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" ... practised of late years ; the park-keeper alone generally shooting them with a rifled gun, at one shot. When the Cows calve, they hide their calves for a week or ten days in some sequestered situation, and go and suckle them two or three times a-day. "
Observations on Live Stock: Containing Hints for Choosing and Improving the ... - Page 76
by George Culley - 1807 - 274 pages
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Annual Register, Volume 36

History - 1806
...of lateyears; the park-keeper alone generally shooting them with a rifled gun, at one shot. \V hen the cows calve, they hide their calves, for a week...suckle them two or three times a day. If any person comes near the calves, they clap their heads close to the ground, and lie like a hare in form, to hide...
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A General History of Quadrupeds

Ralph Beilby - Animals - 1807 - 525 pages
...The mode of killing them was, perhaps, the only modern remains of the grandeur of ancient hunting. On notice being given that a wild Bull would be killed...situation, and go and suckle them two or three times a-day. If any person come near the calves, they clap their heads close to the ground, and lie like...
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The complete grazier; or Farmer's and cattle breeder's and dealers assistant ...

Thomas Hartwell Horne - Agriculture - 1830 - 655 pages
...echoing on every side. From the number of accidents that happened, this dangerous mode has been seldom practised of late years ; the park-keeper alone generally...situation, and go and suckle them two or three times a-day. If any person come near the calves, they clap their heads close to the ground, and lie like...
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A New Family Encyclopedia; Or, Compendium of Universal Knowledge ...

Charles Augustus Goodrich - Cyclopaedias - 1831 - 468 pages
...mode has been seldom practised of late years ; the park-keeper generally shooting them with a rifle gun at one shot. " When the cows calve, they hide...suckle them two or three times a day, If any person oome near the calves, they clap their heads NEAT CATTLE. close to the ground, and lie like a. hare...
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A New Family Encyclopedia, Or, Compendium of Universal Knowledge ...

Charles Augustus Goodrich - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1833 - 468 pages
...mode has been seldom practiced of late years ; the park keeper generally shooting them with a rifle gun at one shot. " When the cows calve, they hide their calves for a week or ten days IB some sequestered situation, and go and suckle them two or three times a day. If any person come...
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Remarks on Forest Scenery and Other Woodland Views

William Gilpin - Forests and forestry - 1834
...alone generally shooting them with a rifle at one shot. When the cows calve, they hide their young for a week or ten days in some sequestered situation, and go and suckle them two or three times a-day. If any one comes near the calves, they clap their heads close to the ground, and lie like a...
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The gardeners dictionary, Volume 1

Philip Miller - 1835
...as, in a few turns more, they would make an attack. when the coivs caire, they hide their young ones for a week or ten days in some sequestered situation, and go to suckle them two or three times a day. If any person comes near them, the calves clap their heads...
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The Rural Life of England

William Howitt - Country life - 1840 - 615 pages
...stood at bay ; when a marksman dismounted and shot. At some of these huntings twenty or thirty of these shots have been fired before he was subdued. On such...situation, and go and suckle them two or three times a-day. If any person come near the calves, they clap their heads close to the ground, and lie like...
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The penny cyclopędia [ed. by G. Long]., Volume 17

Society for the diffusion of useful knowledge - 1840
...little practised of late years; the park-keeper alo nerally shooting them with a rifled gun at one shot. the cows calve, they hide their calves for a week or ten ' j1; in some sequestered situation, and go and suckle l"1''^ or three times a day. If any person come...
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The American Farmer's Instructor, Or Practical Agriculturist: Comprehending ...

Francis S. Wiggins - Agriculture - 1840 - 504 pages
...was perhaps the only remains of the grandeur of ancient hunting. They are exceedingly shy; the cows hide their calves for a week or ten days, in some sequestered spot, and go and suckle them several times a day.t The long-horns, which extend over the western districts...
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