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The Capsule Method Of
The Capsule Method Of Artificial Im Pregnation Also Has Its Champions. This Method Consists In Simply Using Small Gelatine Capsules Which Are Filled With Semen From The Vagina Of A Mare Just Served By A Stallion And Then Intro Duced At Once In The Uterus Of Other Mares From Which ...

The Cattle Tick
The Cattle Tick Is Reddish And Flat Tened. When Gorged With Blood The Ticks Are Nearly As Deep As Wide. Other Spe Cies Of Ticks Are Not Concerned In Trans Mitting Texas Fever In This Country. The Ticks Appear On Cattle About The First Of June. When Mature They Drop ...

The Centrifugal Separation
The Centrifugal Separation Of Cream, Average About .5 Of 1 Per Cent Remains In The Skim Milk Even Under Conditions Most Favorable For The Operation Of This System. ...

The Charge For Shipping
The Charge For Shipping Cattle Varies From $6 To $20 A Bead. A Good Steer, Which Frequently Brings $60 In Chicago, Will Bring $90 To $100 In England. The Transportation Cost For Horses Varies From $20 To $25. Transportation Charges For Pure Bred Stock From Europe To The United States ...

The Choice Among Packers
The Choice Among. Packers Varies As To Their Preference For The Different Breeds. The Cudahy Packing Company Of Chicago State That They Do Not Dis Criminate As To Price In Favor Of The Different Breeds, But In Paying A Fancy Price Would Rather Have Shorthorns Than The Other Breeds. This ...

The Cotton Mule
The Cotton Mule Is Usually Not Put In The Barn Till The August After It Reaches Two Years Of Age. It Should Re Ceive Shelled Corn, Green Corn, Good Hay And Soiling Crops Until November, After Which Time Oats And Bran Are Added, So As To Bring The Mule To ...

The Creole Pony
The Creole Pony Is Really A Small Race Horse With Preponderance Of Thorough Bred Blood. They Enjoy Considerable Fa Vor In Louisiana. The Creole Has Been Crossed With The Shetland Pony With Fairly Good Results. Draft Type As The Light Or "hot Blooded" Horses Are All Descended, With Modification, From ...

The Curd
The Curd Is Then Gently Stirred For A Few Minutes And Heated Slowly To A Tem Perature Of Ps Or 100 F. Keeping It At This Temperature For About 40 Minutes. If A Handful Of Curd Falls Apart After Being Pressed Together, It Has Been Cooked Long Enough. The Whey ...

The Daily Method Of
The Daily Method Of Feeding Hens At That Station Is Stated By Gowell As Lows: "each Pen Of 22 Received 1 Pint Of Wheat In The Deep Litter Early In The Morning. At 9:30 A. M. Pint Of Oats Was Fed To Them In The Same Way. At 1 1/2 ...

The Domestication Of Ani
The Domestication Of Ani Mals Is The Most Important Factor In The Development And Civilization Of Man. Before Man Had Animal Associates He Was A Savage, Without A Home, Without Culti Vated Fields And Without Sympathetic Instincts. Animals, However, Have Pro Duced More Profound Changes In Man's Mental And Moral ...

The Echinococcus Disease
The Echinococcus Disease Is The Most Fatal Of All Parasitic Diseases Which Of Feet Man, 50 Per Cent Dying Within Five Years After Infestation. The Adult Of This Parasite Is A Tapeworm, Taenia Echi Nocoecvs, Which Lives In The Intestines Of Dogs And Wolves. The Dangerous, Bladder Worm Stage Occurs ...

The Effect Of Churning
The Effect Of Churning Is To Bring The Fat Globules In The Cream Together Into Masses Of Greater Or Less Size, So They May Be Readily Separated From The Buttermilk. The Agitation Necessary To Produce This Result May Be Accomplished By Various Forms Of Churns, But A Re Volving Churn ...

The European Bison
The European Bison (boo Bonasus) Is Now Extinct Except For A Few Herds In The Caucasus And Lithuania. It Appears Not To Have Been Truly Domesticated And Not To Have Crossed With Domestic Cattle. The American Bison (bos Bison) Once Extended In Countless Herds From Penn Sylvania To The Rocky ...

