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County Extension Agent short courses dealing with beef cattle, " Don't forget to get your free copy of dairy cattle, horses and swine, as well the Farmer's Tax Guide - 1980 Edition. as programs on range, pastures and It is now available free of cost from forage production. your County Agent's office. Just write,SOILTESTS call or stop by for your copy.Now is perhaps the best time to ob- ANIMAL AG CONFERENCE lain soil samples for testing. If you have Once again I remind agriculturists not had a soil test made from your that plans are moving ahead for staging farm, ranch, garden, orchard or lawn the annual Texas Animal Agricultural in the past two years, it is time you do Conference at Rudder Tower on the sothisyear If you'll pick up your free soil test kit from the County Agent's office, get Texas A&M University campus, next :April 6-7. The conference will feature For All Your Heeds ca,, 675-6771 Athens 24 Hours A Day 7 Days A Week We 312 Underwood Street Athens, Texas install and service complete gas systems Sell or Lease Propane Tanks * your sample taken and in the mail, energy- minerals- vitamin A. It is body. This will require additional Feb. 9--Henderson you'll have it back in plenty of time to much more difficult to mend a thin cow nutrition for the manufacture of new Leaders and Parents make proper fertilization decisions, and bring her back to moderate con- blood. Lice control during January and meeting, district A soil test is not an absolute dition than it is to maintain aFebruary is extremely important, house, Athens,7:30p.m. measurement of available soil moderately conditioned cow through For those cattlemen stocking calves nutrients, but it is by far the best tool the winter, through the winter, growth implants we have available to guide our fertilizer Rations that will maintain a dry cow can pay big dividends. The benefits NU on Pr O[ purchases andapplications, must contain six to seven percent from implants is directly proportional Too many people are under the protein, but rations to put weight on a to the level of nutrition but normally misconception that a soil test is just thin cow may require nine to ten per- gains are boosted 10-15 percent. Several Menus, A( going to automatically tell everyone to cent protein, about the same needed for implants are available, such as Ralgro, use more and more fertilizer and lime. the cow nursing a calf. Rations that Synovex H and Synovex S. Match the Februnry 9-13 That is NOT TRUE. In many cases, soil contain seven to nine pounds of TDN or implant with the recommended size test results can suggest less of a par- energy will maintain a dry cow in and sex of cattle to be implanted. A 70- MONDAY: Ground beef ticular nutrient be used, less fertilizer moderate condition, but supplemental to 80-cents investment usually returns spinach, black-eyed peas, in general or any number of corn- energy above this requirement will be $7-B in additional gain. margarine, mixed fruit, blnations, needed to bring her hack into condition. DO NOT IMPLANT termilk, tea. The County Agent's office stands The extremely cold and wet weather REPLACEMENT HEIFERS TUESDAY: Burritos ready to offer individual assistance to conditions which are bound to come will Supplemental vitamin A may be chili, tossed salad, cream any serious-minded commercial make body conditions of mother cows of needed this winter because of the dry roll, margarine, strawberry agricultural producer in developing a utmost importance. When the tern- weather. Normally cattle can store a milk or buttermilk, tea. sound, long-range soil fertility perature drops under wet and windy 90-100 day supply of vitamin A. Vitamin WEDNESDAY: BBQ program. Give us a try-- you might be conditions, the nutritional A supplementation may be given by broccoli, small new potatoes surprised, requirements of the cow goes up. The injections, in range cubes and in sauce, wheat bread, COW CONDITION cow's needs just to maintain her body mineral supplements. The safest, butter cookie, milk c The condition of cows at calving time goes up. All this points to increased surest and one of the cheapest methods THURSDAY: Roast beef, is extremely important in determining feeding to maintain the cow's body in a is the vitamin A injection, potatoes, green beans, rolls, margarine, fruit pie, how fast they breed hack after calving, healthy and productive state. Don't AG CALENDAR buttermilk, tea. If cows are extremely thin and under- forget to compensate for had weather Feb. 5 -- Henderson County 4-HFRIDAY: Meatloaf with weight with ribs, shoulder blades and by increasing the amount of feed you Poultry Workshop, TP&L Community sauce, buttered cabbage, hips protruding at the time they calve, supply your cows. Room, Athens, 7 p.m. they cannot be expected to breed back WINTER TIPS FOR THE COWMAN Feb. 5 -- Henderson County Live- potatoes, white bread, white cake w/white icing, on schedule. Heavy infestation of lice have been stock Show Association generalbuttermilk, tea. Cows must be maintained in observed in numerous herds. Lice not meeting, courthouse, Athens 7:30 p.m. moderate condition until they calve if only annoy the animals, causing them they are to cycle for rebreeding. Thin to spend their time scratching and Feb. 5 -- Henderson County 4-HCottage cheese is so named | cows may need deworming, but most of rubbing off their hair coat, but they Swine Weigh Day, Athens Feeder Pig during pioneer days it was blood from the animal's Sale Barn, 9 a.m. home, which often was a cotts ~dav Our "Shop Athens" Specialty Page will be available L to you the first Thursday of each month. 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