There is no manure made on a farm so valuable as that of poultry. One ounce of it properly diffused in a half pound of soil, and placed . in a hill of corn when planted, will be as powerful a fertilizer as ten times its weight in barnyard manure. A foreign writer says: In France, as well as in our own country, most eminent chemists have proved, by analysis, that poultry manure is a most valuable fertilizer, and yet, for want of proper system in housing poultry, it has not been rendered available to rura. economy. The celebrated Vanquelin says that when the value of manures is considered in relation to the amount of azote they contain, the poultry manure is one of the most active stimulants; and when, as a means of comparison, the following manures are taken in parts of 1,000, it will be found that -

Horse manure contains .....................

4.0

parts of azote

Guano, as imported .........................

. 40.7

do. do.

Guano, sifted of vegetables, etc..

. 53.9

do. do.

Poultry manure ..............................

. 83.0

do. do.