• Apparatus and method for determining the hardness of butter fat 

    Perkins, A. E. (Albert Edward), b. 1881 (University of Missouri, 1911)
    One of the important properties to be taken into account in judging the quality of butter is the so called Body, by which is meant the hardness, consistency or firmness of the butter. Body is described by the butter Judge ...
  • The best winter ration for the dairy heifer 

    Talbot, Alfred Eddy (University of Missouri, 1915)
    The increasing demand for dairy cows, and cows of greater efficiency has led to a more systematized rearing of the dairy heifer. The need of a winter ration, considering the economic price and amount of food consumed, is ...
  • Cream ripening and its relation to butter flavors 

    Stanton, Asa Claude (University of Missouri, 1915)
    The object of the investigations reported in this thesis was to study a few of the factors affecting the quality of cream before it is churned, and the quality of the butter within a short duration of time after it is ...
  • Effect of cotton seed meal upon the churnability of cream, and the market qualities of the butter 

    Graves, R. R. (Roy Ralph), b. 1886 (University of Missouri, 1912)
    The results of the investigations already carried out along the line of the effect of cotton seed meal upon butter have been marked by a lack of uniformity of results. In view of this it seems desirable to conduct this ...
  • The effect of lactation on growth 

    Regan, W. M. (William Michael), 1884-1962 (University of Missouri, 1914)
    There are five uses in general to which a dairy cow may put her feed. It may be used for maintenance, for growth, for the production of milk, for the laying on of fat and for the growth of the foetus. In view of the fact ...
  • The efficiency of certain methods of preserving milk samples for chemical analysis with special reference to the protein constituents 

    Primm, Roy Lee (University of Missouri, 1911)
    The need has long been felt for an efficient preservative for milk samples intended for chemical analysis. Since it is not feasible to make all analyses on the fresh sample some means must be used to preserve the milk. ...
  • Investigation of the unsaturated acids of cottonseed oil 

    Wright, P. A. (Philip Anson), b. 1886 (University of Missouri, 1913)
    In the course of a study of the methods of analysis of cotton seed oil from linoleic acid, by means of the isolation of the acid as its bromine compound, the end product of the analysis which should have been linoleic ...
  • Minimum protein requirements for the growth of dairy heifers 

    Riford, Lloyd Stephen (University of Missouri, 1915)
    In order to reduce the feed cost as much as possible, it is of considerable importance to know the required amount of protein necessary to develop the heifer normally. To best arrive at a protein standard for dairy heifers ...
  • Normal growth of dairy heifers 

    Burlingham, C. Lloyd (Charles Lloyd); Gillette, Lester S. (Lester Sidney) (University of Missouri, 1914)
    The Federal Office of Farm Management reports (March, 1914) that there are 21,749,651 dairy cows in the United States. Considering the average productive life to be six of seven years, it is evident that 3,000,000 to ...
  • Nutrients required for developing the fetus in dairy cattle 

    Musser, Karl Bryant (University of Missouri, 1914)
    A cow may use feed for five purposes as follows: 1) Maintenance 2) Milk Production 3) Increasing body weight 4) Growth, if not mature 5) Developing the fetus. Feeding standards have been established experimentally for all ...
  • The nutrients required for growth by heifers of dairy breeds 

    Brandt, P. M. (Philip Martin), 1888- (University of Missouri, 1913)
    According to the census figures there are approximately 20,000,000 cows used for dairy purposes in the United States at the present time. It is probably safe to assume that these cows are milked on the average not more ...
  • Nutrients required for milk production 

    Woodward, T. E. (Thompson Elwyn) (University of Missouri, 1911)
    There are three essentials to high yields of milk - proper kind of cows, proper care and management and proper feeding. This investigation will deal only with the last. No matter what the inherent dairy qualities of the ...
  • The per cent of fat in milk as influenced by the fatness of the cow and the plane of nutrition 

    White, G. C. (George Cleveland), b. 1887 (University of Missouri, 1912)
    The question of the fatness of the cow and plane of nutrition as effecting the per cent of fat in milk has been under investigation at the Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station for a period of three years. An interest ...
  • Protein requirements for dairy heifers 

    Caine, George B. (George Ballif), 1889-1969 (University of Missouri, 1914)
    The last report of the United States Department of Agriculture shows that it costs $61.40 to raise a dairy heifer until two years of age. Most of this cost as shown by them is the feed, and of the feeds used those of a ...
  • Silage investigation 

    Oshel, Omer Ivo (University of Missouri, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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 ...