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^ t There are any amount of peo pîc that hare or idea to have a cow that will give sufficient milk to make 300 or 400 MILHÆXO ttCUL B COW ». entertain the that a th iroughbred f butter per year, pounu they must have milking strain. t 1 Not that I advo cate ncrub cow i for a successful j By the courtesy dair> business. of Hoard'-. D liryman loaning us 1 % î. • .«y I*- ■ Scrub Cotr Xo. 8. U«-ror I fur/2 months, a.Vvl lbs. of milk, containing: 7SÔ.7 lbs. of butter fat. Cost of butter fat, 19 7 cents per lb. fc._j the two half-tone cuts to illustrate our idea we arc enabled to pres ent them to the readers of (he Gem State Rcrai in this issue. During the year 1898, at the Kansas experiment station, Man hattan, and in connection there with, there was an me cow yielding 3 and another illustration of poun.ls receiving yv 1 *f / butter fat A .*■* - r y \ -■ .jin*"?" ' '■M ? I • % .4 - v K » i - . 05 » • * .... p ", id A cruft * OM- \ »>. Record for 12 month'«, 9 /.K Ils of milk, torilaitiing 8 . v ;î.T KoimI con! t»t butlci tat, S.Ô cents p«r ll>. o. 'bs of bi.tt:*r fat. « . . . .* . 1 ( Prom January ist to April 15th _ 0 . * . .. .. . . 1898, the college bought thirty, yield: _ pr 4 ^ rifle Ä 9 e cd aiul care «irniy only:! 4 »an ojac-third as much. ing head of common scrub cows the object of testing the value when or for the dairy of this class of cows, properly handled. average price paid was $34 per The co.v and they were selected by aj farmer that aas not a competent At the start the cows dair> man. were fed alfalfa and a two-thirds bran and one-third old mixture of process linseed meal, a ration ji-h in proticne, designed to increase the milk flow and to partially overcome the efffet from shipp ing. As soon as the cows were brought to a fair milk flow, they were put on a ration of alUlfahay and Kafir corn grain. This ra ofjtion produced the greatest flow of milk wiMi butter fat at least cost A .te », at äs,,fSEr 20 i i u, 3 S,H 7 [ «VJ8SI 12.29 v . r wtT lutal, Xo. 5 , - - . , -).. lotal. so. - - tis.17 N'o. I .w » The readers can see by look at the record the compared with No. 5 This test shows the differ ofj vaiuc mu ft No. 20 cow cow. cnee in value between cows with feed and care alike. The year's record of th* better scrub cow is 16 lbs, of milk, 383.7 lb . butter fat, equal to 451 j^ s Gutter. The poorer scrub as follows: 9.1 gave 3.583 lbs, of milk and 135.7 lbs. of butter fat. equal to 156 lbs, of butter Ould I pres-' any stronger argument to show the dairymen of Idaho the cow ent importance of improving them selves in regard to the dairy bus iness and keeping a number one dairy cow, be they Shorthorn cr any other kind of cattle? Get a j 1 i ne of dairy blood and strive improve it by kind treatment and abundant feed that has a tendency to increase the flow of milk, con taining a large amount of butter Subscribe for some good da ; ry journal and take time to read and und rstand it. fat. H. P. Carpenter. 1 They are Both offColor. The selling of oleomargarine for butter is placed in the cate gory of crimes which "undermine the commercial conscience, make thieves of honest grocers and un righteously deprive the farmer of his legitimate market." It is quite true that the fraud does all these horrid things; and it is equally I true that so-called "butter" color? makes it possible, longer is it going to be the fad How much j for certain people to boost this notorious accomplice of crime and j fraud?—Jersey Bulletin. Axioms of the Stock Business. In his annual address to the Assaciation recently held at Texas, President I Springer laid down the following five axioms: First—1 hat no state can realize it . *. j a heavy immigration, that is not liberal with the live stock inter jests. I «Second That no railway agement will prosper long which turns a deaf ear to the complaints of stockmen. »? '"f pffpo^s a terminal charge^n eu* -, , . , cry car of live stock for the privi . - \ hgc of Biiloadiljig,at their yards. j National Live Stock I at the meeting ? Fort Worth, i-i'-'U.ü j Th.it no stockman will not read, and Fourth ; prosper who does I liberally advertise in stock jour nais, papers and magazines. Fifth—That g the stockman who gains the greatest reward will be he who places quality above quan tity, in all his dealings In live stock. It is probable that a state dai ry association will be formed in Idaho this spring, needed. The N .rth West Wool Grow er's Association will meet in Boise March 6. The cattle and horse breeders of South Western Idaho are to meet at Nampa, April 2 to orga tojnize an association. It is much M. A. Roberts, C. O. Pickard W. C. McKenzie D Fresh meats, Ham, Bacon and Lard constantly on hand. Caldwell, Idaho. HOW TO y Thorp & Ward. General Blacksmithing. work of all kinds. Horseshoeing a specialty Interfering, quarter cracks, forging, and contracted or hoof bound heels treated and Wood A. V cure guaranteed. Brick Shop, Jst. St. South of Main, Caldwell, Idaho. Organize and Operate 1 A Co— Operativ eese Factory by c Butter and one who ! q i knows, i p _ __ °' l 3erative ceameries, Cheese factories, and Skimminu Statinnc Caldwell & T , ' ' Idaho i R uSV Hmcm AND alEm PetU f Water right ' *00 acres in man-j^in Aff house > sheds, stable, repair g 0D s 12 h f ad ot llorses ' wa * î U, "r'" PIe " nta IP ^ ' 400 Acre Stock Farm, V p oss esion raire. 'r apiiifîk V; . j Highesv cash of fur ,<■ Litl price PaidforalTkiuds c ' S. Davis, Caldwell Idaho.