Better polled cattle: Practical plan for gradual change-over from horned to polled herd offered established breeders
AuthorP. W. Gregory
Author AffiliationsP. W. Gregory is Professor of Animal Husbandry and Animal Husbandman in the Experiment Station, Davis.
Hilgardia 3(9):7-8. DOI:10.3733/ca.v003n09p7. September 1949.
This is the sixth article in a series of brief progress reports on the application of the science of genetics to commercial agriculture.
Gregory P. 1949. Better polled cattle: Practical plan for gradual change-over from horned to polled herd offered established breeders. Hilgardia 3(9):7-8. DOI:10.3733/ca.v003n09p7
Also in this issue:Quick-frozen foods: Industry of increasing importance although per capita consumption percentages still low
Orange sizes and irrigation: Tests in Riverside County indicate irrigation practices may have influence on fruit size
Grass seed production: Potentially profitable crop suitable for place in crop rotation system
Three-part program: Improvement of dairy herds demonstrated by owner association
Dairy cows in hot weather: Temperatures above 80° F reflected in both lowered production and the solids-not-fat content of the milk
Sheep production experiments: Effectiveness of hormone injections studied in breeding program for spring lamb market
Parathion tested on fig pests: Insecticide studied as control spray for scale and Pacific mites on figs
Estrogens for fattening poultry: Treatment of chickens on increase but is not recommended for turkeys
Celery production expensive: Costs higher than for any other field-grown vegetable in southern California
White potatoes: Effect of irrigation on production studied through three seasons
Sweet potatoes: Care required during storage between harvest and market
The inheritance of flower types in Cucumis and Citrullus