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Copperas
Copperas Is Occasionally Added To The Drinking Water Of Swine As A Kind Of Tonic. ...

Corn And Cob Meal
Corn And Cob Meal Was Compared With Shelled Corn In North Carolina In Rations Of 10 Pounds Clover Hay For Roughage, And Also With A Ration Of Oat Hay. The Results Were Slightly In Favor Of Shelled Corn. Cottonseed Meal Is Ex Tensively Fed To Mules. In Louisiana It Is ...

Corn Is The Standard
Corn Is The Standard Grain For Chick Ens. It Uniformly Produces Eggs Of Ex Cellent Quality And Yellow Corn Has The Additional Advantage Of Producing A Rich, Yellow Yolk. It Is Also Usually The Cheapest Grain. Corn Has Been Fed In Comparison With Various Other Grains, At A Number Of ...

Corn Meal
Corn Meal Generally Speaking, Ground Corn Is More Effective In Produc Ing Gains Than Whole Grain. In Experi Ments At The Wisconsin Station With Nearly 200 Medium Sized Hogs, The Gain From Grinding Varied From 8 To 17.6 Per Cent. Only In Two Cases Was There A Loss From Grinding. ...

Corn Siiives
Corn Siiives La Maryland, Patterson Has Tested Corn Skives For Dairy Cows. Cows Fed On This Material For A Period Of Four Months Produced More Milk And Butter On Less Feed Than When Hay And Corn Fodder Were Used. Corn Chives Appears To Be An Economical Feed For Milch Cows ...

Corn Silage
Corn Silage As A Rule, Silage From Frosted Corn Is Inferior To That Which Is Not Affected By Frost. In Early Tests At The Vermont Experiment Station, Corn Silage Made More Milk, But Of A Poorer Quality Than That Obtained From Corn Fodder. The Silage Appeared To He Supe Rior, ...

Corn
Corn Was Carefully Tested At The New Hampshire Experiment Station In Comparison With A High Grade Of Timothy Hay. The Corn Stover Was First Run Through A Silage Cutter, After Which It Was Given In Rations Of From 6 To 12 Pounds. The Corn Stover Proved To Be Of Equal ...

Corned Beef
Corned Beef The Plate, Brisket, Rump And Cross Ribs Of Beef Are Suitable Pieces For Corning After Cutting Into Pieces 5 Or 6 Inches Square. Take 8 Pounds Of Salt For Each 100 Pounds Of Meat. Put A Layer Of Salt In The Bottom Days, After Which It Is Allowed ...

Cottonseed Meal
Cottonseed Meal Is The Most Impor Tant Nitrogenous Grain Feed For Steer; Throughout The Southern States And Wherever It May Be Obtained At A Rea Sonable Price. It Is Superior, Pound For Pound, To All Other Grain Feeds In Ef Fectiveness For Beef Production. Cot Tonseed May Be Fed Raw, ...

Cowpea Hay
Cowpea Hay In The Southern And Western States And Territories, Where This Forage Is Produced On An Extensive Scale, It Has Been Found To Be An Effective Feed For Steers. In Missouri, Cowpea Hay With Corn Produced Daily Gains In Steers Of 2.6 Pounds, As Compared With 1.6 Pounds On ...

Cowpeas
Cowpeas Make An Excellent Stimulat Ing Feed For Chickens And Experiments Have Shown That They Give Nearly As Good Results When Fed Whole As When Ground. ...

Cream Substitutes
Cream Substitutes The Proposition Of Feeding Calves On Skim Milk And Using Some Cream Substitute Involves The Question Of The Relative Profit From Milk In The Form Of Butter And Veal Or Beef. In Pennsylvania, It Was Found That Milk Gave Better Returns In Veal Than In Butter. When Calves ...

Creameries And Cheese Fac
Creameries And Cheese Fac Tories Butter Factories Or Creameries Were First Established In The United States About 1861 In New York, And Cheese Factories, 10 Years Earlier. Both Have Grown Enormously, Until Now About 23 Per Cent Of The Butter And 94 Per Cent Of All The Cheese Is Produced ...

