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Feeding chickens.

Description: A guide to feeding chickens for the production of quality meat and eggs.
Date: October 1927
Creator: Jull, Morley A. (Morley Allan), 1885-1959. & Lee, Alfred R., b. 1887.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

How Live Stock Is Handled in the Bluegrass Region of Kentucky

Description: "The object of this bulletin is to show how livestock is handled and fits into the farm organization in the bluegrass region of Kentucky. The average successful farm of any long-established type will have various kinds of livestock distributed in about the proportion that owners or operators in general believe will pay best. Thus, a gradual process of selection is going on constantly in all agricultural regions, and it should be to the farmer's interest to know the best practice in his community and to have explained the economic advantages that have been secured by such practice. In this bulletin an effort has been made to bring out the fundamental practices that make for success with livestock in central Kentucky as determined by the practices of the more successful livestock farmers of that region." -- p. 3
Date: 1917
Creator: Arnold, J. H. (Jacob Hiram), 1864-1921
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Principles of Horse Feeding

Description: "The bulletin discusses the general principles of feeding, with especial reference to horses, and summarizes the results of recent experimental work, particularly that of American experiment stations." -- p. 2. Discussion includes principles of nutrition, the nutritional value of different foods, methods of feeding, and rationing and feeding standards.
Date: 1903
Creator: Langworthy, C. F. (Charles Ford), 1864-1932
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Feeding Hogs in the South

Description: Report discussing the status of hog raising in the southern United States. Topics discussed include sows, corn feeds, supplements to corn in feeds, and different breeds of swine.
Date: 1910
Creator: Gray, Dan T.
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Feeding Hogs in the South

Description: Report discussing the status of hog raising in the southern United States. Topics discussed include sows, corn feeds, and supplements to corn in feeds.
Date: 1916
Creator: Gray, Dan T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Characteristics of Iris-Fed Millimeterwave Rectangular Microstrip Patch Antennas

Description: From introduction: The fabrication of various iris-fed millimeterwave rectangular microstrip patch antennas is described. A model is proposed to describe the iris-fed antenna. Irises ranging in size from 15 percent of the area of the patch to the fully open waveguide are used to couple energy into the antenna. Resonance of the antenna is observed to be insensitive to the size of the iris for irises up to 115 percent of the size of the patch. A study is also made of th? relationship of coupling to the antenna as a function of position of the iris with respect to the transverse plane of the waveguide, the iris always being centered with respect to the patch. In general, the antenna has a VSWR in the waveguide feed on the order of 5:1 at resonance, except for the fully open waveguide which gives rise to a VSWR of 2.9:1 at resonance. Far-field antenna power patterns are observed to be quite broad with H-plane beamwidths on the order of 1300. Maximum antenna gain is seen to be 4.5 dBi with 3 dBi typical. An initial study is made of the microstrip patch antenna fed from a longitudinal waveguide wall. Results indicate that this feed structure is likely to prove valuable for microstrip patch antennas with coupling at least as good as for the transverse-fed patch added to the possibility of feeding of multiple patches from a single waveguide.
Date: October 1983
Creator: Greenlee, D. H.; Kanda, Motohisa & Chang, David C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Livestock Feed Costs: Concerns and Options

Description: Sharply higher feed costs, fueled by competing use demands for corn and soybeans and by rising energy prices, are affecting the beef, pork, dairy, and poultry industries. In contrast, wholesales prices for most animal products have held steady. Some analysts argue that current public policies, including financial incentives that divert corn from feed uses into ethanol production, have exacerbated if not caused these higher costs. Other factors include crop production declines due to weather, and higher global demand for consumption. Proposed options aimed at easing the impacts of higher feed costs include changes in ethanol incentives, use of conservation land for forage use, and direct aid to producers.
Date: June 30, 2008
Creator: Becker, Geoffrey S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Feeding Cottonseed Products to Livestock

Description: Report discussing practices and giving guidelines for feeding cottonseed products to livestock. The composition and grades of cottonseed products are discussed, as well as their possibly poisonous effects on young calves and pigs, in addition to the suitability of cottonseed products for different classes of livestock.
Date: 1920
Creator: Sheets, E. W. & Thompson, E. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Uses of Sorghum Grain

