The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on January 9, 1945 · Page 28
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January 9, 1945

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 28

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M a s o n C i t y G l o b e - G . a z e t t e Butchering With Care Helps Meat Animals that are run around and excited before they are killed don't-bleed well, according to C. W. McDonald, extension animal husbandry specialist of Iowa: State-college.-Most Important is to get a good stick. Thorough .bleeding Is necessary to a good quality carcass, McDonald .emphasizes. A thorough chilling of the carcass is also required if a good cure is to be secured. The meat should then be kept cold until it is ready for the cure. The meat should be kept cold while cutting. It will be more easily handled and the cuts will be better rounded:for curing.. , . Trimming BO. there are no rough edges ; will result In' a more palatable piece of cored meat. Hough edges get too salty OSCO SELF SERVICE DRUG is your Mason City DR. HESS and CLARK DEALER Get Your Panamln and Hog Special at Lowest Everyday Prices from and dry out after the cure Is finished. For curing a clean barrel or crock should be used. The meat must be kept cold throughout the" entire, process to avoid soaring,.McDonald says. McDonald stresses that slaughtering of animals, whose meat will be cured, should be, done immediately so the cure will be complete before warm weather arrives. A bulletin "Home Butchering in Iowa" is.available .^rom'/the county extension office .or froin the extensio'n service of Iowa State college. It gives information on cutting pork or beef carcasses as well as instructions on curing, by the" brine or sweet pickle method or dry curing. · A favorabie price outlook tor fed cattle and hogs is indicated by the department of agriculture in its current review of the livestock and wool situation. Mar- ketings of fed cattle, the department says, will be sharply reduced this year and hog market- ings, while increasing, will advance at a slower rate. Center of .Fur Fashion Authority in North Iowa FUR EVENT Come in now . . . and profit by the savings ... it's smart to buy a fur coat now! We usher in the new year with this triumphant event, sparkling with fashion orig- inatity. We have looked forward to this sale and are now in the fortunate position of being able to give you the smartest styles--and the .best in values. A Marshall Swift label -- the final insignia of excellent taste . . .the label that has the last 38 years stood for the best there is. OPEN EVENINGS BY APPOINTMENT · Coney · Northern Seal · Mendoza · Caracul · Opossum · Skunk · Krimmer Sides · Persian Sides · Biack Persian Paws · Raccoon · Silver Fox Paw · Oriental Mink Chevron · Ariana Otter · Hudson Seal · Alaska Seal · American Mink Head · American Mink Sides · American Mink Paw · American Mink Tail · Hollander Wild Mink Blend Muskrat · Hollander Sable Blend Muskrat PHONE 789 C L E A N E R r - F U R R I E R r L A U N D E R E R y Jan. 12 Set for Holstein Dinner Here The annual meeting and dinner of the Holstein Breeders and Cow Testing Association will tje held at the Hanford hotel on Friday, Jan. 12, at 12:15 o'clock, according to Cecil Avise, president of the Cerro Gordo county cow testing association and Chel Dobel of Manly, president of the Cerro Gordo county Holstein association. At this meeting, Arthur Porter, specialist in dairy feeding of the Iowa State college, will be the "principle speaker. He will speak on dairy feeding and breeding. Dr. George B. Senior will lead a discussion on Bang's disease among dairy cattle. Also there will be a report of the artificial insemination organization that is being set up in the county by S. A. Mathre, chairman of the. committee. The meeting wtU start promptly at 12:15. Business and program will follow the dinner. The cow testing association will be reorganized and officers will be elected in both the Hplstein and Cow Testing associations, Notices have been sent .to members of the associations, and a special invitation has been extended by both Mr; Aviso and Mr. Dobel for those interested in the- Cow Testing association and Holstein association to notify the county extension office in Mason City so that reservations can be made. DAIRY FARMERS DON7 LET THESE BREEDING TROUBLES PUBUE YOU COWS SLOW TO COME INTO HEAT-inject Bccbe S1BOL for prompt action. RETAINED AFTERBIRTH-- wha com dao-t d--n, Injoct Bob* SIBOL. URSINE DISCHARGE (auMtfe-li|. i*ct BMfc* SIBOL. Ellmlnitn nurla* ful drat SIBOL eaaota t porau (KUlMMral) · ·rntbetic hormDe*. OSCO DRUG STORE, Mason City ReedCanary GrassBest for Gullies Reed Canary; grass provides gully control with a minimum of labor, so: should be found of value on many Iowa farms. The grass has high value for pasture and hay,-in addition. The. grass is a wet-land grass that will thrive where water covers the surface much of the year. But at the same time Reed Canary grass has been found to be one of Iowa's most drouth- resistant ..grasses when planted on upland soils. It shows vigorous growth and rapid root extension, and a sod cover easily is established from small rootstock portions. Reed Canary grass is not recommended generally for hay and pasture on well-drained soils. Bromegrass and similar grasses, in combination with legumes, seem to be better under these conditions. After a few years, Reed Canary grass may become sod- bound and unproductive even when grown on a fertile.'Soil. But when grown in waterways and gullies, available nitrogen is added frequently in the runoff so this condition does not develop. ; WE HAVE THEM PASSENGER CAR TIRES -- ALL SIZES Truck Tires from 6.00-20 to 9.00-20 _ ^BATTERIES AND FAST CHARGE SERVICE Get More Mites Per Recap By Having Them Recapped at Pritchard's. OFFICIAL TIRE INSPECTION STATION PRItCHARD SUPER SERVICE Phone 3153 103 South Penn. What Percent of Egg Production Are You Getting? _ _ The wide awake farm wife usually has this figure and knows that it has always been an uphill job to get a eood production during the winter months. Why? She knows the chicken house is too cola and wet. The government has for the past 3 or 4 years advocated "Insulation" in homes, that It would save as much as 20 or 25 per cent. This u true, it is also true of Insolation if used in buildings housing stock or fowls. First, It saves a lot of "Feed"; 2nd, it saves loss by'dis- ease; 3rd, it will give many more years life to a building by keeping it dry. (Keeping frost from walls 'and ceilings and haymows); 4th, After "thorough" insulation of these buildings comes ventilation. It has been impossible to ventilate these cold buildings successfully. It is easy to ventilate a tight, warm building. The temperature can be held In a well stocked chicken house at a degree that will make the hen produce 60 to 75% with the proper feeds. Watch our experimental house on lot west of yard. We aim to keep the temperature at 55 degrees. This building is thoroughly insulated, Double Glazed Sash, Froteeto Metal Roosts, Automatic Ventilating system, Automatic heater, Infra Red Ray bulbs, Electric water founts. We are open for suggestions from people having good win. ier egg production. Flocks producing in the early fall and through the winter are the money makers. Insolation and Ventilation in the barn, hos and chicken house is in its Infancy and much is to be learned. Experimenting under actual ·conditions is our way of trying to solve the problems. We are building insulated brooder houses for early spring chickens. The early chick makes the early laying pullet. Best to get them laying before cold weather sets in in the fall. Expect to have our house stocked in a week or so. COME IN NORTHERN LUMBER COMPANY 23 SECOND ST. S. E.

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