Unruly Hogs and Happy Cows

July 7th, 1904 –
For all your livestock needs:
Looking for advice on how to keep your cows productive and your pigs in line? These two articles from the July 1904 issue of the Chatham Record lend some 100 year old advice to today’s farmers. Did you know that cows produce the most milk when they are happy, stress-free, and spoken to regularly? “Pet your cows, talk to them, calling them by name”, they recommend. See “Handling Unruly Hogs” for an illustration and detailed description of a helpful harness for subduing stubborn swines. (click on the articles to see a larger version)

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