New study identifies fresh insights for reducing methane emissions in cattle

Source: Wheatsheaf Group news release A study by Synomics, the biological insights business, has identified interactions between an animal's genome and its rumen microbes that...

Using Realistic Evaluation to understand how interventions work on dairy farms

Source: Science Direct Abstract Interventions that aim to help farmers change on-farm practices recommend that advisors communicate effectively with farmers, work collaboratively to set goals and...

Effect of Stall Base Type on Dairy Cow Herd Health, Costs, Producer Satisfaction, Lameness,...

Source: Dr. Temple Grandin W. K. Fulwider1, T. Grandin1, D. J. Garrick1, T. E. Engle1, W. D. Lamm1, N. L. Dalsted2, and B. E. Rollin1341...

Four Management Practicesto Manage Milk Yield inDairyHerds

Source: Ohio State University, Gustavo M. Schuenemann, DVM, MS, PhD. Professor, Dairy Cattle Health and Management, Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, The Ohio State University Because...

Are some cows genetically susceptible to Johne’s Disease?

Source: Dairy Research Cluster A research project led by Nathalie Bissonnette (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) -Sherbrooke) and Kapil Tahlan (Memorial University of Newfoundland) is investigating genetic markers...

Assessment of within-herd seroprevalence of Anaplasma marginale antibodies and associated decreased milk production in...

ABSTRACT Objective Bovine anaplasmosis, caused by the hemobacteria Anaplasma marginale (Am) is the most prevalent tick-transmitted disease of cattle worldwide and is associated with significant production...

Post-milking Teat Disinfection Fact Sheet

Source: , Mark Puliafico, Andy Johnson, and Jason Koerth for the NMC Teat Health Committee, edited by John Middleton and Eric Hillerton Introduction The rate of new...

Understanding the impact of cutting-edge genomic technologies on breeding strategies for optimum genetic progress...

Source: Dairy Research Cluster 3 Principal Investigator: Christine Baes (University of Guelph) Co-Investigators: Flavio Schenkel, Getu Hailu, Angela Canovas (University of Guelph) National Dairy Research Strategy investment...

Dairy cows with no access to outside pasture may have damaged emotional wellbeing

Source: Queen's University Belfast Over the past year, we have been shown the psychological damage that lockdown can have on human wellbeing. New research led...

U of Illinois research: Could super-charged cattle embryos solve world food challenge?

Source: University of Illinois news release What if, in the next five to 10 years, we could double or triple milk and meat availability in...
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