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|Digital File Name||palmquistbook1-01|
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"Lest I Forget"
This year the oats that are going to be planted out by the rutabaga field should be cut off about six inches. Where they are a foot high. In places a sythe will be needed. The oats will be shorter but much heavier.
"Feeding the cows"
In the morning after we get through milking I go down for water (for the separator) while Ed feeds hay to the cows. After separating I feed hay to the calves while Ed cleans up. We both go down to the house to-gether with everything but the Separator Tank. Then one of us goes up to the barn again to feed the young stock hay, and the horses oat hay and a bucket of carrots. The horses get one bucket of carrots a piece every day. Then after feeding scraps back the manure and go down to breakfast (at about 7 o'clock.)
"Feeding No. 2"
After breakfast (or about 8 o'clock) I chop and carry in heating stove wood, cook wood shavings and kindling. Then I feed the chickens about half a granite of smashed potatoes with some thrashed oats mixed in. On cold and stormy days I give the chickens a bundle of oats about dinner time.
After feeding the chickens I give the pigs a bucket of 4 potatoes, carrots or some
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