Report Volume 2, PT. 1

Report Volume 2, PT. 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...the time of sale. A sucgestion which is well worthv of consideration is that all cattle coming into the State, which could be developed into dairy animals, should be tuberculin tested immediately after crossing the State line. The present law makes such provision for those to be used for dairy purposes, but the way is open for animals to be admitted for breeding purposes, perhaps later to become milking cows. Another suggestion which is recommended for careful consideration is that all cattle for breeding purposes shall be required to pass a tuberculin test before being sold. i As the matter now stands it is sometimes difficult for a discriminating buyer to obtain stock because at times the sellers find sufficient demand from those who are indifferent as to whether the tuberculin test has been used or not. Another suggestion well worthy of consideration in this connection is that the law should be amended to provide that on the application of a reasonable number of cattle owners in a county, the Commissioner of Agriculture may proceed to free that county from tuberculosis, examining each herd and providing for the segregation, or disposal of all affectod animals except in herds where such assistance is not wanted, and such herds should be quarantined. If such an effort were inaugurated there would doubess be requests at once from certain counties of the State whose cattle owners would be soon entitled to, and would deserve, a clean bill of health for their stock. When it became known that a county had been dealt with in this manner, it would be to the decided advantage of persons within the county having stock to sell, because buyers would be attracted. A modification of this plan, which also has been suggested, is that the law should be more

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  • Paperback | 210 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 386g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236651723
  • 9781236651723