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Henry, W. A. (William Arnon), 1850-1932 / Agricultural possibilities of northern Wisconsin : an address delivered at a Farmers' Institute
(1903)

Sheep,   pp. 7-8 PDF (285.7 KB)


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the production of milk of unusual excel-
lence, and from such milk there can be
made a quality of cheese that is equalled
nowhere else in all this great country.
We all know the high quality of Canada
cheese.  Wisconsin's climate is much
the same as that of Canada, the differ-
ence being in our favor if anything. Far-
mers should endeavor therefore to secure
cheese factories and engage extensively
in the manufacture of cheese, remember-
ing always that if they will follow reas-
onable rules they can soon be producing
a brand of cheese that will bring a higher
price in the market than that produced
further south, and that a reputation once
established will be worth a great deal of
money to them. In order to rear the
calves and thus keep up the herds, it is
well to have a combined butter and
cheese factory, making butter in the
early spring when the calves need the
milk, and then turning to cheese making
later on when that article commands a
good price and the price of butter has
fallen.
Sheep.
  Next to dairying comes sheep rearing,
which should become a most extensive
industry in this great region. There are
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