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Feeding Standards
Feeding Standards It Has Been Shown That All Rations For Animals Must Contain Some Protein. We Have Seen Also That When Carbohydrates And Fat Are Fed With The Protein Less Protein Is Required And The Cost Of The Ration Is Lessened. The Question Arises How Much Of The Ration For ...

Feeding
Feeding. In Feeding Either Dried Blood, Meat Scraps Or Meat Meal, These Materials Would Ordinarily Not Be Made To Constitute More Than 10 Per Cent Of The Total Rations Fed. They Can Generally Be Mixed With The Mash Given The Hens To Advantage. ...

Fences For Yards And
Fences For Yards And Pas Tures Good Fences Are Absolutely Necessary To Peace Of Mind In Growing Hogs. For The Small Runs Adjacent To The Pens, Tight Board Fences Are Perhaps The Most Satisfactory Of Anything, But Lumber Is Becoming So Expensive That This Kind Of A Fence Is More ...

Final Disposal Of Stock
Final Disposal Of Stock Sold As Soon As A Bunch Of Stock Is Sold It Is Driven To The Scales And Weighed. Ani Mals Bought By Packers Are Immediately Driven To The Packing Houses Which Are Usually Located In Or Near The Stock Yards. Cattle Are Generally Held A Day ...

Fish
Fish On Many Farms There Are Ponds Or Streams More Or Less Suitable For Fish. Such Waterways May Be Fairly Well Stocked With Fish Or They May Have Been Fished Out. Fresh Fish Of Various Kinds Constitute A Delicate Article Of Diet, And The Farmer Often Wishes To Know Where ...

Flatulent
Flatulent Como, Also Called Wind Colic Or Bloat, Is Usually Due To Sudden Changes Of Food, Too Long Fasting Or To The Eating Of Excessive Quantities Of Feed After Exhaustion. The Symptoms Do Not Develop So Rapidly As In Spasmodic Colic. The Horse Appears Dull, Paws Somewhat And The Pain ...

Floors
Floors Where It Is Possible To Keep The Floors Of The Pens Dry And Clean, There Is Nothing Better For Flooring Than Well-packed Earth. Where The Floors Are Thus Constructed The Ground Must Be Running Along The Whole Front Of The Building Is A Passage Way With Feed Bins, Troughs ...

Food Eaten By Pigs
Food Eaten By Pigs From Birth To Maturity Professor Carlyle At The Wisconsin Station Investigated The Amount Of Feed Required To Grow Pigs From Birth To Ma Turity, That Is, To Eight Months Of Age, When They Were Ready For Market And Slaughter. The Hogs Consisted Of Po Land-chinas, Berkshires, ...

Foot And Mouth Disease
Foot And Mouth Disease While Dud May Readily Become Infected With Foot And Mouth Disease, The Meat From Such Cases Is Not Dangerous. All Parts Of The Body Bearing Erosions Are Highly Dangerous. Even In Cases Of Anthrax, The Meat Is Usually Harmless When Eaten, But Infection May Readily Occur ...

For Pasturage And Feed
For Pasturage And Feed In Experiments At The Ontario College To Determine The Feeding Value Of Roots, It Was Found That When Equal Weights Of Roots And Meal Were Fed Together, The Hogs Made More Rapid And Economical Gains Than When Meal Alone Was Fed, And The Bacon Produced Was ...

For The English Bacon
For The English Bacon Trade, Much Of The Bacon Is Cut Into What Is Called The Wiltshire Sides, Which Is The Whole Side Of The Hog With Simply The Head And Feet Cut Off. Bacon Hogs Are Sub-divided Into Choice Bacon, Light Bacon, And Fat Bacon. In The Choice Bacon ...

Forage Crops For Milch
Forage Crops For Milch Cows Dairy Cows, Like Steers, Can Profitably Utilize A Large Quantity Of Coarse Mate Rial. The Relative Amount Of Succulent Material In The Ration, However, Should Always Be Considerably Higher With Dairy Cows Than With Steers. The Amount Of Grain As Compared With The Total Amount ...

