The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 12, 1956 · Page 32
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 32

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, June 12, 1956
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IV ./ i <• f t This former found on easy way to feed grass silage. He let* his cows walk right into his bunker silo and help themselves. As the cows eat the silage, away, he moves the feed bunk ahead. This method of feeding works hand in hand with the loose-run system. • Cows can go to get it from the cows and carry it to the milk house. i! Pole construction is fast. Poles take the place of footings, foundation, frame and bracing. The roof and other framework is nailed to-the poles. This all means a saving of labor and material. Yet with the use of pressure- treated poles and splash boards, these buildings can last for nearly 50 years. These contented cows find this barn very comfortable. They can come and go as they please and have plenty of room to lie* down. Heat from the manure pack and direct sunlight help warm cows in winter. For every sprinkler irrigation needj ALCOA provides pipe of A pole hay-feeder like this one in the center of the lot is just the thing for a dairy farmer with a loose-run system. This hay feeder will hold either baled or chopped hay and works very well with a hay drier. Feeding outside makes it easy to keep the loafing barn dry. Cows will spend most of their time at the feeder and just go to the loafing barn when they want to lie down. FULL-THICKNESS WALLS Full-thickness walls of sturdy Alcoa® Irrigation Pipe pay off when you set your irrigation system on wheels to move it. Wheel moves subject irrigation pipe to real punishment, but Alcoa's full-thickness walls and its strong corrosion-resistant alloy enable it to stand up under the most severe stresses and strains. Siphon tubes absorb a lot of bumping around, but if ypurs are made of durable full- thickness Alcoa siphon tube stock, you'll find they will remain fully efficient... fight off the dents that reduce water flow, slow operations. For irrigation pipe that will stand up under tough handling, ask your dealer for full- thickness Alcoa Irrigation Pipe. Gated irrigation pipe made of Alcoa Aluminum will deliver the irrigation service you need ... will perform efficiently season after season in intensive use. Your investment in gated pipe is well protected when your system uses durable Alcoa Aluminum. THE ALCOA HOUR TELEVISION'S FINEST LIVE DRAMA ALTERNATE SUNDAY EVENINGS Millie if SMMMtttt IMICATION ASSOCIATION OTHER ALCOA PRODUCTS FOR BETTER FARMING Q Send information about Alcoa Aluminum farm Roofing i") Send information about Alcoa Aluminum Farm Catet WRIT! FOR THIS BOOKLET Aluminum Company of America 2I57-F Alcoa Building • Pittsburgh 19, Pa. 13 Please send Pipelines to Profit, irrigation booklet Name . Address Post Office and State!

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