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Feeding Farm Animals

1/2 Pounds Gain In Weight Per Day
10 Cents A Hundred For Crushing And The Hauling
3/4 To 1 Pound Of Rolled Barley Or Corn For Each 100 Pounds Live Weight
Alfalfa Grinding
Balanced Rations
Barley For Hay Feeding
Best Breed Of Hogs
Brewer's Grains For Cows
Chopping Hay For Horses
Concentrates And Corn Stalks
Concentrates With Alfalfa
Cutting Corn For Silage
Diameter Height Capacity Diameter Height Capacity
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Essex Rape Or Kale

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Wheat Or Barley For Hogs








Which would be the better grain for me to buy for hog feed; wheat at
$1.30 per hundred, or barley at $1? Would it be worth paying 10 cents a
hundred for rolling, and then haul the grain 8 miles by wagon?

Wheat is only considered about 10 per cent more valuable as a hog feed
than barley, so that in your case, barley at $1 is the cheaper. In
Bulletin 80 of the Oregon Station it was found that crushed wheat was 29
per cent more efficient than the whole grain, and it is safe to say that
barley will run about the same, enough so at any rate to pay the extra





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