Foreman And Attendants
Foreman And Attendants It Is Re Quired That An Experienced Foreman Be In Charge Of The Animals And Not Less Than Two-thirds Of The Attendants Must He Experienced Men Who Have Made Pre Vious Trips. The Attendants Must Meet With The Approval Of The Inspector Of The Port, Must Be ...

Formalin
Formalin Worcester Found That One Part Of Formalin To 100,000 Of Milk Will Postpone Curdling Six Hours, One Part In 50,000 For 24 Hours, One Part In 20,000 For 48 Hours, One Part In 10,000 For 138 Hours, One Part In 5,000 For 156 Hours. Numerous Experiments With Formalin Leave ...

Formulas For Sausages
Formulas For Sausages In The Fol Lowing Paragraphs Formulas Are Given For Various Sausages As Recommended By Wilder In "the Modern Packing House," The Most Recent And Complete Source Of Information On Packing House Practices. In Addition To These Cooked And Smoked Sausages There Are Several Others Grouped By Packers ...

Foxes
Foxes The Familiar Red Fox Of The Eastern States Is Not Looked On With Much Favor For The Reason That He Depredates Too Ex Tensively On Poultry Yards. His Fur, However, Has Always Been Recognized As Valuable And He Has Been Hunted And Trapped For This. Lie Is Frequently Cap ...

Fresh Meat
Fresh Meat Chickens Relish The Fresh Meat Scraps Most. This Material Is More Watery, Less Concentrated And Hence Can Be Fed In Much Larger Quan Tity Than Meat Meals And Dried Blood. At The Utah Stations Hens Fed Fresh Meat Scraps Averaged 2011/2 Eggs Per Fowl During The Year, While ...

Frogs
Frogs Frogs Furnish An Article Of Food Which Is In Considerable Demand Throughout The Country. There Are Many Species In The United States And All Are Edible, But Most Of Them Are Too Small To Pay For Catching Them. We Have Eaten All The Common Species And The Flavor Of ...

Frozen Egg Meat
Frozen Egg Meat Where Eggs Are Frozen In Bulk In The Form Of Egg Meat After Removal From The Shell, They Should Be Handled In Hermetically Sealed Tin Packages After Thoroughly Mixing The Yolks And Whites Together. The Egg Meat May Then Be Frozen And Stored At Temperatures Ranging From ...

Function Of National Live
Function Of National Live Stock As Sociations These National Associations Push The Interests Of The Particular Animal Or Breed They Represent And Pub Lish The Herd Book Of The Breed Each Society Represents. The Particular So Cieties Advertise The Breed They Repre Sent And Publish Popular Information Concerning It, So ...

Geese
Geese The Nature Of Geese Limits The Extent To Which They May Be Raised To A Much Greater Degree Than Ducks. They Are More Nearly Monogamous Than Any Other Fowl, Except Pigeons, The Gander Seldom Mating With More Than Two Or Three, Or Rarely Four Birds, And Often With Only ...

General Considerations On Feeding
General Considerations On Feeding Young Hogs Or Stock Hogs In Rather Thin Condition Can Usually Be Bought To Fat Ten And Then Sold For The Same Price Per Pound Paid For Them And A Profit Made, Because 4 To 5 Pounds Of Grain Alone Will Produce A Pound Of Gain ...

Germ Feed
Germ Feed Has Been Found In Ver Mont To Have The Same Feeding Value As A Mixture Of Corn Meal And Bran, While Sugar Meal And Cream Gluten Meal Proved More Nutritious Than This Mix Ture And Increased The Fat Content Of The Milk. Chicago Maize Feed Also Proved Superior ...

Give Notice Of Smipment
Give Notice Of Smipment If The Plan Of Giving Notice A Day Or So Before The Feeder Expects To Ship Is Followed Up, It Works Both To The Advantage Of The Shipper And Seller. The Commission Man Is On The Market Every Day. He Knows Just What The Market Wants, ...

Glanders
Glanders Is Not Easily Transmitted In Meat. During The Siege Of Paris Thou Sands Of Glandcrous Horses Were Eaten Without Harm. Man May Become In Fected With Glanders, However, And All Glanderous Horses Should Be Destroyed As Soon As The Disease Is Detected. More Over, In This Country Little Horse ...

