Source: Dairy Farmers of Canada On February 23rd, Dairy Farmers of Canada’s (DFC) President, Pierre Lampron was named one of the Top 50 in Agriculture by Canadian Western Agribition in their Designated Hitters category. This prestigious award recognizes Lampron as...
Source: Ontario Ministry of Food and Rural Affairs Where Do They Live? In the quarters and on the teat skin of infected cows or heifers. How Is Infection Spread? During milking via hands, equipment and towels used for milking preparation. Disease: Mainly subclinical (no changes...
Source: Lactanet,  authors: Simon Jetté-Nantel, Ph. D., René Roy, agr., and Patrice Fortier, agr. Without rubbing salt in the wound, we all know fall is a difficult time for a farm’s cash flow. Milk cheques are often at their lowest at...
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 pressing the federal Liberals on behalf of the agri-food industry. On Friday he was one of...
Source: Manitoba Agriculture Food, and Rural Initiatives Water is often neglected when looking at the feeding and management of a dairy operation. It is, however, the most important nutrient we provide the cow and nothing will result in a more immediate...
Source: Holstein Canada The announcement of the Master Breeder recipients has become an annual tradition at Holstein Canada. This tradition is now in its 91st year, and we are pleased to announce the 2020 Master Breeders. Seven winning herds hail from...
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 pain, post-operative pain can last for days after the procedure. Anhedonia, the reduced ability to...
Source: PennState Extension Ensuring that your calves are achieving a healthy weaning transition is key to their nutritional success as they grow and develop. Are your calves experiencing a decrease in performance once they are transitioned from milk? Perhaps you are...
Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Alberta’s government is investing $8.4 million over three years to support enrolment expansion in the program. Additionally, $59 million in capital funding over three years will support the construction of new infrastructure to accommodate future...
Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Vanessa Taylor - Milk Quality Assurance Program Lead/OMAFRA Introduction Looking for one change in a cow's udder health status may not give you enough of a warning that something is...
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