|Better Farming Series 14 - Farming with Animal Power (FAO - INADES, 1977, 57 p.)|
|Choosing and preparing fields|
|Size and shape of fields|
|Marking the boundaries of a field|
|Grub out all the trees in the field|
|Get permission to farm for a long time|
|Choosing oxen for farm work|
|Harnessing oxen with a yoke|
|How to train oxen|
|How many hours a day can oxen work?|
|How to feed working oxen|
|Looking after working' oxen|
|Tools for use with animal power|
|Choice of tools|
|The Manga cultivator|
|The seed drill|
|Income from animal power|
|What animal power costs|
|Buying animals and tools|
|The animals' food|
|Upkeep and repair of tools|
|What animal power farming costs him:|
|Some examples of animal power farming|
|Suggested question paper|
Farming with animal power is costly.
The farmer spends money on buying his animals and tools, on feeding and looking after the animals, on mending the tools.
The animals get old, the tools wear out.
After five or six years, you have to buy new oxen and new tools.
The farmer must know how much money he spends on farming with animal power.
He must know what it costs him.
The farmer also knows how much money he makes from working by
He knows how much money he gets from working with animals.
So he knows how much more money he gets from the use of animal power.
The extra money earned with the animal power, less the money spent on it, is the income from animal power.