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Advanced Registry
Advanced Registry Some Breeders Have What Is Known As An Advanced Registry. Animals To Be Eligible To Ord In The Advanced Registry Book Must Not Only Be Pure Bred, But Must Come Up To A Certain High Standard Of Per Formance In Milk Yield, Butter Produc Tion, Etc. Expositions And ...

Advantage Of Selling To
Advantage Of Selling To Local Buyers This Method Of Selling Is Advantageous From A Number Of Standpoints. The Animals Show Up To The Best Advantage In The Home Feed Lot ; They Are Not Wor Ried Or Frightened Or Tired From A Long Railroad Journey, And The Grower Runs None ...

Advantages Of Open Shed
Advantages Of Open Shed Od Ac Count Of The Favorable Report From Dairymen Who Had Used The Sheds, Fraser Conducted A Test On This Matter At The Illinois Experiment Station. Il Was Found That There Is Less Difficulty In Providing Cows With Fresh Air; That They Remain More Healthy And ...

Advertising In Stock Journals
Advertising In Stock Journals In Ease He Is Breeding Extensively And The Local Demand Is Not Sufficient, It Will Be Necessary To Advertise In The More Prominent Stock Journals. The Adver Tisement Should Be Short And State Ex Actly What The Breeder Has To Sell And The Character Of His ...

After Castration
After Castration, A Young Boar Pig Is Known As A "barrow." All The Female Pigs Up To The Time They Are Bred Are Commonly Called "gilts," "yelts," Or "hilts." The Term "gilts" Is Most Com Monly Used In America. If Wanted For Pork The Gilts Should Be Spayed When About ...

After Farrowing
After Farrowing, For The First 24 Hours The Sow Will Require Little, If Any, Food. If She Show Signs Of Hunger, However, She May Be Given Plenty Of Water And A Thin Slop Of Bran Or Shorts, Or Oatmeal Gruel. Tepid Or Warm Water Should Always Be Given In Winter. ...

After Putting In The
After Putting In The Rennet, The Milk Should Be Stirred For A Few Minutes And Then Allowed To Stand Until The Curd Is Solid Enough To Cut. The Curdling Should Begin In About 12 Minutes. As Cheese Should Be About 3 Inches Thick And 10 Inches In Diameter. After Being ...

Age Of
Age Of Eggs At The Utah Station, The Fertility Of Eggs Averaging Five Days Old Was 300 Per Cent Greater Than Eggs Aver Aging 22 Days Old. Generally, Eggs For Hatching Purposes Should Not Be Over A Week Old; And During The Time They Are In Storage They Should Be ...

Aiseases Of Animals
Aiseases Of Animals Remedy Will Give Excellent Results If Ad Ministered In Doses Of 5 To 12 Grains By Intra-venous Injections. ...

Alfalfa Hay
Alfalfa Hay Is Considered By Otis An Indispensable Factor In Dairying. It Con Tains About 11 Pounds Of Digestible Pro Tein For Every 100 Pounds Of Hay And May, Therefore, Be Substituted To Some Extent For The Grain Ration. Economy Of Feeding Is Greatly Improved By The Use Of Liberal ...

Alfalfa Vs Grains
Alfalfa Vs. Grains In A Continued Test Of Alfalfa In New Jersey, It Ap Peared That A Purchased Ration Contain Ing Bran, Dried Brewers' Grains, Cotton Seed Meal And Corn Silage Produced 3.7 Per Cent More Milk And 7.2 Per Cent More Butter Than A Ration Of Alfalfa Hay And ...

Alfalfa
Alfalfa Throughout The Western States, And Recently To An Increasing Ex Tent In The Eastern And Southern States, Alfalfa Is Gaining Favor As A Coarse Forage For Steers. In Kansas, The Use Of Alfalfa Has Little Less Than Revolutionized The Methods Of Steer Feeding And The Beef Raiser Has Learned ...

Altering Calves
Altering Calves The Bull Calf, If Not To Be Kept For Breeding Purposes, Should Be Castrated At About Two To Three Months Of Age. In Young Animals There Is No Serious Hemorrhage, But In Old Bulls The Spermatic Artery Must Be Crushed Or Seared Off Or A Clamp Applied In ...

