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|A rural scene in American-era Philippines. Image digitally extracted from the 1905 publication "An Observer in the Philippines, Life in Our New Possessions."|
REPORT OF THE CHIEF OF THE BUREAU OF AGRICULTURE FOR
THE YEAR ENDED AUGUST 31, 1905.
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kept. The large Batangas bulls and oxen pull the same plows and draw the same loads as the carabaos; they work much faster and do not have to spend half their time wallowing in the mud and water. It is a great pity that cattle of this class have not been substituted for carabaos in all parts of the islands.
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[The section below is part of Exhibit B of the Bureau of Agriculture’s report and a sub-section of this same report entitled “New Introductions.”]
[Also included in this document was the report of Hugh J. Gallagher on the Batangas Experiment station. The full contents of his report are to be found in the link provided below.]
Notes and references:
1 “Report of the Chief of the Bureau of Agriculture for the Year Ended August 31, 1905,” by W.C. Welborn, part of the “Sixth Annual Report of the Philippine Commission 1905, Part 2,” published 1906 by the Bureau of Insular Affairs, War Department, in Washington D.C. by the Government Printing Office.