. The dairyman's manual; a practical treatise on the dairy. Dairying. Fig. 19.—DRAWING WATER FROM A SPRING. stable floor, wetting the manure heaps to prevent fire faniring, and other desirable purposes. Where springs of this kind are not available, common wells are next in value. But as wells are quickly contam- inated by drainage from the surface, when in or near barnyards or stables, it is advisable to have the well for use in a dairy at some safe distance from the stable and yard. It is only a question of time when the percolation of water fouled by the manure in a barnyard, constantly leac

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. The dairyman's manual; a practical treatise on the dairy. Dairying. Fig. 19.—DRAWING WATER FROM A SPRING. stable floor, wetting the manure heaps to prevent fire faniring, and other desirable purposes. Where springs of this kind are not available, common wells are next in value. But as wells are quickly contam- inated by drainage from the surface, when in or near barnyards or stables, it is advisable to have the well for use in a dairy at some safe distance from the stable and yard. It is only a question of time when the percolation of water fouled by the manure in a barnyard, constantly leaching by the rain, will reach the well; and although the water is filtered to some extent by its passage through. Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.. Stewart, Henry. New York, Orange Judd

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