1.* CIRCULAR NO. 147 JANUARY, 1923.
,1 University ol Kentucky-~C0llege of Agriculture
EXTENSION DIVISION
  THOMAS P. COOPER, Dean and Director
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* V Dairy Troubles in the Spring of the Year.
By J. J. HOOPER
'l`he coiniug of spring hrings troubles to the dairyinen in
three ways:
(ll A lowering of the cream test.
(El A decline in the quality of cream.
ISI llarl flavors in the milk antl l']`t‘iIlll Ilue to weed llavors and strip-
per cows.
LOWEFIING OF CREAM TEST
l·`i·eshening of vows and turning to grass at this time causes
theiu to produce a larger Ipiantity of milk of lower richness.
\\`hen a ereain separator is supplied thinner milk it; produces
thinner creain unless the cream serew is eliangeel. If the herd
Illlllc has averagetl 4_25j`[. und the cream has been testing 42.5%,
illltl the l‘i<·l1Itess nl` the milk is retliieetl to —l"§ the <·I‘t‘2Illl i`l‘0lll ’
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