Cured Hay
Cured Hay Appears To Be As Easily Di Gested As The Fresh Grass From Which It Is Made. In Curing, However, There Is Usually Considerable Loss From The Dry Ing Up And Rattling Off Of The Leaves And Finer Parts Of The Plants Thus Leaving A Larger Proportion Of Woody ...

Cut
Cut Vs. Unc•t Hay Much Difference Of Opinion Prevails Regarding The Economy Of Cutting Hay For Steers. Most Hays Are More Effective When Cut Than When Left Long. The Same Is True For Many Of The Roots Commonly Fed. The Decision Of The Question Of Whether These Shall Be Cut ...

Cutting Hay
Cutting Hay The Practice Of Cutting Hay For Horses Has Long Been Recom Mended, And Is Quite Generally Adopted By Farmers. The Use Of Cut Hay On The Farm Has Followed Its Successful Use By Companies Which Use Large Numbers Of Horses. The Ordinary Reason Offered-for The Practice Of Cutting ...

Dairy Cattle
Dairy Cattle Dairying Has Long Been Assuming More And More Importance As A Line Of Animal Industry, Keeping Pace In This Respect With The Growth Of Large Cities And The Consequent Demand For Great Quantities Of Milk And Other Forms Of Dairy Products. In The Northern And Eastern States, Particularly, ...

Dairy Farming
Dairy Farming Next To Pure Breed Live Stock Farming, It Is Doubtful If There Is Any Special Stock Farming That Pays Better Than Dairy Farming. In Ease The Dairy Farmer Has Judgment And Ability Be May Also Breed And Sell High Grade, Pure Bred Dairy Stock. Dairy Farming Is The ...

Dairy
Dairy Sanitation-1n Order To Obtain Sanitary Milk, A Number Of Sanitary Re Quirements Must Be Met. These Re Quirements May Be Briefly Mentioned In This Connection: The Milk Should Not Be Used For Food Until Five Days After Calv Ing; The Ration For Milk Cows Should Not Contain Materials Which ...

Dancers From Milk Itself
Dancers From Milk Itself Milk Is An Excellent Medium For The Growth Of Bacteria And Many Of Them Multiply Rap Idly In It. Obviously, Therefore, Milk Varies Greatly In Its Bacterial Content When It Reaches The Consumer. The Ac Tual Number Of Bacteria May Vary From 1,000 To Several Million ...

Deep Setting
Deep Setting For Cream Separation Consists In Placing The Milk In Shotgun Or Cooley Cans About 8 Inches In Diam Eter And 20 Inches Deep. The Best Re Sults Are Obtained If The Milk Is Kept At A Temperature Of About 40° F. By Plac Ing The Cans In Ice ...

Defective Ration
Defective Ration If Serious Scour Ing Takes Place In Young Calves, It Is Evident That There Is Something Wrong With The Ration. The Addition Of A Tea Spoonful Of Dried Blood To The Milk Ra Tion Has Been Found To Be Valuable In Checking Scouring In Kansas. A Num Ber ...

Delaine Merinos
Delaine Merinos The Delaine Me Rino Has Been Produced From The Ameri Can Merino. It Has A Larger Carcass, A Better Mutton Form, Is Nearly Free From Wrinkles And Folds And Carries A Longer Fleece, Though Not Quite As Fine Nor As Well Glued Together On The Sur Face As ...

Designation Of Terms
Designation Of Terms Beef Cattle In Clude Export, Shipping And Dressed Beef Steers. Under This Class Are Quoted All Grades Of Fat Steers And Heifers, Which Have Received Enough Food Of The Right Quality To Indicate A Successful Attempt To Fatten Them. The Weight Varies Greatly, Since The Class Includes ...

Desirable Characteristics Of A
Desirable Characteristics Of A Sow The Sows Should Have All The Prominent Characteristics Of The Market Hog, Such As The Wide, Straight, Deep Fleshed Back, Well Sprung Ribs, Straight Deep Sides, Deep Well Rounded Hams, And A Body Long For The Breed With Moderately Short And Strong Legs. A Wide, ...

Development Of The
Development Of The Breedd1 1889, Mr. W. W. Guthrie Of Atchinson, Kan Sas, Discovered On His Ranch A Nearly Pure Bred Hereford Calf, Which Was Hornless. All Of The Calves By This Bull, ...

