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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1804. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... manure is necessary either for the parsnips or the wheat. Culture of rr i!'.. particular lney reckon 30 perches of parsnips, with a little hay, plants, will fatten an ox of three or four years old, though ever so lean: he eats them in the course of three months as follows: they are given at six in the morn-' ing, at noon, and at eight at night, in rations of 40lb. each: the largest are flit into three or four pieces: but not washed unless very much covered with earth. In the intermediate hours, at nine in the morning, two in the asternoon, and nine at night, a little hay is given. Experience has shewn, that when cattle, pigs, or poultry, are fed with parsnips, they are sooner fattened and' are more bulky than with any other root or vegetable whatever. The meat of such is most delicate and favoury. In spring the markets are furnished with the best and fattest beef from their feeding on parsnips. The crops of parsnips raised in Jersey and Guernsey are very great. On an extent of 1000 feet, the produce of a sield of beans and parsnips is about i2oolb-weight of parsnips, Rouen measure, and thirty cabots or half bushels of beans, and three cabots and a half of pease i which altogether, according to the price at which these articles are actually fold there, amount to the sum of 256 livres French currency. The following information was also received from the president of the Jersey Society' on 1st March 1796, viz. ' Since writing concerning the crop of beans and parsnips together, we have found that an individual who cultivates parsnips without sowing either pease or beans along with them had a crop of 14,760lb. weight of Rouen measure per vergee.' The vergee is 40 perches in length and one perch in breadth. Culture of P Plant' U1, Plantt cuhivaieti for Leaves, or fo...
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  • Robert Forsyth (Author)
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