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Hunter-horse production in Ireland / by Willard John Kennedy ... .

Kennedy, Willard John. (Author). United States. Bureau of Animal Industry. 21st annual report of the Bureau of Animal Industry. 1904. (Added Author). United States. Department of Agriculture (Added Author).
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Circular (United States. Bureau of Animal Industry) ; no. 87.
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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLM p.d. 636 Un04 (Text) 20021111 General Federal documents Available -
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLM p.d. 636 Un58c no. 87 (Text) 2002111 General Federal documents Available -

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  • Physical Description: 1 leaf, 187-225, 1 unnumbered page, 7 leaves : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Washington : G.P.O., 1905.

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General Note:
At head of title: United States Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Animal Industry.
Reprint from the 21st annual report of the Bureau of Animal Industry (1904).
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- Importance of the horse industry of Ireland -- The Hunter horse -- Methods practiced in producing Hunter horses -- Thoroughbred sire and Irish mare -- Thoroughbred sire and draft mare -- Thoroughbred sire and Connemara pony dam --Thoroughbred sire and half-bred mare --Thoroughbred sire and three-quarter bred mare -- Thoroughbred sire and seven-eighth bred mares -- Agricultural sire and high-grade thoroughbred mare -- Half-bred, or Hunter, sire and Irish mare Half-bred, or Hunter, sire and half-bred mare -- Half-bred or Hunter sire and three-quarter bred or seven-eighth bred mare -- The most reliable methods for producing Hunter horses -- Selection of sires Selection of brood mares --Factors which have been detrimental to Hunter-horse breeding -- Too much thoroughbred blood -- The use of unsound sires -- The use of cold blooded sires -- Best mares sold to foreign countries -- Breeding from immature dams -- Factors which have been beneficial to Hunter-horse breeding -- Royal Dublin Society -- District and county shows -- Work of Department of Agriculture of Ireland -- Methods of feeding and management -- The feeding and management of the stallion -- The feeding and management of the brood mare -- The feeding and management of the foal --Development and education of Hunters -- Sources of demand for horses of the Hunter type -- Weight-carving Hunters -- Mares and fillies for breeding purposes -- Saddle horses -- Army mounts -- Harness horses -- Cab and hack horses.
Subject: Horse breeds > Ireland.
Horses > Breeding > Ireland.
Horse industry > Ireland.

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