Source: Lely Winter can be challenging for any livestock operation and without proper attention, it can lead to problems. Dairies with robotic milking systems are no exception. With temperatures dropping outside, inside the barn there are a multitude of possible issues...
With the beautiful spring weather that we have been receiving in March, it is hard not to think about spring planting. It safe to say it is way too early to plant corn as we head into the end...
By Marine Gauthier, Andrew Skidmore, DVM, Ph.D., and Bruno Martin, Lallemand Animal Nutrition. Pre-calving Work with your farm advisers to ensure that the transition cow is well managed in terms of nutrition, vaccination, cleanliness, and pen movements. The goal is...
Source: Lely Lely North America is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 Future of Dairy Scholarship program. Many outstanding applications were submitted and after careful deliberation, three recipients were selected for the $1,500 scholarships. This year's recipients are Faith...
Source: Lely North America The groundbreaking ceremony took place October 22 at the company’s new location. Lely North America President Chad Huyser led the event, and the new campus expects to be open in the first quarter of 2022. “This acquisition...
Source: Lactanet A new genetic abnormality has recently been identified in the Canadian Ayrshire population. The formal name of this genetic defect is Arthrogryposis Multiplex (AM), but it is commonly known as Curly Calf Syndrome. Calves with this genetic defect...
Source: Expert Working Group on feed supplementation Canadian academics and experts of various spheres of expertise conclude multiple factors play a role in the texture of butter The Expert Working Group on feed supplementation released its report today. The group had...
Source: Canadian Dairy Commission The Canadian Dairy Commission, in consultation with industry stakeholders, is considering an update to the 4(m) milk class to allow dairy processors to obtain the 4(m) permit price for the buttermilk incorporated in the manufacture of...
Maizex Agronomy Sessions 2021 Decipher, Debate, Decide Tuesdays at 10:00 AM beginning January 12 We hope you can join us for one hour every Tuesday morning from Jan. 12th to Mar. 9th as we present a different agronomy topic each week for...
Source: University of British Columbia By Thomas Ede, Daniel M. Weary, and Marina A.G von Keyserlingk1 Dairy calves are often reared individually early in their life, contrary to natural conditions, where calves have access to a richer social environment. A large...
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