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Cattle and Cattle-Breeders William MCombie

Cattle and Cattle-Breeders

William MCombie

Published January 13th 2015
ISBN : 9781505304510
Paperback
110 pages
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[...]to buy fine cattle for poor or middling lands. You must always keep in view how the cattle have been kept. If they have been kept improperly for your purpose, their size, whether large or small, will not save you from loss. If the cattle areMore[...]to buy fine cattle for poor or middling lands. You must always keep in view how the cattle have been kept. If they have been kept improperly for your purpose, their size, whether large or small, will not save you from loss. If the cattle are kept on cake, corn, potatoes, or brewers wash or grain, during the previous winter, it will be ruin to the grazier. Let it not be supposed, however, that I recommend buying lean, half-starved beasts. What I wish to impress on you is, that you must keep the cattle always full of flesh- and, as a breeder, you must be careful not to lose the calf flesh. If you do so by starving the animal at any[...].