Altering Colts
Altering Colts Male Colts May Be Castrated At One Year Of Age Or A Little Later If A Larger Build Of Horse Is Desired. The Advantage Of Waiting Until The Age Of Two Years Is That, As A Rule, A Stronger Development Is Thus Obtained. Some Farmers Believe That The ...

Altering Lambs
Altering Lambs Lambs May Best Be Castrated At The Age Of Ten Days To Two Weeks. The Testicles May Be Exposed By An Incision Of The Scrotum, As In Other Animals, And The Cord Seared Or Crushed Off. If A Hot Iron Or A Hot Crushing In Strument Is Used ...

Altering Pigs
Altering Pigs If Boar Pigs Are Cas Trated At The Age Of One To Two Months Or Even At Older Age, But Before They Have Seen Service, The Operation May Be Done With Perfect Safety By Exposing The Tes Ticles As Recommended For Stallions And Cutting Off The Spermatic Cord ...

American Bison And Catalo
American Bison And Catalo The Buffalo Or American Bison Once Extended From Pennsylvania To The Rocky Mountains And Was By All Odds The Most Conspicuous Animal On Our Con Tinent. This Monarch Of The Plains Is Now Extinct Except For A Few Thousand Animals Kept In Zoological Gardens, Parks, And ...

Amount Lambs Eat Daily
Amount Lambs Eat Daily Fattening Lambs Eight To 10 Months Old Will Eat From 1.5 To 3 Pounds Of Hay Daily In Ad Dition To 1.5 To 2 Pounds Of Grain And 1 To 2 Pounds Of Sliced Roots Or Silage. In Feeding Roughage To Sheep It Must Be Remembered ...

Amount To Feed
Amount To Feed In General, Cotton Seed Meal Should Not Be Fed As The When Cottonseed Meal Was Fed In Ex Cessive Rations, But The Milk Yield Was Increased. For This Purpose, Cottonseed Meal Proved Superior To Linseed Meal In Germany. In Vermont, Gluten Meal Was Somewhat More Economic Than ...

Anatomy And Physiology
Anatomy And Physiology It Would Not Be In Accord With The Purposes Of The Present Work To Go Into Details Concerning The Anatomy And Physiology Of The Domesticated Animals. It Is Desirable, However, To Discuss Such Points As May Assist The Farmer In Ob Taining A Comprehensive Knowledge Of His ...

Angus Popularity
Angus Popularity The Angus Was First Im Ported Into The United States In 1s73, And Into Canada In 187g. The Breed Met With Some Prejudice, On Account Of The Fact That The Field Was Already Oc Cupied By Shorthorns And Herefords. It Was Necessary, Therefore, For The Champions Of The ...

Animal For Swine
Animal For Swine The Most Important Animal By-pro Ducts In Swine Feeding Are Those From The Dairy, Like Skim Milk, Butter Milk, Whey, Etc. And Those From The Slaughter House Such As Tankage, Beef Scrap, Blood Meal And The Like. Skim Milk Is One Of The Most Valuable Adjuncts Of ...

Animal Parasites
Animal Parasites Cattle Are Subject To Infestation With Flukes, Bladder Worms, Tapeworms, Round Worms, Mites, Ticks And Insects. Most Of The External Parasites May Be Destroyed By Dipping. The Internal Par Asites, Especially Stomach Worms, Are To Be Treated With Drenches Of A 1 Per Cent Solution Of Creosote Or ...

Articles Of Agreement Wo
Articles Of Agreement Wo, Whose Names Are Hereunto Subscribed And Whose Residences Are Within The County Of In The State Of , Do Hereby Asso Ciate Ourselves Together As A Co-operative Association Under The Laws Of The State Of , And Have Adopted The Following Constitution: Constitution We Need State ...

Artificial Impregnation
Artificial Impregnation During Recent Years An Unusual In Terest Has Been Developed In The Artificial Impregnation Of Our Domestic Animals. Several Purposes Are Served By This Op Eration. As Is Well Known, Some Mares And Cows May Remain Permanently Ster Ile, Despite Repeated Service By The Stal Lion Or Bull, ...

