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The Ogden standard. [volume] (Ogden City, Utah) 1902-1910, June 18, 1910, Part Two, Image 15

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Answers by the Veterinarian
Or A S Alexander
p Wisconsin Cclleoe of Agriculture
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Lame Mule
il HAVE a mule that Is lame In his left hind
I lug lie walks on his tiptoe and when ho
goes up hill he Is n great deal lamer I havo
had him examined by several of mv neigh I
bors and they say ho Is stifled Ho has been
lame for about six weeks and If he Is stifled
can you tell what to do for him Subscriber
Reply people have a false Impression as
I to tho right meaning of tho term stilled
I and In a majority of Instances It Is wrongly
applied When a horse Is stilled the patolla
II knee cap of the stifle has become dislocated
t out of place and In such n condition the
I hind leg Is thrust backward with the hock
I Joint almost In a straight line and tho leg
cannot be advanced until the patella Is re
turned to Its place In partial or temporary
dislocation pseudo luxation of the patola
tho cap slips out and In as tho animal walks
I The latter condition Is commonest In large
tall fastgrowing weakmuscled colts A
ll ter applied to tho region of the sllllo to
gether with a six weeks rest may stop the
trouble In true dislocation tho leg has to
be pulled forward and upward and the patel
la forced back to Its proper position Into
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which It will snap suddenly with a clicking
noise as soon as the pails arc In proper po
sition for that to occur In tho case of your
mule the symptoms do not point to luxation
of the patolla We suspect that the hock Is
the scat of the lameness To test as to that
have tho mulo led out to halter Have a mar
ready to trot the animal forward when toad
to do so Pick up the foot 6f tho affected leg
nnd hold It toward the mules belly so as o
lightly close the hock Joint Hold tho leg in
that position for two or three minutes then
drop It and Instantly have mule trotted for
ward If the hock Is the seat of the lame
ness the animal will go on three legs or nt
least much lamer than before In hock lame i
ness the animal generally starts out lame
mill warms out of ho lameness with exer I
cise If the hock Is he cat of the lameness
it spavin Is the probable cause and that
would necessitate firing and blistering of tho
hock and a six weeks rest tied up short In
stall
Rat Tail 1
COLT has lost all the hair from his
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tall I think It was chicken lice that
utartcd the trouble but he has not been
bothered with them for a long time What
will make the hair grow out al alnM 13
IT Illinois
Reply Chicken lice usually cause trouble
about tho head and neck and not at tho rear
of tho body Soak tho affected parts once
dally with a creamy mixture of sweet oil
and flowers of sulphur and the hair will
grow out In time If tho roots have not been
destroyed Give the tall a thorough washing
i with castllo soap and hot water before malt
I ing tho first application of oil and sulphur
but do not wash again
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Poultry a Profitabl Farm Side Line
N FORM years the poultry on the farms
I was of so little Importance that not much
attention was paid to It Later poultry
products have been consumed In ouch large
quantities prices have been sustained at high
figures and the business has grown to s > ich
a magnitude that all can tako pride in It
Tho prollts are sufficient to encourage all
I who are so situated as to bo able to keep
poultry to do so for thcro Is a ready mar
ket for all that can be produced
During tho last few years the poultry
products In the United Slates havo brought
more than tho wheat more than the beef
cattle more than the mutton sheen or the
greatest of meat producers the hogs The
amount received for poultry products Is only
second to the amount received for dairy
products Notwithstanding tho great In
crease In production of poultry and eggs thC
prices for tho last three months have boon
so high that they were almost prohibitive
The ordinary laborers family must be re
stricted to necessities for culinary purpose
Eggs at 10 to DO cents per dozen and diessed
chickens at from 25 to 30 cents per pound
mean that both eggs and chickens must bo
used only us an occasional luxury and not
as a constant article of food For consum
ers to bo obliged to pay from 2C to 30 cents
per dozen for hens eggs for Easter seems
very unusual
For use on the farm as a homo SHDI V of
meat the poultry supplies are among ho best
and most economical for general urr that
can bo had Eggs with side pork for break
fast or bacon make a good palatable food
that will sustain the work hand through tho
long forenoon Then smoked ham and eggs
for dinner arc both palatable and nutritious
Such food Is both savory and rich enough
to meet the requirements of the most exact
Ing and fastidious
On tho farms hack and away from tw
towns there are times when business men
drop in unexpectedly or company conies
