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Marketing Ducks
Marketing} Ducks If Ducks Are Shipped Alive, The Direc Tions Given For Shipping Chickens May Be Followed. They Are Commonly Shipped Head Against A Post Or With A Paddle. In Picking, The Body Feathers And Down Are Saved And Sold; The Amount Secured From Each Bird Is About 2 Ounces ...

Mating Geese
Mating Geese When Geese Are Grown For Breeding Purposes, Pure Breds Only Should Be Raised, But When They Are Grown For Market, The Cross Bred Birds Are Larger, Develop More Rapidly And Are Hardier Than Pure Breds. Geese Do Not Become Fully Mature Until At Least One Year Old. Of ...

Means Of Eradication
Means Of Eradication The Chief Re Liance In The Control Of Hog Cholera Must Be Placed On Thorough Quarantine, Disinfection Of Premises And The Use Of Anti-hog-cholera Vaccine. The Disin Fection Of The Premises Must Be Carried Out Very Thoroughly; Otherwise It Will Be Of Little Avail. If The Hog ...

Meat Inspection
Meat Inspection It Is Quite Unnecessary To Insist Upon The Tremendous Importance Of Meat Pro Duction In This Country. Both Home Consumption And The Demand For Our Meats Abroad Increases Year By Year. With 44,000,000 Beef Cattle, Worth $670, 000,000, And 47,000,000 Hogs, Worth $284,000,000, We Naturally Have An Im ...

Meat Meal
Meat Meal At The New York State Station A Ration Containing About 19 Per Cent Of Meat Meal Was Fed To Laying Hens In Comparison With A Ration Con Taining The Same Amount Of Protein, But Derived Solely From Vegetable Sources. About 23 Per Cent More Food Was Re Quired ...

Meat Preparations And By
Meat Preparations And By Products In The Case Of Cattle, The Hides Come First In Importance. As Shown By Methods In Packing Houses Have Greatly Improved, So That The Hides Are Not Cut Or Scored, Except In The Rarest Cases, Not More Than Ten Out Of 1,000 Hides Being Rated ...

Meat Produce
Meat Produce Isvery Similar In Compo Sition To Tankage And Is Made From Like Materials. For Practical Purposes The Two Terms Are Nearly Synonymous. It Should Be Used In Small Amounts As A Highly Nitrogenous Supplement To More Starchy Rations Like Corn In The Propor Tion Of About One Part ...

Meats
Meats It Is Quite Possible, However, For A Stockman Living Near The Smaller Towns And Cities To Put Up A High-grade Class Of Bacon, Ham, Mutton, Beef And Poultry And Sell To Private Consumers Direct. Where A High-grade Trade Of This Character Can Be Worked Up, There Is Nearly Double ...

Medium Sized Hogs Preferred
Medium Sized Hogs Preferred The Markets Demand And Pay The Best Price For Moderately Fat Hogs, Six To 12 Months Old, Weighing From 180 To 320 Pounds. The Berkshire And Poland-china Breeds Seem To Meet Best The Demands Of The Packers, Though Breed Is Not A' Point Of Importance So ...

Mendels Law
Mendel's Law At Present The Most Widely Exploited Theory Regarding The Behavior Of Hybrids Is That Of Mendel, Originally Published In 1s65, And Re Cently Applied By Many Observers To Ex Plain The Facts Of Plant And Animal Hybridization. According To Mendel's Law One-fourth Of The Hybrids After Two Generations ...

Method Of Conducting Auction
Method Of Conducting Auction Sales In These Auction Sales, The Advertising And The Arrangements For The Accommo Dation Of Buyers, Etc, Is Usually Left To The Auctioneer, Who Receives A Commis Sion On The Sales Made. Advertisements Of These Auction Sales May Be Found In Nearly Every Week's Issue Of ...

Method Of Operation
Method Of Operation Spaying Is Done Somewhat Differently In Different Animals. The Danger Of Infection Of The Body Cavity Is Greater In Mares And Bitches Than In Cows Or Sows. The Ova Ries Are Small, Oval Organs Varying In Size Up To That Of A Walnut And Lying Just At ...

