This is one of the factors in its value for fattening purposes.
Oranges are exported to Buenos Aires, Rosario and Montevideo, and are largely used for fattening hogs.
Fattening pigs are fed three times a day and supplied with coal-ashes or a few handfuls of earth.
The rich pastoral regions where dairy-farming and the fattening of cattle are carried on with most success, viz.
Hyphear is useful for fattening cattle if they are hardy enough to withstand the purgative effect it produces at first; viscum is medicinally of value as an emollient, and in cases of tumour, ulcers and the like.
West, west-central and eastern France outside these areas, where meadows are predominant and both dairying and fattening are general.
The lands are admirably adapted for cattle-breeding purposes, although not capable of fattening animals.
In the fattening of animals for the butcher the principle of 2 Returns for only ten months were available for this year.
Lastly there is a form " soil," used by agriculturists, of the feeding and fattening of cattle with green food such as vetches.
Fjord's Danish experiments show that for fattening pigs i lb of ryeor barley-meal is equivalent to 6 lb of skim-milk or 12 lb of whey, and i lb of meal equivalent to 8 lb of mangolds or 4 lb of potatoes.
Afterwards, owing to the increased attention given to stock-fattening and dairying, and to a rise in prices, farming reached a condition of equilibrium, and the most noticeable residuum of the period of depression was the large intrusion of the butcher and grazier class into the farmer class proper.
It is very tolerant of fresh water, fattening best, as does the oyster, in water of density 1014 (the density of the water of the North Sea being 1026).
Cumberland and Durham, but its chief value is for crossing, when it is found to promote maturity and to improve the fattening propensity.
The ewes, although difficult to confine by ordinary fences, are in high favour in lowland districts for breeding fattening lambs to Down and other early maturity rams.
Fattening tegs usually go on to soft turnips in the end of September or beginning of October, and later on to yellows, green-rounds and swedes and, in spring and early summer, mangolds.
Arthur Young, with whom he had corresponded years before on the mysteries of deep ploughing and fattening hogs, added a cogent polemical chapter to that ever admirable work, in which he showed that he knew as much more than Burke about the old system of France as he knew more than Burke about soils and roots.
To these must be added the fattening of geese for Strassburg's celebrated pâtés de foie gras, which forms a useful source of income to the poorer classes.
The fattening of animals was conducted on more scientific principles.
Hence, as current fattening food-stuffs go - assuming, of course, that they are not abnormally low in the nitrogenous constituents - they are, as foods, more valuable in proportion to their richness in digestible and available nonnitrogenous than to that of their nitrogenous constituents.
Swift's grave humour and power of enforcing momentous truth by ludicrous exaggeration were next displayed in his Modest Proposal for Preventing the' Children of Poor People from being a Burden to their Parents or the Country, by fattening and eating them (1729), a parallel to the Argument against Abolishing Christianity, and as great a masterpiece of tragic as the latter is of comic irony.