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The only difference that showed up in the study was that the milk somatic cell count was slightly higher for the cows receiving the wheat middlings.
Results of this feeding trial indicate that the wheat middlings byproduct feed was an acceptable and economical component at 10 percent of the ration dry matter for early-lactation cows," Marx concludes.
10) Prosperity introduced new opportunities to the middling sort, who found that their new wealth allowed them to enjoy a wider range of material comforts and pursuits and to mingle with the elite on a more assured footing.
Eighteenth-century commentators remarked on the increasingly genteel manners of the middling sort, especially those in the hospitality, retail and commercial sectors, and credited their frequent contacts with aristocratic customers with the change.