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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 of registered stock. By this means the average price of the calves sold has been raised from $15 to $100 a head, many of these cattle be ing sold for breeding purposes. In addi tion to the home grown stock, calves, yearlings and two-year-olds are also bought to feed for market. Young light cattle weighing between 500 to 800 pounds are preferred for this purpose. CALVES FOR BEEF \[r. Chester's method of handling calves for beef is never to let them get hungry, but make their feed as cheap as possible up to the