Barley
Barley Both The Common And Bald Barley Is Used In Fattening Steers. In Idaho, French Found That Steers Kept On A Grain Ration Of Equal Parts Chopped Barley And Shorts Made Satisfactory Re Turns For Their Feed And Gained A Pound In Weight For Every Four Pounds Of Grain Eaten. ...

Beans
Beans Are Fed In Large Quantities To Steers, But Not Many Experiments Have Been Carried Out To Determine Their Feed Ing Value. Jack Bean Meal Seemed Not To Be Relished By Steers In Mississippi, And Proved To Be Indigestible. At Wo Burn, Horse Bean Meal Produced Rapid And Economical Gains ...

Beech Nuts
Beech :nuts Have Been Fed To Cattle In Rations Of 2 To 10 Pounds. Before Feeding They Are Usually Cracked And May Then Be Fed Dry Or Moistened. No Harm Is Produced From The Use Of Beech Nuts, But They May Be Fed To Hogs With Better And More Economical ...

Beef
Beef In The Production Of Baby Beef, Great Care Must Be Taken With The Feeds; They Must Be Fresh And Palatable At Every Feeding And Must Be Presented In Such A Way That The Animals Will Eat The Largest Possible Quantities. It Is Commonly Recommended That The Feed Ing Periods ...

Beep Breeds
Beep Breeds Perhaps The First Question Which En Ters The Mind Of Any Person Who Intends To Go Into The Beef Business, Concerns The Choice Of A Breed Of Beef Cattle. We Therefore, Characterize The Different Breeds Of Beef Animals, With Notes On Their Relative Importance And Their Chief Advantages ...

Before The Pigs Come
Before The Pigs Come The Condition Of The Bowels Should Be Noted Carefully As The Farrowing Time Approaches, Since At This Time Sows Are Likely To Become Constipated. A Good Feed Of Bran Will Usually Overcome This. About A Week Before Farrowing Time The Sow Should Be Separated From The ...

Beggarweed Hay
Beggarweed Hay May Be Fed Shredded To Mules Ad Libitum. In Florida, This Bay Gave Good Results. Cassava Is Not Much Relished By Mules, But In Florida It Seemed To Have A Greater Feeding Value Than Sweet Potatoes. The Latter May Be Fed In Rations Of 12 To 15 Pounds. ...

Beginning Sheep Farming
Beginning Sheep Farming The Late Summer, When Pastures Are Short And It Looks As Though Some Fodder Must Be Fed To The Flock To Keep Them Growing, Is A Good Time To Go Into The Sheep Sections To Buy Up A Flock Of Ewes. Ewes Are Usually Cheaper Then Than ...

Best Known Work Of
Best Known Work. Of Bureau Of' Ani Mal Industry The Bureau Of Animal Industry Is Perhaps, Best Known To Stock Men A Veterinary Standpoint. Through The Work Of This Bureau Pleuro-pnenmonia, Which A Few Years Ago Was A Dreaded Contagious Disease Of Cattle That Had Become Established In A Number ...

Better Farm Labor
Better Farm Labor Another Factor In Successful Dairying Is The Quality Of Farm Labor. The Time Has Come When The Dairy Attendant Should Not Be An Unskilled Laborer, But Rather A Highly Skilled One. It Is Not An Indifferent Matter How And When Cows Are Fed And How They Are ...

Better Sanitation
Better Sanitation The Use Of Milk And Other Dairy Products Will Be Largely Increased By The Strict Observance On The Part Of The Dairyman Of All Reasonable Sanitary Requirements In Caring For The Cows, Constructing And Managing Stables And Caring For The Milk After It Is Ob Tained. The Extension ...

Biggar Popularity
Biggar Popularity Has Justly Called Attention To The Fact That Galloway Cat Tle Have Qualities Which Particularly Fit Them For The Western Ranges. In The First Place, They Are Possessed Of Un Usual Hardiness, Whereby They Are Able To Endure A Severe Climate. Absence Of Horns Is Also A Desirable ...

Bishoping Teetha
Bishoping Teetha Common Fraud Ulent Method Of Attempting To Make The Horse's Teeth Look Younger Than They Really Are Is Known As "bishoping." This Consists In Using An Engraver's Tool To Dig Out A Slight Groove On The Biting Surface Of The Corner Teeth. This Cav Ity Is Then Burned ...