Methods Of Making Lard
Methods Of Making Lard Formerly Lard Was Bleached In The Refinery By The Use Of Caustic Soda, But At Present Full Er's Earth Is Used For This Purpose. Full Er's Earth Is Added To The Extent Of 0.75 To 1.5 Per Cent And Bleaching Takes Place At A Temperature Of ...

Mexican Merinos
Mexican Merinos The Mexican Me Rino Is A Descendant Of Spanish Flocks And Has Been Bred In Mexico For Al Most 200 Years Without Any Outcross Or Improvement. These Sheep Have Long Legs, Long, Slim Bodies, Small, Rather Long Necks And A Long, Thin Head, Carried High. The Wool Is ...

Milk Albumen
Milk Albumen At The Utah Station, When Bens Were Fed Milk Albumen In Comparison With Fresh Meat Scraps, The Hens On The Milk Albumen Ration Aver Aged 101 Eggs A Fowl, While Those Fed Fresh Meat Scraps Averaged Eggs. The Utah Work Taken As A Whole Indi Cates That Both ...

Milk Inspection
Milk Inspection Of All Food Products Milk Is The Most Important. It Is The Natural Food Of Children And Of All Young Mammals. The Conscientious Farmer And Dairyman De Sire To Produce Milk Of A Good Quality And In Sanitary Condition. Now, Milk May Vary Considerably In Composition And The ...

Milk Is
Milk Is Uxwitatzsomn With Regard To The Milk Of Tuberculous Cows, It Has Been Shown Beyond Question That, In A Majority Of Cases, The Milk Does Not Contain Tubercle Bacilli. They May Be Present, However, At Any Moment And Such Milk Cannot, Therefore, Be Con Sidered As Safe Under Any ...

Mineral Matter For Animals
Mineral Matter For Animals As We Have Seen When The Bodies Of An Imals Are Burned A Small Quantity Of Ash Remains. The Amount Of Ash Is Greatest In Old Lean Animals And Least In Young Animals. About 80 Per Cent Of The Ash Is Made Up Of Lime And ...

Miscellaneous Feeds
Miscellaneous Feeds In Addition To The Standard Feeding Stuffs, Mentioned In Connection With Dairy Cows, A Large Number Of Other Ma Terials Are Occasionally Fed To A Greater Or Less Extent, And Brief Notes May Be Given On A Few Of Them In This Con Nection. Sugar Feedthis Material Has ...

Miscellya
Miscellya Eous According To Statis Tics Collected In Illinois, A Great Variety Of Coarse Fodders Are Used In Fat Tening Steers. About 34 Per Cent Of The Beef Raisers Use Clover Hay As Roughage, 31 Per Cent Corn Fodder, 11 Per Cent Hay (kind Not Specified), 6 Per Cent Timothy; ...

Mixed Stock In Car
Mixed Stock In Car Lots Cattle-50 Cents A Head. Not To Exceed $12 For The Cattle Contained In The Car. Calves-25 Cents A Head. Not To Ex Ceed $12 For The Calves Contained In The Car. Hogs-15 Cents A Head. Not To Ex Ceed $8 For The Hogs Contained In ...

Moisture Absorption
Moisture Absorption The Absorbents In Common Use In Cold Storage Are Quick Lime And Chloride Of Lime. The Walls Of The Cooling Room May He Whitewashed So As To Look Very Neat And The White Wash Serves Also As An Absorbent Of Moisture. For This Purpose Lime Should Be Slaked ...

Mule Industry
Mule Industry The Following States Are Leaders In The Mule Industry: Texas, Missouri, Mississippi, Georgia, Ken Tucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Arkansas, North Carolina, Etc. In Recent Years Horses When Frightened Throw The Head Up, Thus Bruising It And Causing Poll Evil. Mules, On The Other Hand, Lower The Head At Such ...

Mules And Asses
Mules And Asses Mule Raising, Like Other Lines Of Ani Mal Industry, Has Had Its Ups And Downs, But At Present The Outlook Is Bright. Good Mules Are Readily Marketable At A Remunerative Price $140 To $250. The Active Call For Them Is Due Partly To Their Increased Use For ...

Musk Ox
Musk Ox The Musk Ox (ovibos Moschatus) Has Its Natural Habitat In Alaska And East Of The Mackenzie River, North Of The Sixtieth Parallel. The Animal Prefers Rocky, Barren Ground Where Moss And Some Grass May Be Found. The Length Of The Musk Ox Is To 8 Feet And The ...

