The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 15, 1948 · Page 18
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 18

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, June 15, 1948
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Upper D t Tuesday, 948 f -I.: Breeding Gains In Popularity .J/MT,.-" t ._.>.'. ,"• " ",' Artificial breeding of., dairy cows is rapidly ggiHIng'tabular'- ity in Iowa,..;; OVer 74,000 cows werp serviced ^artificially in the stnte during'1947, compared to 55,000 in 1946-^-ati .increase of 25 percent. ,..'.."' Robert Pinchman, extension dairyman at.Iowa State college, points out that the 74,000 cows bred artificially last year represent 6.1 per cent of the Iowa milk cow population. Over 1,210,OOC cows and heifers 2 years old and over were kept on hand for milk Hooray! There's a NEW coming to Kent Motor Co. ALGONA, IOWA JUNE1 Jan. 1, 164 1 ?. , i • The number df artificial breeding- ftSSocifttldns has also ittcfeas- e!3. N6W 91 counties ih the state hflve aftificiai breeding serVke available, there ar6 62 cobpera- e lotal Bssoeiatiom and dfie -toepti'aiive association in operation This is an increase of ll 6Ver 1946. iTiftchrtiah sflys the artificial breed iftg program ift Ipwa is be 1 - ydifid the trial ahd error stage and is ready to expand. 'He be r lieVes the tirtie \vheh 20 percent of the state's cow population will be bred artificially .is not far away. That would be about 242,000 cows. Expansion, he says, must come largely from the associations now giving service. The expansion in number of counties to which ser'- Vice can be made available ha been nearly exhausted. Expanding the local associations not only makes them more efficient bui also makes possible mofe efficient use of their bulls. This, in tlrn, Can lower the costs of semen. 'ormative purposes. The reactors ill be tfef&ed 6hd QuftrfiftllfleA b indemnity payment IS Made llhth* this plan. The fourth plan involves only the Vaccination of all cattle, except steers. Recognition Dr. Stouder points out that a rh^ei? ttiay later change to one of the other plans if he thinks it more adaptable to his herd. By fulfilling the provisions 6f the plan adopted, the farmer receives full recognition of his herd as being uflder official supervision of the state Department of Agriculture and the U. S. Bureau of Animal Industry. Dr. Stouder says there is great need to d6 'something about Bang's disease in this state. He points out that only about 1 per- cent of Iowa's hefds are* ted with betflf iieafly free-; the' diSeale t Otf the some States, stttft lina, have nearly. stamped 6ul Bett|S*s t While that state in partlcalat-hts fewer cattle than lowa^he S6y«. North Carolina has 1 still defil; a good job in controllifig Bands' disease, 6A1RY P06B8 (Continued from page ting) "•• '?-,-' effects ott tftrf health and health Of all foWafcS,' \ r-.f"» »• "Fffif!** IC^^S 1 * 1 ttfilpv *fi .„ the mhfkfett of % teturn, tneyj brt«s ihuowe ef dver $3,0uy,uuu "This Wl^atft Iftttre thqh $4.uuw nv,- evy daV to the average ««fi% l!t Ittwa—ifitome tibrtlpTWaBle 18 th^ income WhiCh iHtJUBtriifil^M C6M« munities i-eeeive for pTadaets tsf mechanised rfthllUfactum" Iowa Sems Mailon "Here in lowaj" ^Mrl B message continues, "It.JS enwely fitting that the month of June should be observed as Dairy Month. Few of us not .In-direct contact with the dairy 'ifltiflstry realize how far reachui^' are its In order te compete with bther foods for their share of America's food dollar", Iowa farmers IbfiS ago became convinced that they sfibuld advertise 4e develop ana maintain the market for their milk and butterfat. This convletidn led^ to the es tablishment 6f the I6wa Dairy Industry tfomffiissioh, formed In rent t6Mht.«bmis§ion was bffi&-rt8|»fel about js Mf 'jil^lsiBg 6f pt«itMS. press activities Result*. ea Jtt IR6 Mmatt6fi;6f t leah Dairy d*BSfeltftitm» states cil ' a<vrtli ing, a rtn ' sffi in Ipwa foitfi the Nattenal. Farmer Breaks Leg §W6a SitS^Augu&t Helmke Jr. Wilt) Utfns s6uth' of toWn, SUSt* lathed ft brokeftllei In 6 fall,.fit |" ^fb|Se t^eatffl(§fit._/y^_ \ .MOVING fiR STORINtS YOUR HOUSEHOLD GOODS « / Agents, Allied Van lines, ifle«j In yonr WbtW'8 L«§«»1- Lo«9 Disitncs Ma^ft9^Se Excellent e4ulpm6nf, campliefli ftttd eeutwaus service, at ;wfii« tot Kstlteife en afl? mavtes ^*dblem, utf . "•In nr. New Regulations In Stale For Bang's Disease New state regulations for the control and eradication of Bang's disease make it possible for Iowa farmers to cooperate with the state and federal departments of agriculture in fighting the disease, according to Dr. K. W. Stouder, extension veterinarian at Iowa State college. Tout Plarts The Iowa Department of Agriculture, in cooperation with the U. S. Bureau of Animal Industry, offers Iowa herd owners their choice of four plans to help stamp out the disease in this state. In one plan, the farmer agrees to test all cattle more than 6 months of age, except steers. He agrees to slaughter all reactors and receive an indemnity payment, according to law. A second plan goes a step farther and the farmer agrees to vaccinate all calves between the ages of 6 and 8 months in addition to the requirements of the first plan. In the third plan, all calves between 6 and 8 months of age are vaccinated. The farmer may test some of the adult cattle for in- TIMILY TIPS On The Use Of =DDT= Published in Your Interest by MITCHELL CHEMICAL SALES In the spraying of DDT on cattle, a 2% solution is plenty io kill insects on the animal. A solution up lo 12% strength won't hurl the animal but is liable to be harmful to the milk, in thai it may start a bacterial action. 20% solution can be used inside barns very effectively. A. ..full.. 50% sirength solution DDT can be used where the sunlight hits it. f i:;-v-* Use 2 lo 3 ounces DDT powder in a 3 gallon handy spray for animals and thoroughly cover the animal, using approximately '/z gallon per animal. Stable spray—use 2 pounds in 5 gallons of water and cover thoroughly. Where the sunlight hits it, use at full 30% sirength, like out around manure piles, outside milk houses, eic. See Us For Your DDT Needs Powder or Liquid MITCHELL Chemical Sales Next Door to Raesly Lumber Co., on Milwau- '; * kee Depot Plaza the Occasion of Annual June Dairy Month, Offer Qur Salute to These Major Kossuth County Farm Industries; •.... ALGONA LIVESTOCK PftONE 107 If You Have Fat Stock For Sale CALL US Heie to Serve Your ; r-i ^f VMP ^|PWi T^PF BJBI ^f IHPf- ^(J^IP-P^i mH pB Hd ' - "^(PPP iWmJB! ^pHw Mil S. 9RIFFIN, M 9 r, MILWAUKEE DEPOT PLAZA

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