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Southern Wisconsin Cheesemakers' and Dairymen's Association / Proceedings of the tenth annual meeting of the Southern Wisconsin Cheesemakers' and Dairymen's Association held at Monroe, Wisconsin, Thurs. and Fri., January 27 and 28, 1910
(1910)

Davis, Dallas E.
Winter dairying compared with summer dairying,   pp. 63-69 PDF (1.6 MB)


Page 68


68          TENTH ANNUAL CONVENTION
Net profit for 1 cow                       111.50
Condense factory, (average $1.23 per C)
Net profit for I cow       16.60
Creamery ($ 1.10 per C)
Net profit for 1 cow       7.*5
Plus skim milk  .25 $15.58
.50 j 31.16
Cheese factory ($1.26 per C) whey           16.91
Here you can see what it is possible for a man to do on
a small farm with brains and brawn. No account is taken
on this farm of the four acres around the buildings and
orchard or of the poultry products.
1909
Farm 63 acres
January 1st  18 cows
Purchased cows                            $295.00
feed                               70.00
help                               ,0.00
Total                            415.00
Sold milk                                $1661.81
calves                                 176.35
cows                                   121.80
Total                           1959. 9(
Profit                                    1 544.96
Profit per acre                             23 4 6
18 acres of alfalfa
10 acres of oats and hay
7 acres of corn
I want to show which farmers are selling the most milk
from their farms, the winter or summer milkers. I could
not get complete data but what I have serves to illustrate
my purpose.
Size of farm         Winter Man          Summer Man
Alfalfa          Milk       Money      Milk      Money
40 A            653.97 lbs. S 851.73  522.19) lbs. $622.62
60 A           1200.22     1586.30   439.69     514.74
80 A           1212.34     1613.74  1528.5-)4   939.98
100 A           1619.63     2053.02  1104.69    1308.05
120 A           1690.47     2055.31   680.75     749.05
200 A           3956.87     5189.52  4232.83    4966.61
Now after God has given us such a wonderful dairy
country with its limestone, with its bluegrass, its pure water
and after he has given us such plants as corn, alfalfa, barley


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