’d With _ for the research student in agriculture, chemistry and allied subjects. _
rxtend- This library has depository catalogues of the publications of the U. S. n
ornice, Department of Agriculture and the Experiment Stations of the United ‘·
assive, States. Two hundred and twenty-tive periodicals are currently received.
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,14 ,:226 Laboratories.
Wash- Animal Husbandry—In the basement of the Agricultural Building ·
lpleted is situated the two dairy laboratories of the Animal Husbandry Depart-
rooms ment. In one of the laboratories the students are taught to
test milk and cream for its butter fat content and also how to deter-
iouses, mine the acidity of milk and to use the lactometer. In the second
barn, laboratory the students are taught to make butter and cheese. The
urn for laboratories contain various kinds of separators, churns, butter workers,
small Babcock testers and other kinds of dairy equipment. Also the cows and
F farm dairy utensils at the dairy farm of the Experiment Station are utilized
a new in teaching students. A three story building has just been erected on
the farm of the Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station which will
be utilized in teaching students poultry husbandry. In the basement
there is an 1800 egg Mammoth incubator and various other kinds of
to the smaller incubators. The second floor contains a laboratory where
enersl students will be taught to dress fowls and to carry on various poultry
;d the studies. The third floor will be arranged as a class room for poultry
l1,228, instruction. The other equipment at the poultry farm consists of
twenty-five different types of poultry houses and about 1000 chickens and
turkeys, all which constitute laboratory equipment for the teaching of
poultry husbandry.
The Animal Husbandry Department (Beef Cattle, Sheep and Swine)
has two splendidly equipped laboratories which were furnished for the
study of infectious abortion in cows and mares. The equipment consists
not only of bacteriological but biological apparatus, and the laboratories
contain a great many of the modern inventions that are necessary for
· the scientific study of germ diseases. In addition to the general outlay .
of glassware, surgical instruments, stains, etc., the equipment consists
of two gas incubators, one electric incubator, two high speed and one
lbeen low Speed centrifuges, various hot air and steam sterilizers and an auto- I
bmw Clavre, etc, Much work has already been done toward the eradication
of Infectious abortion, and several remedies are now considered of
importance in combating this disease. Bacteriological and biological
_ examinations of blood, fetuses, etc., are made in these laboratories free
ls im of charge to those persons who are sufficiently interested to send the
tem] material. '