The Fatness
The Fatness Of The Animal And The Quantity Of Butter Fat From Which Oleo Oil And Stearin Are Obtained, Influences The Price To A Considerable Extent. After Hides, It Stands As The Second Most Im Portant By-product In Slaughtered Cattle. It Was Formerly Used For Tallow, But Is Now Used ...

The Forest Service
The Forest Service Controls The For Est Reserves Of The United States, Now Amounting To Over 126 Million Acres. In The West The Forest Reserves Are Extensively Used For Grazing Purposes. The Regulations Of The Service Are Such As To Maintain The Reserves In The High Est State Of Efficiency ...

The Gaur
The Gaur (bos Gauru.$) Is Massive With Large Ears Little Or No Dewlap, And Dark Color On The Back. It Is Found In India, Cochin China, Siam, Burma, Etc. The Gaur Has Apparently Not Been Domes Ticated. On The Other Hand The Gayal (bos Frontalis) Of Similar Appearance But Smaller ...

The Hog Aieasle
The Hog Aieasle Woami Is Likewise The Immature Or Larval Stage Of Another Tapeworm Of Man, Taenia Soliuni. This Tapeworm Is Exceedingly Rare As Com Pared With Taenia Saginata And The Hog Measle Worm Is Correspondingly Rare. The Hog Measle Worm Is Found Chiefly In The Abdominal Muscles, Diaphragm, Tongue, ...

The Horses
The Horses Kept Are Both Raised And Bought. They Are All High Grade, Draft Animals And Sent To Market Only In Prime Condition. "no Exercise Is Given While Fitting For Market Except To Lead Them Out Three Times A Day For Water. Fattening Period And Then Stop Cheapen Ing. Before ...

The Hydraulic Or
The Hydraulic Or Water-dilution Sys Like The Gravity Systems, Depends Upon The Fact That The Cream Is Lighter Than The Rest Of The Milk, But The Force Supplied For Separating The Cream Oper Ates In A Horizontal Direction Rather Than In A Vertical Direction, As Is The Case With Gravity. ...

The Java
The Java Is Also One Of The Oldest Of The American Class But Has Been Sup Planted In Recent Times By The More Modern Varieties. They Are An Excellent General Purpose Fowl, In Size About Equal To The Plymouth Rock And Are Likewise Good Layers, Sitters And Mothers. There Are ...

The Kansas Station
The Kansas Station Reports That It Re Quires From 23 To 30 Per Cent More Feed To Produce 100 Pounds Of Gain With Hogs Dryness, Which Greatly Adds To The Clean Liness And Comfort Of The Animal. Where Large Numbers Are Kept, The Pens May Be Built On Either Side ...

The Lambs Are Fed
The Lambs Are Fed Not Quite All The Corn They Will Eat Up Clean. In Winter Feeding They Are Kept In A Single Barn Without Partitions. Twice Daily The Fat Tening Lambs Are Turned Out For A Half Hour, While The Feed Racks Are Being Filled With Hay. They Are ...

The Large Improved Yorkshire
The Large Improved Yorkshire Is Fully As Large As The Chester White And Represents The Longest Breed Of Hogs We Have, Though They Are Not So Broad As The Chester Whites And Do Not Generally Grow To Such Heavy Weights. They Are Especially Suitable For The Production Of Bacon, Have ...

The Leading States Of
The Leading States Of Production Are, First Of All, Iowa, Which Annually Pro Duces More Than Twice As Many Hogs As Any Other State In The Union. In 1901 The Number Was 7,290,625. Illinois And Missouri Stand Next To Iowa In Numbers Produced, Averaging Over 3,000,000 An Nually, Followed By ...

The Light Brahma
The Light Brahma Is The Largest Of These Breeds. The Plumage Of The Male Is Pure White Excepting The Hackle, Tail And Flights Which Are Black And White, Striped With Black. The Cocks Will Weigh About 12 Pounds, The Hens Pounds. They Are A Very Hardy Breed And Fair Layers, ...

