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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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TURKEYS FOR CHRISTMAS. The next few weeks is a very important time in the life of the Christmas turkey, since once the fattening period arrives it is too late then to attempt to increase their size to any consid- erable extent so far as framework is concerned. During the montla or five weeks previous to killing feeding should be in the direction of forming flesh and not bone. At the present time, however, the aim should be to build up a large carcase upon which the flesh may afterwards be laid. A considerably higher price is procurable per pound for large birds as a matter of fact, while not more than 8d or 9d per lb. is obtainable for a 10 lb. bird, as much as Is 3d is frequently secured for one weighing 18 to 20-lb. Turkeys intended for the Christmas market should be given full freedom, for in confine- ment successful results are rarely achieved. On the corn stubbles they do remarkably well, besides which they are able to procure a large proportion of their own food. Every penny that can be saved in this direction is so much extra profit. The birds should be fed three times a day, the mid-day meal being quite a small one. In the morning mash should be provided, and a

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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…