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Image from page 520 of "American homes and gardens" (1905)

Identifier: americanhomesga101913newy

Title: American homes and gardens

Year: 1905 (1900s)


Subjects: Architecture, Domestic Landscape gardening

Publisher: New York : Munn and Co

Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries

Digitizing Sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library


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to fatten. Two meals a day areenough, as much being given each time aswill be eaten up clean. A good ration iscomposed of corn meal, bran and groundoats, equal parts of the two named last, andwith enough meal to make half the wholeamount. Five to ten per cent, of beefscraps may be added. Water may be usedin mixing the mash, but milk is much pref-erable, and enough should be stirred intothe mixture to give the consistency of cream.Sour milk is rather better than sweet milk,and buttermilk is best of all. In the West a number of mammoth plantshave been established for the purpose offattening poultry intended for middle Stateand eastern markets, and experiments madeat these plants have yielded results of muchinterest. It has been found, for example,that the flesh of such breeds as the Plym-outh Rocks and the Wyandottes, whichnaturally are yellow skinned, may be madealmost white in two weeks of special feed-ing. Corn and its products naturally pro-duce yellow skins. Green foods like clover


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Violets growing in coldest Winter Fragrant Violetsin Snowy Winter —how you cangrow them just aseasily in Februaryas in May, Think of growing fresh violets,pansies, etc., and all the flowersyou love so well, right at home,in Mid-Winter, when the grounddettuce, onions, etc., to eat and


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Taken circa 1905