Oklahoma Farmer (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 14, No. 6, Ed. 1 Wednesday, June 7, 1905 Page: 4 of 16
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OKLAHOMA FARM ETC, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7, 1905.
If you keep scrub slock it is because
you are a scrub farmer. •
Readers of the
are invited .to
contribute items of
interest to this page.
bred animal. His ' ancestry should
show a good record and his individual
qualities stand out strong.
It is very seldom that a cellar is free
enough from odors for the cream.
The milker who can not be punctual
should not he put in charge of the
You cannot have a good dairy with-
out good meadows. Top dressing al-
Once more let it be said that good
butter cannot he made from poor
It. is a mighty poor dairyman who.
will not sow pease, oats or sorghum
for early feeding.
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fifteen-year-old cow, stall-fed
birth; still a profitable milker.
them right and get value
<1 them to the buyer.
A cow to be profitable must pro-
duce 150 pounds of butter fat a year,
which must sell at 20 cents a pound.
The easiest way to have butter
sweet tasting and free from taiift is
to have a dairy house away from the
Never buy a cow because she is
cheap. If you pay for a good one and
get what you pay for, your money is
Soiling crops will prove a thing of
joy and profit when the pastures dry
The Ayreshire row is a good, gentle,
well looking cow, but it is no use as
a beef breed.
Why is it that so many creameries
are closing up despite of the prohibi-
tive tax on oleo?
Dairying is not very clean work,
but most money has a little dirt stick-
ing to it.
Unless you keep the calf's pail clean
microbes will make trouble for him.
The amount of butter made on the
farms is far greater than that, made
in the creameries.
Every dairyman ought to have an
ice-house. In fact it is not possible
to run a first class dairy without, one.
Go into partnership with your cows.
It has been proved that 500 dirt paro-
tides drop in the milk from a cow's
udder that, has not been washed to til
from one that. has.
If you have plenty of ice try pouring
the milk over a big chunk of it as it
comes from the strainer and runs into
the milk can. , '
The best milk pail is the one that
has a strainer into which the milk
passes through direct from the cow
The man who sells dirty milk is of-
ten responsible for the death of an in-
nocent child in the city.
It is a mistake to "breed jersey heif-
ers under two years and a half and
some of our best breeders are tinding
Cool the milk as soon as it comes
from the cow. Do not let it stand in
the pail a moment longer than is ab-
Do you rinse the milk pans lirst in
cold water, and then do you use scalu-
ing water with a little soda in it,
then rinse again anil dry out in the
When the cows go.out in the spring
after being in the stable all winter
they are .weak in the knees and will
appreciate some wheat bran and a
little corn meal as a dessert. *
In case the cow's udder is caked jt
is often best to let the calf run wilh
its mother as the rubbing by the call
has a tendency to reduce the inflam-
mation or caked condition
The dairy bull should be a pure
Thi6 is what the Davis
Separator has proven to be.
It saves half their lattor and
makes more money because
It isthesim plest and easiest®
to clean, and this is part of
women's work. The low
down supply tank is tha
easiest to fill; because it is
eas> to i\£ach. and its pecu-
liar construction prevents
all splashing and slopping
of milk. The pivot makes
it easy to swing out of t he
way. This is not on other
machines. The Davis dees
© perfect work and its won-
derful simplicity and ease
of operation are good rea-
sons why you should buy
the Davis. Above facts are
typical of the Davis desire
to give you the best. Send
for dairy catalog full of
GOOD AQENT8 valuable information to
WANTED dairymen, right now.
DAVIS CREAM SEPARATOR CO.
04 N. Clinton St. CHICAGO. U. 8. A.
Sote wise breeders of jerseys are in-
creasing the size of. their cows. A
1,000 pyund cow is as a rule a letter
milk producer than one of 800 or 9UU
The Southern farmer will never he
as prosperous as he should be until
he brings dairying to perfection. \
good dairy with plenty of pigs will
bring.an old farm into good shape
more quickly than anything else. ®
In many -places,, throughout the
south, cows are so badly neglected
during the winter that they are often*
unable to rise to their feet without
help® when grass comes.
Wisconsin and Iowa dairymen tind
thai they can better afford to pay good
help $25 a month and board the year
round, than to dependo on hired men
they can pick up at the same price
for eight months in the year
The Calf's First Days.