The Manure
The Manure On This Farm Is Usually Applied To The Corn Crop. Corn Averages 50 Bushels Per Acre; Oats 50; Wheat 20; Hay About 2 Tons To The Acre. Some 50 Acres Of Hay Are Cut Each Year. A 100-ton Silo Is Filled Each Year And About 40 Acres Of ...

The Milk Should Be
The Milk Should Be Aerated By Pour Ing From One Vessel To Another Whil It Is Still Fresh And Warm. It May Then Be Placed In A Vat Or Wash Boiler And Colored, If More Than The Natural Color Of The Cheese Is Desired. For This Pur Pose A Teaspoonful ...

The Milker Iii
The Milker Iii The Bacterial Con Tamination Of Milk The Milker May Be An Important Factor. His Hands Or Clothes May Be Soiled Or He May Have Insani Tary Habits. If Typhoid, Scarlet Fever, Or Diphtheria Should Prevail In The Family Of The Milker Lie May Carry These Dis Eases ...

The Mule Colt
The Mule Colt Is Taught To Eat Grain Before It Is Weaned, Which Takes Place At The Age Of Four Months. At Weaning Time The Colts Are Put In A Barn And Fed Bran, Oats, Cut Grass, And Clean Hay. After About Two Weeks They May Be Turned On Pasture, ...

The Nasal Form Of
The Nasal Form Of Glanders Is Char Acterized By Chronic Catarrh. The Nasal Discharge May Be Interrupted At Inter Vals, But Sooner Or Later Begins Again. The Division Wall In The Nose Is Attacked And Pustules Form Which Later Break Down And Slough Off Leaving Ulcers With A Ragged Outline ...

The National Laws
The National Laws Deal With Inter State And Foreign Trade, And Their Admin Istration Is Intrusted To The Bureau Of Animal Industry Of The United States Department Of Agriculture. ...

The Native Breeds
The Native Breeds Mentioned In The Above Table Are Usually Understood To In Clude Those Cattle Reared In The Agricul Tural Regions Of The Middle West. They Are Generally Fattened On Corn And Char Acterized As Cattle Of Superior Breed, Ac Companied By Larger Size And Good Qual Ity Of ...

The Oklahoma Station
The Oklahoma Station Pastured Four Pigs Averaging About 62 Pounds Each On A Field Of Alfalfa. They Were Turned In To The Pasture April 27 And Given No Other Feed. In Five Weeks They Had Gained About 5 Pounds Each. During The Next Three Weeks They Gained A Little Less ...

The Ontario Agricultural College
The Ontario Agricultural College Has Also Carried On Extensive Feeding Ex Periments With Different Breeds Of Hogs. Six Of The Leading Breeds Have Been Tested By The College For A Number Of Years, To Determine The Economy Of Gain And Value For Bacon. The Following Table Shows The Rank Of ...

The Overrun
The Overrun Is A Term Used To Denote The Difference Between The Amount Of Butter Fat And The Quantity Of Butter Manufticured From The Butter Fat. The Percentage Of Overrun Is Obtained By Dividing The Difference Between The But Ter Fat And Butter By The Amount Of Fat And Multiplying ...

The Pigs Intended For
The Pigs Intended For Breeding Pur Poses Should Be Fed Nutritious Growing Rations, Consisting Of Pasture, Skim Milk And Some Of The More Nitrogenous Grains Or Mill Feeds. They Need Plenty Of Ex Ercise And Fresh Air And Such Rations As Will Keep Them Growing Well Without The Production Of ...

The Production Of Flesh
The Production Of Flesh Animals Fed Normally Grow From Birth To Maturity Increasing In Weight And Developing Their Bones And Muscles. What Constituents Of Feeding Stuffs Are Essential To This Growth? We Know That The Muscles, Blood, Tendons, Hair, Skin, Nerves, Brain And All The Tisues Of The Body Contain ...

The Quantity Of Manure
The Quantity Of Manure Produced And Its Value Varies Greatly With Different Animals. It Has Been Estimated By Arms By That A Horse Requires About 2500 Pounds Of Straw For Bedding Purposes Per Year, And That This, With The Normal Amount Of Manure Produced, Will, Under Favorable Conditions, Result In ...

