Iowa State University Veterinarian

Article Title

Test Tube Calf


Iowa State University Veterinarian Records, RS 22/6/0/9, University Archives, Special Collections Department, Iowa State University, http://www.add.lib.iastate.edu/spcl/arch/rgrp/22-6-0-9.html

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SF601 V65

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Dr. W. C. Merritt, Fort Dodge, Iowa, who has been doing some work in artificial insemination, sent us this picture of Test Tube Ormsby Sir Bessie, his first test tube calf, born Dec. 22,1940. This calf was sired by Femco Sir Bessie Cecelia 752588 owned by Mr. Herbert Porter (on the right in the photograph) and the dam was Verla Posch Ormsby ana Inka 1959376 owned by Mr. Ernie Schmobes