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Animal Sciences and Beekeeping

The following publications on animal sciences and beekeeping, are from the years 1820 and 1945 and were either published in Pennsylvania, or pertain to specifically to the state of Pennslyvania.

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Badcock, John.. (1830). The veterinary surgeon :or farriery taught on a new and easy plan.. . Philadelphia: J. Grigg. 284p.


Ballmer, Daniel, comp.. (1827). Eine Sammlung von neuen Recepten und bewaehrten Curen, fuer Menschen und Vieh. . Schellsburg: Gedruckt bey Friedrich Goeb. 40p.


Barnum, H. L.. (1832). The American farrier :containing a minute account of the formation of every part of the horse.... . Philadelphia: U. Hunt. 286p.


Beam, Adam Leland. Pennsylvania. Agricultural experiment station, University Park.. (1916). A study of the dairy herd records of the Pennsylvania State College experiment station. Masters thesis. Pennsylvania State College.


Bevan, Edward.. (1843). Treatise on the honey bee. . Philadelphia,: . .


Biggle, Jacob.. (1909). Biggle bee book :a swarm of facts on practical bee-keeping, carefully hived.. . Philadelphia: W. Atkinson Co.. 136p.


Biggle, Jacob.. (1894). Biggle horse book :A concise and practical treatise on the horse, original and compiled. Adapted to the needs of farmers and others who have a kindly regard for this noble servitor of man.. . Philadelphia: Wilmer Atkinson Co.. 121p.


Browne, Peter Arrell.. (1853). Trichologia mammalium or, A treatise on the organization, properties, and uses of hair and wool :together with an essay upon the raising and breeding of sheep. . Philadelphia: J. H. Jones, printer. 179p.


Brownell, Stanley J.. (1929). History of bull associations in Pennsylvania. Masters thesis. Pennsylvania State College. 4 vols.


Brunner, Henry Sherman, 1898-. (1936). Scoring judging contests. (Research series Pennsylvania State College, Dept. of Rural Education. V.5, no.1). State College, Pa.,66p.


Burch, D. S.. (1912). Dairy farming :What cows to buy, how to house, feed, and care for them and make dairying pay.. . Philadelphia: The Penn publilshing co..208p.


Burpee, W. Atlee.. (1877). The poultry yard. . Philadelphia,: . .


Burpee, W. Atlee.. (1893). The poultry yard :how to furnish and manage it.. . Philadelphia: Burpee. 96p.


Carver, William.. (Philadelphia). Practical horse farrier :or the traveller's pocket companion. Shewing the best method to preserve the horse in health. and likewise the cure of most prominent diseases to which this noble animal is subject.. M'Carty & Davis: . 251p.


Clater, Francis. Mills, John. Youatt, William. Skinner, John Stuart.. (1856). Farmers' barn-book ... containing the causes, symptoms, and treatment of all the diseases incident to oxen, sheep, and swine. . Philadelphia: Leary. 311p.


Clok, Henry.. (1868). The diseases of sheep explained and described, with the proper remedies to prevent and cure the same :With an essay on cattle epidemics.. . Philadelphia: Claxton, Remsen & Haffelfiger. .


Cooper, J. W.. (1869). Game fowls :their origin and history. . West Chester, Pa.: J. W. Cooper. 304p.


Cooper, J. W.. (1859). Treatise on cocking :giving a history of the various breeds of imported and american game fowls.. . Media, Pa.: Cooper & Vernon. 96p.


Deigendesch, Johannes.. (1822). Nachrichters nèutzliches und aufrichtiges pferd-arzeneybuch :in welchem die meisten innerlichen krankheiten und „usserliche zust„nde der rosse auf das deutlichste beschrieben und erkl„rt werden, samt beyfèugund der daza gehèorigen nèothigsten arzeneymittel, und approbirter recepte was ein jeder zustand n_othig haben wird, und mit deutlicher anweisung versehen, auch wird gelehrt einige composit das sympathetische pulver und dessen applicirung. Harrisburg: Johann S. Wiestling. 213p.


