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  2. The Farmers' Exchange Walker's Wheat or Dart's Imperial

    J.A. and H.A. T. write: Would you kindly let us know whether Walker's wheat is an early or late wheat, as we should like to know? And whether it ...

    Article : 121 words
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    Advertising : 381 words
  4. Feather Eating

    H.W. writes: Will you inform me what is the cause of and also the cure for, my parrot continually picking and scratching his back and under his ...

    Article : 90 words
  5. Indian Runner Ducks

    "Ducks" writes: Can you inform me whether Indian Runner ducks are considered a paying proposition as far as egg laying is concerned in their second ...

    Article : 130 words
  6. Frost Killing Geraniums

    P. Bros. writer: (1) Will frost cut off geraniums out in open ground, also will it harm dolichos creepers when grown a fair size? (2) We have a ...

    Article : 113 words
  7. Potato Growing

    W.G.S. writes: What is the best seed potato for sommer planting, and best for winter use? Also the best manure to use? ...

    Article : 86 words
  8. Value of Stone

    "Wayback" writes: I am forwarding you a parcel of stone I found near Ardath Station. I would like to know what it contains. ...

    Article : 89 words
  9. Reviving a Lawn

    R.D. writes: Would you kindly say what is the best treatment for a grass lawn that is dying in patches? It is a buffalo grass lawn. ...

    Article : 106 words
  10. Horse Cut of Condition

    A.J.M. writes: I have a horse which I am working, and he is losing condition every day. He eats well, and is fed on good chaff, with a little oats. ...

    Article : 123 words
  11. Narrow Leaf Plantain

    T.E.L. writes: There is a plant or weed growing in my orchard. It only made its appearance this year. I am forwarding a sample. Will you let me ...

    Article : 149 words
  12. Transplanting Daphne

    C.H.D. writes: I have a daphne in full bloom, but would like to transplant it to another position. Can you remove them with safety, and if so ...

    Article : 166 words
  13. Pigs Not Thriving

    E.H. writes: I want to ask advice about a young pig: when fed it simply gorges itself, and an hour after is hungry, and to all appearances it ...

    Article : 123 words
  14. Pigs Injured

    "Countrywoman" writes:—What would cause little pigs' tails to drop off? Three of our sows had litters of fine healthy little pigs, but when ...

    Article : 100 words
  15. Prickly Poison

    A.E.K. writes: Will you let me know if this plant is a poisonous one? Answer. We asked Dr. Stoward to kindly ...

    Article : 108 words
  16. Weevils in a House

    "Remedy" writes: Would you advise me how to rid the house of weevils? Last February 1 purchased a small quantity of wheat. After a few days ...

    Article : 212 words
  17. Damage by Silverfish

    "Subscriber" writes: I have a portion of my house walls covered with paper, and lately I have noticed that the surface of same is gradually being ...

    Article : 214 words
  18. Cause of Mare's Death

    "Pommy" writes: I had a mare who dropped dead while working in the team, and would be very pleased if you could tell me the cause. She had ...

    Article : 150 words
  19. Cattle Dying

    E.G. writes: I am sending you a small parcel containing a plant which I think might be poison. I have had a lot of cattle die at harvest time. ...

    Article : 103 words
  20. Bladder Trouble

    "Z. x S" writes: What is the right thing to give a mare that cannot pass her water? She strains terribly. She is about 12 years old, eats and drinks ...

    Article : 136 words
  21. Box Poisoning

    "Bob" writes: I have a six-year-old gelding that was turned out for four days, and, being put to work, appeared very dull, and trembled very much in ...

    Article : 270 words
  22. Sugar Grass

    H.M.G. writes: I am sending you for identification two samples of grass. The smaller sample is, I think, an imported grass. The other is a grass of ...

    Article : 230 words
  23. Insects Eating Crops

    R.S. writes: Would you inform me what kind of insects they are that are destroying my crops? It is a very small beetle (black), with two long ...

    Article : 223 words
  24. Bone Meal for Stock

    L.S.W. writes us in reply to a recent query in the Farmers" Exchange column as follows:—We have read inquiries in "The Sunday Times" as to ...

    Article : 322 words
  25. Hydrangea Culture

    F.S. asks: (1) Can you grow hydrangeas from cuttings? If so, when is the best time and what is the best method for striking them? (2) Do ...

    Article : 145 words
  26. Eye Trouble

    "Eyesore" writes: Can you tell me if anything can be done for a valuable mare? She has one eye eaten out by what most horsemen call a cancer in ...

    Article : 171 words
  27. A Wound Not Healing

    O.S. writes: I should be glad if you will give me your help in diagnosing what is the matter with one of my cows. It has a sore near the spine on ...

    Article : 286 words
  28. Advertising

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    Advertising : 83 words
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    Advertising : 625 words
  30. Grubs Destroying Cabbages

    "Wahkinup" writes: Will you kindly tell me how to destroy green grubs which form their nest on the outside of the cabbage? I am greatly troubled ...

    Article : 335 words
  31. Growing Potatoes

    W.B.P. writes: I am going to plant some potatoes shortly, and was intending to put stable manure in the trenches, then plant the potatoes on ...

    Article : 206 words
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    Advertising : 28 words
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    Advertising : 48 words



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