By James Herriot
Veterinarian James Herriot remembers lifestyles in England in the course of global struggle II, while the good forces of the trendy international got here even to his sleepy Yorkshire hamlet
Only a number of years after settling into his new domestic in northern England, James Herriot is named to struggle. during this sequence of poignant and funny episodes, the good veterinarian stocks his stories education with the Royal Air strength, pining for a pregnant spouse, and checking in at the humans again domestic who made his perform so interesting. because the younger males of Yorkshire are despatched into conflict and farmers contemplate the wider international they’re part of, Herriot displays at the lives—human and animal alike—that make his domestic worthy combating for.
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19 20 PART 1 Horsemanship Table 1–6 Fencing Options Fence Type Positive Traits Negative Traits Potential Injuries Additional information Board • • • • Safe Sturdy Visible, aesthetic Durable—with proper maintenance may last 30 years • Good for arena, line or paddock fencing • Cost • Maintenance—requires yearly painting and replacement of boards • Damaged by chewing, cribbing, and leaning, which is increased by boredom and confinement in small paddocks • Punctures • Splinters • Nail or screw wounds if boards are pushed or broken off • 1 × 6 or 2 × 6 inches boards screwed to inside of 4 inch or larger diameter posts, with lowest board placed above mower height at 10– 16 inches above the ground; posts are placed 8 feet apart.
Stall boards must be over 2 inches thick and screwed in place to prevent loose boards and subsequent nail wounds when a board is dislodged or a horse kicks or rubs on it. In warmer climates, ventilation can be improved by placing 2-inch gaps between the boards, even in the exterior walls. This spacing will still prevent adjacently stalled horses from biting, kicking, and fighting. The improved ventilation will enhance the spread of contagious diseases through a facility, just as half walls will do.
The body heat generated by one horse within a 12 3 12 foot box stall does not heat the air sufficiently enough to make it rise and exit out the vents. Without this the barn air will not completely turnover the optimal six to eight times per hour, without the presence of vents and possibly fans. Figure 1–9 Performing a dust test Copyright 2012 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved. May not be copied, scanned, or duplicated, in whole or in part. Due to electronic rights, some third party content may be suppressed from the eBook and/or eChapter(s).
All Things Wise and Wonderful by James Herriot