without previous announcement Then the
egg basket and chicken roast nmko good ma
terial with which to set before ones friends
a meal tis good as the hind affords The meat
of the chickens and tho eggs or the money
for them often help the farmers wife out wf
many a tight place
The business of poultry raising on the
farm need not and docs not generally fall
upon the farmer himself Ho has other du
ties to attend to and Is generally willing to
give It over to other members of the fanny
Very often tho good wife makes a great lilt
In managing the poultry business A worn in
who has a farlly of children can utlllxo
both boys and girls as help in caring for the
poultry Some valuable lessons can be given
and illustrated right there In caring for the
poultry Habits of regularity and falthful
Sparrows Eat Seeds 0 I
THE natural diet of the English sparrow
consists of seeds but It eats a great va
riety of other foods While much of its
annual fare consists of waste material from
the streets In autumn and winter It con
sumes quantities of weed seed and In sum
mer numerous imiecls The destruction of
weed seed In undeniably in the sparrows
I favor Its record as to Insects Is not so
clear Tlicro Is substantial evidence that It
eats certain harmful Insects quite freely I
I when these uro abundant but that It habit
ually seeks Insect or that It prefers thorn
to seeds or other vegetable food la not borne
out by the evidence Out of C22 English
sparrow stomachs examined fortyseven
contained noxious Insects fifty contained
beneficial Insects and thlrtyono contained
Insects of little or no economic Importance
I This report shows conclusively that asldo
from the destruction of weed seed there Is
very little to be said In the sparrows favor
Tho sparrow destroys small fruits as
cherries grapes pears and ptaclee It also I
destroys buds and flowers of cultivated trees
Climbs und vines In tho garden It eats
seeds as they olpnn and nip off tender young
vegetables i a thny appear above ground peas
mid lettuce being especially subject to at
tack It rianingos wheat mid other grains
when newly wowed ilponlng and In uhoekti
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By N A Clapp
Two Dwarfs of the Chicken Population
Bantams arc used mostly as novelties by poultry fanciers and do not contribute
much toward the supply of poultry products which is now becoming exceedingly im
port lnt in the United States The above individuals arc aristocrats of their class
having won many prizes throughout the cast and middle west
ness prudent and tactful management can
bo taught and habits formed while young that
will help to make up the character of the In
dividual all through life
There are n good many reasons why poul
try raising on tho farm win he made very
profitable The grasses and grain feeds re
quired for the poultry Is grown right thero
and can be furnished at less trouble and ex
pense than elsewhere The yards and the
range can be ample without Interfering very
materially with tho general business on the
farm 1C OWN arc kept the skim milk for
feed Is available and although It Is very val
uable the expense Is not felt 1 have In
mind a farmers wlfo who keeps a Hock of
100 hens who besides furnishing eggs for the
family of four received about COO last year
for broilers and eggs sold In a city market
She ran two incubators fed raised and
shipped the broilers packed and shipped her
eggs That money furnished means to pur
chase good clothes for herself and children
and a snug sum to help In paying for the
home
It Is a fact pretty well understood that
a good many men who have made a success
as breeders of some of the Improved breeds
of live stock got their first experience and
learned their first lessons In the art of breed
ing In the poultry yard at home There was
an opportunity to learn lion to buy and sell
stock make crosses and watch results keep
track of expenses figure on profits and losses
and acquire under the advice of older ones
tome of the secrets of business tact In other
words they began to develop as breeders and
business men when quite young
Generally speaking It la not a good plan
toundertake to keep poultry on an average
farm and under average conditions a
vcry largo scale Most people can riinkc
good profits on a flock of hens of from fifty
t O one hundred while thoy would lose money
Ifthuy were to enlargo their numbers to
rpm 500 to 1000 A small flock of hens
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By Delbert Utter
This Is How Corn Roots Look at Silking Time
In rotation of crops as well as in their cultivation the roots should be given
especial study There is as much difference in form of growth in the plant under
ground as that exposed on the surface Corn is a mediumdeep rooting plant and the
depth of roots is influenced by the method of soil preparation Deep plowing and shal
low cultivation arc two good rules to follow Too deep cultivation cuts the roots
and limits the supply of food elements
Work the nil ml as well ns the hand Is edu
cated mid he has the samo advantage over
the man with a slnglo purpose nl docs the