Black
Black Spanishthis Is One Of The Oldest Breeds Of Poultry. They Have A Large Red Comb And Wattles With Large White Face And Lobes, That Contrast Strikingly With Their Glossy Black Plum Age. Pullets Lay From 150 To 180 Large White Eggs A Year And Are Above The Av Erage ...

Bloat On Rape
Bloat On Rape Should Bloat Occur, A Tablespoonful Of Spirits Of Ammonia Given In A Half Pint Of Warm Water Will Usually Relieve The First Stages; If The Lamb Is Down And The Stomach Greatly Extended It Should Be Punctured At The Point Of Greatest Swelling On The Left Side ...

Blue
Blue Andalusiansthis Is A Hand Some Bird Marked With Light And Dark Blue Plumage But Has A White Skin And Blue Shanks. The Hens Are Non-sitters And Lay Large White Eggs, Equal In Size To Those Of The Minorcas. The Chicks Are Very Hardy And The Pullets Begin Laying When ...

Bone Meal
Bone Meal Was Fed By Forbes At The Missouri Station To Hogs Being Fattened On Corn Alone, With Very Beneficial Re Sults. About Two Pounds Of Bone Meal Was Fed To Each Hog Every Month, Or About An Ounce A Day. If, However, Mixed Grain Rations Are Given Or Skim ...

Borax
Borax Does Not Preserve Milk Unless Used At A Rate Of 10 Grains Per Quart. With Regard To The Influence Of Borax On Man, The Most Authoritative Results Have Been Announced By Wiley On The Basis Of Actual, Long-continued Experiments On Healthy Men. Wiley Found That "when Pushed To The ...

Brain Sausage
Brain Sausage May Be Made From Two Calves' Brains, 1 Pound Lean And 1 Pound Fat Pork, All Chopped Finely And Seasoned With Five Grated Onions. 1 Ounce Salt And % Ounce Pepper. The Material Is Then Cased And Boiled For Five Minutes. Nu Merous Other Formulas For The Manufac ...

Breeders Of Pure Bred Stock
Breeders Of Pure-bred Stock' Fre Quently Dispose Of Their Surplus Animals By Auction. This Is Quite A Common The Auction Sale Is One Of The Best Ways Of Disposing Of Surplus Pure-bred Stock And Is Particularly Adeantageous For The Small Breeder, As He Receives Considerable Advertising Through Associa Tion With ...

Breeding Farm Animals
Breeding Farm Animals In Breeding Farm Animals The Purpose Is Not Merely To Increase The Number Of Individual Animals And Thus Perpetu Ate The Race, But Also To Improve The Quality Of The Individual. Intelligent Breeding Is Done With Some Definite Ob Ject In View. The Breeder Has A Pur ...

Breeding Record
Breeding Record Careful Records Should Be Kept At All Times And Nothing Left To Guess Work. Every Detail Should Be Known To A Certainty. This Is Es Pecially True Of The Breeding Of Pigs Where There Are Large Numbers In Each Litter, And Every Breeding Animal Should Be Recorded In ...

Breeds Of Chickens
Breeds Of Chickens There Are About 40 Breeds And A Hun Dred Varieties Of Chickens Now Grown In The United States. These May Be Con Veniently Classified Into (1) General Purpose Breeds, Many Of Which Are Of American Production, The Most Impor Tant Being The Plymouth Rocks, Wyan Dottes, Rhode ...

Breeds Of Dairy Cows
Breeds Of Dairy Cows In The Discussion Of The Breeds Of Cattle Which May Be Used For Beef, A Description Has Already Been Given Not Only Of The Strictly Beef Animals, But Also All Of Those Breeds Which Are Com Monly Referred To As Dual Purpose Cat Tle. Some Of ...

Breeds Of Ducks
Breeds Of Ducks There Are Eight Or Nine General Pur Pose And Fancy Breeds Of Ducks Pro Duced In The United States. The More Important Are The White Pekin, White Aylesbury, Colored Rouen, Black Cay Uga, Muscovy And Blue Swedish. White Pekinthis Is The Most Prom Inent And Popular Breed ...

