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Image 12 of Kentucky farm and home science, vol. 2 No. 3 summer 1956

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Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station Penalty for private use to avoid University of Kentucky payment of postage $300 Lexington, Ky. Janne a Director ` FREE—Annunl Report or Bulletin or Report of Progress it Permit N0. 1109 _ xy. w-7-ss-7000 __'>’ POSTMASTER: Please return free if unclaimed. See Postal Laws and Reg- nlations. V It #4 ' Study Ways to Aid Butter Quality as Summer, and (4) keep cream cold at the buying { station and until received at the creamery. (Continued from page 11) ; not deliver their cream as frequently in winter as in _ _ e Summer Feedlot Steers on TCIBVISIOH ir Some conditions which might affect the \VIA con- (C<**lii"**€d from Page 10) we it _ tent of the butter itself are beyond the control of the grains Of giiitibiotics i-gsuitgd in a 6_4-p€i-Cent iiicieasc /__ (ZTCQIITI pI‘()(lllCCI'. It 11215 l)€Cll Sl]OWll €X[)€I`1l”l]€DtEllly in gain, wiijlc thc ccinbinaticii Oi: thc {WO incrcascd " tllztt Cl'C1lll1 Il1llSt €ltll€1` l)€ CllLlI`ll€(l V€I‘y 50011 Htt€1' it gains by Pcrccnp The fccding Of thcsc {WO ccin- llz\S l)(J(¥ll (l€llV€I‘€(l to tllC Cl‘€2`tlTl St21t10ll O1' 1l€l(l at 9. pcnnds aicnc had nc apparcnt cifcct On carcass grade; Vt‘I“y l()\V tClllp€1'2ltllI'(:‘ Cllllflllllg is (1€l21y€(l EIS ll]tlC11 hovvcvcn Whcn fed in cginbinatign, carcass quality L_ {IS ll()LlI`S. Pll21S(;‘ of t1l€ CI`€£l.l'll (illallty pl`Ol)l€lll was raiscd ()nc·-third Of a gradc_ was rcvcaicd can be Solved only tlimush the ¤<><>p<¢r¤tiv€ efiorts iii the value pei animal atthe time of Slaiiglirei. There gy of tilt} Cl`(32l.l'll St2ltl()ll ()PCl`Zlt()l' 2l.ll(1 t1l€ Cl`€2IlTl€1`y. was nO significant difilcrcncc in the shrink-in-transit I lv I Investigations most recently completed at the Ken- between the four groups of cattle and the dressing wi tucky Station show that there is a relatively small but percentage; however, there was a slight advantage of V fairly constant amount of WVIA in freshly drawn milk. the latter in favor of the additives. When these results This does not seem to vary a great deal with the breed are expressed in dollars gross profit increase per ani- {7* of cow, season of year, or stage of lactation. If there mal, lot 2 returned $4 per head more than lot 1, and were no subsequent increase in WVIA, this “original” lot 4 returned $17.14 more per head than lot 1. These quantity in the milk would be of no practical signifi- values were determined after paying for all feed cance. including the additives. There were no differences T V Breed Differences among the lots with respect to weights of hides, livers, - and VISCCYLI. Carcass measurements also failed to show P It was observed that cream from lrlolsteins increased lilly ¢litt€1'€1lC€S HITTOUQ the QYOUPS of St€€1'S- Also, tllé at T in \VlA content much more than cream from jerseys, pllySi€&1l S€D€11'k1ti01l and thi? 0ll€miC8l €1H&1lyS€S of the when both lots of cream were held at 500 F for 24 or Qtll, 10th, 11th. wld 12th fil) SGCUOHS tl`0lH €£lCl1 steer *‘*` -18 lionrs, Although these experiments were limited to tailed to Sll0W ally (llfl:€l'€llC€S that C0ul(l be att1‘il)ute(l H the cows i11 the Experiment Station herd (about 25 of to the additives. __. ezwll l>l`¢‘<‘1'<‘<‘<‘ <>l¤S<‘1`\‘<‘¤l lll 0tll¢‘Y ll€¤`