Recommended milking procedures

Source: National Mastitis Council Proper milking procedures, attention to detail, and a clean environment are required to minimize mastitis and maximize production of quality milk....

A practical look at contagious mastitis

Source: National Mastitis Council Introduction Pathogenic microorganisms that most frequently cause mastitis can be divided into two groups based on their source: environmental pathogens and contagious pathogens....

Name that bug… What causes mastitis in Canada?

Mastitis Hurts “Mastitis is like an iceberg – effects float with only a fraction of their bulk above the water” Sigmund Freud quote, altered to fit...

Colostrum for the dairy calf

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Brian Lang, Veal Specialist/OMAFRA The success of colostrum feeding to calves is built on four...

Body condition scoring of Dairy Cattle

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Jack Rodenburg - Dairy Cattle Production Systems Program Lead/OMAFRA Every dairy producer has cattle...

Zoetis Canada Announces The Launch Off SmartBow, A Precision Livestock Management Tool For Progressive...

EARLY DETECTION FOR BETTER HEALTH AND REPRODUCTIVE OUTCOMES. Zoetis Canada is launching SmartBowTM, an industry-leading, artificial intelligent ear tag monitor system that uses the movement...

Transition cows and displaced abomasums

Source: Manitoba Agriculture Food, and Rural Initiatives The majority of displaced abomasums (DA) occur during the first three weeks after calving. The abomasum is the last...

Mastitis Bacteria

Source: Canadian Bovine Mastitis and Milk Quality Research Network Contagious and Environmental Bacteria The main bacteria responsible for causing mastitis can be divided in two categories:...

Salmonella Dublin – What Is It?

Source: Dairy Research and Extension Consortium of Alberta Why is this important? The University of Saskatchewan Rayner Dairy herd recently experienced a Salmonella Dublin outbreak. S....

Dairy cow teat condition scoring

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Vanessa Taylor – Milk Quality Assurance Program Lead/OMAFRA Teat condition scoring is a...
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