Managing and monitoring the health of transition dairy cows

Source: University of Minnesota Quick facts Monitoring the transition dairy cow helps producers to recognize signs of trouble before it starts. The transition period is 60...

How to prevent summer stress in Cows

SUMMER STRESS MANAGEMENT IN DAIRY COWSIntroduction   The thermoregulatory capability of animals to dissipate heat by sweating and panting is compromised during hot humid and dry...

Proper care for non-ambulatory cows

Source: National Dairy FARM PREVENT PLAN CARE Ensure cows are consuming a balanced ration to prevent metabolic disease and manage body condition Ensure cows are...

Fetal protection against BVDV

Source: Zoetis Elizabeth Doré, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, M.Sc., Manager, Veterinary Services Zoetis Canada, is a widely respected specialist in bovine medicine whose opinions and insights...

Antimicrobial resistance in mastitis-causing pathogens: Klebsiella

Source: University of Wisconsin-Madison Context Antimicrobial stewardship is a public health concern that calls for the judicious use of antimicrobials in veterinary medicine. The FDA has...

Three Oklahoma Tech Companies Form Partnership To Benefit Cattle Ranchers

Source: Land Scout Oklahoma-based technology companies Land Scout, AgBoost and SmartStock recently announced a partnership to integrate their agricultural software platforms. The alliance was formed...

Anpario launches Optomega Algae

Source: Anpario A SUSTAINABLE SUPPLEMENT PROVIDING OMEGA-3 FATTY ACIDS TO THE DAIRY HERD A new, microalgae-derived, omega-3 fatty acid supplement, for producers to incorporate into dairy...

Antibiotic Therapy in Mastitis Control for Lactating and Dry Cows

Source: University of Georgia Extension INTRODUCTION Antibiotic therapy continues to play an important role in the control of mastitis in dairy cows. Lactational therapy is effective...

Control of BVDV in Dairy Herds: More than just a virus causing diarrhea

Combine a strong vaccine protocol with rigorous testing and biosecurity measures to prevent and control the spread of BVDV and persistently infected calves in...

Why Bypass Protein May Not Work

Source: Manitoba Agriculture Food, and Rural Initiatives Many research projects have shown that feeding undegradable, or bypass, protein supplements has a positive effect on milk...
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