Cattle and poultry are the principal classes of live stock.
Large numbers of horses, cattle, swine and poultry are reared.
The co-operative system plays an important part in the industries of butter-making, poultry-farming and the rearing of swine.
Poultry, bees and silkworms are commonly kept.
The chief elements of the native diet are rice, fish and poultry; vegetables and pork are also eaten.
No wonder Justin had concocted the story about working on a poultry farm.
Modern Cheapside merges eastward into the street called the Poultry, from the poulterers' stalls " but lately departed from thence," according to Stow, at the close of the 16th century.
I thought the story about his job at the poultry farm was only a cover - some trumped up story to establish credence.
The manufactures include agricultural implements, leather, vinegar and plaited sandals, and there is a trade in brandy, wine, cattle, poultry and wool; there are quarries of building-stone in the neighbourhood.
Poultry is also reared in considerable quantities.
Swine and poultry were used for food to a greater extent than oxen, which were bred chiefly for ploughing.
The county councils also expend sums varying at their own discretion on instruction in dairy-work, poultry-keeping, farriery and veterinary science, horticulture, agricultural experiments, agricultural lectures at various centres, scholarships at, and grants to, agricultural colleges and schools; the whole amount in 1904-1905 reaching £87,472.1 The sum spent by individual counties varies considerably.
Higher education is given at the Royal College of Science, Dublin; the Albert Agricultural College, Glasnevin; and the Munster Institute, Cork, for female students, where dairying and poultry-keeping are prominent subjects.
Of such " Orders " Brisson had twenty-six and he gave pigeons and poultry precedence of the birds which are plunderers and scavengers.
In 1907-8, according to the state Department of Agriculture, the total value of all field crops (cotton, cereals, sugar-cane, hay and forage, sweet potatoes, &c.) was $11,856,340, and the total value of all farm products (including live stock, $20,817,804, poultry and products, $1,688,433, and dairy products, $1,728,642) was $46,371,320.
Model farms were established at Livno and at Gacko, on the Montenegrin border; a school of viticulture near Mostar; a model poultry-farm at Prijedor, close to the Croatian boundary;.
The chief articles of commerce are fattened poultry, prunes (pruneaux d'Agen) and other fruit, cork, wine, vegetables and cattle.
Rabbits, hares, domesticated poultry, game-birds, and, when these run short, rats, mice and even insects, form the chief diet of the fox.
The markets thus controlled are: Central Markets, Smithfield, for meat, poultry, provisions, fruit, vegetables, flowers and fish.
Leadenhall Market, Leadenhall Street, City, for poultry and meat.
The ordinary potto (P. potto) is about the size of a squirrel, but with Poultry And Poultry-Farming large staring eyes, and a mere stump of a tail; its general colour is rufous brown.
It is in a rich farming and stock and poultry-raising region, has a large poultry-packing house and various manufactures.
Beehives are numerous and produce excellent honey, and poultry is reared in large numbers for export.
Cattle, sheep, pigs and poultry show a general increase in numbers.
A good race of horses is bred in the valley of the Enns, while poultry-rearing and bee-keeping are carried on in the south.
It ranked first in 1900 in the number of horses (1, 39 2, 573); in the number of poultry (about 20,000,000); in the annual egg product (99,621,290 dozen in 1899); in the total acreage of all crops (22,170,000); in the total value of agricultural products; and in the total value of live stock ($271,844,0341.
Iron mines, slate and stone quarries are worked at various points, and, with live stock, poultry, wool and timber form the chief exports.
Of the animal products 67.3% were dairy products, and 20.8% poultry and eggs.
The state has made great advances, too, in the production of flowers, ornamental plants, nursery products, fruits, vegetables, poultry and eggs.
Poultry, fish and timber are important sources of wealth.
Geese abound particularly round Leipzig and in Upper Lusatia, poultry about Bautzen.
They attack tame poultry and also young fawns.
The numbers of cattle, sheep, pigs and poultry are generally increasing.
Agriculture on the farms still operated was now greatly modified, and the production of vegetables, fruits, dairy products, poultry and eggs was largely substituted for the production of cereals.
