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Wisconsin Dairymen's Association / Fortieth annual report of the Wisconsin Dairymen's Association : held at Beloit, Wis., November, 1911. Report of the proceedings, annual address of the president, and interesting essays and discussions relating to the dairy interests

Report on cow judging contest,   pp. 107-108 PDF (383.3 KB)

Kammer, Wm.
My methods of dairy farming, or another year's experience,   pp. 108-114 PDF (1.4 MB)

Page 108

Fortieth Annual Report of the
I didn't think A was as good as D because her milk veins were not
large or crooked and her bag did not hang as well. She was a well
built cow in most every respect; big barrel, a good looking head, wedge
shaped shoulders and a good heart cavity, a straight back and back-
hone free from meat. Her hair laid flat.
I placed B under A because she did not have the working capacity
that A has. She is a well shaped cow, with a wide nose, large nostrils,
thin neck, thin at top of her shoulders.  Her backbone is free from
meat. She has a good bag, with teats well placed. Her thin hams give
room for the udder. Her milk veins were not as large or crooked as
those on A.
I have placed E under B because of her poor bag and small teats.
She would be a hard milker. Her barrel was not as large as B's. She
had a good head but her nose was not as wide as B's. Her back was
not as straight as B's but it was quite free from meat.
Mr. Everett: That boy is a coming president of the Dairymen'E
Association.        I
The Chairman: We have had lectures from professors, talks from
men in different walks of life while we have been here, and we have
with us now a man fresh from the farm, who is, with his own hands,
working on the farm and making good on a farm not so very far from
here, Milton Junction. Mr. Kammer will tell you what he Is doing on
his little farm.
Ladies and Gentlemen:-
I started farming 9 years ago this coming March. I never farmed it
before, and so I had to learn everything about it and to learn it I sub-
scribed for a good farm paper from which I learned what I know. I have
nearly 40 acres. I want to keep all the cows my farm will feed. The
first two years I could not make my cows do as well as I thought

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