Kansas Shorthorns: A History of the Breed in the State from 1857 to 1920

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Laude printing Company, 1921 - Beef cattle - 647 pages
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Page 147 - Bureau in 1915 began a breeding experiment in the development and transmission of the milking tendency in beef cattle to determine whether it is possible to retain the typical beef form in the male animals and at the same time increase the milking tendency in the females. This was discontinued in 1924 and the results are now being compiled and studied.
Page 186 - The association now has 375 paid members and it is one of the most active organizations of its kind in the United States.
Page 146 - ... is it possible to establish a heavy milking strain of beef cattle within a breed the female progeny of which will be double-purpose beef and milk animals and...
Page 147 - ... strain of beef cattle within a breed, the female progeny of which will be double purpose beef and milk animals and the males strictly of the beef type? In other words, is it possible to retain the typical beef form in the male animals and increase the milking tendency in the females?
Page 157 - In this chapter I shall attempt to answer some of the questions asked me from time to time and to convey an idea of what a pedigree really is.
Page 354 - In this partnership we have a commendable case of co-operation between the man who owns the land and the man who does the farming.
Page 619 - I could not help thinking what a pity it was that so many breeders allow their commercial instincts to seriously interfere with their success as real breeders.

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