Different Grains Compared
Different Grains Compared Many Of The Agricultural Experiment Stations In This Country And In Canada Have •made Comparative Tests Of The Feeding Value Of Different Grains For The Purpose Of Determining The Best Economy In Feed Ing Steers In Different Localities. At Toronto, A Comparison Of Corn, Peas And Oats ...

Digestibility Of Feeding Stuffs
Digestibility Of Feeding Stuffs Most Of The Compounds Contained In Feeding Stuffs Must Undergo Certain Chemical Changes And Modifications Be Fore They Can Be Made Use Of By The Ani Mal Body. These Chemical Changes Are Brought About During The Processes Of Digestion, As Was Shown In The Discussion Of ...

Dipping Required
Dipping Required Southern Cattle May Also Be Shipped To Any Points Out Side The Quarantined Area At Any Time, Providing They Have Been Properly Clipped Under The Supervision Of An In Spector Of The Bureau Of Animal Indus Try, And Are Shipped In Clean, Disinfected Ears And Not Driven Through ...

Diseased Animals Ai Ust
Diseased Animals Ai Ust Not Be Snuted These Laws Require That Before Any Cattle Or Other Stock Is Offered For Transportation, The Shipper Shall Exercise Reasonable Care To Ascertain That His Ani Mals Are Not Affected With Any Con Tagious Or Infectious Disease. Should A Shipper Send Diseased Animals To ...

Diseases Of Cattle
Diseases Of Cattle The Diseases To Which Cattle Are Sub Ject Are In Some Respects Of More Im Mediate Concern To Man Than Those Of Any Other Of Our Farm Animals. This Is Particularly True For The Reason That Man Is Not Only Closely Associated With Cattle, Coming In Physical ...

Diseases Of Dogs
Diseases Of Dogs While Dogs May Become Affected With A Great Variety Of Diseases Which Are Of Much Importance To The Dog Raiser, The Purposes Of The Present Volume Do Not Permit Us To Discuss The Less Important Dog Diseases Except In So Far As They May Be A Source ...

Diseases Of Goats
Diseases Of Goats Goats Are Commonly Believed To Be Less Susceptible To Diseases Than Sheep. This Is Not True, However, For All Dis Eases. For Example, The Lung And Stom Ach Worms Are A Very Serious Source Of Infection In Goats And Cause Extensive Losses. Goats Are Also Readily Affected ...

Diseases Of Mules
Diseases Of Mules As Already Indicated In The Discussion Of Mule Raising, These Animals Are Sub Ject To The Same Diseases Which Affect Horses. Glanders Is A Very Fatal Dis Ease Of Mules And Spreads Rapidly Among Them. They Are Also Subject To Colic, Anthrax, Surra, Mange And Various Other ...

Diseases Of Pigeons
Diseases Of Pigeons Pigeons Are Subject To A Large Number Of Diseases Most Of Which, As, For Ex Ample, Roup, Cholera And Asthenia, Also Occur In Chickens And Should Be Treated In The Manner Recommended For Those Birds. Pigeons May Also Become Infested With Lice, Ticks And Mites, Which May ...

Diseases Of Poultry
Diseases Of Poultry While Chickens, Ducks, Geese, Turkeys And Pigeons Are Subject To A Great Va Riety Of Diseases Of An Infectious And Non-infectious Nature, Attention Will Be Given In The Present Account To Those Which Are Of The Most Importance. It Should Be Understood That All Kinds Of Poultry, ...

Diseases Of Sheep
Diseases Of Sheep In Treating The Common Diseases Which Affect Sheep, It Seems Best To Classify Them According To The Parts Of The Body Which They Affect As Well As According To The Nature Of The Various Diseases. As A Rule, Little Attention Is Paid To The Com Mon Symptoms ...

Diseases Of Swine
Diseases Of Swine Swine Are Not Any More Extensively Afflicted With Infectious And Other Dis Eases Than Would Be Expected From The Conditions Under Which They Are Ordi Narily Raised. The Hog In This Respect Is At Some Disadvantage As Compared With Our Other Domesticated Animals. Swine Are Naturally Of ...