Breeds Of Geese
Breeds Of Geese There Are Five Common Breeds Of Geese In The United States: The Tou Louse, Embden, African, Chinese And Wild Or Canadian Goose. Toulousethe Toulouse Is One Of The Most Popul5r Breeds, Especially Valuable For The Christmas Trade, Since They Ma Ture At About This Time. They Are ...

Breeds Of Sheep
Breeds Of Sheep The Leading Breeds Of Sheep In The United States, Mentioned In The Order Of Their Importance, Are The Merinos, Shropshires, Cotswolds, Oxfords, Ram Bouillets, Southdowns, Hampshires, Lin Colns, Dorset Horns, Cheviots, And Lei Cesters. There Are More Merinos Raised In The United States Than Of All Other ...

Breeds Of Turkey
Breeds Of Turkey. Six Breeds Of Turkeys Are Grown More Or Less Extensively In The United States. These Are The Bronze, Narragansett, Buff, Slate, White Or Holland And Black. The Varieties Differ From One Another Chiefly In Color. Bronze Is The Largest And Most Papa Lat. A Modern Type Of ...

Breeds Op Hogs
Breeds Op Hogs The Breeds Of Hogs In The United States Mentioned In The Order Of Their Importance Are The Poland-chinas, Berk Shires, Duroc-jerseys, Chester Whites, Yorkshires, Essex, Victorias, Tamworths, Cheshires, Hampshires, Etc. The Poland Chinas Lead All Other Breeds In Numbers, Further Improvement Of The Breed Occurred In Illinois ...

Breeds
Breeds Or Horses The Thoroughbred Was The First Breed Of Horses To Be Definitely Established And Was, Therefore, For Some Time "the Thor Oughbred" As Contrasted With Other Half Blood Or Grade Horses. This Name Has Persisted And The Breed, Therefore, Has No Really Characteristic Name As Have The Shire, ...

Broadening The Field At
Broadening The Field At State And National Fairs After Exhibiting At The County Fairs, The Next Step Will Be To Make Exhibits At The State Fairs. Here The Competition Will Be Very Much Sharper Indeed And The Breeder May Have His Vanity Seriously Jarred, Before He Succeeds In Carrying Home ...

Brome Grass Hay
Brome Grass Hay This Forage Is Not Grown In Quantities Sufficient For Use In Steer Feeding, Except In Canada And Parts Of The Northwest. In Canada, It Has Been Found That Cattle Require More Corn Fodder Than Brome Grass Hay For The Same Gain In Weight, But That Corn Fod ...

Buckwheat
Buckwheat Is Generally Highly Prized As A Food For Laying Hens. In A Test At The Massachusetts Hatch Station, Decid Of Eggs Produced, However, Was Practi Cally The Same On Both Rations. The Cochins, However, Regularly Laid About 30 Per Cent More Eggs On The Whole Grain Rations Than On ...

Buffalo Grass Hay
Buffalo Grass Hay This Forage May Also Be Fed Wherever It Is Grown In Suf Ficient Quantities To Make Its Harvesting Economical. At The Kansas Experiment Station, Buffalo Grass Hay Was Found To Be Better Than Prairie Hay And Far Su Perior To Timothy. On The Range, This Grass Is ...

Buildings And Yards For
Buildings And Yards For Poultry Buildings Are Being Made Much Less Expensive For Poultry Than Formerly. The Beginner, Especially, Should Build Cheap Houses. In The North, However, The Roosts, And The Roosts So Arranged That They Can Be Raised Up Out Of The Way When Cleaning The Dropping Boards. The ...

Buildings For Hogs
Buildings For Hogs For The Economical Production Of Pork, In The Northern States, Some Form Of Comfortable Pen In Which The Bogs May Be Housed In Winter, Is Essential. These Houses Need Not Be Made Of Ex Pensive Material, But They Should Be Made Tight And Comfortable, With Sepa Rate ...

Buildings
Buildings Ducklings Are Usually Kept In A Warm Brooder House Until About Three Weeks Old, After Which They Are Removed To A Colder House. Where The Birds Are Grown 10 Per Cent Beef Scraps And 3 Per Cent Grit. Oyster Shells Are Given At This Time And Less Green Food ...

