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Block And Bridle Annual 2016 Jan 2016

Block And Bridle Annual 2016

Block & Bridle Student Organization

Three objectives of the National Block and Bridle Club are to promote animal agriculture through the activities of the club, to supplement students’ study of the animal sciences, and to bring about a closer relationship among students who choose to be a part of the organization. I believe the Block and Bridle club at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln has been successful in accomplishing these goals over the past year and I sincerely thank all of the officers and members who have given their time and effort to make this possible. I am excited to say that our active membership ...


Influence Of Age Of Dairy Cattle And Season Of The Year On The Sex Ratio Of Calves And Services Required For Conception, R. F. Morgan, H. P. Davis Aug 1938

Influence Of Age Of Dairy Cattle And Season Of The Year On The Sex Ratio Of Calves And Services Required For Conception, R. F. Morgan, H. P. Davis

Historical Research Bulletins of the Nebraska Agricultural Experiment Station

The present study was based on records of the dairy herd of the University of Nebraska for the period 1896 to 1934, and covers five breeds, Holsteins, Jerseys, Guernseys, Ayrshires, and milking Shorthorns. In all, 2,090 cows have been included. The purpose was to determine the influence of the age of the bull, the age of the cow, and the season of the year upon the number of services required for conception, and to determine also the influence of these factors upon the sex ratio of calves born, number of twins born, and the percentage of abortion.


These Fifty Years: A History Of The College Of Agriculture Of The University Of Nebraska, R. P. Crawford Jan 1925

These Fifty Years: A History Of The College Of Agriculture Of The University Of Nebraska, R. P. Crawford

Historical Circulars of the Nebraska Agricultural Experiment Station

It seems especially appropriate at this time to publish a history of the College of Agriculture of the University of Nebraska. The year 1922 marked the fiftieth anniversary of the formal establishment of the college by the Board of Regents, while the year 1924 marked the fiftieth anniversary of the enrollment of the first students in agricultural subjects. It is hoped and intended that this little volume shall preserve for the future much valuable material that would otherwise soon be forgotten.