Her cycle ran 90 days, give or take, and if I was attuned enough to notice that her once daily always only once, even as an infant movement was a bit more difficult than normal, I could sometimes – not always – head it off at the pass with a teaspoon of codliver oil and no dairy for a few days.
So much for the real world; these days it gave her about as much pleasure as a childhood dose of codliver oil. next »
This created the proposition of getting codliver oil in a finer form.
The value of codliver oil is in the vitamins it contains, and so it is considered a necessary adjunct to the poultry farm, and many barrels of it are used, resulting in better hatches, with chicks that are stronger, and that make more rapid progress.
The family doctor gave her codliver oil, then iron, then nitrate of silver, but as the first and the second and the third were alike in doing no good, and as his advice when spring came was to go abroad, a celebrated physician was called in.