Narrow Vs Wide Rations
Narrow Vs Wide Rations As A Rule, Nitrogenous Grains Are More Effective In Milk Production Than Corn. Some Of The Feeding Standards, How Ever, As Adopted By Germans For Dairy Cows, Contain Too Much Protein To Be Economical. The Ordinary American Ra Tions Are More Economical, But Some Of Them ...

Nation
Nation The System Of Artificial Impreg Nation Is Of Peculiar Value In Mule Breed Ing. As Is Well Known, Many Mares Do Not Take Kindly To Jacks And Frequently Kick So Violently That Special Breeding Chutes Or Some Other Means Of Restrain Ing Them Must Be Adopted. Moreover, Not All ...

Natural Ripening
Natural Ripening It Has Been Found Desirable Flavor In Butter. Cultures Of These Bacteria Are Known As Starters And Are Now Used Almost Exclusively In The Manufacture Of Creamery Butter. The Starter May Be Added To The Cream With Out Previous Treatment. In Such Cases The Starter Is Depended Upon ...

Necessity For Food
Necessity For Food Without Food The Animal Dies. No Matter Whether Animals Work Or Rest, Whether Awake Or Asleep, Certain Internal Work And Changes Are Constantly Going On As Long As Life Lasts. The Heart Beats, Respiration Goes On, The Body Is Kept Warm. To Maintain These Vital Proc Esses, ...

New Horse Disease A
New Horse Disease-a Disease Among Horses Which Acquired The Name Of "new Horse Disease" Was Investigated In Maryland And Appeared To He Cerebro Spinal Meningitis. Since No Bacterial Organism Has Been Identified In Con Nection With This Disease In The United States, It Seems Well To Avoid The Use Of ...

Oat Feed
Oat Feed When Oat Feed Was Used At The Hatch Station In Massachusetts It Proved Only 84 Per Cent As Valuable For Fattening Hogs As Corn Meal. In Experi Ments Reported By The Mississippi Station About 20 Per Cent More Oat Feed Than Corn Meal Was Required To Produce A ...

Oats
Oats In Montana, Oats Has Been Tested For Fattening Steers, Used As The Only Grain, Or Mixed With Equal Parts Of Wheat And Barley, All Chopped To Gether. The Mixed Grain Ration Proved Superior To Any Kind Of Grain Used Alone. When The Efficiency Of The Mixed Grain Ration Was ...

Objections To Natural Feeding
Objections To Natural Feeding Quo Of The Chief Objections To The Custom Of Allowing Calves To Suck The Cows Until They Are A Month Old, Or More, Is That It Is Then Much More Difficult To Wean Them And They Lose Flesh While They Are Being Taught To Drink. In ...

Objections To Soiling
Objections To Soiling There Are Cer Tain Objections To The Soiling System. In The First Place, There Is Considerable In Crease In The Cost Of Labor Involved In Cutting The Crops And Carrying Them To The Cows, Caring For The Manure, Etc. Cows Demand More Attention And More Intelligence Is ...

Obstruction Colic
Obstruction Colic Is A Very Common Bowel Trouble In Horses Which Requires Prompt Treatment Or The Disease Is Fatal. It May Be Due To Paralysis Of The Bowels Or The Accumulation Of Partly Digested Feed. The Horse Shows Abdominal Pain, Paws And Lies Down Flat On His Side With Head ...

Old
Old Vs. Young Sows Old Sows Usually Produce More Pigs And Larger Litters Than Young Sows; This Is Brought Out In The Work Of Carlyle And Is Shown In The Table Below. Profitable And Satisfactory Breeders Than Sows One Or Two Years Old. Gains Made By Litters Tbe Weight Of ...

Opinions Favor Contagion
Opinions Favor Contagion Rizing The Almost Innumerable Articles On Tuberculosis, It May Be Stated That, As The Result Of Extensive And Careful Studies And Experiments By A Large Num Ber Of Trained Investigators, It Is Cer Tain That Tuberculosis Is A Contagious Disease, Due To The Presence Of The Tuber ...