The Range Iiorses
The Range Iiorses Trace Back In Their Origin To A Small Breed Of Animals Known As Mustangs, Which Escaped From The Early Spanish Settlers Of The South West. With The Advent Of Eastern Set Lers Many Horses Of Larger And Better Breeds Escaped And Served To Modify To Some Extent ...

The Reliability Of A
The Reliability Of A Pedigree In Any Instance, Depends Upon The Character Of The Association Which Publishes The Rec Ord And Also Upon The Integrity Of The Individual Breeder. Nearly All Of The Breeds Of Importance Are Divided Into Families And There May Be As Many Different Associations And Registry ...

The Rhode Island Red
The Rhode Island Red Closely Re Sembles The White Wyandotte In Gen Eral Form. While Bred More Particu Larly For Roasters And Broilers They Are Equally As Good Layers As The Wyandotte. The Color Is A Reddish Buff, And There Are Both Single And Rose Comb Varieties. They Are Hardy ...

The Screw Worm Fly
The Screw Worm Fly Is Somewhat Larger Than The Common House Fly, But Resembles The Latter In General Appear Ance. The Color Is A Metallic Green, With Three Black Stripes On The Back. The Eggs Of The Screw Worm Fly Are Laid In Wounds Or Natural Openings Of Animals, Or ...

The Skin Form Of
The Skin Form Of Glanders, Also Know As Farcy, Is Chiefly Character Ized By The Presence Of Numerous Swell Ings In The Lymphatic Glands Just Be Neath The Skin Of Various Parts Of The Body But Particularly Of The Legs. The Farcy Buttons, As They Are Called, May Be Accompanied ...

The Small Yorkshire
The Small Yorkshire Is Finer In Qual Ity Than The Improved, Presents Greater Symmetry And Is Much More Compact In Form; They Mature Much Earlier, But Do Not Attain As Heavy A Weight As The Large Yorkshires. Tamworth These Pigs Originated In England, And Have Been Bred For Many Years, ...

The Stage Of Growth
The Stage Of Growth At Which Fod Ders Are Harvested Have A Marked In Fluence On Their Digestibility. Young Growing Plants Contain Relatively More Protein And Less Woody Fiber Than Older Plants And Are More Easily Digested. As Plants Approach Maturity There Is Gen Erally A Translocation Of A Large ...

The Standard Colors
The Standard Colors Of The Short Horn Are Red, White And Roan, With Red Most In Favor, And All Shades Of Roan To Ship Thoroughbred Shorthorns From The Corn Belt Into The Arid Southwest, Without Loss Of Condition In The Animal. Herefordit Is Commonly Considered That The Herefords Are Descended ...

The Stock Kept
The Stock Kept Consists Of About 100 Head Of Cattle, 100 Hogs Or More And Some 20 Head Of Horses, Which Is About Twice As Many As Is Necessary To Do The Work Of The Farm. The Original Herd Of High Grade Shorthorns Has Been Gradually Changed Into A Herd ...

The Supply Of Cattle
The Supply Of Cattle Is One Of The Most Important Factors Influencing Price. There Appears To Be A Marked Seasonable Variation In The Cattle Supply Of The Markets. Usually The Supply In The Second Half Of The Year Is Consider Ably Greater Than During The First Half. For Five Of ...

The Symptoms Of Tiie
The Symptoms Of Tiie Disease In Cat Tle Are Often Very Difficult To Recognize In The Early Stages. The First Noticeable Symptom Of A Chronic Case Is A Dry Cough. The Condition Of The Animal Slowly Deteriorates And There Is A Loss Of Flesh, Accompanied With An Unhealthy Appearance Of ...

The Tetanus Bacillus
The Tetanus Bacillus Is Common In The Filth Of Stable Floors And In Gardens. In Some Localities This Infection Is Much More General Than In Others And There Fore An Antiseptic Treatment Of Wounds Must Be Applied Promptly In All Cases In Order To Avoid The Development Of Tetanus. In ...