Bureau Of Plant Lndustry
Bureau Of Plant Lndustry Co-oper At I N G With The Bureau Of Animal Industry Is Another Division Of The De Partment, Known As The Bureau Of Plant Industry. This Bureau, Among Many Other Activities, Investigates The Best Method Of Culture, Harvesting And Curing Of Crops For The Use Of ...

Calculating Balanced R A
Calculating Balanced R A Tions We Now Come To The Matter Of Pounding Rations So That They Shall Con Form Approximately To The Requirements Of The Feeding Standards. Given Certain Feeds, In What Proportions Shall They Be Fed To Fulfill The Various Requirements Of Rations For Fattening, Growth, Milk Production, ...

Camel
Camel The Great Value Of The Camel As A Beast Of Burden Is Well Known To Every Reader. This Animal Is Not Only Capable Of Carrying Heavy Loads And Of Making Considerable Speed, But Is Peculiarly Adapted To The Performance Of Long Jour Neys Through Arid Regions. In Oriental Countries ...

Carabao
Carabao The Carabao Or Water Buffalo Is Really Identical With The Indian Buffalo (boa Bubalis), Which Is Distributed From Europe To The Philippines. It Is By Far The Most Important Domestic And Farm Animal In The Philippine Islands. The Carabao Is Not Only The Mainstay Of Agriculture, But Is Also ...

Care And Management Of
Care And Management Of Lambs Lambingthe Lambing Period Is The Most Critical Time In The Life Of The Flock. At This Time The Shepherd Should Be In Constant Attendance Day And Night. Is First Sprinkled Over The Lamb. An Other Practice Which Is More Common Among Sheepmen Is To Remove ...

Care Of A Glanderous
Care Of A Glanderous Horse As Al Ready Indicated, There Is No Satisfactory Treatment For Glanders. Good Care And A Nutritious Diet May Enable Glanderous Horses To Live For Five Years Or More, But In The Meantime They May Spread Con Tagion Far And Wide. All Glanderous Animals Should Therefore ...

Carrots
Carrots Nearly All Farmers Believe In The Nutritive And Medicinal Value Of Carrots For Farm Animals. They Are Fed Less Extensively To Steers, However, Than To Dairy Cows Or Sheep. Cassava This Root Has Been Fed To Steers At The Florida Experiment Station, Where It Is Claimed That Beef Was ...

Carrying Capacity Of Various
Carrying Capacity Of Various Crops In Pennsylvania, Watson And Mairs Found That 1 Acre Of Clover And Timothy Would Carry 10 Cows For 16 Days; An Acre Of Flat Peas, 36 Days; An Acre Of Rape, 37 Days; An Acre Of Soy Beans, 17 Days; An Acre Of Sorghum, 35 ...

Cars For Sheep And
Cars For Sheep And Hogs Usually Con Tain Two Decks, The Second Floor Being At A Height Of Feet From The First Floor And Generally Removable. By Using These Double Decked Cars, Nearly Twice As Many Sheep Or Hogs Can Be Carried In The Same Ear As In The Common ...

Casings For Sausages
Casings For Sausages Sausage Cas Ings Are Made From The Small And Large Intestine, Rectum, Windpipe And Bled De: Of Cattle And Other Animals. Intes Tines Are Washed, Scraped To Remove The Fat, Salted And Packed In Cold Storage Till Ready For Use. "round Casings" Come From The Small Intestines, ...

Castrating
Castrating When Four To Six Weeks Of Age, Or About A Month Before Weaning, All The Male Pigs Intended For Pork Should Be Castrated. If Done At This Time, While Sucking The Sow, There Will Tial And, In Fact, Can Well Be Dispensed With When Hogs Have Good And Sufficient ...

Castration And Spaying
Castration And Spaying Castration It Is Frequently Necessary For The Farmer To Perform This Opera Tion On His Animals And A Few Sugges Tions Are Therefore In Place Regarding The Methods To Be Adopted In Castrating Stal Lions, Bulls, Rams, Boars Or Other Male Animals. In The First Place Some ...

Cats
Cats The Various Members Of The Cat Tribe May Be Considered As Belonging To The Genus Felis Of Which About 50 Species Are Known In Different Parts Of The World. The Domestic Breeds Of Cats Have Originated From The European, Egyptian, American, Indian And Ben Galese Wild Cats. The Short ...

