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The compleat farmer: or, the whole art of husbandry. Containing I. Instructions for stocking a farm to advantage. II. Of the breeding and management of horses, Mares, Colts, &c. and the most approved Receipts in Farriery for all Manner of Diseases they are subject to. III. Of Bulls, Cows, Calves, Oxen: How to make the greatest Advantage of them, how to know when they are ill, and Receipts to cure all their Disorders. IV. Of breeding Sheep, and Receipts for their Diseases. V. Of Goats. VI. Of Swine, and how to make them turn out very advantageous. Of feeding them and fattening them for Bacon. Receipts to cure the Gargut, Measles, and all their other Disorders. Vii. Of wild and tame Rabbits. Of Dogs. Viii. Of Fowls. Of curing their Maladies. To fatten Chickens. IX. The best Method of managing Geese, Ducks, Turkies, Pigeons, Bees, &c. X. Of making Hay. XI. Of the several Sorts of Grass, Seeds, &c. By Mr. Robert Brown, Of Hill-Farm, in Somersetshire.

Brown, Robert, of Hill Farm, Somersetshire.
MDCCLIX. [1759]
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London : printed for J. Coote, at the King's-Arms, in Pater-Noster-Row, MDCCLIX. [1759]

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117,[3]p.,plate ; 18⁰.

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ESTC T56259

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Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.



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