Deigendesch, Johannes. Hornberger, Johannes. ed.. (Allentaun). Nachrichter's Nèutzliches und aufrichtiges Ross-Arzneibuch :in welchem die meisten innerlichen Krankheiten und „usserlichen Zust„nde der Pferde .... nebst einem Anhang von Rindvieh-Arzneien und dienlichem Register. gedruckt fèur den Verleger ("Von der Original-Ausgabe abgedruckt". Ed.) . Allentaun: gerdruckt fur den verleger.  Unknown pagination.


Dixon, Edmund Saul.. (1851). A treatise on the history and management of ornamental and domestic poultry. 2nd ed.. Philadelphia: E.H. Bulter & Co.. 480p.


Dixon, Edmund Saul.. (1855). A treatise on the history and management of ornamental and domestic poultry. 4th ed.. Philadelphia,: . 480p.


Formad, Robert.. (1897). Disease of animals transmissible to man. . Philadelphia: Univeristy of Pennsylvania.unknown pagination .


Gleason, Oscar R. (Oscar Rudolph), 1856.. (c1892). Gleason's horse book :the only authorized work by America's king of hore tamers : comprising history, breeding, training, breaking, buying, feeding, grooming, shoeing, doctoring, telling age, and general care of the horse. . Philadelphia: Edgewood Pub. Co.. 416p.


Hassel, Carl.. (1843). Der neu-erfahrne pferde-arzt :enthaltend 100 curen und recepte, originalle und ausgew„hlte, die als die bew„hrtesten im lande bekannt sind. . Neu-Berlin: S. G. Miller. 46p.


Hazard, Willis P.. (Philadelphia). The Jersey, Alderney and Guernsey cow :Their history, nature and managment. Showing how to choose a good cow. how to feed, to manage, to milk and to breed to the most profit. Porter & Coates: 10th ed.. 144p.


Hinds, John.. (1831). The groom's oracle and pocket stable directory. . Philadelphia: E.L. Carey & A. Hart. 228p.


Hinds, John.. (1860). Hinds' Farriery and Stud Book :new edition, Farriery taught on a new and easy plan.. . Philadelphia: Lippincott. 223p.


Huidekoper, Rush Shippen.. (1891). Age of the domestic animals :being a complete treatise on the dentition of the horse, ox, sheep, hog and dog, and on the various other means of determining the age of these animals.. . Philadelphia: F. A. Davis. 217p.


International Correspondence Schools.. (1910). Poultry houses, poultry-house management, poultry feeding, natural incubation, natural brooding, artificial incubation, artificial brooding, laying hens, market eggs, market poultry. . Scranton, Pa.: International Text-book Co.. unknown pagination.


Jackson, Samuel, 1787-1872.. (1832). The principles of medicine :founded on the structure and functions of the animal organism. . Philadelphia: Carey & Lea. 630p.


Jacobs, P. H.. (). Poultry for profit. . Parkesburg, Pa.: Poultry keeper co..unknown pagination .


Jaqueth, John Munro, 1916-. (1938]). A history of sheep in Pennsylvania :the development of the sheep industry up to the close of the nineteenth century.... . State College, PA: unknown publisher. 109p.


Jenkins, David Hall, 1918-. (1942). Bob-white cover in Franklin county, Pennsylvania. Masters thesis. Pennsylvania State College. 129p.


Jennings, Robert.. (1860). Cattle and their diseases :embracing their history and breeds, crossing and breeding, and feeding and management with the diseases to which they are subject, and the remedies best adapted to their cure. To which is added a list of the medicines used in treating cattle..Phihladelphia: J. E. Potter:  340p.


Jennings, Robert.. (1860). The horse and his diseases :embracing his history and varieties, breeding and management and vices with the diseases to which he is subject, and the remedies best adapted to their cure. Philadelphia: John E. Potter and Co. 384p.