mechanic who IH capable of making a com
plete machine over the man who makes a
single part The latter Is simply a part of
tho machine and his work Is not conducive
to the best development
I Crops should be grown of such varieties I
it educes the numbers of some of our moat
useful native sptclos such as bluebirds house
wrong puiple murtliis tree swallows cliff
swallows and barn swallows by destroying
the eggs and young and by usurping the
nesting places It attacks other familiar
vireo catblid and mocking bird causing
them to desert parks and shady streets of
towns Unlike our native birds whose places
It usurps It has no song but Is noisy and
vituperative It defiles buildings and orna
mental trees shrubs null vines with Us ex
crement and with Its bulky nests
Sparrows frequently give annoyance by
roosting In ornamunlal vines and hi crevices
about building 1C driven out late at night
several nights hi huccosilon they will usu
ally desert the roost A Jet of water from
a garden hose Is a potent disturber par
ticularly on frosty night Whore water lu
not available small Uomnu eUlldkn may hi
employed s
Though sparrows may bo driven from a
neighborhood the relief thus ohtnlned Is onlv
temporary and has the further objection
that tho nuisance III slniply transferred cls
where Moro drnstlu action Is therefore
preferable liThe
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The practical f rm0i
t todny mum lmv >
UK why added t1Lhlhow or lie wont
I lie practical cmjuffH S jo inane the thing
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us will enable the farmer to formuatp a bal
anced ration from the products of his awn
farm Thu protein feeds are tho ones wo
havo to buy and are always Jilgh priced
Tlio success that many farmers arc expe
riencing In growing alfalfa encourages us
to believe that the time Is noar when the
stock grower may he independent of the feed
weolors The protein crops aro tho nitrogen
I Grasses Used As Fertilizers
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S A fcrtlllor timothy hay Is worth JiSl
AS lit i 101 before It Is fed With every ton
I of hay fed with every ion of grain fed with
tho grain sold should bo figured the fortll
I Izlng value It will add materially to Its ap
I parent cost When hay In sold figure what
It costs both In labor ami In material
Clover Is much richer fin fertilizing ulo
miiils than timothy Clover also has an
advantage In that It leaven a greater portion
of these elements In the < moll Clover addij
j a good deal to the land from the free nllro
I gen In the air and therefore leaves the
I land richer than It was whorl It was tnk w
off Clovor Is referred to hot becaiiso IIli
I clover hay at less than the market price
of UN inanurlul elements would snake a mni
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poor necessarily but simply becauw of thc
I foolish practce of selllnff thing for a govIl
j deal less than they are worth That is based
j upon the proposition that the three prlii
I cjjnl IlriTK lIh aro nitrogen potash and
phosphoric acid
I ilunjus is the form In which wo jitoro uy
iltrosen Humus Is the carbon itcelfBohio
I of the Inside rurnlMhinci 16 a front soil I lit
I niiit 53 the mhutaiscc wl > > cj hto ds ipolaturo
r rrnt s 1 lf the IIl1r gfen Is stored up in
that hU > un I nd kept thcrin until used
I TiPfritlf ° lly prinpec intnnTi Jifllp ntlC
Cell the ttaA Somo aUf that Wy Jlliiwlu
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tho odds and ends
given good care fd on
share ot
from Iho table gathering a large
about the yards and
their living foniglng
nearby fc Ids will almost always yield good
profits Good sense and fair Judgment must
selection of the
of com so be used in the
breds the ages of tho fowl kept and till
general management
As a rule the henhouso need not lie expensive
obtained
pensive Some excellent results ore
where the outfit Is not elaborate The house
should face tho south and have n goodly
number of windows In order to let tho sun
light in when needed Somo cheap cloth ma
terial can be used to darken the windows
or a pan of them can be removed and the
In their stoad which
coarse cloth put up
to let In fresh air It
makes an ideal way
without
to furnish ventilation
Is a way
draft One can suit bin own taste In tho ar
rangement of the apartments In thu hen
house The roosting rooms should be so ar
ranged that they can be made cool in sum
mer and warm In winter lions will endure
a Rood deal boforn they will leave hell
roosting plAce A room In which to put litter
distribute feed for hens
in the winter time to
to scratch and hunt Is an excellent thing
in all cases Of course there mUll he plenty
of light there during working hours
On most farms the greatest profits from
the hens come from egg produced in winter
and early spring when prices aro invariably
Mh At this point comes In the skill of the
manager In making the condition such ins
will enable the hens to produce If their sys
tems nre resisting the cold and they aro not
fed such food as they can produce eggs from
ahoy cannot do good work Tho feeders art
comes In here as elsewhere In handling
stock
