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Source: ANAC In the fall of 2020, ANAC contracted graduate students studying in Animal or Agricultural Science or a related field to complete three feed related projects. The goal of these projects is to support students who might be financially...
Source: National Farm Animal Care Council Code of Practice for the care and handling of farm animals – Dairy Cattle, Section 5.1.1 An effective herd health management program should minimize the number of compromised animals that need to be transported. Compromised animals are...
By Tony Hall, MSc, MRSB, PAS, Lallemand Animal Nutrition – North America When temperatures dip, cows divert more of their energy intake to maintaining normal body temperatures. For dairy producers, the switch comes at the expense of milk production. There...
Source: Saanich News, Phil McLachlan Automation, robotic milking; family farms continue to adapt to keep up with the changing times The next three years are anticipated to bring about much change in Canada’s dairy industry, but for B.C. farmers, that’s nothing new. For...

Support prices

Source: Canadian Dairy Commission The Canadian Dairy Commission (CDC) annually reviews and establishes support prices for butter and skim milk powder. Support prices are the prices at which the CDC purchases and sells butter and skim milk powder within the...
Source: Farm & Food Care Farm & Food Care is operating a lending program of FLIR (heat sensing) modules to be used as a fire prevention and awareness tool by farmers. By borrowing and using the FLIR modules it is hoped that...
K. Cruickshank - Effect of supplementary source of selenium on animal performance during intramammary endotoxin challenge in lactating Holstein cows. U. of Guelph presentation at the 2020 Annual Meeting of the American Dairy Science Association (ADSA).
Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: G.A. Garland - Resources & Planning/OMAFRA Milk Pipeline Recommendations Dairymen planning to install a milk pipeline should consider the following recommendations: Type of Material for Milk Pipeline Glass or stainless steel...
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...
BouMatic has a very strong history of engineering and product development in the dairy industry. Our history is rich in research and we continue to develop the best solutions to milk cows gently, quickly and completely. In 1957, Lawrence Bouma,...