Jennings, Robert.. (1866). The horse and other live stock :With the diseases to which they are respectively subject and the appropriate remedies for each, together with their history and varieties their crossing and breeding, and the best methods for their feeeding and general management..Philadelphia: J.E. Potter & co. 384p.


Jennings, Robert.. (1866). Horse-training made easy :Being a new and practical system of teaching and educating the horse. Beautifully illustrated with forty-four engravings. Whip-training or how to drive without reins. : how to make a horse trot honest, & c.. Philadelphia: J.E. Potter and Co. 192p..


Jennings, Robert.. (1864). Sheep, swine and poultry :embracing the history and varieties of each, the best modes of breeding, etc.. . Philadelphia: J.E. Potter. 170p.


Knowlton, J. C.. (1851). The complete farrier :or horse-doctor.. . Philadelphia,: . .


Kozicky, Edward Louis.. (1942). Life history and management of the wild turkey "Meleagris gallopavo silvestris" in Pennsylvania.  Masters thesis. Pennsylvania State College.  146p.


Lawrence, B.. (1832). The complete cattle-keeper or farmer's and grazier's guide in the choice and management of neat cattle and sheep :including useful observations and suggestions relative to the comparative value of the various breeds and on the injurious effects resulting and on the management of milch cows, A description of the Internal structure of neat cattle and of their digestive system. The diseases to which cattle are subject, in which the causes are pointed out the symptoms described and approved methods of cure given.  The proper treatment of calves and lambs and every other necessary information. Philadelphia: E. L. Carey and A. Hart. 201p.


Lawrence, John.. (1830). The horse in all his varieties and uses :his breeding, rearing and management, whether in labour or rest, with rules, occasionally interspersed for his preservation from disease.. . Philadelphia: E.L. Carey & A. Hart. 238p.


Leib, Issac.. (1842). Wohler fahrner pferde-artz :enthaltend mittel fèur die neilung aller bekannten und verschiedenartigen krankheiten und seuchen der pferde.. . Libanon Pa.: Gedruckt by Jos. Hartman. 184p.


Leib, Isaac.. (1860). Wohlerfahrener pferde-arzt :enthaltend mittel fèur die heilung aller bekannten und verschiedenartigen krankheiten und seuchen der pferde, welche nach einer fèunf und zwangzigj„rigen ausèubung der rossheil-kunst bew„hrt und untrèuglich befunden wurden. . Libanon: H. H. Roedel. 184p.


Lewis, Elijah H.. (1857). Habits of the game birds and wild flowl of America. . Philadelphia,: . .


Lorain, John.. (1825). Nature and reason harmonized in the practice of husbandry. . Philadelphia: H. C. Carey & I. Lea. 563p.


Lovell, Mary F.. (1900). Outline of the history of the Women's Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals :from its foundation April 14, 1869, to December 31, 1899. . Philadelphia: Women's Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. 64p.


Magner, Dennis.. (1881). A new system of educating horses. . Philadelphia: Burk and M'Fetridge. 270p.


Markham, Gervase.. (1839). The citizen and countryman's experienced farrier :by J. Jarkham, G Jefferies and experienced Indians.. . Chambersburg: Thomas J. Wright. 332p.


Mason, Richard.. (1850). Farrier and stud-book. . Philadelphia: unknown publisher and pagination.


Mason, Richard.. (1841). The gentlemans new pocket farrier. . Philadelphia: Grigg & Elliot. 419p.


Mayhey, Edward.. (1864). Illustrated horse management. . Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott. 548p.


McClure, Robert.. (1866). Diseases in the American stable, field and farm-yard :containing a familiar description of diseases and the nature.. . Philadelphia: published by the author. 415p.


McClure, Robert.. (1870). Diseases of the American horse and cattle and sheep :their treatment, with a list and full description of the medicines employed.. . Philadelphia: John E. Potter & Co.. 415p.