Diseases Of The Blood
Diseases Of The Blood System Nearly All Of The Troubles Which Come Under This Head Are Difficult To Recog Nize, Except For The Trained Veterinarian, And Are Not Easily Treated. A Number Of Inflammatory Diseases Of The Heart Are Known, Affecting The Muscle Proper, The External Covering Or The Internal ...

Diseases Of The Blood_2
Diseases Of The Blood Ves Sels And Lymphatics Quite Frequently Cases Of Pericardi Tis Occur In Cattle As The Result Of Punc Ture From Sharp Foreign Bodies Swal Lowed Into The Paunch. Strangely Enough, Cattle Sometimes Swallow Quite Long Pieces Of Sharp Wire, Or Even Hat Pins, Which Cause Such ...

Diseases Of The Digestive
Diseases Of The Digestive The Horse Is Subject To A Number Of Troubles Due To Improper Rations, Over Feeding And Unpalatable Or Moldy Feed, Moreover, Water In Excessive Quantities After An Unusually Long Period Of Thirst Ing May Give Rise To Violent Digestive Disturbances. As Should Be Apparent To Every ...

Diseases Of The Digestive_2
Diseases Of The Digestive Or Gans Wounds In The Mouth Which Lead To Sore Mouth May Best Be Treated With An Tiseptic Washes, Such As Permanganate Of Potash At The Rate Of 1 Dram In A Pint Of Water, Or With A 1 Per Cent So Lution Of Ereolin. A ...

Diseases Of The Horse
Diseases Of The Horse The Horse Stands In A Peculiar Rela Tion To Man As Compared With Other Domestic Animals, In That He Enjoys The Close Personal Of Man And Is Therefore Looked After Rather Closely With Regard To His Health. Moreover, The Average Farmer, After Finding A Horse Which ...

Diseases Of The Reproductive
Diseases Of The Reproductive Organs The Subject Of Sterility Or Barrenness And Artificial Impregnation Will Be Dis Cussed Later In This Chapter. Abortionone Of The Most Serious Diseases With Which The Cattle Raiser Has To Deal, In Some Localities, Is Abortion. This Trouble May Be Duo To Eating Moldy Or ...

Diseases Of The Respiratory
Diseases Of The Respiratory Organs The Horse Is Subject To Colds, Catarrh, Bronchitis, Pneumonia And Other Simple Inflammatory Or More Serious Diseases Of The Respiratory Organs, And These Troubles Are Frequently Due To Badly Ven Tilated Stables, And Exposure To Cold Rains Or Sudden Changes Of Temperature. In A Case ...

Diseases Of The Respiratory_2
Diseases Of The Respiratory Organs Cattle Are Occasionally Afflicted With Catarrh, Which Should Be Treated By Plac Ing Them In Well Ventilated Stables Pro Tected Against Sudden Changes Of Tem Perature And Giving Niter In One To Two Ounce Doses Followed By Stimulants. In Case Of Bronchitis, Relief Is Usually ...

Diseases Of The Skin
Diseases Of The Skin Eczema Is Often The Result Of Indiges Tion And May Be Best Treated By The Use Of Large Doses Of Laxatives, Followed By A Daily Dose Of 20 Grains Nux Vomica And Lh. Ounce Gentian Root. A Sim Ilar Treatment May Be Adopted In The Case ...

Diseases Of The Urinary
Diseases Of The Urinary Or Gans Diabetes In Cattle Is Usually Due To An Over-dosing With Drugs And Feeding Moldy, Frozen Or Otherwise Unsuitable Operations In Cases Where The Value Of The Animal Is Sufficient To Warrant The Expense. Otherwise Treatment Is Very Unsatisfactory. Food. The Best Treatment Consists In ...

Diseases Of Turkeys
Diseases Of Turkeys One Of The Most Serious Diseases Of Young Turkeys Is Diarrhea, Which Is Most Often By Exposure To Cold Or Dampness And By Eating Spoiled Or Un Cooked Food And Drinking Filthy Water. Affected Poults Should Receive Hard Boiled Eggs And Stale Bread With Plenty Of Pepper. ...

Diseases Of Water Fowl
Diseases Of Water Fowl Ducks Are Often Attacked By Cholera, Which Is Similar Or Identical With Fowl Cholera, But Is Usually More Fatal, Re Sulting In Death Within About Twenty Four Hours. Occasionally Some Benefit Is Derived From Giving A 1 Per Cent Solution Of Carbolic Acid In The Drinking ...

