AGRICULTURE: Queen of the Cows

Three times a day for most of her 17 years, a lop-eared Holstein-Friesian cow by the name of Pansco Hazel has been herded into a white barn on the dairy farm of Frank Pellissier near Whittier, Calif, and milked. Her average daily production: 37 qts. In her time, purebred Hazel (out of Hazel Colantha Rag Apple de Kol by Pansco Sequoia Adventurer) has seen hand milking bow to the machine age, has had her milk pasteurized and homogenized, has had 13 calves and is again pregnant.

Last week the milking of Hazel was a notable event. With a redheaded young...

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