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Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ M.G. Colazo1 , M. Gobikrushanth 2 , A. Behrouzi 1 , I. López-Helguera 3 , and B. Hoff 4 1Livestock Research Section, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, Canada; 2AFNS, University of Alberta, Canada; 3Department of Animal Science,...
Source: University of British Columbia Some calves are inherently optimistic or pessimistic, just as humans are, a new University of British Columbia study has found. Recognizing these individual personality differences is important to ensure animals are treated well, says professor Marina von...
Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Uterine contamination negatively affects reproduction in dairy cattle Uterine infection delays resumption of normal ovarian activities by suppressing growth of eggs, often causing significant economic losses to dairy producers. Infection is quickly followed by intensive migration...
Source: Dairy Farmers of Canada, Dairy Research Blog A research project financed in part by Dairy Farmers of Canada and its partners under the Organic Science Cluster investigated sustainable alternative sources of bedding for dairy cows. The research team led by...
Source: US National Library of Medicine Nathalie C. Newby, Cassandra B. Tucker, David L. Pearl, Stephen J. LeBlanc, Ken E. Leslie, Marina A.G. von Keyserlingk, and Todd F. Duffield Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1 (Newby,...
Source: University of Guelph It is clear that feeding enough high-quality colostrum soon after birth is critical for calf health and has long-term effects on their performance. Could there be benefits of feeding colostrum after passive transfer of antibodies is...
Blanket dry cow therapy, the infusion of all quarters of all cows with antibiotics following the last milking of the lactation, is a fundamental component of good mastitis control. At current prices for commonly used dry cow preparations, the...
Source: Lely On behalf of Lely, the University of Milan conducted a study into the feed quality and heating of blocks of corn silage in a feed kitchen. During the days in which the study was carried out, the temperature...
Source: UBC Providing quality care for recumbent (‘downer’) cows is a crucial role for the modern dairy farmer. Cases of poor quality care can harm both the cow and the reputation of the dairy industry. Providing good care can be...
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 losses in cattle. The objective of this survey was to investigate the within-herd seroprevalence of...