Dairy farming from 1917
December 28, 2017
Dairy - excerpts from 1917 Pine Bluffs Post
Building Up a Dairy Herd
Careful selection, intelligent breeding and skillful management are fundamental in the profitable up building of the dairy herd. By the use of economy and good judgement the improvement of a herd need not be expensive.
Careful selection is the first step in the building up of a dairy herd. Selection naturally begins with the elimination of all low producers. Every owner of dairy cows should establish a definite standard and all cows that do not measure up to the requirements should be rejected. One hundred and fifty poun...