The Time To Shear
The Time To Shear Sheep In The North Ern States Is April Or May. The Earlier The Sheep Can He Sheared In The Season, Without Causing Discomfort From Cold To The Sheep, The Greater The Weight Of Fleece Is Likely To Be And The Better The Quality Of The Wool. ...

The Trichina
The Trichina Is A Minute, Parasitic Round Worm About 0.04 Of An Inch In Length. It Occurs In Two Forms, Muscle And Intestinal The Muscle Trichina' Occur In Pork And May Infest Man Through Raw Pork, Causing Disease And Death In 10 To 40 Per Cent Of Cases. The Trichina ...

The Trotter
The Trotter There Were Trotting Or Best Animals Being About 15 Hands 3 Inches. The Head And Neck Should Be As Light As May Be, With A Lean Jaw, Full Forehead, Pricked Ears Not Too Short, Full Eyes, Large Nostrils, Loose Windpipe, Long Body, Wide, Long Hips, Oblique Shoulder, Full ...

The Usual Symptoms
The Usual Symptoms Are Staggering Gait, Partial Or Total Inability To Swallow, Various Muscular Contractions And De Lirium. In Vi-lent Cases Treatment Is Seldom Effective, While In Mild Forms The Administration Of Cathartics, Tinc Ture Of Aconite And Blisters On The Neck, Spine And Throat Give Some Relief. ...

The Weight Of Stock
The Weight Of Stock When Marketed Stands Next To Breed As A Factor Affecting The Price Received. Cattle Are Bought And Sold By The Hundredweight And The Price Varies In Accordance With Whether The Animal Is Heavy Or Light, Since The Quality Of Beef Is Usually Supe Rior With The ...

The Work Broadening In
The Work Broadening In Scope While The Work Of The Bureau Hereto Fore Has Been Chiefly Concerned In Safe Guarding The Health Of American Live Stock, It Is Each Year Broadening The Scope Of Its Activities. At The Present Time It Is Undertaking, In Co-operation With The Colorado Experiment Station, ...

The Wyandotte
The Wyandotte Stands Next In Im Portance To The Plymouth Rock In Pop Ularity. They Are A Much Later Developed Breed Than The Plymouth Rock And Are Somewhat More Blocky In Shape. They Are Especially Sought After For The Production Of Broilers. For Utility Pur Poses They May Be Regarded ...

The Yak
The Yak (bos Grunniens) Is Noted For Its Large Size, Height, Massive Horns And Fringe Of Long Hair Hanging From The Gasear. In Algeria The Zebu Has Been Crossed With Domestic Cattle And The Crosses Are Fertile. Cattle With Zebu Blood In Them Seem To Be Immune To Texas Fever. ...

The Zebu
The Zebu (bos Indicus) Is Distin Guished By A Hump On The Withers, Large Drooping Ears And A White Ring Around Each Fetlock. It Is A More Or Less Im Portant Domestic Animal In Africa, In Dia, China, Burma, Siam And Made Been Crossed With The Zebu. The Crosses Are ...

There Is No Satisfactory
There Is No Satisfactory Treatment For Glanders And None Should Be Adopted Or Permitted. A Course Of Treat Ment For Glanders Adopted By A Careless Veterinarian Or Farmer Simply Results In Exposing Other Horses And Men To In Fection With A Disgusting And Incurable Disease. The Use Of Mallein In ...

Tiie Local Butchers
Tiie Local Butchers Furnish A Market For A Good Many Animals, But The De Mand From This Source Is Limited. Even Weight Of The Animals. Where Only A Few Hogs, Sheep Or Calves Are To Be Mar Keted, They Can Be Shown Up To Much Better Advantage And Better Prices ...

Tiie Shallow Pan System
Tiie Shallow Pan System Consists In Placing The Milk In Pans 2 To 4 Inches In Depth As Soon As Possible After Milking And Keeping The Milk At A Temperature Of 40 To 60 F. In A Room Without Dust And Without Any Bad Odors. Under Or Dinary Conditions It ...

