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Image 549 of Annual report. 1915

Part of Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station

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4""1",}iil . A . I S . iii l 1 t . 80 Circular N0. 10. ` . r l .. l g cleaning and disinfecting of hog houses will aid in sup- ‘ — ; pressing lice and internal parasites. J W; 1 i S . Patent Medicines. Patent medicines and all so-called hog S ,` cholera cures, should be avoided. At best, these preparations ’ A are only conditioners and under no circumstances do any of them possess any real curative properties for hog cholera. V Many of them are also very expensive, considering the actual value of their ingredients, and their continued use 0 ` I 'V . in the attempt to counteract hog cholera is often a source I ~ . _ of great expense to hog raisers and accomplishes nothing . , S in the cure and prevention of this disease. 5 4. V SOME HOG REMEDIES. . It should be clearly understood that the following rem- . ' edies are in no way a cure for hog cholera or have any rela- tion to hog cholera, except as they- may aid in keeping hogs ~ ` in a healthier condition. » _` MIXTURE TO PREVENT WORMS. , r l-C ` Sal soda 3 pounds l ` Epsom salts 3 . " l ~ Common salt 3 »" ` V Sulfur _ _1 " I Charcoal 4 " · ~ ` Copperas 3 " These ingredients should be thoroughly mixed and the 1 mixture kept before hogs at all times. A self-feeder makes = an excellent container. ` V} TONIC FOR HOGS. · Government Remedy. ` , Wood charcoal_ 1 pound Sulfur 1 " Common salt 2 " V ‘ Sodium bicarbonate 2 " · Sodium hyposulphite 2 " Sodium sulfate 1 " Antimony sulfide 1 " r The above ingredients should be pulverized and thoroughly mixed. Mix with feed in proportion of one large tablespoon- ful to each 200 pounds live weight of hogs to be treated, and give once a day. V