Quick guide to stall lameness scoring

Source: proAction Two methods can be used for scoring lameness in dairy cattle: Gait Scoring or Stall Lameness Scoring. Please see the Quick Guide to...

Recognition of ‘One Health’ is vital ensuring the healthy and sustainable future of our...

This week (18-24 November) is annual World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2020, which aims to increase awareness of global antimicrobial resistance and to encourage best...

Injection technique for dairy cattle

Source: The Mastitis Network Prior to administering an injection, make sure of the following: Consult a veterinarian about the proper use of medication. When indicated...

The 3 chances to build cattle immunity

Source: Dairy Calf and Heifer Newsletter Whether it’s a dairy calf, human infant or baby giraffe, all newborns enter a “dirty world” that is filled...

They are what they eat: Keeping cows fit and healthy longer with the right...

Source: GEA What goes for human beings, also goes for dairy cows: A healthy and individually tailored diet is one of the most important requirements...

Wisium Premixes and Services Now Available in Eastern Canada

Customers gain premium nutrition solutions, global expertise and unmatched service ADM (NYSE: ADM), a global leader in animal nutrition, today announced the launch of its...

Achieving a healthy weaning transition

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...

Improving the health of early-lactation dairy cows

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada On average, each of Canada's dairy cows produces 8,500 litres of milk per year. Farmers must monitor them closely in...

The welfare of cull dairy cows from farm to slaughter

Source: University of British Columbia Dairy cattle, By Jane Stojkov and David Fraser1 Every year about 250,000 cows are removed from Canadian dairy herds, in...

Antibiotic use in livestock

Source: Alberta Farm Animal Care Antimicrobials have been widely used in livestock since the 1950’s (1). Food animal production has steadily increased over the years,...
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