McClure, Robert.. (1870). The gentleman's stable guide :containing a familiar description of the American stable the most approved method of feeding, grooming and general management of horses. : together with directions for the care of carriages, harness, etc.. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates.  184p.


McDowell, John Chambers, and Albert M, Field. (1930). Dairy enterprises. . Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott. 471p.


Mitchell, Horace.. (1936). Raising game birds. 315p.


Muhr, John M.. (1868). Medical guide in treating all internal and external diseases of horses, mules and neat cattle. . Reading, Pa.: Ritter & Co., Owen's Steam Press. 262p.


Omwake, John, 1855-. (1930). The Conestoga six-horse bell teams of eastern Pennsylvania. 2nd ed.. Cincinnati: The Ebbert & Richardson Co.. 163p.


Pearson, Leonard, 1868-1909. Warren, Benjamin Harry. 1858- joint author.. (1897]). Diseases and enemies of poultry. . : C. M. Busch, state printer. 750p.


Pennsylvania agricultural society.. (1827?). Hints for American husbandmen with communications to the Pennsylvania agricultural society. . Philadelphia: Clark & Raser, printers. 178p.


Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners.. (1924). Trapping methods. . Harrisburg: The Board.29p.


Pennsylvania Dept. of Agriculture.. (1929). Commercial poultry farms in Pennsylvania. . Harrisburg,:The Dept. 46p.


Pennsylvania Dept. of Agriculture.. (1900?). Pennsylvania's ... feeder calf sales. . Harrisburg: The Dept. unknown pagination.


Pennsylvania Guenon commission. Pennsylvania. Dept. of agriculture. (1879). Report of the Pennsylvania Guenon commission. . Harrisburg: L. S. Hart, State printer. 37p.


Pennsylvania State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners.. (). Registered veterinarians in Pennsylvania. (Dept. of Public Instruction Bulletin no. 643).. Harrisburg.: Department of Public Instruction. Unknown pagination.


Pennsylvania State college. Agricultural Extension Service.. (1945?). Dairy herd improvement herd book. . State College, PA: The Service. 80p.


Pennsylvania State College. Department of Animal Husbandry.  (1912-1945). 22 theses.


Pennsylvania State College.  Department of Dairy Husbandry.  (1912-1945). 106 theses.


Pennsylvania State College.  Department of Poultry Husbandry.  (1930-1945). 8 theses.


Pennsylvania state dairymen's association.. (1876-1877). Transactions of the Pennsylvania state dairymen's association, 1876. :2d annual report. with addresses and discussions. (Pennsylvania State Agricultural Society. Report of the transaction, 11). Harrisburg, PA: unknown publisher. 2 vols.


Pennsylvania state veterinary medical association.. (1892). Report of Committee on sanitary science and plice together with articles read before the Pennsylvania state veterinary medical association held March eighth 1892. . Press of A. M. Slocum & co.: Philadelphia. 31p.


Rohlwes, Johann Nicolaus, (1823). Allgemeines Vieharzneibuch : :oder, Unterricht, wie der Landmann seine Pferde, sein Rindvieh, seine Schafe, Schweine, und Hund aufziehen, warten und fèuttern, und ihre Krankheiten erkennen und heilen sol. nebst einem Anhange. (1. amerikanische, mit nèothigen Ab„nderungen und Zus„tzen versehene Aufl..ed.).  Schellsburg (Pennsylvanien): Gedruckt und zu haben bey Friedrich Goeb. 219p.


Ross, William Albert.. (1934). A study of herd improvement through bull associations in Pennsylvania. .Masters thesis. Pennsylvania State College.  130p.


Rupp, Israel David.. (1842). The farmer's complete farrier :comprising a historical description of all the varieties of that noble and useful animal, the horse...with a prize essay on mules...with an appendix containing an additional number of original and selected receipts for the cure of the various diseases in horse, cattle, sheep, hogs, dogs and poultry. Lancaster: Gilbert Hills. 416p.


