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- Cows are fed with hay and straw during Winter. Milch
cows get half boiled potatoes and Indian meal and
mashes of Clarendo and bran and sometimes they get
turnips or mangolds. Cows after calving get mashes of
warm bran and oat meal. Stall cows get oil cake and
plenty of potatoes and Indian meal and sheaf oats
and the best of hay.Suck calves get plenty of new milk
until they are ten or twelve weeks old. Then their
allowance of milk is reduced to half and some flan
gruel is added, Calves four or five months get a drink
of butter milk or fresh skim milk from the creamery.
When calves are eight or nine months old the farmer
mashes them with half boiled and indian meal or
oil cake and indian stierabout and good hay, Sick
calves are dosed with castor oil and linseed and
nitie and sulphur according to whatever ailment they
have.Working horses get oats and good hay and
sometimes they get a mash of bran at night. Sheep get
sheaf oats. Young pigs get thin feeding made up of
potatoes and buttermilk. When preparing pigs for sale they
get plenty of boiled potatoes and meal or pollaidTranscribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.