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...

Preventing Down Cattle

Source: proAction Farmers work hard to provide excellent care for their cattle. However, cattle sometimes get sick or hurt, and can go down and be...

Water quality for dairy cattle

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: T. Wright – Dairy Cattle Nutritionist/OMAFRA Introduction Water is the most important nutrient for dairy cattle....

Lameness

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council Code of Practice for the care and handling of farm animals – Dairy Cattle, Section 3.5 Lameness among dairy...

Zoetis Launches Draxxin KP, A Combination Treatment For Bovine Respiratory Disease

Source: Zoetis news release Parsippany, NJ - Zoetis today announced a new combination product to treat bovine respiratory disease (BRD) and control related fever (pyrexia):...

Animal Health & Nutrition Company Rebrands As Axiota Animal Health, Creates Dairy Unit

Animal Health & Nutrition Company, a Paine Schwartz Partners portfolio company and the commercial leader in animal health and nutrition product development and commercialization...

Animal welfare at the fair: Heat stress

Source: Michigan State University Extension, Melissa Elischer Maintaining good animal welfare and animal care is paramount in the 4-Hanimal science experience. Youth, volunteers and parents...

Pneumonia: An underestimated threat among adult dairy cows

Boehringer Ingelheim Pneumonia is like a thief in the night. It’s hard to detect, but it steals from your bottom line and the losses can...

Rev up your cow’s rumen to prevent SARA during heat stress

Optimize rumen function for increased cow performance and feed efficienc. Have you ever felt like it’s too hot to eat? During periods of heat stress,...
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