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Página 80 - ... is most fatal in a season of drought, and June and September are the most deadly months. If ever a farmer perceives a flock on such a farm having a flushed appearance of more than ordinarily rapid thriving, he is gone. By that day eight days, when he goes out to look at them again, he will find them lying, hanging their ears, running at the eyes, and looking at him like so many condemned criminals.
Página 61 - The proper method of improving the form of animals consists in selecting a well-formed female, proportionably larger than the male. — The improvement depends on this principle : that the power of the female to supply her offspring with nourishment is in proportion to her size, and to the power of nourishing herself from the excellence of her own constitution.