Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, March 18, 2000, Image 1

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    Vol. 45 No. 20
Superior Hobby, the American Paint stallion that stands at stud at
Double 0 Stables near Elizabethtown, is known for, of all things, line
dancing. That’s right. Owners, David and Dolly Hass have choreo
graphed Hobby’s agility to ‘“Boot Scootin’ Boogie’’ and he will be part
of the show on the tour of southeastern Pennsylvania’s professional
horse farms the weekend of April 8-9. Hobby shows his superiority in
his beautiful confirmation, show winnings, and the 83 foals on the
ground that he has sired. He is 15.3 hands and weighs more than 1,300
Temporary Increase Added To Pennsylvania Over-Order Premium
Lancaster Farming Staff
Co.) The Pennsylvania Milk
Marketing Board (PMMB)
voted unanimously on Tuesday
to add 25 cents to the current
over-order premium on Class I
milk produced, processed, and
sold in Pennsylvania.
The temporary 25-cent in-
Seminar Evaluates
Poultry Immunity
Lancaster Farming Staff
MANHEIM (Lancaster Co.)
Everybody knows the
immune system in poultry is
critical to maintaining flock
health. But exactly how does it
That was the question an
swered by a poultry immunolo
gist Monday afternoon at the
Penn State-sponsored Poultry
Health and Management Semi
nar at Kreider’s Restaurant in
Dr. Magdi M. Mashaly, asso
ciate professor of poultry science
at Penn State, not only provided
an overview of the workings of
the immune system in birds, but
pointed out the importance of
Five Sections
crease will bring the over-order
premium to $1.45 and will go
into effect on April 1, 2000. The
temporary increase was initiated
to help absorb some of the finan
cial impact that overly high fuel
costs are having on Pennsylva
nia dairy farmers.
The over-order premium is a
dollar amount added to the min
imum Class I price paid to
measuring stress a barometer
for the prevalence of disease and
a tool to use to boost the immune
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Look for features such as
Home on the Ranee.
You Ask. You Answer.
Cooks Question Corner.
.and Homestead Nofesin our
special Farm and Home Section
this week. In addition.
Maitßox Markets
are also in the Farm and Home
Section. Do not miss it.
Lancaster Farming, Saturday, March 18, 2000
Pennsylvania dairy farmers.
The over-order premium on
Class I milk has been mandated
in Pennsylvania since 1988.
Tim Saber of Sunnybrook Ag Resources in Chambersburg stayed in the dairy business
by raising heifers and then leasing them to area dairy producers. To find out more about
Saber and his heifer-raising operation, see story page A2B. Photo by Jayne Sebright.
pounds. Hobby poses with his neighbor kids who belong to Daryl and
Donna Wenger. When everybody got together for the photographer
Tuesday, Hobby received offers of carrots and hay for his attention but
managed to look the camera in the eye long enough to trip the shutter,
in the photo from left, David and Dolly Hass, owners, and the Wenger
kids, Emma 2, Laura 8, Elizabeth 7, and John 4. See more about the
professional horse farm open house tour on page A2B. Photo by Everett
Newawanger, editor
While about 50 percent of the
milk produced in Pennsylvania
is sold as Class I milk, only 20
percent of that milk is actually
$31.00 Per Year
processed and sold in Pennsyl
vania. While the temporary in
crease will only be on milk that
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