Diseases P The Nervous
Diseases P The Nervous System While The Diseases Peculiar To The Nervous System Of The Horse Are Not Readily Recognized By The Average Farmer And Arc Not Easily Treated, It May Be Well To Mention Briefly Some Of The More Important Ones. The Membrane Of The Brain May Undergo An ...

Diseases
Diseases 0 F The Nervous System Cattle, Like Other Domestic Animals, Are Subject To Rabies, Sunstroke (see Un Der Diseases Of The Horse) Epilepsy, Staggers And Other Similar Troubles. The Disease Known As Staggers Or Inflam Mation Of The Brain Is To Be Recognized By The Appearance Of Frenzy, Or ...

Dispute As To Wholesomeness
Dispute As To Wholesomeness Of Meat And Milk Referring Next To The Disputed Point Regarding The Unity Or Plurality Of The Disease, It Should Be Said That Koch And His Disciples Still Maintain That The Bovine And The Human Forms Of The Bacillus Are Distinct And That Human Tuberculosis Is ...

Distribution Of Tile Disease
Distribution Of Tile Disease Ii0g Cholera Is Distributed Generally Through Out The Central States. It Has Been Known To Occur In Every State Of The Union, As Well As In Canada. In Great Britain And English Colonies The Disease Is Commonly Known As Swine Fever, Or Pig Typhoid. In Germany ...

Division Of Publications
Division Of Publications Last But Not Least May Be Mentioned The Division Of Publications Of The Department. In This Division Are Published The Results Of Experimental Work In The Department With Both Animals And Plants. Many Of The Publications Issued Are Of A Sci Entific Nature And Have Only A ...

Dockage In Prices For
Dockage In Prices For Hogs Sows Far Enough Advanced In Pig To Be Noticeable Are Docked In Price. Usually The Meat Is Considered Wholesome Up To 60 Or 70 Days After Sows Are With Pig, Nevertheless The Meat Is Not So Good And There Is A Heavy Shrinkage. When Sows ...

Dogs
Dogs The Dog Bears The Great Distinction Of Being The First Animal Ever Domesti Cated By Man. In Fact, There Are Wild Tribes Which Have No Other Domesticated Animal. The Family To Which The Dog Belongs Contains Many Wild Genera And Species, And Crosses Are Known Between Some Of These ...

Dorking
Dorking There Are Three Varieties Of This English Breed, The White, Sil Ver Gray And Colored. All Are Charac Terized By Having Five Toes And Producing Flesh Of Excellent Table Qualities. They Are All Good Layers And Sitters And Ex Cellent Farm Fowls. The Standard Weight Of The Cocks Is ...

Dried Blood Or Blood
Dried Blood Or Blood Meal Is The Most Highly Concentrated Nitrogenous Feeding Stuff We Have. It Contains On The Aver Age About 85 Per Cent Of Protein In A Very Valuable Form For Animals. It Should Be Fed In Even Smaller Amounts Than Tankage, Primarily As A Tonic And Appe ...

Dried Blood
Dried Blood In A Test Reported From New South Wales, Dried Blood Used To Supplement A Grain Ration And Green Food, Was Cheaper And Resulted In A Larger Egg Production Than When Either Ox Liver Or Cut Green Bone Was Fed. In Another Experiment Hens Receiving Dried Blood In The ...

Dried Distillery Grains
Dried Distillery Grains This Feeding Stuff Has Not Been Extensively Used In Fattening Steers. In Kentucky, May Tested Dried Distillery Grains In Fatten Ing Steers. It Proved To Be The Most Economical Of The Various Rations Which Were Tried, And Less Grain Was Required For A Pound Of Gain When ...

Dried Reef
Dried Reef For Dried Beef The Inside Of The Round Is Commonly Used, Cut Lengthwise Of The Fiber. For Each 100 Pounds Of Meat A Mixture Of 5 Pounds Salt, 3 Pounds Sugar Mid 2 Ounces Salt Peter Is Allowed. The Meat Is Carefully Rubbed On All Sides With One-third ...

