Canada’s agriculture industry is in a good position to weather inflationary pressures and higher interest rates, according to Farm Credit Canada’s (FCC) chief economist. “We are in a unique position where record farm revenues are helping to offset the impact...
Source: VAS news release VAS is pleased to announce the launch of MyDC on PULSE. The new cloud-based herd management platform is designed to help simplify day-to-day tasks. MyDC on PULSE boasts efficiency and accessibility for farmer's dairy data in...
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...
Source: Mississippi State University Figure 1. This is an example of a properly restrained calf for disbudding procedures. The practice of dehorning or disbudding dairy calves has been implemented on modern dairy farms to prevent injury from horns to caretakers and other animals in...
Source: Ohio State University Extension, Jason Hartschuh, Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Crawford County With harvest well under way to feed the cows for 2023, it is important to make sure we are assessing what the 2023 milk price...
Source: Michigan State University For more than a quarter century, Michigan State University professor J. Richard Pursley has been at the forefront of world-renowned research and dairy cattle fertility management programs that have played a pivotal role in bolstering Michigan to the...
Source: Lactanet,  authors: Simon Jetté-Nantel, Ph. D., René Roy, agr., and Patrice Fortier, agr. Without rubbing salt in the wound, we all know fall is a difficult time for a farm’s cash flow. Milk cheques are often at their lowest at...
Source: Ohio State University Gustavo M. Schuenemann, DVM, MS, PhD, Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University Dystocia has been defined as a difficult birth resulting in prolonged calving or severe assisted extraction of the...
Source: National Library of Medicine Abstract This work aimed to review the important aspects of the dairy industry evolution at herd level, interrelating production with health management systems. Since the beginning of the industrialization of the dairy cattle sector (1950s), driven...
Source: National Farm Animal Care Council Code of Practice for the care and handling of farm animals – Dairy Cattle, Section 3.2 Management practices used on dairy farms are known to have a significant impact upon animal health, animal welfare, and milk...
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