Organization Agreement
Organization Agreement We The Un Dersigned Citizens Of County, State Of Minnesota, Do Hereby Agree To Form Ourselves Into An Tion To Be Known By The Name Of Association, And We Agreeto Borrow The Sum Of Dollars Or Less To Put Up A Building And Equip It With The Necessary ...

Origin Of Domestic Fowls
Origin Of Domestic Fowls Most Authorities Are Agreed That The Red Jungle Fowl (gallus Gallus, Formerly Called Gallus Hankiva) Is The Wild An Cestor Of All Breeds Of Chickens. The Jungle Fowl Inhabits India, Burma, Malay Peninsula, Indo-china, Java And The Philippines. Several Geographical Varieties Of The Wild Fowl Have ...

Origin Of Farm Animals
Origin Of Farm Animals Horse This Subject Has Received Much Attention From Naturalists And Others, And A Great Variety Of Opinions Has Prevailed. We Are Told By Paleon Tologists That The Horse Originated In The New World. In Support Of This Statement A Fairly Satisfactory Series Has Been Worked Out ...

Orpington
Orpington A Very Promising, Re Cently Introduced English Breed. There Are Buff, White, Black And Spangled Of Eggs, Some Of The Egg Breeds Should Be Chosen And Our Preference Is For The White Lcghorns. We Assume That The Farmer Is Not Interested In The Produc Tion Of Fancy Breeds Such ...

Ostriches
Ostriches Previous To 1807 Ostrich Feathers Were Obtained By Killing Wild Ostriches. This Method Was Recognized As Tending To Their Rapid Extermination, And In That Year Ostriches Were First Domesticated In South Africa. At Present Ostrich Rais Ing Is Largely Confined To Cape Colony, But Is Also Carried On To ...

Other Animal Products
Other Animal Products Refrigeration And The Artificial Pro Duction Of Ice Have Long Been Known, But It Is Only Within Recent Years That They Have Been Used Commercially With Success. This Is Due To The Improve Ment Of The Process And The Invention Of Various Mechanical Devices. Com Merce In ...

Other Useful Animals
Other Useful Animals The Common Farm Animals Include Horses, Cattle, Swine, Sheep, Mules, Goats Chickens, Ducks, Geese, Turkeys, Guinea Fowls And Pigeons. Au Of These Have Been Treated In Their Places In Previous Chapters. There Remain For Considera Tion Several Other Animals Which Are Useful For Food, Fur, Milk, Work, ...

Overloading Cars
Overloading Cars Considerable Care Is Necessary Not To Overload Cars, Since Stock Does Not Look As Well When It Reaches Market, There Is Considerable Extra Shrinkage In Weight, Which Affects The Sale Fully 10 Cents A Hundred Pounds. ...

Packing Mouse Gang
Packing Mouse Gang In Order To Show How Minutely The Work In The Great Packing Houses Is Specialized In The Killing Of Beef Cattle, The Work Of A Beef-killing Gang At One Of The Large Chicago Packing Houses Made Up Of 157 Men May Be Cited. During A Working Day ...

Palatability A
Palatability-a Palatable Ration Fa Vors Digestion Probably Because Of A Greater Flow Of The Digestive Juices Which Occurs When Foods Are Eaten With A Rel Ish. It Is Believed That The Success Of Many Feeders Is Due, In A Large Measure, To Their Great Care In The Preparation Of Rations ...

Parental Tendencies
Parental Tendencies In Animals Like Swine And Hare Which Bear Several Young At Each Birth, The Individuals Of The Same Litter May Differ As Greatly As Those Of Different Litters From The Same Parents. During Gestation All The Fetuses Of A Given Litter Are Presum Ably Subjected To As Nearly ...

Pastur
Pastur The System Of Management Com Monly Adopted By Farmers Includes One Or More Pasture Lots. These Pastures May Be Allowed To Remain In Native Grasses For Years, Without Any Attention, And Of Course This Is The Simplest Sys Tem Of Pasturage, And One Which Requires The Least Work. It ...

Pasture For Hogs
Pasture For Hogs The Cheapest Pork On The Farm Is Made On Grass. Young And Growing Pigs As Well As Fattening Hogs Should Have Plenty Of Pasture, Pure Water And Some Grain. Hogs Will Gain In Weight On Pasture Alone, But The Gains Are Too Slow For The Greatest Profit. ...

