The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 11, 1946 · Page 17
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, June 11, 1946
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Commercial fertil'zer can be Elmer Yonngwlrth of Fra'rlo Used to good advantage, and at the township is interested in pigs, anc J. C. Skew and Joseph Skow should .be, in view of the fact tha places in Wesley township, the he has 90 young ones from 10 ether clay, they were completing ,-, sows. Elmer, his father and his job cf spreading newly received .brother arc farming a section of ivmmercial fertilizer. I land together. "Lone Spruce Farm" ELDON SHAW J i Mile Souih and l'/ 2 Miles East • cJf Whktcm»rc . 18 Head Registered Guernsey Female and Some Heifers FOR SALE NOW 1 Bull Calf—out of-3 year old heifer that will make better thair 400 IbS; this year. Swed by bull whose seven:nearest dams averaged 741 Ibs. This calf was born Nov. 15,1945. • •• • • '.-'• '~ • ' ,?'«*-•-y\ • . >.'•«•*-.-.. • -.. ;."•] '•• T '-•'•'.•*' ' ' *• j • '.," ," '. - ' • • *'Buitfelfebtorri^ .fourrecords. Slie Jias 1^ Ibsv in The. f Arm is located 4 ml. south and l',i ml. west of Burt or 2K'^lnI. south ami I'/, ml. west of Bancroft. AtiMesettiiwe'liave a 2 year old hull for "«n»e. ."His Sire -Kni? 'Bessie Senator InilWa. Tlie highest records -oP his 13 nearest dams iverajre 901.10 fbs. of butterfat hi 365 day*. lite dam— her highest record was as a 3 year old — 524.2 Ibs. of butterfat with a 3.5 test in 365 days. Also we have. 3 bull calves age 3 to 6 months old. All with good dams. One sired by our herd sire and the other sJ-ed by a bull owned by R. H. Walker of Swea City. We also have . one yearling; grade heifer : for. sale. Herman Soderberg "HAY VALLEY FARM" --ifor Production —for Gentleness . — for Type '- • . •• •'•'"• -'•:•. "' . . •*.''!'".•'•"*'*"•''.','>•"'"'. ' ••-'• '" .. JMylherd is under .^Federal Ban^s ^edting- super - <vUioii, Calfhood vaccination. . 'Improveinent Associaiion pant *ince 1»W, A classified herd. Bull calves, from highest producing dams only, arc sold for breeding purposes, ' "'llBHf• ***' ' •' J " '*."•*.••*•'• V ' ^ :*»p^s, g^fy y f ?i V i- "• ^ : ^- * ,•;.' ;. vf.-V.'^-ri-r.VTSE^pf.WTIV-"*. .?:,:;• >-^. •.-.»*:*•«<%,- ^V-irtfr.t, Improvement Association Groups Active In Kossuth County 44 FARMERS GET MONTHLY TESTING ANDHERDRECORD Dairy 'herd improvement work in Kossuth county is playing an important paat, in-a .good many cases at least, in checking statis- l ics which hrjve resulted in a higher yield pen-cow. Three are two Da'ry Herd Iml nrnvrnient Associations in Kossuth coiinty. No.' 1 has 15 members, in the •HIMI and r-r-itral Dart of the coun- i.y. Lester Gingerich is the supervisor for No. 1. Kalbrr? of Bancroft is supervisor for No. 2, which has 29 ncmbfir' in the north and central iart r.f the county. What Association Does. To u»e. N6-. : 1 -as an cample. : •Member's of the association are ,Vi H= Bosworth, -Walter Barr. Bud "Vel'on. Loren Brown, Ralph C. R. Schcby, Howard Bode/Walter Weis, ... , -^ayerV'Hugh : R!nck: T/ -J^Peer-r'/AWre* "Meyer. Eldori •nnd Carl Brown. «*S6'Kj(f- the^&'iassoCiations-is; '*-o£ull"the lew; producers and save 1 each, herd; I The Modern Dairy Cattle Br e edin g Method Artificial Insemination 75: Kpssjuth": Herds Have Been ^Serviced in the Past Year. Only Selected Bulls With Good Records Used —MORE SANITARY —EASIER —QUICKER —SAFER ARTIFICIAL BREEDERS fester Gingerich, Algona Low production, 37; uddev trouble, 5; sterility, 11; died. 5; old age, 1; accidents, 2; sold for dairy purposes, 27; other reasons. 4. There were no cows removed for bangs disease or because of being T. B. reactors. , During this period, 33 new cowa were purchased, and 64 heifers freshened. Herds Above Average. Figures for all dairy herd improvement associations in the state for the last year show an average milk production per cow tested of 8,151 Ibs. of milk and 323.9 Ibs. of butterfat. As compared with the state av- Ta-re for ALL cows of 180 Ibs. of butterfat. the figures show that careful checking and culling as done by herd improvement association members is one certain -way 'o increase dairy production. "sjblevto^feftd ; 'fof-'ec'6nbmv -so -that the;'rticws-worjc- ; at a profit -.for "the £?rjjpr,r...Th^'..importan<!e of records ,of >R3&t;QndvlosSvare:the basis for'' • .ri.i^.'r.r'','tv.o .-oniirsf of each mbnt.h;_the-'hiQlt-'prodiM:tion ot each -••«•• is tnbulT*"d. the amount o f '-.^.i " 0 nciim«Yl is chpnkert. and the b"t'l .<v".<ner haft, itt his f''n?pr-* |r > c i>-iirq^o; fjwiirpq nf nrofit or loss ' animal. * nft .been .=Mnervi">r '-.» Tm, 1 ,-or"i'icnti Ass'n No. 1 for "'hp pa"t .vcur.' ' : ..." .Witftetlas Tell Story. 'Foi* 'tho last fiscal \vear of the No. 1 group, some interesting fi- 7U-PS were revealed. T'M«n>-»'<>re .a'total of ,395 cows ^testedi-and on June 1 there were ,2&5 mwo on test. Of 'hot f r>' i il. 52 were taken from hp"-'5. -nnd 97 co"": were added. Of thi cows "taken from tlsc •--iHs. ihev werp removed for various reasons as follow: HEAD THE WANT ADS Resented It. Workers drilling a well on n farm near Sheldon recently ran into a subterranean gas chamber at a depth of 257 feet, releasing a pressure estimated at about 85 pounds. Rags stuffed into the well casing failed to hold, and later a board weighted with 700 pounds of tools was blown off. 'Finally the hole was sealed with a threaded cap welded into place. On occasion, Nature appears to resent probes into her solar plexus. At the B..J. Anliker farm home in Garfield township, recently, the entire family was out painting the buildings and making them look very good. Family co-operation can be a lot of fun, and also gets a job done in <a hurry. IF YOU NEED rutber stamps to. anv purpose, you oan order them it The Alenna Upper Des Moin;»s. 40c and up. 13-tf •If. II. 2 Miles Southwest Surplus Stock ^M^ • * W. H. Bos worth The "Oakwood Farm" Herd Was Founded in 1904 by Judge Quarton Quality Production Don't Keep Cows Make Cows Keep You! START WITH HOLSTEINS For 25 years we have been milking Holsteins. In good times or bad times they, have always made money. Our records show our herd has maintained a yearly butterfat herd^average of over 400 Ibs. for flielast lO.yeflrs. We^have so rauch'faith in the future *4f the dairy business (<hat we «re enlarging «ur milking lierfl 4>t '4*9 'rows, Therefore, <ws do net Twve »ny surplus stock for sale at this time, « However, we should be able to furnish foun» dation stopk in the near future. Iu the Future, Remember Us for xm

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