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. A CONVENIENT TIME FOR LIMING.

HOW THE LUNGS BECOME DISEASED.

START PIGS WELL.

Newtown's Opportunity.

CHOICE OF A BOAR.

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CATTLE-FEEDING EXPERIMENTS…

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QUERIES ANSWERED.

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ROOTS NOT ENOUGH.

TRANSPLANTING FRUIT BUSHES.

The Question of Health.

CROOKED BREASTS.

TURKEYS FOR CHRISTMAS.

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zC14 FOR AN APPLE.

"KEPT" EGGS.

PEN POINTS.

THE CHOICE OF A CAREER.

tteath Sentence Scene.

The Late Dr. Bannister.

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CHURCHSTOKE.

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CATTLE-FEEDING EXPERIMENTS…

TRANSPLANTING FRUIT BUSHES.

TURKEYS FOR CHRISTMAS.

CATTLE-FEEDING EXPERIMENTS…

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r access to water during the last moath of the experiment seemed to show the necessity of supplying such cattle with more water than is contained in 501b. of turnips per day, and the present experiment was designed in order to to put the matter to such a test as would fur- nish some guidance on this particular point in the conduct of future feeding experiments. The cattle used for the experiment consisted of eight three-year-old Shorthorn bullocks and two welsh Diue-grey buliocKs ot tne same age. They were fed in boxes as in Experiment 1. It is advisable to give cattle receiving no more than 501b. of turnips per head per day free access to drinking water, as they would thus gain in live weight more rapidly, on the average, than if water was withheld. When water has been cut off from cattle for some time immediately after they are given it again is very rapid, but this rate of increase is not maintained for more than about three or four weeks. When it seems clear that it is an advantage to give water "ad. lib." to cattle fed as they were in this experiment, it is equally clear that some cattle will not do any better with, than others will do without, water, there will be a great deal ot variation in the rate ot in- crease whether water is given or not. The amount of water required by feeding cattle will naturally depend upon the quantity of turnips they consume, but it will also depend to no small extent upon the cattle themselves, the season, and the weather.