Source: Oklahoma State University By Dan N. Waldner, John Kirkpatrick, Terry W. Lehenbauer Feeding practices, management styles, health care programs, and facilities vary greatly among dairy operations.  Because of this, the degrees of stress, the patterns of disease resistance, and pathogen...
Source: Alltech news release The results from Alltech's 2021 U.S. Harvest Analysis revealed that the mycotoxin risk was notably higher for forage harvested in 2021 compared to the previous year. As dairy producers are now opening their forage bunks and taking...
Source: University of Minnesota Quick facts Heat stress occurs when cows have more heat than they can get rid of and leads to more stress, lower milk production and a higher rate of diseases. Temperature and humidity levels determine when...
Source: Mileutis Ltd. Mileutis, an Israeli-based biopharmaceutical company revolutionizing how farmers and veterinarians treat a range of diseases, today announced that a recent paper published in the Journal of Dairy Science on its Mileutis Imilac™ therapy provides results that support the use of...
As a hoof trimmer, I often get the question about how to treat strawberry foot in cattle, so I’ve decided to write a post with some successful tips. Treatment of severe cases of strawberry foot we’ve tackled with a wrap...
When comparing the present with the past, there are several statements that come up again and again from veterinarians and producers alike. “The cows have never been this healthy”, “The herd has never produced so much milk!”, “I think...
Visit the Halchemix Canada website: https://www.halchemix.ca/ Milk Fever and subclinical hypocalcemia, caused by the sudden increase in mammary gland uptake of blood Ca at the onset of lactation, are gateway disorders of the recently calved cow.  Prolonged subclinical hypocalcemia increases...
There could be more mammary infections in your herd than meets the eye! Early every year, there is always a terrific, “must attend” event that udder health professionals eagerly await: The National Mastitis Council’s Annual Meeting. This event never disappoints...
Lactanet recently introduced its new on-line A2 (Beta Casein) reports that include a Herd Summary and Animal Summary that reflect the current profile of your herd for the various genotypes of beta casein, more commonly known as A2. These...
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