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  • The pure milk problem of the small town. A survey and movement for improving the milk supply of St. Charles, MO. 

    Werner, Percy, Jr. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 1917)
    Text from page 9: There is need for considerable study of the exact importance of the milk problem of the small town and of the proper means of remedying bad conditions. In this work the agricultural colleges should be of ...
  • The relation of type and conformation to production in dairy cattle 

    Wylie, Robert (University of Missouri--Columbia, 1916)
    Text from introduction: "The object of this investigation is to determine so far as possible how much importance should be attached to form and type in the selection of dairy cows and to what extent type may be expressed ...
  • Silage investigation 

    Oshel, Omer Ivo (University of Missouri--Columbia, 1915)
    More than one hundred years ago people began the practice of preserving green feed in silos. In this country the first silo above ground was built in 1875, in Michigan. From this beginning the use of the silo has spread ...
  • Silage investigation 

    Darnell, Albert Lark (University of Missouri--Columbia, 1916)
    Abstract derived from the Introduction and Literature sections of the thesis: Ensilage as defined by Webster is the material as it appears while being put into the silo. Immediately after the material is stored it begins ...
  • Study of difficult churning 

    Osborn, Robert, Jr. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 1918)
    There is at the present time a lack of definite knowledge as to why cream, at certain times, fails to give up its fat in the form of butter. This trouble occurs most commonly where only one or two cows are kept, the usual ...
  • Study of the coloring matter in milk serum 

    Cooledge, Leslie H. (Leslie Harrison), 1888?-1925 (University of Missouri--Columbia, 1912)
    During the course of an investigation of the natural pigments of milk carried on in the Research Laboratories of the Dairy Department, at the University of Missouri, it became evident that more than one pigment existed in ...
  • A study of the effects of cotton seed products upon the composition of butter fat and the churnability of cream 

    McNulty, James Bernard (University of Missouri--Columbia, 1913)
    Practical feeders raise many objections to the feeding of cotton seed meal. In addition to various alleged evil effects on the health of animals to which no consideration will be given in this thesis, cotton seed meal has ...
  • A study of the relation of type and conformation to production in dairy cattle 

    Jensen, Russell Clair (University of Missouri--Columbia, 1913)
    The subject of dairy type and conformation is a question of vital importance to all breeders and students of dairy cattle. It is a well-known fact that from the standpoint of milk production there is no method of ascertaining ...
  • The use of silage to counteract the effect of cottonseed meal on the composition and market qualities of butter 

    Crockett, Dura Prescott (University of Missouri--Columbia, 1917)
    Text from page 58: In general, this experiment shows that very slight effects on the composition of butter result from feeding cottonseed meal with a liberal ration of silage; and that larger changes in the fat constants ...
  • Winter rations for dairy heifers 

    Wylie, Charles Elmer (University of Missouri--Columbia, 1916)
    Text from introduction: The experiment stationre ports show that it costs $70 to raise a heifer to two years old, and that 70 percent of this cost is for feed. The greater portion of this c ost is for feed when the animals ...
  • Winter rations for dairy heifers 

    Dawson, J. R. (James Robert), 1894- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 1918)
    "Comparatively little experimental data are as yet available concerning these problems of raising heifers. The purpose of the author in conducting the experiments reported in this thesis was to add to the data now available ...
  • Winter rations for dairy heifers 

    Maughan, Merrill Owen (University of Missouri--Columbia, 1917)
    The special object of these experiments is to compare the efficiency and economy of rations which are conducive to rapid growth with rations of such character as to admit of but limited growth.