Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 16, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta
12 THE CHINOOK The lelhbridge Horcild, Tliuttdoy, March 16, Feeding, breeding and management important factors in dairying Tlie ability ot a dairy cow to produce milk at a high level depends on breeding, feeding ami management. The extent to which an aid- mal achieves tier genetic or in- herited (breeding) potential to produce milk depends largely on tlic amounts and proportions of energy, protein, minerals and vitamins she gets from her rations. NOBLE DRILL TRANSPORTER HIGH CLEARANCE The Most Rugged Drill On The Market Engineered For CLEARANCE STRENGTH FLEXIBILITY Leaves More Trash Cover Maintains Constant Depth TABER NOBLEFORD WATCH FOR COMING SPRING SPECIALS NOBLE SALES and SERVICE According to Dr. D. E. Wal- of Agassiz, B.C. livestock rations must' be formulated from precise data. Roughage should be analyzed so deficien- cies will be detected and sup- plementary feeds recommend- ed. Dairy cattle have a defmilo need for minerals. These needs are related to UK age ot tlie animal, rate of growth, stage of pregnancy and level of milk production. According to Dr. Wai (lorn, the major minerals most likely to be deficient in a dairy cow's diet arc phosphorus, calcium, sodium, chlorine, magnesium, potassium and sulphur. Minerals and vitamins for dairy cattle, a publication from tlie CD A, explains the rolo played by these major miner- als as well as certain neces- sary trace minerals and vita- mins A, D and E. It explains how and why these elements should be fed to dairy cows, and the best source of each. Minerals and Vitamins for Dairy Cattle is Canada Agricul- ture publication 1450 and is available free from the Canada Agriculture Information Divi- sion, Ottawa, Canada, KIA 007, Bone China Linen Irish Belleek Gifts Souvenirs Trophies Sporting Goods A complete Gift Selection for any occasion, KINGSTON'S CHINA SHOP FORT MACLEOD PHONE 234-3111 If You Only Have One Life To Live You'll have 9 TIMES MORE FUN If You SUBSCRIBE to The Lethbridge Herald More and more Southern Albertans and South-Eastern B.C. residents are reading and enjoying the Herald than ever Average Daily March Net Paid tyQ HAO Circulation (to date) was fcVjCPnrfe Be a m? CAT-Just Telephone 328-4411 and Start LIVING IT UP!