Tile Character Of The
Tile Character Of The Hide Influences The Price Of Beef Cattle, As This Is One Of The Most Valuable By-products In The Slaughtering Business. There Are Many Different Grades Of Hides. The Average Annual Price A Hundred Pounds In Chi Cago For These In 1904 Was As Follows: Heavy Native ...

Tim Arkansas Station
Tim Arkansas Station Reports An Ex Periment In Which Hogs Weighing 124 Pounds At The Beginning Of The Test Were Pastured 132 Days On Peanuts And Made An Average Gain Of 73.5 Pounds Each. A Similar Lot Of Pigs Pastured For The Same Time On Soy Beans Made An Aver ...

Tions Compared
Tions Compared The Beef Raiser Has Not Only To Decide What Are The Most Effect Ive And Economic Grains And The Best Combinations In Which To Feed Them, But Also The Amounts Which May Be Fed With The Best Results And Greatest Profits. This Problem Has Been Studied By Ken ...

Transportation And Market Ing
Transportation And Market Ing Of Live Stock The Marketing Of Live Stock Is The Business End Of The Industry. At What Age And In What Condition The Animal Should Be Marketed, Where To Market And How To Ship To Market, Are All Busi Ness Questions On The Correct Answering Of ...

Transportation Requirements
Transportation Requirements The Law Relating To The Transportation Of Live Stock, Which Is The Subject Of Inter State Commerce, Requires That In The Transporting Of Cattle, Sheep, Swine Or Any Other Animals From One State To Another, They Shall Not Be Confined In Cars, Boats Or Vessels Of Any Description ...

Treatment
Treatment In Case Of An Outbreak Of Foot Rot Among A Herd Of Sheep, All Affected Sheep Should Be Immediately Is Olated And All The Sheep, Whether Dis Eased Or Not, Should Be Made To Pass Through A Shallow Trough Containing A Solution Of Chloride Of Lime At The Rate ...

Trotters And The
Trotters And The Farmersince Our Viewpoint In This Volume Is Always That Of The Farmer, We May Well Ask What Good The Farmer Can Get Out Of Trotters. By Breeding Trotting Stallions To Sound, Active, Well Gaited Mares The Farmer May Obtain Fine Roadsters Or Coachers. The Bureau Of Animal ...

Turkeys
Turkeys The Turkey Is Native To America. It Is Still Found Wild In Many States And The Wild Gobbler Is Frequently Used For Infusing New Blood And Hardiness Into The Domesticated Varieties. See Fig. 27. Page 41 For Illustration Of A Wild Tur Key Gobbler. Tradition And Excellence Unite In ...

Two Forms Of Disease
Two Forms Of Disease Quite Re Cently The Announcement Has Been Made From Several Sources That There Are Two Forms Of Tuberculosis, Both Of Which May Attack Man. Much Evidence Has Been Presented To Show That The Two Forms Of The Disease May Coexist In The Human Patient Or In ...

Uniform Weight And Color
Uniform Weight And Color Hogs Of As Nearly Uniform Weight As Possible Should Be Made To Occupy The Same Car Or Deck. Hogs Of A Uniform Color Also Tend To Produce A Favorable Effect On The Buyer And Better Prices Than Mixed Lots. There Is No Discrimination By The Buyers ...

Unloading Stock In Transit
Unloading Stock In Transit It Great Ly Injures The Appearance Of Stock To Have To Unload It Once Or Twice Before Reaching Market, As The Animals Are Con Siderably Bruised And The Bruises Thus Sustained Show Up Still More When The Hide Is Off. It Will Be A Fortunate Day ...

Use Better
Use Better Cows Again, It Has Been Shown That Tremendous Differences Pre Vail In The Milk Yield Of Individual Cows, Some Cows Giving From Eight To 10 Times As Much As Others. According To The Experience Of Practical Dairymen, The Milk Yield Does Not Depend Entirely Upon The Breed Or ...

Usefulness Of Score Card
Usefulness Of Score Card In Select Ing Either Pure Bred Or A Grade Boar, This Score Card, While Designed Prima Rily For A Fat Barrow, Will Be Found Ex Ceedingly Useful, As The More Nearly The Score Is Perfect, According To This Scale Of Points, The More Likely Will The ...

