Florence, E. H. / Annual report of the Trempealeau County agricultural agent
Sheep program PDF (370.8 KB)
DM C PM!map In an effort to secure the best rzam possible at reasonable prices and to bring the seller and buyer together the University Rem Truck is scheduled each gear. During the past three years a raM have been sold. Tifteen head were old the past year. Wile the stop is in progress Prof. Lacey of the College of Agri- culture discumses the general sheep program. The picture on the left ohsih Mm" - ^4 44- -.& ,+ +S different broad charactoristics. The lower right picture is of some of the sheeupen checking over rn. - Farmers have gained confidence In the quality of rams carried on the truck and each year more are attend4ng the stops and buying rams. The lower left picture is of Kenneth Xopp, Future armer and 4-N Club boy having his ram lamb landled by Prof. Laceg. Thls ram lamb was placed first by Prof. Lacey at the Wisconsin Jr. Pair this year. John ioppp Kenneth's father, at whose place the ram truck stopped this year In also In the picture. The pictures were taken for the "Msrkete. by Ur. Olson of the South St. Paul Yards. -am SEULBNG DD(ON8$TBLTI This spring a shearing demonstration was conducted on the John Kopp farm by Prof. Lacey and a representative of the Chicago Flexible Shaft Co. Prof. Lacey discussed sheep problecs and demonstrated drenching for stomach worms. Shearing technique was demonstrated and a number attending tried their hand at it. Wool grades were shown to those attending and sheep breeds were classified according to their wool grades. Proper handling of the fleece was also demonstrated. in its relation to the grading later done by wool buyers.
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