In December, 1932, and again in March, 1933, consignments of 2,079 and 5,358 carcases respectively were, under the supervision of the Department of Agriculture, exported to the British market. Both these consignments consisted of frozen mutton and lamb carcases.
In response to the numerous inquiries which have been received during the last two summers relative to the building of a cool chamber on the farm, plans for such a room, as also a descriptionption of the material that will be required, are given hereThe cooling factor in this case is the evaporation of water, and for general purposes on the farm a room 6 feet square (inside measurement) is recommended, although larger rooms could, of course, be built in the same way if necessary.
What length and quality are desired in superior Merino combing wool? This question can only be answered after having reviewed the matter in regard,more especially, to two of its aspects, viz.: (a) the viewpoint of the manufacturer, and (b) the viewpoint of the farmer.
The most important diseases with which sheepfarmers have to contend are those due to worms. No portion of the Union is free from this scourge, and to keep it in check farmers have continually to treat their sheep.
Merino ewes used in these experiments were the same as were used in the previous ones. A few old ewes were culled, but no attempt was made to select ewes that would be the most suitable for fat-Iamb breeding.
Men may make laws for the guidance and control of their affairs, and these laws may be, and frequently are, broken. The laws concerning plant growth and crop yield are however, not man-made, but are laid down by nature.