Gluten Feed
Gluten Feed Has Already Been Re Ferred To As A By-product Of Corn. It May Be Used As A Supplemental Feed With Corn, Since It Contains A High Percen Tage Of Protein. According To Eng Experience, Gluten Feed Is Superior To A Mixture Of Cottonseed Meal And Ground Wheat For ...

Goat Farming
Goat Farming Angora Goats Are Grown Under West Ern Range Conditions To The Extent Of Nearly 300,000 Head. Small Flocks Are Also Scattered Throughout All The States. These Goats Furnish Mohair, Meat And Skins. Under Range Conditions They Are Handled In Practically The Same Manner As Sheep. On Eastern Farms ...

Goats
Goats Goats Are More Or Less Familiar Ani Mals In The United States As Pets For Children. In The Southwestern States Angoras Are Grown Under Range Condi Tions For Mohair. There Are Also A Great Many Common Goats In The South Among The Negro Farmers. According To The Last Census ...

Government
Government Inspection-all Animals Designed For Export Must Be Examined By A Government Veterinarian. Inspec Tion Will Be Made At Any Of The Follow Ing Stock Yards: Chicago, Kansas City, Omaha, St. Joseph, Pittsburg; And The Following Ports Of Export: Portland, Me., Boston, New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Norfolk, Newport News, ...

Grain Mixed With The
Grain Mixed With The Roughage Ac Cording To The Experience Of Cottrell, The Feeding Of Grain And Roughage Mixed Seems To Prevent Scouring In Steers. When The Grain And Roughage Are Fed Separately, The Steer Chews His Grain But Little, Swallows It Quickly And None Of It Is Brought Up ...

Grain Rations
Grain Rations In Addition To These Coarse Folders, Each Ewe Should Be Given A Fourth To A Half A Pound Of Grain Daily. If Alfalfa, Clover, Or Pea Hay Is Used, Less Grain Will Be Required. In Fact, Many Feeders Give No Grain What Ever With These Hays. It Is ...

Grain Stubble
Grain Stubble Fieldsin Harvesting Cereals, Some Of The Grain Falls Upon The Ground. This Is A Total Loss Unless It Can Be Harvested By Domestic Animals. The Common Practice Of Turning Stock Into Stubble Fields Rests On A Good Foun Dation. In Montana, It Was Found That Stubble Fields Are ...

Grain
Grain If The Only Roughage Available Is Corn Stalks, Millet, Hay, Oat Straw, Timothy, Sorghum Or Cereal Hays, It Will Be Necessary To Balance Up The Ration With Some Grain Or Mill Product Richer In Protein Than Corn. Otherwise The Ration Will Be Too Wide For Growing Sheep And Not ...

Grains And Their By Products
Grains And Their By-products For Swine Barley Is Quite Extensively Used As A Food For Hogs In Minnesota, Canada And Some Northwestern States Where Corn Is Not A Certain Crop. At The Minnesota Station It Was Found That During The Early Stage Of Feeding 100 Pounds Of Barley Meal Produced ...

Grains For Sheep
Grains For Sheep The Grains Commonly Given To Sheep Are Corn And Oats. Barley Is Frequently Fed And Peas In The Northern States And Canada. Mill Feeds Are Fed Less Com Monly. It Is Not Necessary Or Desirable Usually To Grind Grains For Sheep, With The Exception Of Old Ewes, ...

Grinding Grains
Grinding Grains Appears To Increase Their Digestibility From 3 To 10 Per Cent. It Is Of Most Value With Horses And Swine And Of Least Importance With Sheep. Of Course Old Animals With Such Poor Teeth That They Cannot Grind Up The Grain Efficiently Should Be Fed Ground Grains. Grinding, ...

Guarantees On Horses Rule
Guarantees On Horses - Rule 2 Guarantees On Horses Sold Shall Expire On The Following Monday At Noon. When Horses Are Not As Repre Sented, And Cannot Be Returned Within The Limit Of The Guaranty, The Purchaser Shall Telephone Or Telegraph To That Effect. And Such Notice Will Be Recognized, ...