Dried
Dried Rm.r According To The Expe Rience Of Billings, In New Jersey, Fresh Sugar Beet Pulp Is Hard To Handle In The Natural State And Must Be Used Imme Diately In Order To Prevent Its Undergo Ing Undesirable Changes. The Amount Of Water In Fresh Pulp Used In These Experiments ...

Ducks
Ducks The Duck Industry Has Increased Enor Mously In Recent Years. There Are A Good Many Duck Farms At The Present Time Which Turn Out Annually From 4,000 To 20,000 Birds. The Larger Part Of These Are Marketed When They Are About 10 Weeks Of Age As "green" Clucks. The ...

Economic Importance Of Beef
Economic Importance Of Beef Cattle Cattle Raising For The Production Of Beef Has Undergone Many Fluctuations During The Brief History Of Our Country. The Production Of Beef Has Not Always Been A Profitable Business, Even In The Days Of The Cattle Kings When Every Thing Goes Well With Cattle, There ...

Educating Tile Calf
Educating Tile Calf In Teaching The Calf To Drink, It Is Desirable To Leave It With Itself For At Least 12 Hours, Or Until It Becomes Hungry. Attempts To Make It Drink Before It Is Hungry Are Almost Sure To Be Useless. The Calf May Be Taught To Drink By ...

Educational Value Of Exposition
Educational Value Of Exposition Large Numbers Of Breeders And Stock Men From All Over The Country Attend These Meetings, Either To Show Stock For Prizes Or Keep Track Of The Prize Winning Animals, And Perhaps, Buy Or Sell Stock. In Addition, Thousands Of Farmers And Stockmen Are Present And Are ...

Effect Of Cold And
Effect Of Cold And Light Some French Experiments Are Reported In Which Eggs Congealed At A Temperature Of 5° Below Zero Still Hatched, Though An Unusually Large Number Of Mon Strosities Were Produced. Out Of 81 Eggs Kept In Closed Egg Cases In The Dark At The Maine Station, 30 ...

Effect Of Resting Eggs
Effect Of Resting Eggs Poultry Breeders Sometimes Instruct Purchasers To Rest The Eggs 24 Hours After Their Receipt Before Putting Them In The Incu Bators. In Order To Test This Matter Eggs Were Sent By The Maine Station 614 Miles By Express And A Part Of Them Immedi Ately Afterwards ...

Effect Of
Effect Of Picaraxa Attempts Have Also Been Made To Introduce Brine Through The Blood Vessels And By The Aid Of An Electric Current. Salt Preserves Meat By Reason Of Its Drying Effect In Extracting Water And By Checking The Growth Of Bacteria. In Order To Have The Latter Effect, It ...

Effects Upon
Effects Upon Milli Flow Of Cowsas Just Indicated, The Flow Of Milk In Spayed Cows May Be Maintained For A Longer Period Than When This Operation Is Not Performed, The Period Being Prolonged From A Year And A Half To Four Years. Some Writers Maintain That Fat And Other Solids ...

Eggs Production Of Milk
Production Of Milk, Eggs, Etc The Average Of More Than 5000 Analy Ses Of Samples Of Cow's Milk Show The Following Percentage Composition: Total Solids Ash Proteid 12.9 .7 3.2 Fats Sugar Water 3.0 5.1 87.1 The Milk Of Other Farm Animals Con Tains The Same Constituents As Oonv's Milk, ...

Elk Deer
Deer, Elk, Antelope, And Moose The Preservation Of Game Animals Has Not Long Engaged The Serious Thought Of Many Men. The Pioneer Found Game Abundant And Killed It According To His Needs For Food And Clothing. As Popu Lation Increased The Forests Were Cut Down And The Natural Range Of ...

English Practices Ig
English Practices Ig Several Coun Ties Of England Calves Are Left With The Cows For About Two Weeks, After Which They Are Taught To Drink First Whole Fresh Milk And Then Whole And Skim Milk Mixed. At The End Of About A Month, The Calf Receives Only Skim Milk With ...

Eradication Of The Disease
Eradication Of The Disease. The Sys Tem Recommended By Bang, Of Den Mark, For The Eradication Of Tuberculo Sis, Consists In Applying The Tuberculin Test To All Cattle In The Herd, Separating Those Which React From Those Which Do Not React And Preventing The Two Herds From Subsequently Coming In ...

