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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.

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CROOKED BREASTS. A very common complaint against many of the dead fowls that are sent to market is that their breastbones are bent, which greatly de- tracts from the appearance, and, consequently, from the value. Crooked breastbones may be encouraged through hereditary tendencies, but more often than not they are due to the chickens perching when too young. To coun- teract the former, the utmost care should be exercised in selecting the breeding stock, all birds with any tendency in that direction being rigidly excluded. To overcome the the second cause is more easy. namely, by not allowing the youngsters to perch till their bones are well set. It is advisable to make them sleep on the floor until they are fourteen to sixteen weeks old. If there is danger from rats a broad shelf should be provided a few inches from the ground. It is the narrow perches that cause the harm, and it must be remembered that when young the chickens' breastbones are merely muscle, and easily put out of shape.

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.

BWLCHYFFRIDD.'

CHURCHSTOKE.

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CATTLE-FEEDING EXPERIMENTS…

TRANSPLANTING FRUIT BUSHES.

TURKEYS FOR CHRISTMAS.

CATTLE-FEEDING EXPERIMENTS…