Guineas
Guineas The Guinea, Also Known As Keets, Is But Little Grown Commercially, But Small Flocks Of Two To Six Or Seven Birds Are Found On Farms All Over The Country Principally In The Southern States. Re Cently There Has Been Considerable De Mand In The Larger Cities For Guineas As ...

Hamburgs
Hamburgs Are In General Appear Ance Much Like The Leghorns. There Are Six Varieties, The Golden Spangle, Silver Spangle, Golden Pencil, Silver Pencil, Black And White. They Are All Very Attractive In Appearance And Stand In The Front Rank As Egg Producers. They Are Non-sitters And Produce Rather Small White ...

Hatching Eggs Under Hens
Hatching Eggs Under Hens Nests For Hens Are Preferably Made With Earth Covered With Fine Straw Or Hay, And Should Be Properly Shaped Be Fore The Eggs Are Put In. The Hens Should Be Tested For A Day Or So On A Nest Of China Eggs In Order To Find ...

Hay And Coarse Forage
Hay And Coarse Forage Alfalfa Has Been Extensively Tested As A Horse Feed In The United States And In Nearly All Foreign Countries. In Addition To The Many Careful Experiments Which We Have On Record With Reference To It, We Should Also Remember The Vast Ex Perience Which Has Been ...

Hay And Miscellaneous Feeds
Hay And Miscellaneous Feeds For Swine Alfalfa, Clover, Cowpea And Soy Beans Are Frequently Fed To Pigs In Winter To Add Bulk And Variety To The Ration, As Well As Nutriment, With Very Good Re Sults. Alfalfawhen Shotes Were Fed Al Falfa Hay At The Kansas Station, 100 Pounds Of ...

Hay Tea Experiments
Hay Tea Experiments In Kansas, Otis Tested The Use Of Hay Tea For Calves. In This Experiment Two Kinds Of Hay Were Used: Mixed Hay, Containing Or Chard Grass, Blue Grass And A Little Red Clover; And Alfalfa Hay. The Hay Was Boiled For One Or Two Hours, After Which ...

Head Cheese
Head Cheese May Be Made By Boiling The Meat Loose From The Bones Of The Head After Removing The Brain, Snout, Eyes, Skin And Ears. The Meat Is Then Chopped And Cooked Again In The Liquor Of The First Cooking, After Which It Is ...

Helelund Method
Helelund Method Within Recent Years, Hegelund, A Danish Dairy School Teacher, Has Introduced A New Method Of Milking, And Has Described It In A Satisfactory Way. The Method Is Every Where Known As The Hegelund Method. This Method Really Consists Of A Series Of Manipulations Applied To The Udder As ...

Herd Books And Other
Herd Books And Other Records The Jersey Breeders Have An Official Book Showing The Butter Records Of Many Of The Registered Cows Of The Breed, Which Helps Greatly In Estimating The Prob Able Value Of An Animal. In Tracing Out A Shorthorn Pedigree, We Would Look Up The Official Record ...

History Of The Breed
History Of The Breed The Herefords Were Well Known And Had Established A Considerable Reputation For Themselves In Many Herds As Early As 1835. They Well Liked; But White Is Somewhat In Dis Favor. The General Form Is Large, Com Pact And Rectangular, With A Smoothness Of Outline Such As ...

Hogs Are Wasteful Grazers
Hogs Are Wasteful Grazers And The Fields In Which They Are Pastured Should Be Arranged With Movable Fences So That The Hogs Can Be Confined On Limited Area And When This Is Well Grazed Off Can Ba Moved To New And Fresh Pasture. Every Hog Raiser Should Plan To Have ...

Hogs Raised
Hogs Raised Aboul 100 Hogs Are Kept On The Farm All The Time. They Are Kept On Pasture As Much As Possi Ble, But Fed Grain The Year Round, Ex Cept When Following Cattle On Feed. They Are Sold When They Reach A Weight Of About 300 Pounds Each. As ...

Homemade Lard
Homemade Lard The Best Way At Present To Get Pure Lard, Free From Cot Tonseed Oil And Tallow, Is To Render It At Home From Leaf Fat. In Order To Prevent Lard From Having A Bad Odor, The Leaf Fat Should Be Thoroughly Cooled Before Rendering And The Rendering Process ...