Value Of Exercise
Value Of Exercise After Hens Have Been Laying Eggs All Winter They Are Likely To Show A Low Percentage Of Fer Tility. Free Range Outside Is Of Great Benefit At This Time In Increasing The Fertility Of The Eggs. At The West Vir Ginia Station, 92 Per Cent Of The ...

Value
Value Of Manure The Fertilizing Value And The Cash Value Of The Manure Produced By Different Animals Under Normal Conditions, Is Shown In The Table Below Prepared By Beal, The Manure Being Understood To Include Both Solid As.d Liquid Excrement: The Two Tables Taken Together Show Hat, With Equal Weight ...

Various Digestive Atiments
Various Digestive Atiments A Num Ber Of Other Digestive Disturbances Are Occasionally Observed In Sheep, Such As Chronic Bloat, Which May Best Be Con Trolled By The Use Of Laxatives And A Tonic Such As Just Mentioned; Overload Ing Of The Paunch, Which Appears To Be Due In Most Cases ...

Various Feeds
Various Feeds In Order To Get A Defi Nite Idea Of The Feeding Value Of Milk For Calves, A Test Was Made By Beach In Connecticut, In Which It Was Found That For Each Pound. Of Gain In Calves, From 0.91 To 1.33 Of A Pound Of Solid Matter Must ...

Veal Calves
Veal Calves Include Choice Yeals Weighing From 120 To 160 Pounds; Good Veals Weighing From 110 To 200 Pounds; Medium Veals, Weighing From 100 To 240; And Common Veals Weighing From $0 To 300, It Is Obvious That Grades Of Again, They May Be Fed On Fresh Sepa Rated Milk ...

Velvet Beans
Velvet Beans In Florida, Taliaferro Tested The Value Of Velvet Beans In Pods When Fed With Eowpea Hay. The Steers Were Allowed To Have All The Cowpea Hay They Would Cat And Received In Addition 3 Bushels Of Velvet Beans In The Pod Daily The Percentage Of Dressed Weight Was ...

Ventilation Provision
Ventilation Provision Should Be Made For Ventilation On Sunny Days In Winter. The Air Which Enters The Open Windows Is Usually Sufficient For This Purpose, But It Should Be Directed Up Ward And Especial Care Be Taken That No Drafts Come On The Pigs. From Two To Five Hogs May ...

Ventilation
Ventilation The Odors, Gases And Moisture From Eggs In Cold Storage Are Partly Collected By Absorbents Used In The Cooling Room And Condensed On The Pipes. These Means, However, Are Not Sufficient For Removing All Impurities, Consequently Some Ventilation Is Required. A Little Air Leaks In Around Windows And Doors ...

Vetch Hay
Vetch Hay Several Varieties Of Vetch Are Used As A Coarse Forage For All Kinds Of Farm Stock. According To Experi Ments In Oregon, Vetch Hay Is About Equal To Clover Bay For Steers. It May Be Fed To Steers In Combinations And Pro Portions Such As Have Been Recommended ...

Veterinary Medicines
Veterinary Medicines Drugs And Veterinary Medicines May Be Administered To Domestic Animals In Various Ways. One Of The Commonest And Most Convenient Methods For Prac Tical Use By Stockmen Is The Drench. The Fluid Or Powdered Drug Is Mixed With A Pint Or More Of Water In A Bottle And ...

Vigor Of
Vigor Of Offspluxo Considerable Seasonal Variation Occurs In The Size And Vigor Of Offspring. Thus For Exam Ple It Seems Undesirable To Breed Sheep During The Hot Weather Of Summer, Even Where It Is Possible As Is The Case With Dorsets. The Unfavorable Influ Ence Of Hot Weather May Be ...

Washing Dairy Ittensms
Washing Dairy Ittensms It Is Too Often The Case That The Dairyman Is Sat Isfied With Cleaning Milk Utensils Like Kitchen Dishes. More Care Is Required In Cleaning Dairy Utensils, For The Reason That Bacteria Multiply So Readily In The Smallest Particles Of Milk Which May Be Left In The ...

