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Warren T. Ferrell Crook County Agent New Tech~nique Checks Ewes for Pregnancy {Pregnancy detection in e~ves With a new appli,cation of .the ~trasou,nd technique may prove idea~l for small flock owners. The new .technique is fast and accurate, says develo,per I. L. Lind a,h~l, U SDA ~gri~u~tural re- Bea~eh ~:rvi,ee sheep nu.tritionist. It d~oes ,not req~uire time-consum- ing prepara.tion o,f the animal tnd wil,1 not harm the ewe or fetus. /Lindahl's ne,w method uses a ~)OPpler tvansdu,c,cr embedded in the end of a pr(~be. The probe is in:serted into the rectum of ,the eve as she is ,held on 'her back. The uterus of the in,vetted sheep lies directly over ,the inserted spring so that maximum amount o,f livewoo.d ,can be used. Jewelry for Bossy ~Be:fore h)ng many dairy c(~ws may be wea,ring necklaces - an electro.nic form of bovine jew- elry, if you Lplease. A paper presen,ted ,at the American Society of Agricultural Engineers an,nual meeting in- di,cates lhat grain Seeding c~f in- dividual ,e(~w~ ,can be aecuCately contro,lled by suvh a device, even when ,they run loose in *the l(~t. The gadget, suspended around the c(~w's neck, activ~.tes a feed- in,g maehanism when she gets in p,(~siti,on to eat. The unit can be adjusted to ,the desired quanity of grain, based ,on each cow's vol.u~ne of milk produvtion. ~Heretv,fore it h~as been necess- ary to feed co,ws in milking stalls i,f the dairyman wished to appopti.on ~eed on a cow-by-caw basis. The ne,w device sho.uld be a real boo~n to the dairyman who feeds a large herd. Houston Cre O,ct. 26 ,Mrs. Vera tSwing o~ Gillette l~robe. The Dr(~ppler bouncesvisited a.t .the Fritz Chatfield ~l!trasound pulses, ,whi~ch are too tiptoe Tuesday afternoon and Mr. htgk for the ~h*uman ear, o~ff tis- C'h~atfield at.tended the Co-Op BUes o,f .the fe,[us and ewe. he frequen~cy ,o,f u,ltrasound ,Changes ,as it strikes moving 0r@ans and body fluids. The deflected sound is ,audible and be recorded on tape. is a~ale to distin:guish the sou~d,s defle~cted by heartheat, fetal ~body move- and ~e.tal l~u~lse, as we.ll as de.fleeted ~by uterine venous |lid ~arterial blood ~low. ~:h'e.gnaney can be detected as ~s the 40th date, b~trt most ~hi.ch Lindahl examines somewhere beCmeen the 50th ~d 60h day, ~,hen t~he resu~.ts @e more reliable. Detection o~ ,births m,ay be one of greatest benefits since ewes more than one lamb additi,onM ~utrition. The price (~f ~che Doppler trans- is rbu~ ,a less e~pensive is being tested. ROSES lthau:gh it ,could be a bit this is a ~ood ,time to mou,nd ~oses. The soi~l is worlv~tble and shv~ld ~be carried in another part (xf the garden than risk ,the dan,ger o,f ,the roots. I.n addition raounding sa,wd~ust, hay or can be piled ,around plants. beard boxes are good ~o this material. roses are difficul.t tz) The more recent methods are spraying the canes with m, ate~'i.a,1 or using liquid sp~ays. roses haven't been in a ,grovcing ~ondition for stawival are less. It good idea to ,locate rose beds they receive considerable o~ protection ,from pre- winds. Prune roses in meeting in J~elle Fo,urehe in the evening. :Mr. and ,Mrs. Richard Snider, Wilbur Crawford and IMiss Ruth Drolander ,were Friday dinner ~uests at the Chatfield h.ome and the men ~helped wi.th sheep. ~Mrs. Gilbe~ Vo.ndriska and son were afternoon visitors. IMrs. Francis Gvubb and d,augh- ters ,attended a Tupper Ware party at ,the Martin Peterson home Tuesday evening. Bud Wak~ie~ld ~a~s a Satt~rday caller at the Grt~bb ~ho,me. ~r. and "Mrs. Richard