Hominy Feed
Hominy Feed Has Been Thoroughly Tested By Hills In Vermont. It That When 2 To 3 Pounds Of This Feed Arc Substituted For An Equal Weight Of Bran In An 8-pound Ration, The Amount Of Is Increased 4 Per Cent, And The Amount Of Butter 1 Per Cent. As Compared ...

Horns
Horns On Cattle Sometimes Affect Prices. Other Factors Being The Same, Hornless Cattle Are Preferred By Buyers Because There Are Less Bruises On Them. The Price Paid, However, For Hornless Cattle Is Often No More Than For Horned Cattle, But Under Some Circumstances, May Be As Much As 5 To ...

Horse Breeding
Horse Breeding The Successful Breeding Of Any Kind Of Live Stock Is An Art Which May Be Learned Only By The Closest And Most Conscientious Attention To All Details. The Principles Of Breeding Have Been Discussed In A Previous Chapter. The Practical Side Must Be Learned In Actual Contact With ...

Horse Chestnuts
Horse Chestnuts According To Schil Ler, Horse Chestnuts May Be Cracked And Fed To Cattle In Rations Of 20 Pounds. Their Feeding Value Is High, But They Have A Constipating Effect And Potatoes Should Be Fed With Them To Overcome This Disadvantage. Horse Chestnuts Are Considerably Improved By Steaming. ...

Horse Farming
Horse Farming While Horses Are Used All Over The Country, The States Most Largely Engaged In Raising Horses For Market Are The Corn Belt And Western States. The Important Centers For The Horse Trade Are Chicago, Omaha And Kansas City. Most Of The Pure Bred Horses Are Produced East Of ...

Horse Market Classes
Horse Market Classes The Following Paragraphs On Market Classes Are Based Largely On The Accounts Of Davenport, Alexander And Rommel, According To The Estimates Of Dealers. Only About 60 Per Cent Of The Horses Which Are Brought To Market In Chicago Correspond To Any Recognized Market Class, Leaving 40 Per ...

Horse Purchase Examinationrule
Horse Purchase - Examination - Rule. All Consigned Horses Should Be Examined And Tried By Purchasers As Soon As Bought, And Their Wind And Work Must Be Tried And Accepted Or Rejected On The Premises. A Horse Sold To Be Sound, Proving To Be A Cribber, A Heaver, Crampy, Or ...

Horse Sale
Horse Sale. Terms Of Sale: On All Sales Of Less Than $10 Cash Payment Will Be Required, Unless Otherwise Notified By The Auctioneer. On All Sales Of $10 Or Over, A Credit Of Four Months Will Be Given Upon Notes Drawing 7 Per Cent Interest, With Approved Securities. A Deposit ...

Horse Shoeing
Horse Shoeing The Use Of Iron Shoes For Horses' Hoofs May Be Considered As A Necessary Evil Of Our Modern Civilization. It Is Impossi Ble To Drive Horses Continually Over The Hard Pavements Of Cities Without Seri Ously Injuring The Hoofs Unless Some Shoe. The Hoof May In Certain Eases ...

Horses
Horses The Horse Is The Favorite Domestic Animal Of Civilized Man. With The Ex Ception Of The Dog, The Horse Is The Most Companionable Of All Of Our Animal Friends, And Its Usefulness Has Not Been Diminished By The Enormous Development Of Machinery For Transportation, Farm Work, And The Almost ...

Hothouse Or Winter Lambs
Hothouse Or Winter Lambs This Is Probably The Most Profitable Phase Of The Sheep Industry When Prop Erly Managed. It Consists In The Pro Duction Of Fat Lambs Weighing 35 To 60 Pounds Live Weight And The Marketing Of These During The Period Between Christmas And The Following March Or ...

Humidity
Humidity The Humidity Of The Air In Cold Storage Is An Important Point And Should Be Tested By Means Of A Wet Bulb Thermometer Or Hygrometer. The Hu Midity In Plants Actually In Use For Re Frigerating Eggs Varies From 65 To 85 Per Cent, Averaging About 75 Per Cent. ...