Peafowls
Peafowls The Peafowl Is Native To Eastern Asia Being Found Throughout China, India And The Adjacent Islands. The Male Of The Common Peafowl (pavo Cristatus) Has A Purple Head, Neck, And Breast With Blue Reflections. The True Tail Feathers Are Of A Chestnut Color, While The Tail Coverts Are Green ...

Peanut Tay
Peanut 'tay This Coarse Material, While Produced In Large Quantities, Is Seldom Fed To Steers. Craig And Mar Shall Have Fed Peanut Hay To Steers At The Texas Experiment Station, And Found That It Was Unsatisfactory When Fed With Rice Bran And Cottonseed Meal, Owing To The Fact That It ...

Pearl Millet Or
Pearl Millet Or Pencillaria. This Plant Was For A Number Of Years Adver Tised In A Pompous Manner As Produc Ing Enormous Yields Of Forage Of Un Usual Feeding Value. The Few Tests Which Have Been Made With It, However, Indicate That The Claims For Pearl Millet Have Been Greatly ...

Peas
Peas In Canada And The Northern Tier Of States, Peas Enter Into The Ration Of Nearly All The Domestic Animals And Have Been Largely Used For Steers. Pea Meal In Toronto Was Found To Be Infe Rior To Corn Meal, While In A Later Test It Gave Greater But More ...

Permits Granted
Permits Granted In States Which Have Been Quarantined Against Scabies In Cattle Or Sheep, A Permit Must Be Obtained From The Inspector Of The Bu Reau Of Animal Industry, Before The Stock Can He Sent To Market. If Diseased, Such Stock Must Be Dipped, In Dips Rec Ommended By The ...

Pheasants
Pheasants About 25 Foreign Species Of Pheasants Have Been Imported And Reared In The United States And At Least Three Species Have Been Reared For Game Purposes. There Are The English, Ringneck, And Golden Pheasants. The Chinese Or Ringneck Pheasant (phasianus Torqua Tus) Was Introduced Into Oregon About 30 Years ...

Pickled Pigs Feet
Pickled Pigs' Feet May Be Prepared By Soaking In Cold Water 12 Hours, Clean Ing, Boiling Four Or Five Hours, Salting And Packing In A Stone Jar In Hot, Spiced Vinegar. Barque, As It Is Called In Argentine. The Curing Of Hams, Bacon And Salt Pork Has Rlready Been Described. ...

Pigeons
Pigeons These Birds Are Also Referred To As Doves. Within The Past Five Or Six Years Unusual Interest Has Been Awakened In The Growing Of Unfledged Pigeons, Or Squabs, As They Are Termed, For Market. Squabs Are Marketed When About Four Weeks Old, And Weighing About Three Fourths Pounds Each ...

Plyaiouth Rock
Plyaiouth Rock This Is One Of The Best And Most Popular Of The General Purpose Breeds. There Are Several Strains. The Barred Rock Which Is Per Haps The Most Popular, With Both Single And Double Comb Strains, White Ply Mouth Rock, Buff Plymouth Rock, Par Tridge, And Silver Pencil. In ...

Points In Favor Of
Points In Favor Of Baby Beef Produc Tion The Production Of Baby Beef Is Good Economy For The Reason That The Amount Of Feed Required For A Given Gain Is Less In Young Than In Old Ani Mals, And This Fact Makes It Highly Desirable To Begin Forcing Animals From ...

Points To Be Decided
Points To Be Decided The Most Im Portant Questions In The Mind Of Practi Cal Farmers Regarding Tuberculosis May Be Stated As Follows: Is The Disease A Specific Affection? Are There Several Distinct Forms Of Tuberculosis; For Ex Ample, One In Cattle, One In Man, One In Birds And One ...

Poisonous Plants And Mineral
Poisonous Plants And Mineral Poisons Domestic Animals Occasionally Be Come Poisoned By Eating Dangerous Min Erals By Accident Or From Malicious Poi Soning. Brief Notes May Be Given On A Few Of The Most Common Forms Of Min Eral Poisons. Lead Poisoning Has Been Noted As The Results Of Eating ...

Poland Chinas At The Oregon
Poland-chinas At The Oregon Station Made A Gain On Wheat Of About 0.7 Pound Per Day As Compared With 0.57 Pound Per Day Made By Tamworth-po Land-chinas. The Cross Bred Pork In This Case Was Superior In Quality For Cur Ing Because Of A Thinner Rind, Less Fat And A ...

