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WILLAMETTE FARMER: SALEM, OREGON, OCTOBER" 8 1886
A mixture of ovcrnl kinds of grain for
footling stock is nlwnys better than ono
kind ulonc. Vitriuty in ijrniii is ns im
portant nH variety in bulky food.
Brlnjr tho slicup up at night and givo
oach nicul of outH. If pasture bo
comos tdiort allow cut straw and liny.
Ono of our sheep breeders, sayB tho
Indinnn Fnrinur, who tried tho rccom
mondation of a pint of sweet milk with
an egg Htirrcd in it, nays it curod tho
scouring in ovory caao in liia flock.
Tho small Yorkshiro ia an excellent
breed of hogs for crossing on common
stock. Thoy nro whllo in color, maturo
very oarly, and make it largo proportion
of pork for tho amount of food provided
Professor Bnnborn, of Missouri, says
that tho corn-foddur wasted by nllowing
tho corn to stand in tho hill until it is ns
' dry ns parchment is enough to nearly
winter tho Block.
Sccuro oarly, boforo fall rains, or win
tor snows begin, it bountiful supply of
dry straw to bo used about and under
tho stock nt night
During tho dry roason a largo supply
of flno road dirt should bo stored nway
for winter use as an absorbent. It is ex
cellent in tho stalls and also in tho man
It ia a curious fact that with tho two
millions of sheep in Colorado tho Htato
docs not produce tho mutton its pcoplo
consume. Thousands nro brought in
from Now Mexico, Utah and Wyoming.
Much is being said these days nbout
tho "pink oyo" distemper in horses. Wo
road to-day that tho great running horao
Jloaconsflold, now in tho Kitst, hnH boon
Buffering with tho "pink eye," which hns
probably drntroyed IiIh prospects on tho
turf for this season. This "pink cyo" in
horses is scarlet fever. A horse afllictcd
with it generally commences to improvo
on the seventh day after the attack, but
is usually months in entirely recovering.
Young horses take the disease more fre
quently than older aniiimlH, although
tho latter are nut always kept exempt.
Tho trouble is self-limited ordinarily, bo
that pallative treatment is all that is re
quired. Any Hlioop man who will reduce IiIb
full blooded Merino Hock to a medium
grndeby judicious crossing with Shrop
Hhires or South Downs will bo wino ; so
will ho who him a Hurub Hock, if ho pur
chases u good Leicester or Shropshire
ram. Merinos will have their men for
years to come in tho far West. Tho na
tive sheep orosbod with them grow
heavier Howes, which gradually lose
wild kempy quality, and yield an exsel
lent medium wools but tho growing of
strictly line wooled sheep in any part of
tho United States, we think, will hence
forth prove unprofitable, when compared
with that of the standard classes known
as mutton sheep, such m Shropshire,
South Down and Leicester. Wool Jour
ual. KlOkttlB cows.
Mrs. F. 0. Curtis, of Wisconsin, writes
to tho I'rairio Farmer regarding kicking
cows as follows :
"The best and most oilVctivn cuie for
it kioking cow is tho butcher." I hold
that we should make tho best wo can of
all tho cowb we have, by it more goner
ous feeding and kinder care feeding so
well that the ln-of cowb will be trans
formed into beef. In the meantime let
us endeavor to improve one brood of
tows for the special purposes for w hieh
wo designed them. If for butter our
mh, it is very plain to me that the
Jinney grades are tho best; if for leof,
uIiocmi or niilk,oloct the brood you con
sider boat adapted to that particular
purooso. To ell a cow to your neigh
bor bociun-o nbo is it poor one or kicks,
is reprehensible in the extreme. I have
bought cowb that would kick, come
times being told the fact and sometimes
not. 1 never sold or fattened one simply
boeaiifo she was it kicker. 1 have often
described my management of a kicking
cow. Sometimes it is well received,
and often ridiculed, it noted dairyman
onco replying, "1 would its soou thiuk
of tying my wife iih tying it cow." Su
perintendent Morrison, of tho Kitriuora'
Institute, has adopted the motto, "Treat
a cow as you would treat Jit lady." All
well enough; treat them well, kindly
and make them comfortable, but follow
ing this motto to the letter is overdoing
n good thing. I hold that tho cow
should bo closely court nod by tho head,
in it stanchion or otherwise, for milking
purposed at least When milking a cow
alio should stand in n proper position,
which many cows scorn dotcrmluod not
to do. Tho cow id tho strongest, and
anger And brutal treatment is tho re
sult. Could tho milker apply hia
strength in some cany practical manner,
bo iib to compel tho cow to stand in a
proper position whllo being milked,
thoro would be no cauao for nngor on
the part of the milker: bunco no brutal
troatmont would necessarily result. Sonio
cowb kick from natural or acquired vie
iousncBS, others because- tho operation
of milking is painful from tenderness
or otherwise. Hence, in boiiio cases it
is h sort of surgical operation, and the
pationt must bo confined to submit.
Tho proper position for it cow to stand
in is to "hoist," i. e., the right hind foot
should step back; or whatiscquivalont,
tho opposito foot should bo advanced.
