Liniment For Man Or Beast

Take of Alcohol..................1 pint.

Oil of origanum...........1 ounce.

Fireweed.................1 ounce.

Oil of spike..............1 ounce.

Spirits hartshorn..........2 ounces. Mix.

Merchants' Gargling Oil

Take of Linseed oil...............2 1/2 gallons.

Spirits turpentine.........2 1/2 gallons.

Petroleum................ 1 gallon.

Liquor Potass.............8 ounces.

Sap green................1 ounce. Mix.

Mexican Mustang Liniment

Mix equal parts of petroleum, olive oil, and carbonate of ammonia. A valuable liniment.

Physic For Horses

Take of Castile soap..............1 1/2 ounces.

Barbadoes aloes...........7 1/2 ounces.

Powdered ginger..........1 1/2 ounces.

Oil of aniseseed............5 drachms.

Syrup sufficient to mix. Make into 6 balls. Each one is a dose.

Skin-Fast And General Diseases

Take of Calomel..................1 teaspoon.

Sulphur..................1 tablespoon.

Corn meal................1/2 cup. Mix.

Let the animal lick it from a pan so as not to waste it. In 24 hours drench with the following:

Take of melted lard...............1/2 cup.

Warm, sweet milk.........1 pint.

Molasses..................1 cup.

Pulverized copperas........1 dessert-spoon. Mix.

Repeat in 10 days, and keep the horse in a dry place. This is good for swelling, colic, staggers, and general diseases of horses, hogs, and horned cattle.

Cattle. Choking

By giving a little oil, and then holding the wind-pipe a moment so as to shut off the wind and suddenly starting the animal, the obstruction will someitmes be removed. It can sometimes be forced down by pressing gently - very gently - with a smooth whip-handle.

Dry Murrain, Or Fardel-Bound

Take of Barbadoes aloes...........1 ounce.

Common soda.............1 ounce.

Oil of turpentine...... . . . 1 ounce.

Glauber salts............. 1 pound.

Hot water................1/2 pint.

Mix and give as 1 dose in 1/2 gallon of thin gruel. One half this dose to cattle under 2 years old.

Distemper

Give 3 quarts tar-water 4 times a day, and gradually lessen the dose.

Garget, Or Caked Udder

Apply an ointment made of equal parts of camphor and blue ointment to the parts affected. Physic the animal and remove the milk frequently.

Hide-Bound

Take of Ginger...................2 ounces.

Allspice..................2 ounces.

Mustard..................2 ounces.

Molasses.................1 pint.

Mix in 2 quarts warm water. Give night and morning in 2 doses.

Hoven, Or Blown

Physic and keep from rich food.

Lice On Cattle

Mix 1/2 pint kerosene in 2 gallons of water. Apply with a stiff brush twice a week. Wash the wood-work with lime-water.