Polled Hereford Clubs
Polled Hereford Clubs The Ameri Can Polled Hereford Cattle Club Was Organized In 1900, And Now Has About 500 Registered Animals. The National Polled Hereford Breeders' Association Established In 1902, Also Has A Large Reg Istration And The Supply Of Young Bulls Is Quite Inadequate To Meet The Demand. Tinder ...

Polo Ponies
Polo Ponies Arc Obtained Directly From The Ranks Of The Broncos Or By Crossing Thoroughbred Sires On Bronco, Welsh Or Exmoor Pony Mares. The Bronco Has Much More Of Promise In Him Than Any Of The Imported Ponies. The Use Of Thoroughbred Sires Greatly Improves The Form And Disposition Of ...

Popularity Of Different Breeds
Popularity Of Different Breeds Some Idea Of The Popularity Of The Dif Ferent Breeds Can Be Obtained From The Number Of Pure Bred Animals Registered In The Different Associations And Which Are Now Alive. In 1905 The Figures For The Poland-chinas Were 113,000; For Berkshires, 30,000; Duroc-jerseys, 20, 040; Chester ...

Popularity
Popularity The West Highland Cat Tle Have Been Imported In Small Num Bers Into The United States, Especially In The Far West, And To Some Extent In The Dominion Of Canada, And Elsewhere Throughout The Country. At Least One Small Herd Is Found In The State Of New York. During ...

Pork
Pork Sausace On The Farm, Pork Sausage Is Made Of Perfectly Fresh Pork, Using About 3 Pounds Of Lean To 1 Pound Of Fat. Shoulder, Neck And Trimmings May Be Used For This Purpose. For Each 4 Pounds Of Meat A Seasoning May Be Prepared By Mixing 1 Ounce Salt, ...

Pot Cheese
Pot Cheese Almost Every Farmer's Wife Understands That A Palatable And Nutritious Article Of Food May Be Pre Pared From Sour Skim Milk Or Butter Milk By Allowing It To Coagulate Under The Influence Of The Acid Naturally Pres Ent And Then Driving Out The Water By The Aid Of ...

Potatoes
Potatoes In Recent Years The Price Of Potatoes Has Been Too High To Allow Of Their Being Fed Extensively To Steers. Whenever Potatoes Are Low, However, They Are Used As One Of The Important Elements In Steer Rations In Ordinary Farm Practice, But Very Few Experiments Have Been Made To ...

Potatoes_2
Potatoes Were Tested At The Minnesota Station As A Feeding Stuff For Fatten Ing Lambs In Comparison With Sugar Beets And Mangels. All The Lambs Were Fed Like Grain Rations Of Corn, Barley And Oil Meal And Bay. In Addition, Each Lot Was Given All The Roots They Would Eat. ...

Poultry Farming
Poultry Farming The Raising Of Poultry Chickens, Turkeys, Ducks, Geese, Etc., May Be Car Ried On Successfully Anywhere In The United States. Poultry Farming Is A Kind Of Farming Well Adapted To Men With Small Means And, When Given Rea Sonable Attention, Affords Satisfactory Profits. It Is Light Work And ...

Poultry Manure
Poultry Manure, Since It Always Con Tains Both The Solid And Liquid Excre Is The Richest Of All Farm Manures, Par Ticularly In Nitrogen. This Manure, However, Quickly Loses Its Nitrogen By Fermentation, When Not Properly Mixed With Absorbents Or Preservatives. But Neither This Manure Nor Any Other Farm Manure ...

Poultry
Poultry The Poultry Industry In The United States Is A Very Important One. On Farms, The Care Of Poultry Is Largely Left To The Women, The Farmer Not Consider Ing It Worth His While To Look After So Small A Matter. The Census Of 1900 Furnishes Some Startling Figures On ...

Prairie Chickens
Prairie Chickens The Prairie Chicken Has Become One Of The Favorite Game Birds Of The Central States, But Has Become Greatly Reduced In Numbers In Late Years. It Has Been Found Desirable, Therefore, To Raise Them Artificially And Those Who Have Engaged In The Business Have Found It Profitable. Live ...

