General view of the agriculture of the county of the West Riding of Yorkshire: with observations on the means of its improvement, 第 6 巻、第 1 号

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19 ページ - The principal external appearances which distinguish this breed of cattle from all others, are the following : — Their colour is invariably white ; muzzles black ; the whole of the inside of the ear, and about one-third of the outside, from the tip downwards, red ; horns white, with black tips, very fine, and bent upwards : some of the bulls have a thin upright mane, about an inch and a half or two inches long.
4 ページ - TO THE READER. IT is requested that this paper, may be returned to the Board of Agriculture, at its Office in London, with any additional remarks and observations which may occur on the perusal, written on the margin, as soon as may be convenient. It is hardly necessary to add, that...
19 ページ - ... with equal speed, but not to the same distance ; forming a shorter circle, and again returning with a bolder and more threatening aspect than before, they approach much nearer, probably within thirty yards, when they make another stand, and...
19 ページ - The mode of killing them was, perhaps, the only modern remains of the grandeur of ancient hunting. On notice being given that a wild Bull would be killed on a certain day, the inhabitants of the neighbourhood came mounted, and armed with guns, &c.
8 ページ - ... and of enabling every one to contribute his mite to the improvement of the country.
6 ページ - AGRICULTURE to come to a resolution of reprinting such as may appear on the whole fit for publication. It is proper at the same time to add, that the Board does not consider itself responsible for any fact or observation contained in the Reports thus reprinted, as it is impossible to consider them yet in a...
16 ページ - A great part of them is common, which lays the proprietors under the same inconveniences, as are already pointed out; and which might easily be remedied, by dividing and ascertaining the proportion which belongs to the respective proprietors...
162 ページ - On this fuppofition, the larches would meafure, one with another, ninety inches in circumference, at fix feet from the ground. A larch which meafures ninety inches, at fix feet from the ground, would meafure above feventy, at twenty feet from the ground; but fuppofing feventy inches to be the circumference at twenty...
15 ページ - The land in the vicinity of manufacturing. towns. The greatest part of the ground is there occupied by persons who do not consider farming as a business, but regard it only as a matter of convenience. The manufacturer has his inclosure, wherein he keeps milch cows for supporting his family ; and horses for carrying his goods to market, and bringing back raw materials. This will apply to the...
33 ページ - There is another breed which appears to be a cross between the two already mentioned, and which we esteem the best of all. A great number of milch cows of this sort are kept in Nidderdale...

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