Lessons from Historical Agriculture: #3 – On Breeding Livestock

Pearls of Wisdom from old books on breeding of livestock: Stock Breeding by Manly Miles, MD. First printed in 1878. Quote: Interpretation: “Beauty in the form and proportions of his [Robert Bakewell’s] animals was always made to contribute to the development of useful characters.” What we see as pleasing to the eye is such because balance …

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