Characteristics Of Eggs
Characteristics Of Eggs Weight The Weight Of Hen's Eggs Varies Considerably. Hens Lay From 3 To 4 Per Cent Larger Eggs Usually Than Pullets. Hens With Exercise Lay Larger Compositionrelative To The Compo Sition Of Eggs Many Analyses Show That A 2-ounce Egg Contains On The Average 10.7 Per Cent ...

Chess
Chess Is Often Fed To Steers, But Very Few Experiments Have Been Made To De Termine Its Value. At The Oregon Ex Periment Station, Chess Proved Inferior To Clover Hay, But Was Valuable As A Maintenance Ration In Wintering Cattle. The Threshed Grain From Chess Is Screened Out In Cleaning ...

Chicago Horse Market
Chicago Horse Market One Of The Greatest Horse Markets In The United States Is Chicago. Horses Are Sold Both By Auction And By Private Sale. The Following Information, Based On The Practices Of The Chicago Market, Is Quoted From Prof. C. S. Plumb: "a Horse Negotiated At The Halter Is ...

Chickens
Chickens Profits In The Business Profits To Be Made In The Poultry Business Seem Most Alluring To The Man Who Figures It Out On Paper. Theoretically, A Hen Will Lay On The Average 150 Eggs A Year, Which, At Two Cents Apiece Would Bring In $3. The Cost Of Maintaining ...

Christmas Or Winter Lambs
Christmas Or Winter Lambs Marketed At A Live Weight Of 50 To 60 Pounds, Dur Ing The Winter Months Are Usually Dressed Before Sending To Market. Lambs That Will Dress Out 25 To 30 Pounds At Two Months Of Age And Sent To The New York Market Sell All The ...

Circulation
Circulation A Good Circulation Of Air Is Necessary To The Preservation Of Eggs In Cold Storage. Circulation Is Re Quired To Equalize The Temperature Of All Parts Of The Cooling Room, And To Carry Away The Moisture From The Eggs To The Refrigerating Pipes Where It Is Condensed. Gravity Circulation ...

Classes As Follows
Classes As Follows Class 1. Stallion 4 Years Old Or Over. And Judges Will Especially Avoid Horses Showing Any Tendency To Mix Gaits, Pad Dle In Front Or Sprawl Behind. The Following Percentages Will Govern Judges In Classes 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9: General Conformation And All ...

Classify In
Classify In Sinceixo In Shipping To Market, Sheep Should Be Graded, The Lambs Being Put In Separate Cars Or Com Partments From The Older Sheep. The Highest Price For Lambs Is Usually Ob Tained During The Months Of February To July. Buyers Are Always Glad To See A Good Many ...

Clover
Clover In The Central And Eastern States, Clover Occupies The Position In Steer Rations Which Is Filled By Alfalfa In The West. At The Tennessee Experi Ment Station, The First Crop Of Clover Was Found To Possess A Greater Feeding Value And Was Better Relished Than The Second Crop, Which ...

Cochins
Cochins Stand Next In Popularity To The Brahma. The Buff Cochin Is The Variety Most Generally Bred. There Are Also Partridge, Black And White Varie Ties. The Cocks Weigh About 11 Pounds And The Hens Pounds. The Legs And Feet Of This Bird Are Heavily Feathered The Eggs Are Of ...

Cold Storage Of Butter
Cold Storage Of Butter For The Cold Storage Of Butter Various Temperatures Have Been Adopted Ranging From Below Zero To 50 F. As Just Explained, How Ever, Too Low Temperatures May Produce Unfavorable Changes In The Butter, Such As Destruction Of Its Natural Physical Constitution And Flavor. Again, If The ...

Cold Storage Of Cheese
Cold Storage Of Cheese Cheese Is Exceedingly Sensitive To Changes In Tem Perature In Cold Storage And Therefore The Temperature Should Be Kept As Uni Form As Possible. In Canada, Cold Storage Rooms Are Maintained At 28 To 32 F. For Different Kinds Of Cheese, And In General A Range ...

College Courses
College Courses Nearly All Of These Colleges Have A Strong Animal Husbandry Department Which Gives Special Instruc Tion In The Different Phases Of Animal Industry. Students Study The Anatomy, Physiology And Diseases Of Animals, An Imal Breeding And Management, The Feeding And Judging Of Stock In The Show Ring, Dairying, ...

