• 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Effect of the plane of nutrition on the ash constituents of cow's milk 

    Mathiason, Gertrude Karen (University of Missouri, 1911)
    Only within the last few years has the importance of the mineral elements of food been recognized. The mineral elements are especially necessary during the period of growth, for, while they form but a very small part of ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...