The Mule A Treatise on the Breeding, Training, and Uses to Which He May Be Put
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The Mule A Treatise on the Breeding, Training, and Uses to Which He May Be Put

By Harvey Riley
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  • THE MULE
  • A TREATISE
    • ON THE BREEDING, TRAINING, AND USES,
    • TO WHICH
    • HE MAY BE PUT.
      • SUPERINTENDENT OF THE GOVERNMENT CORRAL, WASHINGTON D.C.
    • SUPERINTENDENT OF THE GOVERNMENT CORRAL, WASHINGTON D.C.
    • PREFACE.
    • NOTE.
    • CONTENTS.
    • Value of Kind Treatment
    • How to Harness
    • What the Mule can Endure
    • Mexican Mules, and Packing
    • The Agricultural Committee
    • Spotted Mules
    • Mule-Breeding and Raising
    • How Colts should be Handled
    • Packing Mules
    • Value of Harnessing Properly
    • Government Wagons
    • Transcriber's Note
  • CHAPTER I. HOW MULES SHOULD BE TREATED IN BREAKING.
  • CHAPTER II. THE DISADVANTAGES OF WORKING MULES THAT ARE TOO YOUNG.
  • CHAPTER III. COLOR, CHARACTER, AND PECULIARITIES OF MULES.
  • CHAPTER IV. DISEASES MULES ARE LIABLE TO.--WHAT HE CAN DRAW, ETC., ETC.
  • CHAPTER V. PHYSICAL CONSTRUCTION OF THE MULE.
  • CHAPTER VI. SOMETHING MORE ABOUT BREEDING MULES.
  • CHAPTER VII. ANCIENT HISTORY OF THE MULE.
  • List of Mules Received, died, and Shot, at the Depot of Washington, D.C., from 1st February, 1863. to 31st July, 1866.
  • PICTURES OF SOME OF OUR MOST CELEBRATED ARMY MULES.
  • DISEASES COMMON TO THE MULE, AND HOW THEY SHOULD BE TREATED.
    • DISTEMPER IN COLTS.
    • CATARRH OR COLDS.
    • GLANDERS.
    • SYMPTOMS.
    • TEETHING.
    • DISEASES OF THE TEETH.
    • THE EYE.
    • THE TONGUE.
    • POLL-EVIL.
    • FISTULA.
    • COLLAR-GALLS.
    • THRUSH.
    • CHEST FOUNDERS.
    • BLEEDING.
    • COLIC.
    • PHYSICKING.
    • STRINGHALT.
    • CRAMP.
    • SPAVIN.
    • RINGBONE.
    • MANGE.
    • GREASE-HEEL.
    • SHOES, SHOEING, AND THE FOOT.
    • ADVICE TO BLACKSMITHS.
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