Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England
Royal Agricultural Society of England, 1866
Vols. for 1933- include the societys Farmers' guide to agricultural research.
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Página 18 - tis public folly feeds. The slaves of custom and establish'd mode, With packhorse constancy we keep the road, Crooked or straight, through quags or thorny dells, True to the jingling of our leader's bells. To follow foolish precedents, and wink With both our eyes, is easier than to think...
Página 563 - Present : — The Queen's Most Excellent Majesty in Council. WHEREAS by an Act, passed in the session of Parliament holden in the third and fourth year of the reign of His late Majesty King William the Fourth, intituled, " An Act to Regulate the Trade to China and India...
Página 563 - Articles that have been used, in or about any such animal to be burnt or otherwise destroyed ; and no fresh animal shall be admitted into any Yard, Shed, Stable, Field, or other Premises, in which any Animal affected with Cattle Plague has been kept while affected by the Disease, or has died or been Slaughtered, until the expiration of thirty days after the cleansing and disinfecting of such premises in pursuance of this Act ; and every...
Página 94 - Dr. Voelcker says of charcoal, " It possesses the power, not only of absorbing certain smelling gases — sulphuretted, hydrogen and ammonia, but also of destroying the gases thus absorbed ; for, otherwise, its purifying action would soon be greatly impaired. It is very porous, and its pores are filled with condensed oxygen, to the extent of eight times its bulk. We have therefore, in charcoal, oxygen gas...
Página 392 - The price of wool continued so low, however, that two years after this a committee of the House of Lords was appointed to inquire into the causes.
Página 563 - Privy Council" means the Lords of her Majesty's most Honourable Privy Council, or any two of them : The expression
Página xii - Liverpool in the three months was excessive, and demands immediate and earnest consideration ; it rose to 4-59S per cent. This implies that if this death-rate were maintained for a year, forty-six persons out of a thousand in the population would die in that time, or fifteen more than died in Glasgow, its northern rival, nineteen more than in London.
Página 563 - ... been kept while affected by the Disease, or has died or been slaughtered, to be thoroughly cleansed and disinfected, and all Hay, Straw, Litter, Dung, or other Articles that have been used in or about any such Animal to be burnt or otherwise destroyed; and no fresh Animal shall be admitted into any Yard, Shed, Stable, Field, or other Premises in which any Animal affected with Cattle Plague has been kept while affected by the Disease, or has died or been slaughtered, until the Expiration of...
Página 231 - The cattle show great depression of the vital powers, frequent shivering, staggering gait, cold extremities, quick and short breathing, drooping head, reddened eyes, with a discharge from them, and tlso from the nostrils, of a mucous nature, rawlooking place;, on the inner side of the lips and roof of the mouth, diarrhoea or dysenteric purging.