Colors
Colors The Face, Throat, Chest, Lower Part Of The Body, Legs And Tip Of The Tail Are White, All Other Parts Being Red. The Red Should Neither Be Too Dark Nor Too Light. The Skin Is Slightly Thicker Than That Of The Shorthorn, But The Form Of The Body Is ...

Colts Teeth
Colts' Teeth Colts Are Born With The First Two Incisor Teeth; The Middle Incisors Appear After Four To Six Weeks And The Corners After Six To Nine Months. The Central Incisors Are Shed At The Age Of 2% To 3 Years, The Middle Incisors At To 4 Years And The ...

Commission Charges
Commission Charges The Regulations Adopted By The Chicago Live Stock Ex Change Relative To Commission Charges, Is Shown In The Following Regulations In Force In 1907. Cattle-50 Cents A Head. Not Less Than $10 Nor More Than $12 A Car. Calves-25 Cents A Head. Not Less Than $10 Nor More ...

Composition Of Plants
Composition Of Plants All Animals Derive Their Nourishment Directly Or Indirectly From Plants. At One Time They Feed On The Green Plants, At Another On The Cured Forage Or Hay, And Again On The Grain Or By-products Of The Plant. The Composition Of Several Important Forage Plants At Different Stages ...

Conclusions Relative To Roots
Conclusions Relative To Roots The Experiments Noted Above Are Not Entirely Harmonious As Regards Their Compar Ative Values. Roots Do Not Show Any Ad Vantage Over Silage, While The Cost Of Growing Them Is Usually In Excess Of Silage. They Should Not Be Fed Ordi Narily In Quantities Greater Than ...

Conclusions Relative To Silage
Conclusions Relative To Silage The Experiences Of Sheep Farmers Are Erally Concordant In Showing That Silage Is A Very Useful Winter Feed For Sheep, For Adding Succulence And Palatability To The Rations. While It Is Possible To Maintain Sheep Entirely On A Good Qual Ity Of Corn Silage, It Is ...

Condimental Feeds
Condimental Feeds A Great Differ Ence Of Opinion Prevails Regarding The Feeding Value Of Proprietary, Tonic And Condimental Feeds, Which Are So Exten Sively Advertised In Agricultural Jour Nals And Elsewhere. These Feeds Have Been Repeatedly Analyzed In This Coun Try And In Europe And, As A Rule, Chemi Cal ...

Condimental Or Patent Feeding
Condimental Or Patent Feeding Stuffs There Are A Large Number Of Condimental Or Patent Stock Foods On The Mar Ket. These Are Widely Advertised And Wonderful Claims Made For Them. The More Important Of These Have Been Tested Experimentally At A Number Of The Differ Ent Stations. Generally Speaking, No ...

Conflicting Opinions
Conflicting Opinions The Subject Of Tuberculosis Has Been Brought Inently Before The Attention Of The Whole Of Controversy Between Koch And His Disciples On The One Side And The Oppo Site School On The Other Side; And Also With All Other Matters Relating To The Nature And Prevention Of The ...

Confounded With Swine Plague
Confounded With Swine Plague In The Earlier Investigations Of This Dis Ease, It Was Much Confused With Swine Plague; In Fact, Swine Plague And Hog Cholera Were Supposed To Be Different Forms Of The Same Disease. In Typical Cases, However, Hog Cholera Affects The Intestines Chiefly, Causing Ulcers In The ...

Consult Vim The Commission
Consult %vim The Commission Man The Greater Part Of The Stock Sold In The Larger Markets Is Sold Through Commis Sion Men. Before Sending Stock, It Is Extremely Desirable, And Usually Saves Both Disappointment And Loss To The Shipper, If The Commission Merchant Be Notified Two Or Three Days In ...

Contagious
Contagious Mammrrrs The More Se Rious Form Of The Disease Is Known As Contagious Mammitis And Is Due To In Fection With Bacteria. In These Cases The Inflammation Is More Extensive And The Trouble Requires Still More Careful Treat Ment. In Milking Out The Affected Quar Ter, Care Should He ...