Description: This report discusses the uses of sorghum grain for human food and animal feed, including information about nutrition, digestibility, and storage and preparation. Sorghum is grown primarily in the southern Great Plains of the United States.
Date: 1915
Creator: Ball, Carleton R. (Carleton Roy), 1873-1958 & Rothgeb, Benton E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cropping Systems for New England Dairy Farms

Description: "This paper gives the results of three years' study of the cropping systems on a number of the most successful dairy farms in New England. This study point[s] out the elements which go to make a satisfactory cropping system in that section and to make definite recommendations concerning crops to plant and the relative acreage of these crops on dairy farms." -- p. 3
Date: 1908
Creator: Dodge, L. G.
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The Feeding of Farm Animals

Description: Report discussing the general principles of the feeding of farm animals based on experiments and investigations as well as the observations of successful animal feeders. The discussion includes suggested rations for various animals and purposes.
Date: 1897
Creator: Allen, E. W. (Edward W.)
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The Feeding of Farm Animals

Description: Report discussing the general principles of the feeding of farm animals based on experiments and investigations as well as the observations of successful animal feeders. The discussion includes suggested rations for various animals and purposes.
Date: 1895
Creator: Allen, E. W. (Edward W.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Growing root crops for livestock.

Description: Describes varieties of root crops to grow for livestock feed, and provides methods for efficient cultivation and production.
Date: 1939
Creator: Westover, H. L. (Harvey Leroy); Schoth, H. A. (Harry August), b. 1891. & Semple, Arthur T. (Arthur Truman), 1895-
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The Effect of Nine Diet and Water Combinations on the Culture Health of Ceriodaphnia Dubia

Description: Culture health of Ceriodaphnia dubia was evaluated for organisms cultured using all combinations of three foods and three waters. Criteria used to assess health of cultures included adult and neonate weights, time required to produce first broods, neonate production, adult survival, and resistance to hexavalent chromium. Diet/water combinations which produced the most neonates were not found to produce adults which were more resistant to chromium than those which produced fewer neonates. Of those evaluated, a diet of Selenastrum capricornutum and a yeast-trout chow-cereal leaf mixture was best for culturing and testing Ceriodaphnia. The best synthetic water tested was a mixture of nine parts reconstituted hard water and one part bottled mineral water.
Date: May 1990
Creator: Patterson, Paul W. (Paul William)
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Biotic Factors and Temperature Tolerances via Critical Thermal Methodology in Goldfish

Description: CTMinimum and CTMaximum were measured in 620 goldfish to determine if biotic factors, in particular starvation, condition factor and size, affect temperature tolerance. Twenty-eight days of starvation adversely affected both upper and lower temperature tolerance. Condition factor was related to upper but not lower temperature tolerance.
Date: August 1999
Creator: Ford, Tiiu Kirsti, 1972-
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Hog Pastures for the Southern States

Description: This bulletin describes how farmers in the southern United States can cultivate pastures for hogs using forage crops. Among the crops recommended are corn, sorghum, winter grains, alfalfa, several varieties of clover and beans, cowpeas, peanuts, chufas, sweet potatoes, mangels, and rape.
Date: 1918
Creator: Carrier, Lyman & Ashbrook, F. G. (Frank Getz), 1892-
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Utilization of Farm Wastes in Feeding Live Stock

Description: "More than one-third of the total production of grain straw in the United States is not being used to advantage, and of this amount one-half is an absolute loss.... This bulletin points out methods whereby these wastes may be eliminated, our herds and flocks economically maintained, and the amount of grain used for the feeding of livestock reduced to the minimum." -- p. 2
Date: 1917
Creator: Ray, S. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Swine Management

Description: "This bulletin deals with the various phases of swine production, namely: feeding, breeding, and management." -- p. 2. Among the topics discussed are quantity, establishing a foundation herd, sanitation, disease, vermin, and intestinal worms.
Date: 1917
Creator: Rommel, George M. (George McCullough) & Ashbrook, F. G. (Frank Getz), 1892-
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Feeding Horses

Description: "This bulletin explains the computation of rations for horses, suggests certain feed combinations which approximately meet the needs of horses under differing conditions, and reviews such factors of feeding as tend to make the horse more efficient." -- p. 2
Date: 1916
Creator: Bell, George A. (George Arthur), b. 1879 & Williams, J. O.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department