Publisher Name: U.S. Government Printing Office
Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
A guide to buying and selling practices in livestock markets, domestic and foreign. Includes an overview of stock transport methods.
1906 reprint of first edition (1903).
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents: Introduction -- Buying and selling in country districts -- Periodical auction sales -- Rules and methods in Chicago horse market -- Prominent metropolitan markets -- Inspection of stock -- The abattoir and packing house -- The market classification of livestock -- Shipment of stock by railway -- The export trade.
40 p. ; 23 cm.
|Keyword(s):||horses | mules | cattle | sheep | hogs | animal husbandry | stock yards | animal markets | domesticated animals | livestock markets | shipping livestock | transporting livestock | selling livestock|
|Series Title:||Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) ; no. 184.|
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