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...

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...

Update on Codes of Practice under revision/development: Dairy Cattle Code

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council The Code Committee has been busy this fall with four meetings of the entire committee and eight subcommittee meetings....

Farmers Edge, Standards Council of Canada to establish framework for agriculture blockchain interoperability

Source: Farmers Edge news release Farmers Edge, a global leader in digital agriculture, and Standards Council of Canada (SCC), the nation's leading voice on international...

Fraser Valley MP demands dairy farmers be told when they’ll be compensated

Source: Vitoria News, Jennifer Feinberg ‘Recent trade deals have given away more of Canada’s dairy market to foreign farmers’ – Mark Strahl Chilliwack-Hope MP Strahl was again...

DPAC welcomes two new members: Bel Group and Fairlife – Coca-Cola

Source: Dairy Processors Association of Canada The Dairy Processors Association of Canada welcomes two new members: Bel Group and Fairlife – Coca-Cola. Founded in 1865, the...

A Revolutionary New Milking Claw

BouMatic has a very strong history of engineering and product development in the dairy industry. Our history is rich in research and we continue...

Managing dairy rations when feed prices are volatile

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Tom Wright - Dairy Cattle Nutritionist/OMAFRA Introduction Profitability in dairy farming is dictated in large...

Lameness in dairy cows

Source: Manitoba Agriculture Food, and Rural Initiatives Scope of the Problem Lameness is generally considered to be the 3rdmost economically important health problem in dairy herds after...

What’s New with April 2021 Genetic Evaluations

Source: Lactanet It seems that Canada’s genetic evaluation release in April of each year always comes with a series of important changes, and April 2021...
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