University of Wisconsin. College of Agriculture / Attend the winter course. Catalog of the short course, 1930-31
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THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN Poultry Husbandry PROFElSSOR HALPIN; INSTRUCTOR C. E. HOLMES: ASSIST- ANT M. 0. NORTHI The poultry Department is equipped with poultry buildings. colony houses, a complete line of incubators, brooders, and oth- er poultry apparatus, such as cramming machines and bone cutters. In addition, some twenty varieties of chickens, two of geese, and three of ducks, furnish ample material for poultry judging. These will be used to help the student to become familiar with general poultry raising. Several years of careful trapnesting and pedigree hatching have developed strains of heavy laying chickens that will be used, Ane xtensive file of poultry journals and books is to be found in the Agricultural Library. A. Poultry Raiming. A general survey lecture course in v hich the problems of the various phases of poultry raising aria studied. Brief consideration is given to feeding hens for win- ter egg production: culling and selection for egg production: artificial incubation and brooding and market eggs and poul- tiy. Mr. Halpin and Mr. Holmes. B. Poultry Judging. Practice in the identification of the more common breeds and varieties. Judging poultry for stand- ard breed qualities: culling and judging hens for egg produc- tion. MMr. Halpin and Mr. Holmes. C. Production amid *larketing of Poultry Prolduetm. Feeding. housing, and managing the flock for egg production; meth- ods of sanitation. Candling, grading and packing market eggs; producing quality in market poultry; systems of market- ing poultry products. Mr. Halpin and Mr. Holmes. D. Incubation and Brooding. Laboratory work consisting in the actual operation of incubators. A study of chick develop- nment and the factors that influence fertility and hatchability of eggs. Artificial brooding and the feeding, care and man- agement of baby chicks. Mr. Holmes and North. Workshop Departments ASSISTANT PROFESSOR )ORRANS. (Superintendent of Shops.) INSTRUCTORS SCHUMANN, PETERS, CLULEY A. Elementary Carpentry. Instruction is given in the use of u (.od working tools. How to sharpen chisels, saws and planes. A choice is allowed of several problems that will be of use at ound the house or farm. Several types of joints are made, and instruction in the use of the steel square is given. Mr. Cluley.
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