Source: University of Missouri General health Less than 5 percent death loss. Sanitation, bedding and ventilation are extremely important for disease control. Attend calves from youngest to oldest. Feeding utensils. Use nipple pails or bottles to feed milk to calves...
The U.S. dairy industry has set an ambitious goal to reach greenhouse gas neutrality by 2050, and some Idaho scientists are part of a research project that will inform how the industry can reach that goal. The greenhouse gasses that contribute...
Source: USDA, Dept of Justice joint news release Farmers and ranchers now can anonymously report potentially unfair and anticompetitive practices in the livestock and poultry sectors using an online tool the U.S. Departments of Agriculture (USDA) and Justice (DOJ) launched...
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 days before calving and 30 days after calving. Transition cow management influences health, production, pregnancy...
Source: University of Missouri Extension Joe Horner State Specialist, Agricultural Business and Policy Extension Ryan Milhollin State Specialist, Agricultural Business and Policy Extension Pasture-based dairy producers sometimes summarize their guiding philosophy simply as, “Grow all the pasture you can grow, and let the cows...
Source: Ontario Ministry of Food and Rural Affairs Where Do They Live? In the quarters and on the teat skin of infected cows or heifers. How Is Infection Spread? During milking via hands, equipment and towels used for milking preparation. Disease: Mainly subclinical (no changes...
One factor that’s front and center across our economy right now is rising prices. On dairy farms we are seeing the effects, with sharp increases in feed, fertilizer, seed, fuel and labor expenses. Fortunately, milk prices have also increased...
Source: The University of British Columbia Data is at the heart of all research, and there is no shortage of data points at UBC’s Dairy Education and Research Centre (DERC). The researchers at DERC collect a wide range of data from...
Source: Journal of Dairy Science ABSTRACT Lameness is a leading animal welfare concern in the dairy industry. Multiple stakeholders are involved in lameness management on a dairy farm, including farmers, hoof trimmers, and veterinarians. This study sought to explore perceptions of lameness, perceptions...
Source: Boeheringer Ingelheim news release Duluth, GA - Considering that clinical mastitis can cost between $128 and $444 per cow each year 1-3 and subclinical mastitis can average $110 per cow annually, 4 it may be worth investing in a...
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