Premiums Offered At
Premiums Offered At Fairs-at These Fairs, Prizes Are Offered For The Best Animal, Or Group Of Animals, Represent Ing All The More Prominent Breeds, And In Addition, Prizes Are Offered For Exhibi Tions Of The Best Grain, Animal Products, Like Butter, Cheese, Etc, Exhibits Of Farm Ing Implements, And The ...

Preparation And Loading Of
Preparation And Loading Of Sheep It Is Usually More Profitable To Sell Lambs Under One Year Of Age Than To Feed Them To A Later Stage, Unless An Abundance Of Cheap Feed Is Available. Sheep For Ship Ment Should Be Fed As Usual And Loaded With As Little Excitement As ...

Preparation For The Operation
Preparation For The Operation In Castrating Animals Veterinarians Ordina Rily Clean The Scrotum And Surrounding Parts Carefully In An Antiseptic Solution And Wash The Hands And Instruments In A Similar Solution Before Making Any In Cision. This Is A Wise Precaution If The Operation Is Done With The Animal Ly ...

Preparation Of Grains For
Preparation Of Grains For Swine The Best Method Of Feeding Each Of The Different Grains To Hogs Is Considered Under The Grains Themselves. Here The Subject Is Considered In A General Way. Whole Vs. Ground Graingenerally Speaking, Strong, Vigorous Hogs Do Not Require That The Grain Be Ground, Espe Cially ...

Prepotency Of Breeds
Prepotency Of Breeds Prepotency May Be An Individual Or A Racial Trait. Certain Individuals Of A Given Breed May Be Especially Prepotent. The Char Acters Of Certain Breeds May Be More Firmly Fixed Than Those Of Another Breed So That In A Cross The One Breed Pre Dominates Over The ...

Prevention Of Hog Cholera
Prevention Of Hog Cholera. In The Preven Tion Of Hog Cholera By Means Of Vaccine, Encouraging Results Have Been Obtained From Time To Time, But Many Unfavor Able Results Were Had, And This Outcome Could Not Be Explained On A Good Basis Until Recently. The Bureau Of Animal Industry Has ...

Prevention Of The Disease
Prevention Of The Disease This Brings Up The Most Important Side Of The Question, Namely, That Of Preventing The Disease. In The Work Of Eradication, Tuberculin Is A Very Valuable Reagent. Tors. It Appears, Therefore, That The Human And Bovine Tubercle Bacilli Differ In Many Respects, The Bovine Form Be ...

Preventive Measures
Preventive Measures Hogs Become Infested, To A Large Extent, Through Eat Ing The Offal And Rats About Slaughter Houses. In A Few Instances, As High As 8 Or 10 Per Cent Of The Hogs Keptin Such Localities Have Been Found Infested With Trichinae. It Is Apparent, Therefore, That Hogs May ...

Preventive
Preventive Lieasures While The In Oculation Method Is Perfectly Successful In The Vast Majority Of Cases, It Suffers From Certain Disadvantages. It Requires For Its Successful Operation The Perpetu Ation Of The Disease In The Southern States. Since It Is Bcertain That Texas Fever Depends Entirely Upon The Cattle Tick ...

Price In Different Marrets
Price In Different Marrets The Price Of Cattle Varies Considerably In The Different Markets, Even For The Same Grade Of Stock. Thus Native Steers Of A Given Grade Usually Sell For A Higher Price In Chicago Than In Kansas City. This Is Because Freight Expenses From The West To Chicago ...

Prices For Different Breeds
Prices For Different Breeds Of Cattle These General Classes Of Cattle, Of Course, Include All The Different Breeds, The Prices For Which Vary Greatly, Ac Cording To Whether They Are Of The Dairy Form Or Of The Beef Type. The Princi Pal Beef Types Are The Angus, Galloway, Herefords And ...

Prickly Pear
Prickly Pear On The Southwestern Desert Ranges Of Arizona, New Mexico, Texas And Colorado, Various Species Of Prickly Pear Cacti Have Attracted Atten Tion As Forage Plants. On Account Of The Spines Which These Plants Carry, It Is Necessary To Singe Or Otherwise Treat Them To Remove The Spines Before ...