Ice On The Farm
Ice On The Farm For Refrigerating Purposes On The Farm Natural Ice Is Found To Be Quite Satisfactory. Wher Ever Ice Can Be Conveniently Harvested, The Farmer Will Find It Highly Desirable To Build A Simple Ice House And Store It With Ice Every Winter. If The Ice Is Not ...

Illustration Of Pedigree To
Illustration Of Pedigree To Illus This Point Further, A Jersey Pedigree Is Given In A Condensed Form On The Fol Lowing Page Showing Not Only The Sires And Dams, But Also Their Performance Records. The Outline Presents The Pedi Gree Of A Bull Calf Offered For Sale By The Hartmann ...

Importance Of Knowing Market
Importance Of Knowing Market Re Quirements The Small Feeder Who Does Not Study Market Classes And Seldom Visits Large Stock Markets, Is At A Great Disadvantage As Compared With The Regu Lar Shipper, For The Reason That The Former Is Not Well Posted On The Latest Market Demands, And The ...

Improved Stock Cars
Improved Stock Cars In Addition To These More Common Stock Cars, There Are A Number Of Improved Forms Of Cars. "one Of The Most Prominent Forms For Shipping Cattle Has Open Barred Sides, With Hay Racks And Iron Water Troughs, Which Rest In A Horizontal Position To Hold Water Or ...

Incubators For Hatching Eggs
Incubators For Hatching Eggs The Poultry Industry On A Large Scale Is Now Carried On Almost Entirely By Means Of Incubators In Which The Eggs Are Hatched And Brooders In Which The Chicks Are Kept Warm After Hatching. The Advantage Of The Incubator Is That Chicks Can Be Brought Off ...

Indian Game
Indian Game This Is A Popular Breed Of Aristocratic Looking Birds Weighing About The Same As The Plymouth Rocks. The Meat Is Of Unexcelled Flavor; But They Are Only Medium Layers. There Are Both Black, (cornish) And White Varieties. The Breast Of The Breed Is Very White, Round And Prominent ...

Infected Stock Yards
Infected Stock Yards "public Stock Yards Shall Be Considered Infected, And No Swine Shall Be Shipped Therefrom For Feeding Or Stocking Purposes. No Dis Eased Swine Shall Be Shipped From The Stock Yards, But Shall Be Slaughtered, Subject To Condemnation On Post-mortem Inspection; And All Swine In A Certain Lot ...

Influence Of Sire And
Influence Of Sire And Dadi It Has Sometimes Been Assumed That The Dam Exercises A Greater Influence Than The Sire In Determining The Sex Of The Progeny. Statistics Adduced In Support Of This Assumption Are Not Conclu Sive. Wright Maintains That " If A Vig Orous Cockerel Is Mated With ...

Influence Of
Influence Of Coon The Presence Of The Cock Is Essential To The Production Of Fertile Eggs. About One Cock Should Be Provided For Each 12 To 15 Hens. Where Only Three Or Four Hens Are Kept With The Cock, The Chances Are That The Fer Tility Of The Eggs Will ...

Inspection And Tagging
Inspection And Tagging It Is Required That All Animals Remain A Sufficient Length Of Time In The Stable Or Yards During Daylight For The Inspection And Tagging. Horses That Have Been Shipped 500 Miles Cannot Be Taken On Board Un Less They Have Been Allowed At Least 18 Hours' Actual ...

Institute Train Specials
Institute Train Specials Within Recent Years A New Phase Of The Farmers' Institute Has Been The Running Of Special Trains Over The States. Among The First Of These Was The Corn Special Train In As A Kind Of Center Of Information For Farmers' Institute Speakers, To Which They May Send ...

Insulation
Insulation Another Very Important Feature Of The Internal Construction Of Cold Storage Rooms Is Insulation. Besides Being A Non-conductor Of Heat The Insu Lating Material Should Be Non-odorous, Should Not Absorb Moisture, Should Be Vermin Proof, Fireproof, Inexpensive, Durable And Air-tight. Cold Storage Operators Have Found That The Best Insu ...