Snider were in ,l~apid City (Monday and were dinner ,guests 9f (Mr. and ~Irs. l~obt. Sta~nton a,nd ~rlrs. Hel- en Lake. ~r. and ~rs. Snider and Judy ~vere ~in U~pton Wed- nesflay evenin,g in o,bservan, ee ~f the ~octy~third ~veddin,g anniver- sary o~f ~Mr. and ~lV[rs. J. W. Sni- der. ,Mr. and ~Mrs. Snider attend- ed the Farm ~Bureau meeting at ;the Ral~ph IMills home ,Friday eve- ning. IMr. Snider, Chas. Chatfleld and Joe Svo,boda ,of A~l~a were solici.ting :Farm ,Bureau member- ,sh~ps Saturday and obtained five new members, iMrs. Rodney Port ,was a Tuesday a~fternoon visi,tor at ,the Snider home; W. ~. ~ilne of l~apid City ,was a Wednesday cal,ler. ~Mr. and ~Y~rs. Virgil Schlup and ~amily ~vere Thurs- day supper guests ,and ,Miss Ruth Frolander a Sunday dinner guest. ~,Miss ,truth Fro,lander, ,Mrs. Chas. Chatfield and ~ike Frolander ,were Saturday evening visi,tors at ,the Wil,fovd Kennedy home. The Kennedy ~amily attended the bul,1 sale in St. On:ge Saturday. ~Iarold Kennedy had a bot~t avith ~he fl,u d,uriag the week and missed a couple of days at schol. IMr. and ~rs. ~Wynmn ~ushneH visited at the Herman Whi,te home Friday afternoon. They were in Belle Fourche Saturday. George Sommers and Abe Sipe were Friday evening visitors at the ,Bushnell home. Tina Thorson was a Frid,ay ov- ernigh~t guest of 54ary Crawford. Mr. and (Mrs. Jack Schelldorf and family prepared .a tIallo,we' en dinner ,which ,they shared wi~h ttar~)ld Sehelldorf and mother at the ,labter's home Friday evening, a,fter ,which they popped corn and visited. IMiss Ilone William- son visited Mrs. Anna Sehelldorf Saturday afterno~)n. Art Schell- doff was a lunch guest one day during the ,week. ~V~,rs. Geo. Willey and Lisa of iHulett and (M:rs. Richard Snider ,were rFriday visi.tors at ,the Chas. Ch,a.tfield .home. 'Mr. and Mrs. Willey and chil,d.ren, t~verett iI-Iump, hrey and Randy were Sun- day dinner guests, aMike Fro- lander who spent ,the week at the Chatfields returned home Satur- day evening Mter his parents. ~Mr. and "Mrs. Ro~bt. Frolander re- ,turned ~rom a visit in Den,ver. be,r, presiden.t; Sam Jo,lley, vice president; .Mrs. Sam Jolley, sec- retary-treasurer; and (Mrs. Leslie H.auber, women's committee chairnla.n. A Th,an,k~gi:ving supper will be THE SUNDANCE TIMES Sund~nce, Wyo. Oct. 30, 1969 held Nov. 17 when 4he New ttav- en local mee,ts at the home of tMr. and (Mrs. Jw Nuckolls. ----_ ....... --]1 Motor Co, Chevrolet -- Buick -- Opel Sales and Service "k CHEVROLET TRUCKS -- Sales and Service "k NEW CAR LEASING k GMAC AUTO FINANCING "k MIC AUTO INSURANCE k OK USED CARS -- G-W WARRANTY 'k COMPLETE BODY PAINTING, REBUILDING, GLASS "k MOTOR TUNE-UP ~ MOTOR OVERHAULING ,~ COMPLETE LUBRICATION SERVICE AND WASHING ,~ 24-HOUR WRECKER SERVICE (Nite Phone 642-2972) --- PLUS --- New Haven Farm Bureau Holds Regular Meeting ~Ne,w 'o,f, fi,cers were inst,alled Spe Moto Oct. 20 ,when the New Haven r Co. Farnl Bureau ,met ~at the home GENUINE CHEVROLET AND BUICK PARTS AND ACCESSORIES of "Mr. and Mrs. Warren Wood. Installed ,were Howard Hau- - - ~ ,~, m~ ........ The complete Auto Dealership--for your motoring pleasure. There will be many moons before the sun will be warm enough to make you comfortable again. INSULATION HEAT TAPES ELECTRIC SPACE HEATERS STORM WINDOW KiTS -k WEPCO ALUMINUM COMBINATION DOORS AND WINDOWS "k SNOW SHOVELS "k SNOW BLOWERS All Sizes Stove Pipe and Accessories "k WEATHER STRIPPING COST, STORM DOORS, SFORM. Wl NnOWS, .... poRCH ,|HCLOSURES Just Cut " rsen Ph. 283-1065 Edward Petersen, Manager Sundance I IIIII