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  2. Pastures in the Wellington and Dubbo Districts.

    Whilst the writer was on a visit to the Wellington and Dubbo districts, several pastoralists and farmers asked him to publish a popular description in the "Town and Country Journal" of the ...

    Article : 1,844 words
  3. St. Magdalene's Retreat, Tempe.

    The Tempo Ball, which ia annually held in aid of that most deserving charity, the St. Magdalene's Retreat, at Tempe, near Sydney, takes place this year on Wednesday, June 14. The ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 770 words
  4. A New Method of Slaughtering.

    Under the auspices of the Society for Promoting Kindness to Animals, a trial was held recently at the slaughter--house of Mr. Boxall, Tachbrook, Belgravia, of an instrument used largely in the ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 241 words
  5. Feeding Good Straw.

    Farmers who live in grain-growing districts and have plenty of straw do not sometimes value it as they should. If one is not provided with a barn or shed in which to store it, it can be so ...

    Article : 566 words
  6. Weaning the Colt.

    A spring colt ought to be weaned before the pastures become scanty of herbage. At the same time it should be used to taking a little grain twice a day while it is still running at pasture. ...

    Article : 162 words
  7. A Terrible Voyage.

    The Glasgow iron barque Gogoburn, 1098 tons, arrived at Ostend in March after a terrible voyage, from South America, having had her captain and one of the crew drowned, been greatly ...

    Article : 424 words
  8. This Gate Swings Both Ways.

    The gate shown in the accompanying illustration I have used for years, and find it safe and cheap (says a writer in the "American Agriculturist"). The horizontal boards, a, are 6in wide ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 213 words
  9. When an Aninial is Ripe.

    How shall we know when an animal is ripe? An experienced eye and hand can tell this, says the "Stockman." When a steer is fully ripe, his flesh is firm. When the finger tips are pressed ...

    Article : 208 words



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