Rush, John.. (1858). The hand-book to veterinary homoeopathy :or the homoepathic treatment of the horse, the ox, the sheep, the dog and the swine.. . Philadelphia: William Radde. 156p.


Smith, L. T.. (). The American farrier's new hand-book. . Philadelphia.: . .


Strohm, John.. (1940). The Conestoga horse. (Papers read before the Lancaster County Historical Society, v.44 no.5). Lancaster, Pa.: Lancaster County Historical Society. 91p.


Taggart, John.. (1885). American standard poultry book. . Philadelphia: Crawford. .


Taggart, John.. (1884). New American poultry-book :with complete instructions.. . Philadelphia: Crawford. .


Tellor, Lloyd V.. (1880). The diseases of livestock and their most efficient remedies :including horses, cattle, sheep and swine.. . Philadelphia: H.C. Witts Co..469p.


Towar, Alexander.. (1832). Der amerikanisch pferdearzt :enthalten eine anweisung zur erziehung.... . Philadelphia: Hogan und Thompson. 240p.


University of Pennsylvania. School of Veterinary Medicine.. (1935). History of the School of veterinary medicine of the University of Pennsylvania, 1884-1934. . Philadelphia: The Veterinary alumni society. 226p.


University of Pennsylvania. (School of Veterinary medicine). The veterinary profession. its relation to the health and walth of the nation, and what it offers as a career, comprising several short articles by officers of the University of Pennsylvania and alumni of its Veterinary school. Philadelphia: The University. Unknown pagination.


Walsh, John Henry, 1810-1888. McClure, Robert. Harvey, Ellwood.. (c1871). The horse, in the stable and the field : :his management in health and disease. . Philadelphia: Porter & Coates. 540p.


Ware, Lewis Sharpe.. (1902). Cattle feeding with sugar beets, sugar, molasses, and sugar beet residuum. . Philadelphia: Philadelphia Book Co.. 389p.


Warren, Benjamin Harry.. (1890). Report on the birds of Pennsylvania :With special refernce to the food-habits, based on over four thousand stomach examinations. 2d ed., Harrisburg: E. K. Meyers, state printer. 434p.


Wilkin, R.. (1871). Hand-book in bee-culture. . Pittsburgh,: . .


Williams, Alexander Watson.. (1941). Factors conducive to increased yields of milk and butterfat in privately owned Holstein herds in Pennsylvania. .Masters thesis. Pennsylvania State College. 91p.


Winter, Georg Simon. (1840). George Simon Winters wohlerfahrner Pferde-Arzt : :welcher grèundlich lehrt wie man die Complexion der Pferde, ihre Natur und Alter erkennen, alle innerlichen und „usserlichen Krankheiten heilen, so wie auch wie man dieselben vor bevorstehenden Uebeln verwahren konne, nebst einigen, hochst seltenen, fur junge Fohlen vielfach bewahrt gefundenen Arzenei-Mitteln. Philadelphia: Herausgegeben von Edmund Y. Schelly. 839p.


Winter, George Simon.. (1841). George Simon Winters Wohlerfahrner pferde-artz :welcher grèundlich lehrt wie man die complexion der pferde, ihre natur und alter erkennen, alle innerlichen und „usserlichen kranheiten heilen, so wie auch wie man dieselben vor bevorstehenden èubeln verwahren konne, nebst einigen, hochst seltenen, fur junge fohlen—vielfach bewart gesundenen arzenei-mitteln.. Northampton Caunty: Kleckner, Nolf und Williams. 3 vol. in 1.


Wolf, Emil Alfred.. (1930). A series of six radio talks on the origin of our domestic animals. . Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh. Unknown pagination.


Zèund, Joh. Joseph. ed.. (1832). Handbuch der Pferde- und Vieharzneykunde :in besonderer Beziehung auf innerliche Krankheiten, Heilmittellehre, Wundarzney, Geburtshuelfe, u.s.w., fuer den Landmann und Pferdebesitzer. (1. Aufl.ed.).  Philadelphia: Heinrich Hory. 376p.