How Live Stock Is Handled in the Bluegrass Region of Kentucky

One of 1,678 pamphlets in the series: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) available on this site.

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"The object of this bulletin is to show how livestock is handled and fits into the farm organization in the bluegrass region of Kentucky. The average successful farm of any long-established type will have various kinds of livestock distributed in about the proportion that owners or operators in general believe will pay best. Thus, a gradual process of selection is going on constantly in all agricultural regions, and it should be to the farmer's interest to know the best practice in his community and to have explained the economic advantages that have been secured by such practice. In this bulletin ... continued below

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14 p. ; 23 cm.

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Arnold, J. H. (Jacob Hiram), 1864-1921 1917.

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  • Main Title: How Live Stock Is Handled in the Bluegrass Region of Kentucky
  • Series Title: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture)
  • Added Title: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture); no. 812
  • Alternate Title: How Livestock Is Handled in the Bluegrass Region of Kentucky

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"The object of this bulletin is to show how livestock is handled and fits into the farm organization in the bluegrass region of Kentucky. The average successful farm of any long-established type will have various kinds of livestock distributed in about the proportion that owners or operators in general believe will pay best. Thus, a gradual process of selection is going on constantly in all agricultural regions, and it should be to the farmer's interest to know the best practice in his community and to have explained the economic advantages that have been secured by such practice. In this bulletin an effort has been made to bring out the fundamental practices that make for success with livestock in central Kentucky as determined by the practices of the more successful livestock farmers of that region." -- p. 3

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14 p. ; 23 cm.

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"May, 1917." -- title page

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Arnold, J. H. (Jacob Hiram), 1864-1921. How Live Stock Is Handled in the Bluegrass Region of Kentucky, pamphlet, 1917; Washington D.C.. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96457/: accessed May 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.