European Auction Sales
European Auction Sales In Many Of The European Towns There Are Regular Days On Which Stock Of All Kinds Are Offered For Auction. At Hereford, An Old English Town Of About 20,000 Inhabi Tants, The Auction Is Regularly Held On Wednesdays. They Are Largely Attended By Butchers, Farmers, Stock Buyers, ...

Ewarts Experiments
Ewart's Experiments After Cases Of Telegony Had Been Collected For Many Years And A Quite General Belief In The Phenomenon Established, Professor Ewart Subjected The Matter To A Care Ful Test By Crossing Horses And Zebras. Ewart Examined In A Critical Manner A Number Of Cases Usually Mentioned As Supporting ...

Exercise Is Essential
Exercise Is Essential To The Produc Tion Of Vigorous Offspring And Easy Par Turition And Can Be Obtained By The Pas Turing Method Or In The Winter Time By Distributing The Feed In The Straw Or By Having The Pen At One End Of The Lot And The Feeding Ground ...

Experiments With Milk Substitutes
Experiments With Milk Substitutes In Pennsylvania, Haywood Carried Out A Set Of Experiments To Determine Whether Calves May Be Reared On Milk Substitutes Without The Use Of Milk. The Results Of These Experiments Indicate That There Is Little Difficulty In Raising Dairy Calves Without Milk, Except For The First Two ...

Experiments
Experiments In Michigan Indicated That Early Maturing Breeds Of Cattle Would Bring A Greater Profit At One Year Of Age, If Pushed From The Start, Than If Kept Until They Were Three Or Four Years Old. In Colorado, A Number Of Feeding Experiments Were Carried Out With Calves Seven To ...

Explanation Of Score Card
Explanation Of Score Card In Ex Planation Of Some Of The Points Men Tioned In The Above Score Card, It May Be Stated That As Regards Weight, A Typical Lard Hog In Good Condition Should Weigh 225 To 275 Pounds At Seven To Eight Months Of Age. This Is The ...

Farm Hygiene
Farm Hygiene Health Is An Absolutely Necessary Pre Requisite To The Accomplishment Of Prof Itable Results From Animal Industry. So Long As Animals Are Not In Health They Do Not Have Good Appetite, And, Therefore, Fail To Make Suitable Gains In Weight Or To Perform Other Valuable Service Such As ...

Farmers Institute
Farmers' Institute Srliciaost Real Izing The Importance Of The Farmers' Institute Movement, The United States Department Of Agriculture Has Recently Established An Office, Known As The Farmers' Institute Specialist. This Of Fice Is Under The Direction Of The Office Of The Experiment Stations. It Serves Care Of Stock, The Value ...

Fattening Chicks
Fattening Chicks In Fattening Any Of The Partly Or Fully Grown Fowls, They Should Be Confined Somewhat Closely, And Fed Heavily On Fat Tening Foods. Corn In Its Various Forms Is One Of The Best Grains For This Pur Pose. Beef Scraps Containing Consider Able Fat Or Pork Cracklings Are ...

Fattening Geese
Fattening Geese Geese When Fattened Should Be Con Fined In Comparatively Small, Well Drained Yards And Provided With Shade. They Fatten Most Rapidly In Cool Weather. Green Geese Are Ready For Fattening When The Large Feathers Of The Wing Reach The Tail. For The First Few Days They Should Have ...

Fattening Horses
Fattening Horses In Feeding Horses For Work Or For The Market, The Farmer Often Loses Sight Of The Fact That One Of The Primary Pur Poses Of His Feeding Is To Produce Gain In Weight. Horse Flesh Is Just As Valuable An Asset To The Farmer As Beef. It Is ...

Fattening Range Gatt Le
Fattening Range Gatt Le Under Range Conditions Cattle Are Seldom Fat Tened For Market. They Are Kept On The Range For One To Four Or Five Years And Then Shipped East To Be Fattened In The Corn Belt. In The Corn Belt, Particularly In The States Of Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas ...

