Shibu Onsen, Yamanouchi, Nagano Prefecture

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Shibu Onsen, Yamanouchi, Nagano Prefecture
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Shibu Onsen is a historic and attractive hot spring town in Yamanouchi, which has retained a traditional atmosphere. Nestled in a small valley, Shibu Onsen is spread out on a gentle slope beside the Yokoyugawa River, with Yudanaka Onsen located below and the Jigokudani Monkey Park above.

During its long history, the area has been visited for its hot spring water by a lot of people, including priests, samurai and poets. Some of the ryokan (Japanese style inns) that line Shibu’s narrow streets, date back over 400 years, adding greatly to Shibu’s atmosphere. Guests of the ryokan are encouraged to take a stroll around town in the traditional onsen clothing of yukata robes and geta sandals.

One incentive to walk around the town is to make use of the public bath houses, of which there are nine. The public baths are locked and, except for one, only accessible to locals and overnight guests, who are provided with a master key by their ryokan. The bath houses are small buildings, divided into a women’s side and a men’s side, and the baths themselves are quite simple. The bath houses are numbered, but also have special names and cure different ailments. Source:
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Yamanouchi is a municipality in northern Nagano Prefecture with a variety of tourist attractions. The area’s Jigokudani Monkey Park draws many visitors because of its unique wild monkeys, who bathe in the park’s natural hot springs. The monkeys are not the only ones enjoying the water, as the nearby towns of Shibu Onsen and Yudanaka Onsen are centered around the bathing experience.

The largest ski resort in Japan, Shiga Kogen, is also located within Yamanouchi. One single ticket gives skiers and snowboarders access to dozens of runs, some of which hosted events during the 1998 Nagano Winter Olympics. Shiga Kogen and other parts of Yamanouchi are part of the Joshinetsu Kogen National Park, which offers hiking and other outdoor activities when there is no snow on the hills. Source:

Image from page 55 of “Diseases and enemies of poultry” (1897)
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Identifier: diseasesenemieso00pearrich
Title: Diseases and enemies of poultry
Year: 1897 (1890s)
Authors: Pearson, Leonard, 1868-1909 Warren, Benjamin Harry, 1858-1926
Subjects: Poultry Diseases Mammals Birds
Publisher: [Harrisburg, Pa.] : C.M. Busch
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s of great importance and especially ifthey were kept in confined .spaces. By treating thesoil with lime and spading or ploughing it up fre-quently the eggs of the gape-worm may be destioyed.Or the ground may be thoroughly soaked ^^ith a solu-tion of sulpliuiic acid Cone part to one hundred). Thewater troughs and feeding places should all be thor-oughly cleansed and disinfected Avilh coperas solution(one pound to two gallons of water). The bodies ofthe dead fowls should be buried deeply at a distancefrom tlie barn-vard. or burned. 45 2. DISEASES OF THE AIR PASSAGES CAUSEDKY MITES. There is a minute parasite similar to tlie parasiteof mange that infests the air passages and speciallythe windpipe, the bronchial tubes and the large airspaces in the chest. It is known as Cytodties nudus.Sometimes these parasites penetrate beyond the airsacs and reach the air spaces in the bones. Whenpresent in large numbers, they cause an inflammationof the parts they infest, but when pre.«»ent in small

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Thb Air-sao Mite of Fowls.Cytodites nudus, one hundred times natural size. numbers the}- seem to produce no disturbance. Thedisease produced by (hem in the bronchial tubes is of,the nature of a bionchitis of a severe type and some-times there is inflainmatic-n of the lungs, or pneumonia, 46 as well. Tiiese conditions are indicated bv difficultand rapid brcafhing and, Zurn says, by a peculiar tonethat is similar to that produced by fowls when a for-eign body ei.ters the windpipe. Otherwise the birdsseem lively and have a fairly good appetite. It is onlywhen tliese parasites are present in enormous num-bers that the disease they produce is sufficiently severeas to cause death. The treatnuut of these cases is not at all satisfac-tory, so that it is cheaper in the end to destroy theafflicted fowls than to attempt to cure them. Uponopening a bird that has died of this disease the para-sites can be seen in great abundaiice in the parts men-tioned. If treatment is attempted the inhalation of

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