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" ... sufficient to establish these facts, I should instance, that it requires from five to six hours for a horse to masticate a stone of hay, whilst he will eat a stone of potatoes in twenty minutes, or less. The saving of four hours for rest is alone... "
Hints on Agricultural Subjects: And on the Best Means of Improving the ... - Page 8
by John Christian Curwen - 1809 - 387 pages
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Railway Locomotives and Cars, Volume 3

Railroad engineering - 1834
...minutes or less. The saving of 4 hours for rest, ia alone sufficient to produce the greatest differ, ence in the health and condition of the animal. After great...tempted to take warm food when he would not eat hay. 1 have at this time in my works, tiorses which were purchased six years ago of a farmer, who was selling...
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Hints Originally Intended for the Small Farmers of the County of Wexford ...

Agriculture - 1846 - 118 pages
...twenty minutes or less. The saving of four hours for rest, is alone sufficient to produce the greatest difference in the health and condition of the animal....tempted to take warm food when he would not eat hay. I have at this time in my works, horses which were purchased six years ago of a farmer, who was selling...
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