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AGRICULTURE FOR JLn". SpniNG TARES -]-I' I lie farmer depends on a succession of tares for soiling, or for feeding j sheep, he must sow fur one crop some time in this month < and better still twice, tn case the April sowing was early in that month. litii iiioitth, tii(! coti-s,,Iiotild I)e kept in good food, that the dairy or the calves may return the farmer a due product. Clover, and rye-grass that has been fed off early with sheep, will suit them welh but if the clover should, as it isconnitottiy imagined to do, give the butter a taste, the variation oi price should tiicii be calculated, on compari- son with the Convenience the farmer finds in feeding with that grass. l,ticel-ii tioc!.q ex(.ef- lently for cows, and gives the butier no ill 1e1111y -or ()'II, and g¡ve t,he bulier 110 ill taste; it will, mown and given in racks or cribs,go much farther tllim food eaten in the field, and at the same lime yield an opportu- nity of raising much dfiug ? point that ought never to lie fell. If (fill method is pursued, care must be taken that the. feeding- places arc kept well littered. In this manner the dairy or calves will not fail of proving ex- tremely profitable. It is not at. all necessary to assert, that the cows will yield as large a produce in this manner, as when turned into natural grass up to their horns; that is by no means the inquiry but there cannot be a doubt of their yielding a much greater profit, which is the only point of consequence. In natural grass, they will eat, spoil, andIrample a great breadth 5 in exceeding good grass, all acre a head at least; but if your lucern is good, one acre will feed three or four cows amply. Such a state of the case, at once shews that the product of the cows has little to do in the inquiry it is the clear projii alone that should be considered. in the feeding of horses, oxen, or cows, With lucern, let me observe, that it should be. "regularly mown every day and the best way of carry ing it to the stable, will be in a small skeleton cart drawn by one horse, and made for the purposc." In the cutting it, the plan- tation should be marked intoforty or fifty di visions, accordlllgto its one to be mown eveiy day, and tiie cattle so propor- tioned, that they may eat it regularly. This will save trouble, a«d make tije proportion between the cattle and their food to be disco- vered wills the greater accuracy tiie lucern, if \lell managed, and on good lau^, may be cut four times. a


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