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ADVANTAGES OF CAPONISING.

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REARING THE DAIRY CALF.

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OUR DEFICIENCIES IN POULTRY…

The Question of Health.

AGRICULTURAL CO-OPERATION.

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HUNTING APPOINTMENTS.\

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HOW THE LUNGS BECOME DISEASED.

CANADIAN FARMERS AND TARIFF…

SMALL HOLDINGS.

A FARMER'S LIABILITY.

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OUR DEFICIENCIES IN POULTRY…

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are concerned, the Board of Agriculture report states that only five out of 18 institutions had in 1907-8 regular lectures in poultry keeping. At three colleges members of the teaching staff dealing with other subjects included poultry at nine poultry breeding and man- agement was included in the agricultural syllabus, but usually treated very superficially, and at eight provision was made for practical instruction and demonstration. More space has been devoted to a poultry plant at the Macdonald College in Canada than at all the British Colleges combined, and at Cornell University the teaching staff is more numerous than at all the Colleges in Great Britain. At the last named institution a grant of £18,000 has just been obtained from the State of New York for equipment of a new poultry plant, which will have 55 acres alloted to it. Con- sidering the importance of increasing produc- tion on the farms of the country, it is reason- able to expect that this subject should be given a prominent place in the training of our agriculturists. If such is not the case they go forth with the feeling that poultry is regarded by educational authorities as of small value. It is scarcely credible, but such is the case, that for every -2100 spent by the people of Great Britain in the purchase of eggs and poultry the munificent sum of sixpence was expended in teaching how to produce more, or in experiments with a view to the adoption of better methods.

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A FARMER'S LIABILITY.