Principles Of Stock Feeding
Principles Of Stock Feeding Man's First Flocks And Herds Lived By Grazing. No Grain Was Fed Them And No Forage Was Stored For Their Use In Winter. Their Grazing Ground Changed With Necessity And They Were Fat Or Lean According To The Season And The Abun Dance Of Herbage. This ...

Production Of Fat
Production Of Fat Lean Meat Is Made From The Protein Made Any Better Gain Than When Fed Simply The 500 Grams Of Protein. The Excess Protein Would Simply Have Been Consumed In The Body And Excreted With Out The Production Of Any Additional Flesh, In Other Words, Would Have Been ...

Proprietary Preservatives
Proprietary Preservatives Are Likely To Be Harmful And There Is Good Evi Dence That Borax, Boracic Acid, Ous Acid, Salicylic Acid, Sodium Sulphate, Formalin, Etc, As Well As Anilin Dyes, Are Harmful To A Certain Proportion Of Peo Ple. In Hot Weather Common Baking Soda May Be Used In Small ...

Pure Bred Sires
Pure Bred Sires Now When A Pure Bred Male Is Crossed On A Mongrel Female His Fixed And Definite Tenden Cies Give A Certain Amount Of Definite Ness To The Characters Of The Offspring. The Young Are Said To Resemble The Father More Than The Mother. But There Is Nothing ...

Pure Breed Stock Earning
Pure Breed Stock Earning It Was Noted Above That When The Herd Of High Grade Cattle Was Changed Into A Registered Herd, The Selling Price Of The Calves Was Raised From $15 To $100 A Head. This Suggests At Once The Greater Profit In Growing Pure Bred Over Grade And ...

Purehasers Of Consigned Horses
Purehasers Of Consigned Horses - Rule 3purehasers Of Consigned Horses Will Take Notice That The Owner Is The Only Responsible Party, And That The Proprietors Simply Act As His Agent. It Is The Duty Of The Buyer To Inquire As To The Conditions Upon Which The Sale Many Stalls, Sales ...

Quail
Quail Several Species Of Quail Or Partridges Occur In Various Parts Of The Country, And Are Everywhere Known As Excellent Game Birds. Recently A More General Interest Than Was Seen In Former Years Has Been Awakened In The Preservation Of Game Birds And Among Them Quail Are Great Favorites. In ...

Quality Of Farm Butter
Quality Of Farm Butter As Already Indicated, The Quality Of Cream Obtained Commercial Starters A Number Of Firms Dealing In Dairy Apparatus And Supplies Have Put On The Market Pure Cultures Of Bacteria Known As Commer Cial Starters, And These Have Given Ex Cellent Results In The Production Of But ...

Quantities To Feed
Quantities To Feed At First The Whole Milk Should Be Fed About Three Times A Day: 4 Pounds In The Morning, 2 Pounds At Noon And 4 Pounds At Night. After 10 Days Two Meals A Day Will Be Sufficient. During The Time That The Calf Receives Whole Milk, The ...

Quarantine Line Area
Quarantine Line Area To Pre Vent The Spread Of Splenetic Or Texas Fever Of Cattle, A National Quarantine Line Has Been Established, Which Takes In Nearly All Of The Southern And South Western States. Cattle From Below This Line Can Be Shipped Into Markets North, East And West Of It ...

Rabbits
Rabbits At First Thought, It May Appear Doubt Ful To Some Whether Rabbits Should Be Regarded As Useful Animals. Consider Fig. 442 Cattle With Owe-eighth Or More Of Zebu Blood (courtesy Of T. V. Hayes) Able Interest Attaches To Rabbits And Hares, However, On Account Of The Great Damage Which ...

Raising Calves
Raising Calves Several Systems Of Raising Calves Are In Favor In Different Parts Of The Coun Try. Calves May He Allowed To Run With The Cows During A Number Of Months And Take All The Milk. Again, They May Be Kept Confined And Allowed To Suck Several Times Daily. Another ...

Raising Sheep For Wool
Raising Sheep For Wool Alone Sheep Cannot Be Profitably Grown For Wool Alone On High Priced Agricultural Lands When Wool Brings But 20 To 25 Cents A Pound. In Large Flocks, Under Western Range Conditions, Where Land Is Cheap And One Man Can Handle From 2,000 To 4,000 Sheep, There ...