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The Feeding of Dairy Cows

One of 1,873 pamphlets in the series: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) available on this site.

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"Successful feeding of dairy cows from an economic standpoint involves the providing of an abundant supply of palatable, nutritious feed, at the minimum cost per unit of feed, and supplying it to the cow in such way as to secure the largest production for feed consumed. This bulletin will attempt to give some factors involved in the economical selection of feeds and to guide the producer in supplying them to the cows." -- title page. Topics discussed include summer and winter feeding, the nutritional value of different grains, roughage, and watering.

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23 p. ; 23 cm.

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Rabild, Helmer; Davis, H. P. & Brainerd, W. K. 1916.

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"Successful feeding of dairy cows from an economic standpoint involves the providing of an abundant supply of palatable, nutritious feed, at the minimum cost per unit of feed, and supplying it to the cow in such way as to secure the largest production for feed consumed. This bulletin will attempt to give some factors involved in the economical selection of feeds and to guide the producer in supplying them to the cows." -- title page. Topics discussed include summer and winter feeding, the nutritional value of different grains, roughage, and watering.

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23 p. ; 23 cm.

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"July 24, 1916." "Rewritten and completed by Messrs. Rabild and Davis from incomplete manuscript by Mr. Brainerd, who died in May, 1915." -- title page

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USDA Farmers' Bulletins

The United States Department of Agriculture Farmers' Bulletins were produced to disseminate information about agricultural topics. This collection includes bulletins published between the 1880's and the 1980's.

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Rabild, Helmer; Davis, H. P. & Brainerd, W. K. The Feeding of Dairy Cows, pamphlet, 1916; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96400/: accessed January 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.