Feeds and Feeding: A Hand-book for the Student and Stockman

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Henry-Morrison Company, 1915 - Animal feeding - 691 pages

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Page 161 - Clipped oat by-product is the resultant by-product obtained in the manufacture of clipped oats. It may contain light chaffy material broken from the ends of the hulls, empty hulls, light Immature oats and dust. It must not contain an excessive amount of oat hulls.
Page 269 - Raw food is not in condition to be approximated to the tissues of animal life. The experiment often tried has proved that 18 or 19 Ibs. of cooked corn are equal to 30 Ibs. of raw corn for hog feed.
Page 647 - The stated objectives of many of the studies of the new machines or sources of power which have been carried on by the state experiment stations and the United States Department of Agriculture have been: To obtain and make available information that will enable farmers in the area to decide whether the new machine will be economical. (See statement of objectives for Project 20C.) This is a somewhat more restricted objective than those stated above and has usually led to a somewhat narrower...
Page 172 - Cottonseed feed is a mixture of cottonseed meal and cottonseed hulls, containing less than 36 per cent of protein.
Page 68 - The processes of mastication, digestion, absorption, and assimilation are hindered; the intestines are not properly flushed, and waste matter remains too long therein ; the blood thickens ; and the body temperature is increased. Thru these complications death may result. Animals partially deprived of water for a long period lose their appetite for solid food, and vomiting and diarrhea may occur, the latter also often taking place when water is again supplied. Under normal conditions animals consume...
Page 159 - Wheat bran with mill run screenings is pure wheat bran plus the screenings which were separated from the wheat used in preparing said bran. Wheat bran with screenings not exceeding mill run Is either wheat bran with the whole mill run of screenings or wheat bran with a portion of the mill run of screenings, provided that such portion is not an inferior portion thereof.
Page 17 - A balanced ration is the feed or combination of feeds furnishing the several nutrients — crude protein, carbohydrates, and fat — in such proportion and amount as will properly and without excess of any nutrient nourish a given animal for 24 hours.
Page 253 - Marsh01 points out, stock seldom eat poisonous plants by choice, but only when induced or compelled by the scarcity of other feed. When the grazing is short animals should therefore be kept away from spots definitely known to be infested with such plants. In moving herds or flocks on the range special precautions should be taken when it is necessary to pass over a trail that has been used by many others, for all good feed will have been consumed, and the stock will eat whatever is left. "Kan. Bui....
Page 156 - In producing flour the miller desires to secure all the starch and gluten possible from the wheat grains, while avoiding the germ and bran. He leaves out the germs because they make a sticky dough and also soon turn dark and rancid, giving the flour a specked appearance. Nor does he use the aleurone layer, as it gives a brownish tint to the flour.
Page 16 - II) is higher in the fat calf than in the fat ox, and also higher in the fat lamb than in the fat sheep. All animals contain a higher percentage of water when lean than when fattened. 30. Nitrogen and ash. — The following table shows the nitrogen and the principal ash constituents in the fasted live weight of the animals analyzed at Rothamsted, and also in milk and unwashed wool : Ash and nitrogen in 1000 Ibs. of farm animals, milk, and unwashed wool The table shows that the nitrogen in each 1000...

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