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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 13, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas New Schumann November PaqeSA Extension service plans farmers market program Otmtty Ernesto marketing specialist with the Texas Depart ment of will discuss pro cedures to have a farmers market in New The presentation will be at Thursday at the Mens Garden Club meeting In the Comal County Extension Service The public is invited to Gardeners interested In selling their surplus produce should attend this meeting and learn how they may take advantage of the In terest has increased in recent years in a local market of fresh home grown Everyone can benefit but there must be enough gardeners who wish to participate to make the market Ammoniating hay boosts quality Any hay that might be of poor qaulity this year can be improved by treating bales with anhydrous am And with the winter feeding season just around the the time is right to ammoniate Hay ammoniation involves cover ing hay bales with black plastic and treating them with anhydrous am Hay ammoniation has a number of It increases crude digestibility and animal all of which lead to increased animal per Crude protein in hay can be in creased 3 to 8 percent by ammonia tion while digestibility can be in creased from 3 to 23 Feeding trials have shown an increase in animal intake of 20 to 27 In feeding steers fed am moniated hay gained onehalf pound more a day than those on the same type of hay but Cost varies from to a ton about for the plastic and to for 60 pounds of anyhydrous am monia or about 3 percent of the weight of the And the payoff is an Increase in the hays feeding value of to per its a good in Low quality hay is a prime can didate for If hay has a crude protein of less than 8 ammoniation will A check of hay samples along the upper Texas coast last year showed that about 75 percent of the hay baled would have benefitted from am guard against am moniating sorghumtype hays because of a potential problem in cat tle fed such Studies have found that the ammonia reacts with sugars in sorghum hays to sometimes cause wild behavior in Treated hay should remain covered for at least three weeks before Since ammoniated Lions induct members Four new members were inducted into the Canyon Lake Noon Lions Club at a Ladies Night dinner at the Startz Cafe last Orland Pappy Harger presided and past president Terry Comisky served as induction Tony Marburger joined by transfer from the Gulfgate Lions Club of Jim Bill Nitschke and John Wells were welcomed as new Bill another new was unable to attend the Lions International is the largest service organization in the world with more than million It is represented by clubs in 157 countries and political Canyon Lake has a an Evening and a Lioness Moving Need to lighten I load Call the Herald Classifieds BM1M hay becomes fairly loose because of breakdown In the fiber it will not shed water well and should be protected from Keeping the plastic on or moving the hay into a barn after the threeweek waiting period is a good Late calving cows cost money Cattlemen should have little respect for latecalving cows because they are Income robbers and should be Studies have shown that late calving cows those that give birth after the majority of the herd has calves on the ground are a detri ment to a cattle They wean lighter calves and have lower rebreeding rates than earlycalving and that means money down the A recent demonstration on the LaSalle Ranch in Calhoun County at tests to the Impact of lower rebreeding The demonstration was conducted by beef cattle specialist with the Texas Agricultural Extension in cooperation with Calhoun County ex tension Gilbert Heidernan now retired and Bryan The effort was part of the extension ser vices Integrated Livestock Manage ment Some 200 crossbred cows were monitored over a HiOtlay calving Almost 84 percent of the cows were considered early calvers calv ing in the first 80 days while the re mainder were late Among early 93 percent rebred while late calvers had an 84 percent conception What does this mean economical iy Had pregnancy rates between the two groups been the late calv ing cows would have contributed three additional calves to the total calf crop for that Assuming a 450pound weaning weight per calf and a market price of 65 cents a pound that would mean an additional ECKE AMERCAS FAMILY DRUG STORE Sale prices good thru November Come in and pick up our NATURE MADE VITAMIN Sale Circular in gross Many herds with long calving seasons have an even greater propor tion of latecalving cows often 25 to 30 In these lost revenue seven more Cattlemen cant afford to operate with such partculariy with the current economic Theres only one choice cull these late calving cows along with any that are never keep a heifer from a latecalving cow because she will likely be a LAST WEEK only 4 days left for big savings during our Anniversary Sale celebration curawusH REMOVER TYHS SWEET SECRETS Transformable Jewelry CRACKER 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