109 words
  5. RABBIT NUISANCE. PROTECTION FOR CATS.

    Sir,—"Subscriber's" letter as to destroying rabbits, in your issue of the 26th ult., describes the best method for ground where there is cover. If a short act was passed, ...

    Article : 101 words
  6. TANNING SKINS.

    Sir,—Would you or any of your readers kindly inform me the best and quickest method of tanning native bear and platypus skins without chemicals, also the process ...

    Article : 47 words
  7. EMUS.

    Sir,—Emus are very hardy, and with ordinary care will undergo a long sea voyage without suffering inconvenience. Five and twenty years ago we took a pair from Sydney ...

    Article : 105 words
  8. OSTRICH FARMING AT THE CAPE.

    Sir,—The following is an extract of a letter received by little daughter from my "I still keep ostriches. I have seven pairs of full-grown ones. Two of them have nests. ...

    Article : 376 words
  9. NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY OF VICTORIA.

    The eighth annual spring show of the National Society, which opened on Wednesday, will be noteworthy on account of the more than average increase of ...

    Article : 6,276 words
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