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Wisconsin Dairymen's Association / Thirty-second annual report of the Wisconsin Dairymen's Association : held at Platteville, Wis., February 10, 11 and 12, 1904. Report of the proceedings, annual address of the president, and interesting essays and discussions relating to the dairy interests

Afternoon session,   pp. 150-151 PDF (392.5 KB)

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have fed such a calf fromn its mother's milk in a good many 
Dr. Peters: The other is much safer. 
Question: Is there any way we may know of the existence 
of the disease without that test? 
Dr. Peters: There is a simpler test than that. 
Whenever cows cough quite a good deal and there is a splat- 
tering on the stalls and walls, look out for it, I have taken 
little samples of this material and with a microscope have ex- 
amined it, and to my surprise we have found the tubercle bacilli 
in that way. In that case we did not need the other test. You 
could send samples, or a man could go through your whole herd, 
without putting your animals off their feed. 
I am very thankful for the very kind attention you have 
given mne, and can only say to every one of you, should you ever 
come to Nebraska, we should be glad to show you something in 
Convention met at 2 P. IL 
The President in the chair. 
The Chairman: We are here for the closing session. The 
representatives of the Dairy Association came to Platteville last 
fall, and we were met by the representative gentlemen of the 
city who were interested in securing this meeting to be held 
here. We stated to them frankly what was needed, a good 
hall, lighted, warmed, cared for, a. room for exhibita, and we 
wanted a good attendance; we wanted one evening for the 
banquet and one evening session, and that it was customary for 
the Association to exact a guaranty of at least two hundred $1.00 
membership   but in this particular case we were frank to 
say that if the committee would give us evidence of an eanst 

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