Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on January 12, 1949 · Page 4
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16 Mason City Glob.e-Gazette "BOSS COWS" NOTED In most dairy herds there are "boss ccws" which make a nuisance oi' themselves, also timid cows that are afraid to eat or lie down. Having plenty of room helps to overcome this problem but dehorning or removal of the offending cows may be % necessary. Any ,boy or girl between the ages -ot 10 and 21 is eligible to join the Iowa 4-H organization. SALES CASE SERVICE MODEL "D" CASE full three-plow tractor, starter, lights, independent .rear wheel brakes. MODEL "VAC" CASE tractor, starter, lights, hydraulic lift. CASE 10 ft. single cut power controlled disc. CASE grain and fertilizer drill. CASE spring and spike tooth harrows. GEHL field cutter with Continental motor, complete with blower and pipe. RODERICK LEAN 15 ft. discs. ROBEY field cultivator. PERFECTION MILKERS. YOUR CASE DEALER North Iowa Farm Store Headquarters For Advanced Farm Practices 706 South Federal Phone 982 FAMILY PORTRAIT—Theresa (left) and Thomasina Goffofd hold Whitey and her iriplet kids for the goat family's first portrait at their home'at Wolcotr, Conn. Extra Care for Pregnant Ewe Advised High feed prices, scarcity of sheep throughout -the country and a strong demand for mutton and wool should serve as an incentive for Iowa sheep raisers to take good care of their ewes during the pregnancy period, says C. W. McDonald, extension HOW TO SAVE 1 TO li PIGS PER LITTER... three-quarters of all pig losses occur within two days after farrowing, when pigs are easily sus- ceptible to death from chills. But an up-to-date Pig •M O Brooder, generally operated 24 hours a day for the first 12 days, can cut those losses by half.' In fact, U. S, Department of Agriculture experts say that brooders normally save 1 to l*/2 pigs per litter/ If pigs are lo reach the peak of healthy productivity, it's important that they be protected during thos« vital first f«w days. Sturdy early development can do aiuch to Increase final profit*. So cut down early plg~ losse» , . , us« labor-saving Electric Pig Brooders[ Fig Drotxleri art timnlf In nynilructioH. Jm ordinary t$0~tvnlf bulb ttHl provide iuf)Mtnli htnl. Our Rural Rtprtttntatlvt mill be g!a£s fa thow you how to build your <wn tiroofor <w 'ffry lo» cot!. Call ny to w £ A»m for Information, OAS « ILICTRIC COMPANY animal husbandman at low State college. If you want strong, healthj lambs, feed the pregnant ewe carefully, McDonald says. Th most important item in a goo< ration is high quality legumi hay. About 1 month to 6 week before lambing time, add a little grain to the hay. Feed one-hal to 1 pound of corn, oats or a mixture of the 2 per head, depending on the condition of the ewe. Good feed,, plenty of water and a moderate amount of exercise will do much to preven pregnancy disease or lambing paralysis in ewes, McDonalc states. Ewes that are carrying twin lambs often have a tendency to become paralyzed anc die a week to 10 "days before they are due to lamb. In case some ewes go down with lambing paralysis, many can be saved by drenching 2 or 3 times per day. McDonald suggests a drench of 3 ounces of molasses diluted by an equal quantity of water. FAST MILKING PAYS By faster milking many dairymen have increased their milk, output from 1,0 to 20 per cent, says Floyd Arnold, extension dairyman at Iowa State College. Weed-c o n t r o 1 recommendations for 1949 will differ little from those of 1948. SELL US YOUR HIDES & FURS Also Your . . . Scrap Iron & Metal CARL STEM Ph. 470 111 6th S. W. Mange Can Cut $4 Off Price of Hog Selling hogs infected with mange may mean a loss of" as much as $4 per head to Iowa farmers, says , Harold Gunderson, extension" entomologist at Iowa State college. Besides slow gains in the feedlot as a result of mange, infected hogs are bought at a discount by packers in winter and early spring. Gunderson advises hog raisers to use benzene hexachloride, which comes in the fowii of a wettable powder, to rid their logs of mange. He says to use the .12 per cent gama isomer concentration on pigs up to 3 months of age and then use stronger concentrations up to .25 3er cent gama isomer on older hogs. Treating sows before they far- 'ow will avoid the loss of young pigs from mange. Each sow needs to be treated individually and carefully, so that the under- parts of the body are covered. Spray applications with an agitator on the sprayer will give best results, Gunderson says. ressures of 60 to 400 pounds per square inch do a good job >vhen about one gallon of solu- ion is applied to each sow. The extension entomoligst autions farmers not to spray logs less than 30 days before icy are sold. If the animals are laughtered within 30 days after praying the benzene odor will e noticeable" in the fat of le animal. The success of the 1949 pig rop may well depend 011 how ic hog raiser feeds his sows uring pregnancy, says E. L. Quaife, extension animal hus- andman at Iowa State college. DC B. f. MUD-SNOW siLVERTOWNS go ANYWHERE IN ANY WEATHER BUY 'EM IN PAIRS! Let us put on a pair of Mud and Snow SILV£RTO\VNS now and store your regular rear tiiti 'til Spring. You'll get more tire mile* for your money. $1.25 DOWN Zo&t^^ A WIEK No bogging down in snow-packed pr mud-clogged driveways or streets, Th« extra de*p, self-cleaning button elms bite-in, get you going . . . keep you going... in toughest spots. You get extra wear, too, on the $1 75 smooth riding center rib that runs fret and easy on the pavement. Don't wait fo'i bad weather catches you. Get Mud and Saow SILVER- TOWNS today! B.F. Goodrich 119 North federal Ave. Phone 3500

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