The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 19, 1960 · Page 34
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 34

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, April 19, 1960
Page 34
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HOW MANY WILL LIVE? are in your hands There's no better way to help prevent chick mortality . . . promote faster growth than Terramy- cin* Poultry Formula with Anti-Germ 77* Terramycin fights disease inside chicks . . . helps protect against Blue Comb, CRD and bacterial infections triggered by stress conditions. Anti-Germ 77 kills drinking-water germs on contact . . . such as these organisms that cause Fowl Cholera, Fowl Typhoid, Pullo- rum, Paratyphoid, Infectious Diarrhea and Enteritis. You won't find another .treatment that will do more to help get baby chicks started off right. • Get it from your animal health supplier today— keep it on hand. «P ••rf«T««e»ei*« ChM.PftMT * Co., Inc. Brooklyn 6. N.Y. This pasture is entirely too typical of what some dairymen expect cows to turn into milk. Weeds and brush can hardly be classified as high quality forage. Simply mowing this pasture regularly will help, but an application of lime and fertilizer is probably needed, plus spraying for weeds and some reseeding. Annual land costs are generally getting too high to let it lie in unproductive pasture. tally if they have doping Und »:l«oblem,i*w^.pri«^ '•.... •• . . -.,,.'..-.-.-...,i.v ^... m , ...,.>i.. -,». ,.,,.,*A-' **,.•_•.MV^^t..»V:^i..--.^**2aL>^iszLf~~*i*^mt.«tx*b, % grass that you KS HKI91 •pS ,^_.. j _ ^.^ - -.JJ,»^,:^ : J :vi .,-. ; ^ 2 i ? •. a .-,iB:{-;^J : .-;0:!^^^ W ^TO;j,t^(«^:»,••- f ^p *•*:: -.-x #r m^^'^^^^m^^i^m^SSS^ «n__ _-:i'__ii_i_^'t.-AV-»'»v^^.^^:««^'"';'v^ <* m Thouiands of acrci ol This dairyman is using a rotation grazing system which gives high milk production and involves a minimum waste of his alfalfa-brome pasture. The 2V acres were divided into three plots with electric fencing. From May 15 until winter this acreage provided pasture for 34 head of cattle. The next year it was plowed up and planted to corn. The alfolfa-brome and the manure left by the cows supplied nitrogen and also improved the tilth of the soil.

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