The value of the poultry and egg product of 1899 was $1,824,399, which was more than twice that of the cereals and nearly one-third of that of the hay and forage.
Hillsboro and Rockingham counties, in the south-east, lead in the production of poultry and eggs.
At the south-east corner we find the hen and duck house, and poultry-yard (m), and the dwelling of the keeper (n).
Chickens are raised in large numbers, and poultry-keeping has developed greatly since the opening of the 20th century.
Cattle, sheep, swine and poultry are reared in abundance.
To this end experiments are conducted in the feeding of cattle, sheep and swine for flesh, the feeding of cows for the production of milk, and of poultry both for flesh and eggs.
And was for two years tutor, after which he held from 1701 to 1711 the lectureship of St Mildred in the Poultry, and along with it from 1704 the rectory of St Peter-le-Poer, London.
Cattle, sheep, pigs and poultry are reared.
The people are chiefly employed in tobacco cultivation, silk and oil culture, poultry rearing and the sponge fishery.
Poultry, especially fowls, are generally kept.
The better sort of houses in Manila have two storeys, the lower one built of brick or stone and the upper one of wood, roofed with red Spanish tile or with corrugated iron; the upper storey contains the living-rooms, and the lower has servants' rooms, store-houses, stables, carriage-houses and poultry yards.
It is ?e also largely used for feeding poultry, for which purpose mainly it is imported.
They are imported for poultry feeding like the former species and for cage-birds, but are extensively used in soups, &c., on the Continent.
Poultry farming is a considerable industry, thegeeseof Pomerania and thefowls of Thuringia and Lorraine being in especial favor.
The first bill laid before the Estates by the government was to impose an excise tax on the principal articles of consumption, together with subsidiary taxes on cattle, poultry, &c., in return for which the abolition of all the old direct taxes was promised.
The inhabitants of Denbigh are chiefly occupied in the timber trade, butter-making, poultry-farming, bootmaking, tanning and quarrying (lime, slate and paving-stones).
She made the long-neglected garden profitable; kept pigs and poultry; rented other gardens; stocked a fishpond; farmed in a small way; and had her house full of boarders.
The red jungle fowl (Gallus ferrugineus), supposed to be the ancestor of our own poultry, is not good eating; and the same may be said of the peacock (Pavo cristatus), except when young.
In the wild state it does great damage among poultry, and frequently makes off with the young of swine and sheep. When hunted it makes a determined resistance, and emits a scent so strong as even to sicken the dogs, who nevertheless are exceedingly fond of the sport, and cannot be got to pursue any other game while the stench of the zibeth is in their nostrils.
There are many goats but only a few sheep. In one district near Manila duck-raising is of considerable importance, but the principal branch of the poultry industry consists in the raising of game-cocks for cock-fighting, which is the national sport.
We went to a poultry-show... and the man there kindly permitted us to feel of the birds.
The duties were to be performed by the possessor or his deputy; and the king was entitled to demand the yearly homage of a present of poultry from the feudal holder.
The best poultry come from the Bresse, the district of Houdan (Seine-et-Oise), the district of Le Mans and Crveccuur (Calvados).
The external trade of the Russian empire (bullion and the external trade of Finland not included) since the year 1886 is shown in the following table: The exports rank in the following order :- cereals (wheat, barley, rye, oats, maize, buckwheat) and flour, 49.2%; timber and wooden wares, 7.2; petroleum, 5.8; eggs, 5.4; flax, 5; butter, 3; sugar, 2-4; cottons and oilcake, 2 each; oleaginous seeds, &c., 1.5; with hemp, spirits, poultry, game, bristles, hair, furs, leather, manganese ore, wool, caviare, live-stock, gutta-percha, vegetables and fruit, and tobacco.
It is in a region especially devoted to the growing of cotton and grain and to poultry raising, and an annual county fair is held here.
Pigs and poultry were universally kept.
Large numbers of geese and poultry are kept.
Of live-stock, a stud-farm was opened near Serajevo, and foreign horses, cattle, sheep and poultry are imported.
Poultry is plentiful arid eggs form a considerable item in the exports.