stockAB to lie breeds and other classes ot
poultry that one desires to keep the matter
must be loft to the Individuals taste With
any and all breeds and all classes of poultry
there are opportunities for making good
profits provided suitable conditions and
proper management arc bestowed
In keeping poultry on the farm ono should
not neglect to construct parks to confine the
poultry In at time when hero arc crops be
ing sown near by or ripening forth a har
eat Poultry at largo and a good garden
do not work well together Having the poul
try under control at all limes of thy year
saves trouble and brings a growler profit
Where such fruits as cherries plums and
peaches do well one can sot them In the lion
park which makes an excellent shade for
the poultry and at the same Hint the poultry
consumes many of the Insects that Injure
the fruit That class of fruit and poultry
go well together Working up the ground
under the trees makes a good place for the
hens to scratch In and get gravel Sand and
worms all of which are essential to the wel
fare of the flock
Nn
catcher With the diversified crops wo aro
pretty certain to he able to command good
prices fur sonic of them and there Is llttlo
danger of a general crop failure as thero
may be where one crop Is depended upon for
prollt The localities where special crops are
grown exclusively have not been as prosper
ous as whore a mixed farming has been prac
tlecdv The prosperity oC farmers is due
mainly to tho fact that they have taken ad
vantage of tho favorable conditions that en
I able them to grow a variety of products
While advocating dlvcralfiid farming I do
not mean to leave the Impression that we
I should not make a leader of somo one crop 1
or of some one kind of live stock Far from
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It for tho system advocated makes possible
the very best opportunity of successfully i
growing Into some specialty choosing ac i
cording to our tastes location soil markets i
and transportation facilities In taking up I
I any special crop we should alto Into consld
crntlon the amount of fertility necessary to I
j grow a maximum crop and should iot rob I
the balance of the farm to supply that fur
Jlllty aa ibis couro will sooner or later
bring disaster Whore manure may be pur
chased conditions are such that special crops
may bo grown regardless of the limitations
prescribed but such conditions moo excep
tional and do not exist to the extent that the
general farmer can alto advantage of them I
Diversified farming would not be a suc
cess however profitable a balance was shown 11
unless It was broad enough and varied
enough to make a homo with Influences sur I
rounding It that would cause every growing
member of that family to love Iho country I
making the attractions of that homo greater
than the attractions offered by those that
would allure them from the path that leads I
toward a life of right living An ambition
for a higher education should bo encouraged I
but with tho fact Impressed upon them that
there Is as much to be learned In the study I
of tho science of agriculture as there Is In
any of tho professions and there Is no occu I
pation more honorable or ennobling
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1 our soils a little deeper where oats lodge
I by turning up Borne of the soil underneath
that lodging would bo prevented to sumo ex
tent and thai would be reasonable because
It would not give nitrogen so good a chance
to work on the oats and perhaps It would
turn up some of the potash which has been
worked down being very soluble In water
Sometimes by disking corn ground Intended
for oats shallow Instead of deep it will
give a better result and
holp mako the oats
stand up I
A root crop needs considerable humus J
In tho soil to bu In good condition Now
fresh manure Is not humiia This humus
Is mado of It but
the fresh manure Is not
I decayed As a rulo for potatoes
or for root
crops put on fresh manure but have tho
manure put there long
enough before io
I as to become well rotted to form humus
According to reports clover hay contains
I tho most fcrUllsjing elements and takes lass
from the land It IN
B very foolish for this
I farmers to nilB < s so much timothy hay as
they do either to feed or to sell
I Agrlculturo Is the basis of nearly all our
I wealth and the farmer Ifl a power In tlm 1
11l1l1IIon A R White
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Agriculture has
developed
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of olfarniul correct thinking 1roCemoi L
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Questions of the Feed Lot
Professor Herbert W Mumford
Illinoli Colleac of Agriculture
Dipping For Lice and Mange I
ttX7l I1AVJ3 a drove of 100 head of block
VV Polled Angus steers stud they are at
I present affected with some kind of skin ills e
I ciisc and tho veterinarian at this place rec
ommends dipping them It will bo our first
experience In dipping cattlo and wo write C
you for sonic Information What kind of a
solution would you recommend for dipping
them and what kind of a tank would you j
purchase Kindly state what size lank wo I
