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0 allows only $5.00 for pasturing the mule during each of its two " ` A 1 li
9 summers. This is not $1.00 per month. Bluegrass pasture _ ;
0 cannot be furnished at_ that price. He also uses Johnson p ‘
,? grass hay which is not so expensive as the Kentucky hays, nor ; T
‘ is it as good. He also makes free use of cotton seed meal  
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k . cotton seed meal for young mules. Perhaps a saving might jj 1
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This mare is rather light in bone and is too nervous to produce the  
heavy desirable type of mule. Her mules will be tall enough, but will  
laek depth of barrel and weight. This sorrel mare is four years old and  
I5 15 hands, 2§ inches high. She and the colt are both very light in bone. ·  
The colt was 42 inches high at birth.  
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git given an abundance of food until he matures and is placed on  
S5 the market. Kentucky dealers after securing a bunch of " 
izé mules keep liberal supplies of corn and oats in their mangers  H i 
BYE HS Well as hay and other roughage. The fat thus acquired  
 
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