A young call' may either be taken
from the cow a few hours after birth,
or left until its mother's milk is lit
BEST OF SEPARATORS
This is really the fact in frhe purchase of a
DIv IyA\ AI< CREAM SEPARATOR. Any reputable
person may buy a DE LAVAL machine 011 such liberal
terms that the machine actually pays for
And it not only does this the first year, in which
it s.aves its cost, but goes on doing it for fully twenty
years to come. In the tace of these facts buying trashy
" casli-in-advance " separators, or any other than the
best, is penny wise, dollar foolish. Such machines
quickly lose their cost instead of saving it, and
then go on losing instead of saving.
There is no possible reason why any buyer of a
Cream Separator should be content with less than the
DE LAVAL, and there never was a more promising time
to'make this most profitable of all" farm investments.
Send at once for new catalogue and full particulars.)
The De Laval Separator Co.
Ranoolph & Canal Sts..
12 IS Filbert Street,
© & I I Drumm St.,
74 CORTLANDT STREET,
121 Youville Square,
75 & 77 York Street,
248 mcDermot Avenue,
for use. When the cow's udder 13 in
good condition it is easier to teach
the calf to drink when'it is taken away
before sucking at all. In nature the
calf gets its milk often but in small
quantities, and always at blood tem
perature. In- this rpspcct we should
imitate nature so far as possible. At
first the calf should not be fed over
ten pounds daily—one quart equals
about two pounds—divided into three
messes; four pounds in the morning,
two at noon, and four at night. This
quantity may be increased gradually '
to twelve pounds daily. Calves will eat
a little grain when three weeks old.
Sometimes it is necessary to rub a
handful into the mouth, but once they
learn what it is they will go right
along eating grain. Do not feed the
grain in the milk, but give it dry in a
box which should be eleaned out fre-
quently and fresh meal put in every
second or third day. When a month
or six weeks old, the calf will eat one-
half pound of grain daily, when three
months, three-quarters of a pound, and
when five months, one pound. The
best grain is chopped corn or wheat.
As soon as the calves will eat a little
hay, generally when about four to five
weeks old they should have a little
fresh clover or alfalfa.
A most interesting and valuable pub-
lication entitled "Information Concern-
ing the Milch Goats," has just been is-
sued by the bureau of animal industry,
U. S. department of agriculture. The
author is Hon. George F. Thompson,
of Kansas, who is editor of the Agri-
cultural Department and whose work
in the past has done so much to pop-
ularize the Angora in this country.
This bulletin on the milch goat will be
a revelation to many in that it shows
the large number of different breeds
of inilcli goats, their proper breed in::,
management and care, and their high
value as milk producers. In propor-
tion to weight of animal the milch goal
is a much larger producer than -is the
milch cow and her milk has a higher
nutritive value. When properly fed m
and cared* for, the goat gives milk ot "
fine flavor that is especially valuable
for invalids and infants. Many brands
of cheese are made from goat's milk,
used alone or combined with Sheep's
milk or cow's milk.
• The bulletin is an example*of the
thorough and painstaking work so
characteristic of Mr. Thompson.
A PROFITABLE FARM MACHINE •
Cream represents cash. Bo sure then to buy the Cream Senarator that
skims the closest—that gets all the cream possible. parator tnat
THE U. S.
takes out more cream than any other because of
• the unique construction of the bowl.
AW EXCLUSIVE FEATURE
Only two simple parts inside the bowl,one fitsintothe
other, both fit into the steel bowl shell.
When put together there are three bowls in one.
fJo other separator has this advantage, and that is
why no other can skim as close as the U. S.
Our free booklet fully explains and illustrates this
" feature. It shows, too, the easy-to-filt milk tank, the en-
m?^h v^^P"JnA5?flrS'^n<lst'lf-oi,lin« devicc found in the U. S. It makes
m!n, 1 F.! 2/?i K'' D.r"P' s a line now while the matter is fresh in your
mind, and we will send you the bookiet by return mail
VERMONT FARM MACHINE CO., Bellows Falls Vt
406 Prompt deliveries. „ D,sTb,bur.Wq ,n 7s
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Greer, Frank H. Oklahoma Farmer (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 14, No. 6, Ed. 1 Wednesday, June 7, 1905, newspaper, June 7, 1905; Guthrie, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc88054/m1/4/: accessed January 19, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.