will need for cattle weighing from 700 to i
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too pounds These cattle arc western range
cattlo and arc either affected with lice or
I manJewo are unable to determine which
While dipping Is the most effective method
of treating either lice or mango I would not
advise going to tin expanse of installing a
dipping plant except where It Is necessary
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to dip a large number of cattle annually
The Investment In a tank chutes nnd sort
Ing pens for cattle would be conaldcraGlc aa
It IH necessary to make such equipment
strong and heavy Where dipping is prac
ticed It Is customary to build a homcmndo
wooden tank about forty feet long and Bufll
clently wide and deep to swlnm the cattle
They are dipped In eIther crude oil conMnr
dips such as Jonoleum or Chloronaphtho F
I Icum or a lime and sulphur solution The
cattle are kept In the dip from one to throe
minute In treating steers for lice we have
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found spraying satisfactory The cattle are
I put Into a chute one at a time two use our
I dehorning chute and sprayed thoroughly
j with a 10 per cent solution of kerosene emul
sion It takes live to ten minute and one
I to two gallons of emulsion to spray each one
and thoroughly rub the liquid in with a
broom or swab Crude oil has recently been
found very effective for mange as well as
lice and we have used It on a small scale
I on some of our breeding cattle It can bo
applied like kerosene emulsion either with a
spray pump or simply rubbed on with a
broom While this IB laborious It would be
comparatively Inexpensive to treat your
drove of 100 steers In this way One appli
cation of crude oil Is sufficient and since
you slate that tho symptoms resemble those
of mange I would recommend tho oil treat J
ment It would also be well to spray tho i
sheds fences and racks with a disinfectant
such ns Zcnoleum at tho time the cattle aro
treated
Ginger Cures Colic
r HAVE a mare that Is very much subjccl
I to colic and until very recently has caused
mo much trouble as It was almost Impos
sible to get her to swallow anything Bui
an old farmer has given me a remedy which 1
has proven to bo very effective as a euro
and is also easy to give Here it Is Glvi I
one tablespoonful of extract of Jamaica gin
ger Ono dose Is usually smllcient if not I
repeat In one hour This should be given In
ono quart of lukewarm water as a drench
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i I To Kill Vegetable Pests
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p LIGHT and Insect pests keep the gardener
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JD on the edge of despair for after the ex
pense of growing a crop until nearly ready for
market and then see It destroyed Is to say
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tho least Just a little discouraging Each
year we get an addition to our long list of
troubles and without having learned to over I
come the old ones With all the experiments
with sprays and insecticides with scores of
I bulletins written upon these subjects the
I gardener has not gained much during the
last decade that fs new to aid him The
orchardlst has fared better as spraying Is
c his salvation
For the Insects and worms that eat we
A can feed them ports green and I know of
I nothing better Tho suckers and we find as
many of them In the garden as the real es
tate and mining stock agents do when they
cultivate the acquaintance of the easy
marks can only be scared off you cannot
kill them make them uncomfortable by
1 langllng their legs with land plaster road
dust or coal ashes Something like sulphur
tobacco or kerosene that has a disagreeable
odor Carbon blsulphld is brIng used to ex
terminate the worms and Insects that work
underground
rho remedies recommended for blight and
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CODLING MOTH THE AlPLn T1ST
Hero It shown the worst enemy of urcLanlUrt
the codling molt A b 1Ip cote of till
uriplt If It vlicri tin coJIInj uomi nlKuj
cnttn aDd fats a palb n + tliunn to the core
end out ttirou h the Itle to the wirfacP D
Is Iho pups sbec lu which the larvof roll In
n cocoon onder Hip ark of tin tree fbowu
nt I C In the cwlllnj worm on It come
from the Interior at tho cult Ir A moth Uj
I log Chi on tbo apple U 11 lea moth flyluj
i fungus diseases contain copper sulphate in
i combination with quicklime ammonia or
j caustic soda and aro used to protect the plant
from the attack of the various diseases It
I must be applied as a preventive and foliage
must be kept covered continually This means
eternal vigilance and the limo may be near
i when It will be as necessary for tho gardener
I to spray as thoroughly as doe the success
ful orchardtal at the present time
I It may be best to experiment In a small
i way so as to become familiar with tho meth
ods of mixing and applying these fungicide
cud watch results Prom my own oxporl
dice and from what 1 havo learned from tho
experience of others I believe much may be
