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I THE DJSERET FARMER Saturday, JULY 25, 1908.
I , DAIRYING
H FEEDING THE DAIRY COW.
B Our present knowledge of feeding
H can be boiled down into the follow-
H ing maxims:
H The more food the cow can be in
H ducrd to cat, the more milk she will
H produce. Cows do not usually eon'
H sume more food that they can prop
yl erly digest. The ration, therefore
H should be made as palatable a$ poc
H siblc in ordor to induce (ire cow to
H oat large quttatftics.
H The larger the amount of protein
H in the ration, the larger the milk flow.
H Protein in the ration is essential to
H the production of the milk.
H The less energy required to digest
H the ration, the larger the milk flow.
H The richer the ration, the richer the
H manure The- dairy farmer must Joelt
H here for a large part of Jiis profit.
H No two cows can be fed' alike, l$ah
H must be studied difforeitly. Increase ,
H the protein in the nation and watch
H' the milk flow. Professor C. L.
H Bench.
m SHIR YOUR CREAM IN BLUE
M TOP CANS.
M Salt Lake City, Utah, July 22, '08.
H To Cream 1'roduoers Everywhere.
H Cash For Cream I
H THE JENSEN .CREAMERY QQ,
H furnish the cans. If you do not have
H cans in which to ship your cream,
H write, telephone, or telegraph for
H them. Put your cream in the jEN-
B SEN "Blue Top" can. Taka thi
H "Blue Tqp" cans to the nearest mil
M road station. Sec that your name and
' address is plainly marked jQn the
shipping tag, well as that of -the
M Jensen Creamery Co. Ship once or
H twice every week.
M Just as oftop as you ship n can ef
m creamt you -will get a check for it.
H Cream iconics in one vek check
B goes back the next. If the cream
H keeps coming the chocks will keep
M going. We are now paying 25 cents
H a pound for 1 uttcrfat.
H If you are already sending um your
H crc.im, help us to get new patrons.
H IPelp us to establish the cash system
H by tf lbng your neighbors what wx; are
H Uoim Wc already have nearly ioco
H cr ti .itnns. We want t1) get 3000
H' by tjic 15th of August. Wc will ap-
prcciatc it if you will send us dire
name and postofTicc address of every
cream producer that you arc ac
quainted with. Wc arc determined to
establish in this and adjoining states
a cash system in paying for cream.
Thefts would be no failures of cream
eries with a cash paying system in
force.
Wc guarantee satisfaction. Wc so
licit your .patronage and correspond
ence. Very respectfully,
JENSEN CREAMERY CO
o ,
MIXING BREEDS.
Strangely enough the average Am
erican farmer has been persistently
engaged in making a complete hodge
podge of his cattle for a hundred
ywtrs or more. Go on to any farm
almost, and one will sec all sorts and
sizes", all kindfe of color, showing that
the Owner has followed the mixing
idea in his breeding. This is all
wrong, if the farmer is after the most
profiU.hl'C dairy cattle he can produce.
Tf such farmers were students of the
laws of heredity, they would know
better. Occasionally, but rarely, how
ever, is an out-cross from any estab
lif bedtime of preceding productive of
beneficial results.
jot one fiarmcr in a hundred will
hcmc .a breeder of registered cattle.
As far as he will go is to purchase
registered sire. If he will follow the
experience of the most successful
mien, who have thus established high
ly profitable herds, he will stick to
the brood of 'the first bull. He can
safeb brood each bull to his own heif
ers If they arc strong and vigorous
BWt when it comes to the breeding
of the grand-daughters he should se
lect Another sire of the same breed
and of the same family.
It dos not seem to have gotten in
to the comprehension of most farm
ers that the best results come from
concentrating rather than scattering
blood linos. In that way the ten
dencies of the sire and mother can
be made to unite with each other in
the resulting progeny. If farmers
tnrt to grade up with Holstelns they
should stick to Hojstgiusithc same
with Jerseys, Ayrshires or Guernseys.
The longer they breed in one line the
. piore true to the breed typc,ajn,d col-
or will their cattle become. This
they will find to be n big advantage
when they wish to sell any of their
cattle.
The other day wc received . letter
from a man in a distant city who
wished to purchase a grade Guernsey
cOw. He was very particular about
her being of full Guernsey type and
color and would pay $20 more for
Such a cow, even if she wcre.no bet
ter as a milker than others of not so
tfrontturicctS Guernsey type.
The buyers who come to Wiscon
sin to purchase Holstcin cows for
other states arc particular to demand
cows that arc typical Holsteins. Such
cattle the farmer cannot furnish if he
has been flopping about breeding to
one breed, then another.
It will be a grand day for dairy cat
'llc when the farmers shall have in
formed themselves better on what is
best in the line of a breeding policy.
Hoard's Dairyman.
INJURY TO COW'S TEAT.
Editor 'Dcscrct Farmer: I licvc a
Jersey icow that has had the end of
one teat cut off from which the milk
leaks out. Could anything be done
to stop this leakage and save the
teat? Tf the toat were dried up would
the production of milk of the cow be
diminished? How would you pro
ceed to dry it up?
Answer By H. J. Frederick.
Where the small circular muscle
on the end of the teat is cut off or
injured the milk will leak out. This
can be overcome by inserting a bougie
or stopper into the milk duct. It is
much the shape of a collar button and
ocludcs the duct. .It -can be left in
from one milking to another; it is us
ually made of gutta-pcrchia and it
acts as a stopper in the end of teat,
A caustic could also be used to con
tract the end of the teat and possibly
close it enough to hold the milk. If
you wish to stop the milk in that
quarter, a caustic must be injected
Into that quarter and this should be
done when the cow is dry.
1 ; 1 r
THE SPARTAN MOTHER.
Home they brought her darling Fred
Bruised so bad he couldn't toddle;
But she only smiled and said,
"Freddy's not a mollycoddle."
Cleveland Plain Dealer.
FOR SALE. Two Pure-bred Hol
stein Bulls, one four months old, the
other about a year and a half. For
further particulars write,
NELSON BROTHERS,
Richmond, Utah.
A GOOD WAY FOR FARMERS
TO START A BANK
ACCOUNT!
Get a lot of good cows and a hand
separator. Write to the ELGIN
DAIRY, Salt Lake City and they will
send you some ELGIN RED CANS.
Fill the cans with cream; ship to the
ELGIN. Keep on sending every
week; then on the 10th of the. follow
ing month the ELGIN will send you
pay for z the cream you delivered
the previous month; then start your
bank account, but keep on shipping
cream as long ag you have any use
for money!
THE SALESLADY.
Say, Maymcl Last night I went tcr
sec a show
Wc had orchestrur scatsthc scc
ond row
A'n1 honest, Mamie! Who d'yer
think I seen
A scttiu' in a box but that there
Gladys Green?,
Remember how she ustcr holler
"cash!"
Acrost the aisle, before she made i
mash
0t that ole guy from Pittsburg? J
Well now, say I .
She's got a motor- car -an' drives J
around all day.
I wonder how my hair would lop'
all frizzy
An' marcotlcd same as hers I guess ,
I'll try it,
An' change its shade of course 1
wouldn't dye it.
But 1 each it just a bit-My style's
tbo quiet,
What's that you say? Show you
some handkerchiefs? Say Lizzie
You wait on this here lady, I'm too
busy.
Puck, 1907.
SYMPATHETIC JUROR.
"What made you so sympathetic
toward the prisoner?"
"Well," answered the juror, "after
being locked up away from home and
friends ourselves, we realized what it
is to be in the clutches of the law and
felt sorry for him." Washington
Star.

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