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General Bulletin Volume 147-152 (Paperback) Loot Price: R893
Discovery Miles 8 930
General Bulletin Volume 147-152 (Paperback): Pennsylvania Dept of Agriculture

General Bulletin Volume 147-152 (Paperback)

Pennsylvania Dept of Agriculture

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Loot Price R893 Discovery Miles 8 930 | Repayment Terms: R82 pm x 12*

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 Excerpt: ...a whole multitude of foods, scarcely an industry opens up to-day that we do not have a benefit derived from it in the way of a by product. Look at the oil mills to-day, linseed as well as cotton-seed. They all tell the story of these by-products which are coming up in such a way that they are splendid dairy foods, whether they come from the flour mill, the linseed oil mill or the cotton-seed mill; they put upon the market foods that can be fed to such an advantage that you can continue increasing the milk rather than simply to have a cow that you can milk for a few weeks after she is fresh. The dairy animal was fitted to give milk so long as she nurtured her calf, but we have succeeded in changing Hie dairy cow entirely around. You take a cow that is properly handled under modern methods of dairying, and you have a very different animal from the one that used to be permitted to roam over perhaps a hundred acres in the field. Take our dairy cows to-day, after they have been fed properly in the barn, and I let them out upon a rich pasture of growing grass, they would refuse to take a mouthful of food. You would say, it is unnatural. It is, in one sense, but what difference does it make if you provide the animal with superior food in your own dairy farm and in your system of handling that animal, have a profit, whether she eats grass or something else, and if you can bring that animal into such relations and conditions that you can afford to feed her a concentrated food from these by-products, why that is What you want and we have simply hinted at it. If you can balance up a ration in such a way that this cow will keep alive on this ration and the surplus she puts in the bucket, that is the verification of the method, and it is simply a business proposition, a...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Pennsylvania Dept of Agriculture
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 17mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 318
ISBN-13: 978-1-231-17990-1
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-231-17990-2
Barcode: 9781231179901

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