accomplished to prevent the ravages of thchn
pofltfl by practicing a regular rotation of
crops using all the fertility possible using
only Iho beat seed and strongest plants and
giving the very best culture The weakest
plants as well as the woakobt and bully
nourished member of tho animal kingdom
are usually the firt to succumb to tho rav
age of disease
Variety of Crops Spice of Soils
So
1IE first thought of every worker is that
THE profit but the farmer should look a
little further into the future than men In
other pursuits His profits depend upon the
productiveness of his soil and ho should
therefore practice such methods of culture
as will not only conserve fertility lut In
crease Its productiveness Land Is Increas
ing In value labor costs more and farm ma
chinery Is more expcnsUo consequently
larger crops must be grown to assure profits
Prom experience we have learned that to
keep up the fertility of our tolls a variety of
crops must be grown and a system of rota I
tion followed that will Improve and maintain
the proper physical condition of the soil If
we can Improve the texture to such an extent
that It will appeal like virgin soil we will bo
assured of good crops even In unfavorable
seasons
Some kgumlnous crops should be grown
In this rotation for cover crops as the
legumes have that property that enable them I
to obtain nitrogen from the air No rotation
of crops Is complete without returning to Up
land the major parts of the crops grown upon
tho land after having been fed to sonic kind
of live slock
If these statements be true and I think
you will all agree that they nrc then only
by practicing diversified farming can we
keep up the fertility of our farms and If wo
cannot maintain and Improve tho fertility of
our farms then fanning Is a failure
We should diversify our crops to the ex
tent that labor may he economically em
ployed throughout the whole season This
applies as well to the use of teams and tools
Help that Is employed regularly Is moro pro
ficient and usually of a better character
With regular hours for work and reasonable
time for recreation tho help on tho farm will
lie satisfied with life on the farm This Is as
true of tho boy on the farm and of fully as
much Importance
The habits of the cm loyer as well as of
the cmplovc urn improved when regularly
and fully employed and with n diversity of i
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Good Dairy Wisdom
ACCORDING to the Jersey Bulletin t
dairyman is vlse If he
Begins to save the calves from his best
cows and to therewith build up a herd ol
high producers that ho knows something
about
Commence to weigh the feed that goal a
in as well as the milk that comes out
Gels rid of that cheap separator thai
wastes more butter fat than It Is worth and
I Installs one that actually does tho work
Saves time by using suspension scale °
Instead of tho oldfashioned beam scales
Plans his feeding operations months ID
advance Instead of trusting to luck and the
size of his
pocketbook to carry his cowl
through the winter
Replaces the oldstyle and Insanitary boa
mangers and partitions with the proper kind
of feed troughs ties and stalls
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Installs a litter carrier running from ono
end of the burn to the other
Takes extra precautions to sec that his
dairy barn is properly ventilated and lighted
Puts his milk on the market dean rather I
than hi a condition which will necessitate I
I cleaning before it can bo retailed or used
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IIOXV TO START A SILO 5
A clieap nllo ono pcorlj conntrnctcd IIID no plnc
ou nny form Wherever corn can In producer
not nMrfiiiirll up to mnliirltr lit nllc U n
j ihlnR of economy AM n Iwil sllas has proven
lK > lf one of the very bet All kinds of Hook
J roiiiMi 11 WileD ahoy I II > IMC uocimomcci to tDO
i pwillnr nronm and timer A 5 a conditioner
i Mloze cannot bf bcllrrcil V Icalf olio rules
Iu i the jualltj oC the < illiG c
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ljrcpaies hlmsilf to meet emergencies In
the health of the herd
Sees that tho cows arc properly cleaned
before being milked
Raises all the fodders and roughage pos
I sible and feeds them instead of selling them
oft the farm and then paying high prices
I for other feeds to take their place
Dumps all those old milking Jackets Into
tin wash tub and resolves to have only clean F >
ones worn by his helpers ever after
Puts a wellpacked clay floor In all the
cow stalls and lays the remainder of the sta
ble hoer In cement
Use his common sense about feeding
I before during or after milking so that tho
milk will not bo contaminated by either dust
or odors
Buys a manure spreader and begins to I
syatomatlcally maintain and Increase the
fertility of his form
In short when he makes up his mind to
have the vory beat possible herd of dairy Ii
cows to produce tho highest qualhy of milk f
under Iho most sanitary conditions to have 1
tho best dairy farm In the neighborhood to
front his cams and his helpers right and to
keep things moving all down tho line 1
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