International Live Stock Exposition
International Live Stock Exposition The Greatest Of These Shows Is The International Live Stock Exposition, Held Annually For A Week At Chicago. This Exposition In Recent Years Has Been Attended By 50,000 To 100,000 People Daily. A Fire Proof Pavillion 600 Feet Long By 310 Feet Wide And 60 Feet ...

Johnson Grass
Johnson Grass This Grass Is Con Sidered Of Great Value, Or A Curse, De Pending On Whether A System Of Stock Farming Is Pursued Or Cultivated Crops To Be Marketed As Such. In Mississippi, An Experiment Was Carried Out To Deter Mine The Relative Feeding Value Of John Son Grass ...

Judging Mutton Breeds
Judging Mutton Breeds For Judging Mutton Sheep, The Follow Ing Scale Of Points Given By Professor Craig May Be Used : ...

Judging Wool Breeds
Judging Wool Breeds Professor Craig Gives The Following Scale Of Points Which May Be Used In Scoring The Wool Breeds Of Sheep: Perfect Scale Quality Fine Fiber, Crimp Close, Regular, Even Quality Including Tops Of Folds 15 Condition Bright, Lustrous, Sound, Pure, Soft, Even Distribution Of Yolk, With Even Surface ...

Kafir Corn Stover
Kafir Corn Stover. In Tests At The Oklahoma Experiment Station, This For Age Proved To Be Somewhat Inferior To Alfalfa Hay, But Equal To Corn Stover. Kafir Corn Stover Was Found To Be Infe Rior To Corn Fodder. In Kansas, However, Corn Stover And Kafir Corn Stover Ap Peared To ...

Kafir Corn
Kafir Corn May Be Substituted For Corn In Fattening Rations For Steers. Kafir Corn Appears To Be Inferior To Corn In Feeding Value. In Kansas, Its Effect Iveness Proved To Be Lower Than That Of Corn And Its Fat Was Less Digestible. Both Red And White Kafir Corn Are Equally ...

Kafir
Kafir Cornhas Given Better Results In Station Experiments When Fed Whole Than When Ground. For Growth Or Fat It Has Proved Superior At The Oklahoma Sta Tion To Either Maize Or Corn Meal. ...

Killing And Curing Meats
Killing And Curing Meats On The Farm Incidentally, The Farmer In Studying The Methods Used In Packing Houses In Curing And Preserving Meats And Meat Products, Decides To Slaughter, Store And Cure Meat For Household Use At Home. Cold Storage Poultry Is Held For Weeks And Months With The Juices ...

Killing And Marketing On
Killing And Marketing On The Farm Swine Are Sometimes Killed On The Farm And Sent Dressed To Market. If Farmers Could Visit The Large Markets And See The Generally Inferior And Unattractive Appearance Of The Animals As Finally Of Fered To The Public For Sale, He Would At Once Note ...

Kindness
Kindness Must Be Mentioned As A Factor Of Importance In Influencing Di Gestion Favorably. Fright Of Any Kind Checks The Flow Of Juices Of The Salivary And Other Glands Supplying Digestive Juices. The Milk Flow Of Cows Is Uni Formly Decreased By Fright As Has Been Proved By Trials At ...

Lambs Teeth
Lambs' Teeth Lambs Are Born With The Central Incisors And The Other Milk Incisors Appear Within Four Weeks. The Shedding Of The Incisors Begins At The Age Of 12 To 18 Months And Is Finished At The Age Of Four Years. The Pig Is Born With The Third Incisors And ...

Lameness
Lameness On Account Of The Unusual Exposure To Strains, The Horse Is Subject To More Forms Of Lameness Than Any Other Of Our Domestic Animals. Lameness May Be Due To Strains Of The Muscles, Ligaments Or The Joint Capsules In Any Part Of The Leg Or Shoulder And Pelvic Girdles. ...

Langshans
Langshans Are The Smallest Of The Asiatic Class. They Have White Flesh And Dark Legs, Are Good Foragers And Sit Ters, Hardy, And Fairly Good Layers. The Cocks Weigh About 10 Pounds At Matu Rity And The Hens About 7. There Are Black And White Varieties Of Langshans. ...