Water For Animals
Water For Animals The Bodies Of Animals, As We Have Learned, Are More Than Half Water. This Quantity Of Milk But Of Low Quality, While Others Give A Smaller Amount Of Milk But Of High Quality. From The Standpoint Of The Feeder It Is Not So Much The Quantity Of ...

Water Glass Or
Water Glass Or Soluble Glass Is A Pop Ular Term For Potassium Or Sodium Sili Cate And Is Commonly Sold In The Form Of A Syrupy Liquid. It Can Be Bought For 2 To 10 Cents A Pound. In Making A Water Glass Solution For Preserving Eggs, Boil Pure Water ...

Water
Water Is Supplied Free In All Yards. The Person In Charge Of A Consignment Of Stock Fills Out A Blank Form Which He Presents At The Office Of A Feed Super Intendent For Whatever Feed He Desires. This Feed Is Promptly Delivered To The Pens Anywhere In The Yards. The ...

Western Cattle
Western Cattle Are Those Bred In The Grazing States Of The West And North West. They Are Practically The Same Stock As The Native Of The Present Day But Do Not Class So High On The Average. They Differ Principally In Their Different Preparation For Market. ...

Western Practice
Western Practice On The Western Ranges The Usual Method Of Castration Would Occupy Altogether Too Much Time. A Much Faster But Quite Safe Remedy Has Been Devised. This Consists In Cutting Off The Tip Of The Scrotum With A Sharp Knife, After Which Both Testicles Are Pressed Out Simultaneously By ...

Wetting Down Hogs In
Wetting Down Hogs In Shipping In Hot Weather It Is Generally Considered Advisable To Wet Down Hogs During Ship Ment. The Railroad Employees Will Do This If Requested To. If Hogs Have Be Come Overheated, Great Care Must Be Observed In Throwing The Cold Water On Them. If Water Can ...

Wheat
Wheat While Wheat Should Never Constitute The Whole Or Even The Major Part Of The Grain Ration For Steers, It May Be Used When The Market Price Is Low. A Number Of Experiment Stations And Feeders Have Investigated The Feed Ing Value Of Wheat For The Purpose Of Determining The ...

When A Carload Of
When A Carload Of Horses Is Thus Shipped, They Should Stand Side By Side With The Heads All One Way And So Close That They Will Not Lie Down. Cattle Are Shipped In The Same Way. The More Common Stock Car, And The More Suit Able In Warm Weather, Is ...

Whey
Whey Is Commonly Utilized For Both Calves And Pigs. A Comparison Of Whey And Skim Milk Was Made In Kansas By Otis. In This Test It Was Found That Whey Produced Poor Gains And That The Returns Given For The Feed Consumed Were Not Satisfactory, But When The Test Was ...

Whole Oats
Whole Oats Are Not Greatly Relished By Hens. Only Heavy Oats Should Be Used. Ground Oats Give Good Results In Mashes And Nothing Is Better For Young Chicks Than Rolled Oat Meals. When Ground Without The Hulls Oats Are An Excellent Ration Either For Laying Or Fat Tening. Barley Is ...

Whole Wheat Or
Whole Wheat Or Wheat Screenings Make An Ideal Ration For Hens. Bread Wheat Is Usually Too Expensive Compared With Other Grains To Constitute The Larger Part Of The Ration. Both Wheat Shorts And Bran Are Widely And Profit Ably Used In Mashes For Hens, Tending To Maintain The Hens In ...

Yardage Chances
Yardage Chances All People Doing Business In The Stock Yards Must Con Form To The Above Regulations. The Care Of The Stock From The Time Of Its Arrival To Its Disposal Is Subject To The Company's Orders And Care. No Charge Is Made For The Use Of The Yards, But ...

Zebu
Zebu The Zebu (bos Indicus), Also Known As The Humped Ox Or Humped Cattle Of India, Includes Not Only The Various Do Mestic Cattle Of India, But Also A Num Ber Of Races Which Have Run Wild. At Present The Wild Form Of Zebu Is Prac Tically Extinct In India. ...