Productive Feeding of Farm Animals

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J. B. Lippincott Company, 1921 - 385 Seiten
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Curing and Harvesting Alfalfa
116
Sweet Clover is an Excellent Soil Builder
122
Halfsugar Mangels
134
Spineless Cactus Yields Large Crops of a Very Watery Feed under
146
Silos AND SILAGE
149
A Good Concrete Silo
152
Corn and Soybeans Grown for Silage
160
Weeds Growing from Seed Found in a Mixed Dairy Feed
171
Types of Grain Sorghums
173
Diagram Showing Increase in Area Sown to Grain Sorghum in Kansas during the Decade 190413
174
Section of Corn Kernel
185
Crosssection of Flaxseed Showing the Different Layers of Cells
196
The Swelling Test
197
Holstein SkimmilkCalves
208
PRODUCTIVE FEEDING OF FARM ANIMALS XXI CALF FEEDING
215
Dairy Calves in the Pasture
217
At Meal Time the Calf is Fed Warm Sweet Milk in a Clean Pail While Securely Fastened in a Comfortable Stanchion
218
Calves in Stanchions in Pasture
219
FEEDING DAIRY CATTLE
227
Dairy Cows of Good Breeding and Well Kept and Cared for Make Excellent Returns at the Pail
228
Normal Changes in Monthly Yield and Fat Content of Milk from Dairy Cows
230
Liberal Rations Fed to Cows of Beefy Tendencies Produce a Gain in Weight
235
Areas of Circles Representing Average Values of the Products from the Best Ten or the Poorest Ten Cows in the Wisconsin Dairy Cow Composition 1...
236
Spring MilkScale Enabling the Farmer to Keep Accurate Milk Records of his Cows with but Very Little Extra Effort
237
Babcock Test Apparatus
238
Production and Size are the Factors Determining the Feed Re quirements of Dairy Cows
239
Alfalfa is as a Rule Fed in Racks in the Corrals Feeding Yards to Milch Cows in the Western States
246
The Meal Cart Used for Weighing Concentrates for the Individual Cows in the Herd
247
Weighing Rations for the Dairy Herd
248
Lily of Willowmoor 22269 Ayrshire Record Cow
249
Countess Prue 43785 Guernsey Record Cow
250
FEEDING BEEF CATTLE
253
The Number and Value of Cattle Other than Milch Cows in the United States April 15 1910
254
Increase in Number of Cattle in this Country from 1890 to 1910
255
Tennessee Steers in the Feed Lot
260
Horses on the Western Range
289
A Team of Farm Work Mules
291
FEEDING Swine
294
A Group of Young Berkshire Pigs
295
The Amount of Feed Consumed Per 100 Pounds of Gain for Fattening Pigs Increases with Their Live Weights
296
Wellfed Busy Youngsters that will Grow into Good Porkers
297
The Hog Motor a Device for Making Pigs Grind the Corn They Eat
298
Diagram Showing the Acreage of Corn and Number of Swine and Cattle Listed in the Twelve Leading Corngrowing States the Union According to t...
299
and 77 Pigs Fed for Fat and Lean
301
Meal Time for the Swine Herd
302
Making Pork on Rape and Oats
303
Making Pork on Blue Grass
304
A Thrifty Bunch of Sows and Pigs Crowding around the Feed Troughs
307
A Cement Feeding Floor Provided with Sanitary Substantial Troughs is an Essential to a Wellequipped Piggery
309
Portable Hoghouses with Low Flat Roofs
310
Interior Arrangement of Hoghouses at Illinois Station
311
The Selffeeder Saves Labor in Feeding Pigs and other Farm Animals
313
A Convenient Selffeeder for Supplying Charcoal and Mineral Matter to Pigs on Pasture
315
FEEDING SHEEP AND GOATS
317
Purebred Flock of Mutton Sheep at the Morgan Horse Farm
319
A Fine Bunch of Yearling Rams
320
Grade Dorset Lambs from Merino Ewes Make Excellent Hot house Lambs
326
Range Sheep in Feed Yards at Caldwell Nevada
328
Lambfeeding Corrals in Nevada
329
Winter Scene of Range Sheep in the Nevada Mountains
330
A Flock of Angora Goats in the California Foothills
332
An Imported Swiss Milch Goat
333
FEEDING POULTRY BY PROF J E DOUGHERTY UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA
336
APPENDIX TABLE I COMPOSITION OF FEEDING STUFFS
359
DIGESTION COEFFICIENTS FOR FEEDING STUFFS
366
DRY MATTER DIGESTIBLE CRUDE AND TRUE PROTEIN
369
TABLE OF FEED UNITS
373
MANURIAL VALUE OF FEEDING STUFFS
374
WEIGHTS OF CONCENTRATED FEEDS
376

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Seite 127 - ... away from poisonous areas is ordinarily unnecessary. (3) When stock are trailed from one place to another, they should, so far as possible, be driven through a country with plenty of good feed. If it is necessary to drive them through a locality supposed to be infested with poisonous plants, care should be taken to see that the stock are not hungry when going through this region. It is much better to make such a drive in the afternoon rather than in the morning. Special precautions must be taken...
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