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Pessimistic individuals more vulnerable to depressive-like states after hot-iron disbudding

Source: University of British Columbia Disbudding dairy calves is a common but painful procedure to prevent horn growth. Even when controlling for the immediate, intra-operative...

Technology and youth on the farm: Bringing Alberta’s agriculture into a new age by:...

Just an hour’s drive north of Calgary, the town of Olds lies at the crossroads of a rich farming tradition and next-generation technology. The locals...

Sustainable Food Systems, COVID-19 Drive 2020 Sustainable Agriculture Summit Dialogue

Source: Dairy Management Inc. Beth Bechdol, deputy director-general at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, previewed the 2021 Food Systems Summit and its...

A healthy processing sector is essential to keeping the supply management system viable

Source: The Dairy Processors Association of Canada DPAC and CPEPC call on the government to fulfill its commitment to dairy, poultry and egg processors What does...

DFO welcomes Rosa Checchia as new Chief Marketing Officer

Source: Dairy Farmers of Ontario DFO is pleased to welcome Rosa Checchia as our new Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). “With more than 20 years experience in...

Animal health firm Native Microbials to be distributed by Megafarma in Mexico

Source: Native Microbials news release San Diego - The latest innovator in animal health and nutrition, Native Microbials, has partnered with Megafarma to expand the...

Iowa Dept of AG, Iowa State produce video to help livestock producers respond to...

Source: Iowa Dept. of Agriculture & Land Stewardship news release Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig announced today that the Iowa Department of Agriculture and...

Minister Bibeau announces new support for Quebec farmers at the Union des producteurs agricoles’...

Source: Agriculture and Agri‑Food Canada Today, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri‑Food, took part in the 96th Congress of the Union des...

Dairy’s Sustainable Past Sets Us Up For Sustainable Future by: Krysta Harden

Companies and industries are grabbing their share of headlines for announcing commitments to sustainable food production. These public promises come with the full support...

Extending cow longevity on dairy farms by improving calf management practices in the first...

Source: Dairy Research Cluster 3 Principal Investigators: Greg Keefe and J Trenton McClure (University of Prince Edward Island) Co-Investigators: Elsa Vasseur (McGill University), Luke Heider (University...

Housing systems: unweaned calves

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council Code of Practice for the care and handling of farm animals – Dairy Cattle, Section 1.1.1 There are distinct advantages...

The Dairy Processors Association of Canada and the Quebec Dairy Industry Council welcome the...

Source: Dairy Processors Association of Canada The Dairy Processors Association of Canada (DPAC) and the Quebec Dairy Industrial Council (QDC) welcome the announcement made last...

New undesirable genetic factor identified in Jersey breed

Source: Jersey Canada A new undesirable genetic factor, known as Jersey Neuropathy with Splayed Forelimbs (JNS), has been identified in the Jersey breed. The Jersey...

Dairy Farmers of Canada welcomes compensation announcement

Source: Dairy Farmers of Canada The announcement today by the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, of the second year of promised compensation for...

Quick guide to stall lameness scoring

Source: proAction Two methods can be used for scoring lameness in dairy cattle: Gait Scoring or Stall Lameness Scoring. Please see the Quick Guide to...
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