Fattening Sheep And Lams
Fattening Sheep And Lams On Fall Pasture Lambs That Come In May And June May, With Liberal Feeding, Both Before And After Weaning, Be Made To Weigh 90 To 100 Pounds By The Last Of November, If Given Good Pasture, With Grain. At The Iowa Station, On Good Blue Grass ...

Fattening Sheep In Winter
Fattening Sheep In Winter About Half The Lambs In The Home Flock Each Year Are Males And Will Ordi Narily Be Marketed As Mutton. The Ewe Lambs Will Be Reserved For The Most Part To Replace The Older Sheep In The Flock For Breeding Purposes. Sheep Never Make Such Rapid ...

Faverolle
Faverolle Is A French Breed Noted For, Quick Maturity And The Excellent Quality Of The Young Broilers And Roast Ers. They Have White Skin And Light Colored Shanks. They Are Usually Five Toed And The Shanks Are Feathered. The Breed Is About Equal In Size To The American Plymouth Rock. ...

Feathers
Feathers Good, Clean, White Feath Ers Sell For 50 Co 60 Cents A Pound, Gray Feathers 40 To 45, And Good, Long Quill Feathers, For About 15 Cents A Pound. Geese Should Not Be Picked For Feathers During The Breeding Season, Nor In Cold Weather. They Are Ripe For Plucking ...

Feed And Butter Fat
Feed And Butter Fat W011, In Wis Consin, Made Extensive Experiments To Determine The Relation Of Feed To The Production Of Milk And Butter Fat. In These Experiments It Appeared That The Production Of Milk And Butter Fat De Pends Upon A Number Of Factors, But Chiefly The Individual Capacity ...

Feed Better
Feed Better Rationsit Has Been Shown In A Discussion Of The Various Feeds Used In Rations For Dairy Cows That A Relatively High Percentage Of Protein Is Desirable For Milch Cows. This Can Not Be Purchased As Cheaply In The Form Of Cottonseed Meal And Bran As It Can Be ...

Feeding Dairy Cows
Feeding Dairy Cows While There Are Numerous Details Which Must Be Learned In Connection With Successful Dairying, The Problem Of Feeding Is By Far The Most Important And May Well Be Considered First. The Questions Which Arise Regarding The De Tails Of Feeding Apply Equally To Ali Breeds And No ...

Feeding For Egg Production
Feeding For Egg Production Under Natural Conditions, Fowls Lay The Most Of Their Eggs In The Spring, And Under Domestication This Tendency Is Still Strong In All Breeds. The Greatest Profit From Eggs Is Secured When They Are Laid In Late Fall And Early Winter. In Order To Induce Hens ...

Feeding For Quality Of
Feeding For Quality Of Fork Pork Of The Best Quality Is Produced From Medium Sized Hogs; That Is, Hogs Weighing 165 To 250 Pounds. Pork From Young Hogs Is Likely To Be Soft And Watery And Does Not Keep Or Cure Up Well. In Hogs Over 250 Pounds There Is ...

Feeding Horses
Feeding Horses Feeding Experiments Have Been Car Ried Out On An Extensive Scale With All Kinds Of Farm Animals By Experts In Animal Industry, As Well As By Thou Sands Of Feeders. It Is Often Said That Less Is Known About The Scientific Feeding Of Horses Than About Other Animals. ...

Feeding Mash At Evening
Feeding Mash At Evening Gowell At The Maine Station, However, States That After A Number Of Years' Observation, He Gave Up The Morning Mash And Fed It Late In The Afternoon And With Far Better Results. "the Full Meal In The Morning Had Produced Laziness, Fatness And Soft Shelled Eggs ...

Feeding Mash Dry Mots
Feeding Mash Dry Mots Recently The Station Has Been Feeding The Mash Made As Above Described, Dry. It Is Fed In Troughs And Kept Constantly Before The Birds At All Times. The Dry Mash Is Not Relished To The Same Extent As The Wet, But Is Eaten A Mouthful Or ...

Feeding Of Young
Feeding Of Young Cnicks The Chicks Should Not Be Fed Until About 36 Hours After They Are Placed In The Brooders. Stale Bread Soaked In Milk And Squeezed Dry May Be Given For The First Day Or So, And Rolled Oat Meal, Boiled Rice Or Wheat Added On The Third ...