It will bo noticed that a cow in this po
sition rests her croatcst woiclit on tho
foot farthest from tho milker. Such be
ing tho caso, sho cannot thon well kick
with that foot. It seems, then, verv
plain that tho cow should "hois.!" if
sho will not, I simply propose to com
pol hor to. For this purposo I keep in
tho etnblo a ropo nbout ton foot long. I
mako a loop nt ono ond, go to tho loft
eido of tho cow, loop tho ropo around
tho hind leg, drop it down near tho
dow-clnwH, pass it around tho stanchion
twico if necessary and draw tho
foot forward ns far ns necessary. This
Ib a forced "hoist," nnd has tho effect in
almost nil cases to euro or broak up tho
annoying habit of many cows that keep
stepping or changing position, thus
compelling tho milkor to movo as often
as tho cow docs.
Tho plnn hero given will bo a sure
corrective of moBt cases of kickers and
steppers, but when it is not, put the cord
around tho ham-string, passing it over
tho top of tho stanchion, and if neces
sary, in oxtromo caaos, draw tho foot off
tho floor. If this doos not provo effectual,
and you tlcsiro to socuro tho cow any
how, tio tho loft foot as first directed,
then with a stronger rope draw tho
other foot back nnd conflno it out of
harm's way. I never found but ono
caso requiring this last treatment, and I
should not nrgue long about what dis
position should bo made of such n cow.
Tho simplo and easy plan of drawing
the left foot forward, as first describod,
will bo found of groat valuo to those
who chooso to uho it discreetly. A boy
twelvo years old has suflicicnt strength
to uso it, though judgment may bo
lacking. Nervous or wild cows will
htruggle some when this correction is
tirst applied, but will soon become ac
customed to it. In some ciisos it may
1hi well to tlo tho cow in advance of
Intelligence In Feeding Horces.
The question of economy in feeding
horses and other working animals is not
vory well understood by farmers gener
ally. Street-car companies, iivery-stablo
owners, and othors working largo
numbers of horses, havo got foeding
down to a practical basis, which comes
vory near to being scientific. It is
indeed based on scientific principle-',
but those who practice it have very
little understanding of tho philosophi
cal reasons for what they aro doing.
They simply know that their homes do
well on certain rations, nnd beyond that
thoy do not bother their heads. Inn
certain sense, porliapt, this is wise, but
no mental development is derived from
it. Any change in tho routine would
completely upset them. If they had to
make up a ration out of something else,
thoy would not know how to intelligently
combine materials ho as to produco tho
desired result. Or, if tho work of tho
horses uero changed, thoy would not
know how to accommodate tho ration
to the new kind of work. This is tho
dillVieuco between routino work and in
telligent work. Tho informed, intelli
gent man knows wh'tt ho is doing and
why ho does it, and can change his
method tottccoinmodato circumstances;
but tho mere routine feeder knows only
tho one thing that ho is doing, without
understanding why or how to chango
his hand in accordance with conditions.
Hut common senfo teaches that tho
hardworking horso neods stronger nnd
more concentrated food, and more of it,
than tho horso that has little to do.
Indeed, tho ration required by a hard
working horso' would kill oue, in a little
while, that had to only occasionally
draw a gentleman's carriage, Tho ration
of tho latter must not only bo smaller,
but less nitrogenous that is, contain
less of the muscle-making and musole
siutaining material. Ho needs little,
but tho carbonaceous material, or food
of respiration, and tho less exercise he
has, tho weaker should bo his diet and
tho smaller tho quantity. Anything
beyond sufficient to repair wasto aud
keep up vitality in a state of rost, is
injurious. But how many aro thoro
who know how to adjust tho food to tho
work of tho horso? Livo Stock Jour
Texas stock interests aro in tho transi
tion stale fioin the ratigo system to that
of the stock farm. If the trail troublos
had not come up, and this change been
permitted to come gradually, our stock
mon would have escaped many of tho
troubles that now bu-et them. Our cat
tle men would not hnvo been caught
with their surplus yearlings, and a mar
ket for beof only. Thero nro thoso, how
over, who arguo that tho chango being
inevitable tho sooner it comos tho hotter,
and tiiat if it had not been forced upon
our cattlo owners they would havo been
slow to adopt the now system, and there
by havo beon lu-ers. Texas Stockman.
Profit in sheep docs not ariso from
numbers. Those uIiopo flocks amount
up into the thousands cannot mako a
very good average in wool, lambs, or an
nual increase in value. On an Eastorn
farm a flock of filty will bo apt to givo
more of a profit than a larger numbor.
This is just tho reason why it pays to
attend to them. it is judicious to
make some profit from each of a small
numbor; it is foolish to keep more and
Largost stock patent medicinos nt
Port's 100 Statosin-ct.
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OimrlUmOi tongue coated while or
covered with a brown fur; pain In the back, tides,
or Jolntt often mlilaVen for Kheumatlim; aour
stomach lux of appellto I tomctlmct tuuiea
and walerbraah, or inillgcatloni flatulency and
add eruUtloni bowelt alternately cottlve and
la xj lirnilnrlin) lint of memory, with a painful
tentillon of having tailed In tlo aomethlng which
ouchl to have been dontj debility) lowplriti;
a thick, yellow appearance of Ihe tUin and cyrti
a dry cough: fever I rettleatnest j the urine iiacanty
and high-colored, and, If allowed to tund, depoiltt
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Turpld Liver to a healthy action.
It acta with extraordinary eOlcacy on tho
k interim, mono ros
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