Proceedings of the Annual Conventoin [Sic] of the Minnesota State Dairyman's Association

Proceedings of the Annual Conventoin [Sic] of the Minnesota State Dairyman's Association

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...to what they will return to you. Make a fair deal and make it cash paid for brains every time, and then you will get the right kind of man, you will have no trouble. We havejust a few moments and as there are some farmershere perhaps they would like to ask some questions. I want to answer every question possible relative to the care of the calf, the care of the cow, or anything that you desire to ask. DISCUSSION. Mr. Thomas: How often do you pay your men? Mr. Schilling: As often as they desire. I had one man whoI think drew $75, and the first of December I paid him for the time he had coming. Always have the money for your men. I know of one man that his employees have to beg for $5. I often ask my men if they do not want money. Those fellows do not want to spend their money, my foreman does not want his money and. I cannot give it to him. He said he does not want it in the bank. He is a peculiar fellow, he said, "At the end of the year' I want it in one lump sum and will then put it out on interest." I gave one of my men a check for $987 when he left me, he paid it on a farm next door. I have had other fellows that would draw ahead occasionally but they did not stay very long; When a fellow' spends more than he earns the chances are that he is keeping company that is too fast for the ordinary cow. I do not know but I have made theexpression before, that' I would rather have my girls in the company of a good cow than some of the fellows they meet down town. The fellow that loves the cow, takes care of the cow, develops the cow, is pretty good company for your girls and boys to associate with, and is the kind of fellow you want next door on the next farm. Question: After you feed your calves on skim milk, do...show more

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  • Paperback | 122 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 231g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236854357
  • 9781236854353