Lard
Lard According To Wilder, Lard Con Stitutes 13 To 15 Per Cent Of The Live Weight Of The Hog. The Recognized Grades Of Lard Are Kettle Rendered Lard, Prime Steam Lard, Refined Lard, And Compound Lard. "nearly All Samples Of Pure, Re Fined Lard Contain More Or Less Tallow In ...

Large Vs Small Grain
Large Vs Small Grain Rations It Is A Matter Of Great Importance To Determine The Relative Economy In Grain Rations Of Different Size. The Ability Of Different Cows To Make A Profit Able Use Of Grain Varies Greatly, And The Grain Rations As Actually Fed By Different Dairymen Vary From ...

Leghorn
Leghorn The White Leghorn Is Probably The Best Of The Egg Breeds For Laying In Both Winter And Summer. In Addition To The White Form There Are Al So Black, Brown, Buff, Dominique, Silver Duckwing And Pyle, Varieties Of Leghorns And Single And Rose Comb Forms. They Do Best When ...

Lime Water For Preserving
Lime Water For Preserving Eggs Is Prepared As Follows : Slake 2 To 3 Pounds Of Fresh Stone Lime, Then Stir Into 5 Gallons Of Water And Keep Agitated For Several Hours. Allow It To Settle And Pour Off The Clear Top Liquid. Pack The Eggs In This Clear Liquid, ...

Linseed Meal
Linseed Meal This Material Is Fed To Steers, As Well As Other Farm Animals, For Its Beneficial Effect On The Health, As Well As For Its Nutritive Value. In Scotland, Linseed Meal Has Given Better Gains Than Corn Or Cottonseed Meal. A Narrow Ration Is Preferred By Those Feed Ers ...

Live Stock
Live Stock Organizations, And Associations In This Section We Purpose To Bring Together And Briefly Describe All The Various Agencies And Factors That Are Working Together To Foster And Improve The Live Stock Industry Of The Country. Such A Discussion Will Necessarily Take Into Account The Work Of The State ...

Mail Order Sales
Mail Order Sales Many Breeders Do A Large Mail Order Business. In The Mail Order Trade The Breeder Should He Careful To Keep A Copy Of All Letters Regarding The Description And Sale Of Any Of His Stock. It Frequently Happens That A Buyer Wishes To Purchase An Animal Similar ...

Manurial Value Of Farm
Manurial Value Of Farm Products How Farm Fertility Is Lost The Table Shows That When The Farmer Sells A Ton Of Timothy Hay Off The Farm, He Sells About $6 Worth Of Manure With It. When He Sells A Ton Of Wheat Bran He Sells Fer Tility To The Value ...

Market Classes And Grades
Market Classes And Grades Of Swine The Regular Shipper And The Larger Farmers Who Accompany Their Stock To Market, Come To Understand The Expres Sions Used In The Stock Yards With Refer Ence To The Different Classes And Grades Of Stock. Without A Visit To The Stock Yards It Is ...

Market Classes
Market Classes In The First Place, Distinction Should Be Made Between Market Classes And Market Grades. .the Market Classes, Which Are Commonly Recognized, In Clude: Beef, Butcher Stock, Cutters And Canners, Veal Calves And Stockers And Feeders; While The Grades Are: Prime Choice, Good, Medium, Common And In Ferior. Attention ...

Market For
Market For Everything-at These Large Stock Centers, A Market May Be Found For Every Grade And Kind Of Ani Mal Grown On The Farm, Every Day In The Year. The Large Packing Houses Of The Corn Belt Are Located At These Stock Cen Ters And For One Purpose And Another ...

Marketing And Shipping Sheep
Marketing And Shipping Sheep Fat Sheep Should Be Shipped To Market When They Reach Mature Condition. A Prime Fat Sheep Has Been Described Else Where In This Chapter. (see Page 598.) Fat Lambs Usually Bring The Highest Price Of Any Sheep On The Market. The Most Desirable Weights Are Between ...

Marketing Chickens
Marketing Chickens Chickens Are Marketed Both Alive And Dressed. In The Summer Months The Larger Part Are Marketed Alive And For This Purpose Low, Strong, Slatted Crates Should Be Used, Placing Only Birds Of Like Size And Appearance In Each Crate. Different Markets Vary In Their Methods Of Handling Birds ...