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Dairy calves are motivated to be with be with another calf

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,...

Third round of compensation now available for Canadian dairy farmers

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Today, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced that the third payment under the Dairy Direct...

Draft update to the dairy cattle Code of Practice released for public comment

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council The National Farm Animal Care Council (NFACC) and Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) are pleased to announce the launch of the...

Brushes for dairy heifers

Source: The University of British Columbia Brushes, both automated and fixed, are becoming common on dairy farms, providing cows the opportunity to express natural grooming...

Farm gate milk prices to be increased

Source: Canadian Dairy Commission In October 2021, the Canadian Dairy Commission (CDC) conducted a review of Canadian farm gate milk prices and various other costs...

Global Animal Partnership Partners With HerdDogg, Launches Dairy Standard

Global Animal Partnership (G.A.P.), one of the largest animal welfare standards and labeling organizations in North America, has announced its new dairy standard and a partnership with HerdDogg....

Merck Animal Health Awards 18 Future Bovine Veterinarians With $90,000 In Scholarships

Source: Merck Animal Health news release Merck Animal Health, known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada, a division of Merck &...

Ontario Providing Additional Drought Support for Northwestern Farmers

Source: OMAFRA Up to $15,000 Per Eligible Farm for Permanent Water Projects The Ontario government is moving quickly with additional supports for livestock farmers impacted by...

Dairy cattle welfare in tie stalls vs. less restrictive housing

Source: University of British Columbia Cows kept in ‘tie stalls’ are tethered in individual stalls. This is the most prominent form of housing for Canadian...

USDA Announces Improvements To The Dairy Safety Net Program

Source: USDA news release The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the details of the Pandemic Market Volatility Assistance Program as part of meetings...
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