New science on the dairy water footprint

Source: Dairy Research Blog Dr. Andrew VanderZaag, a scientist from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, and his collaborators from the University of Guelph, OMAFRA, the Livestock...

New Research: Water use management and the water footprint in current and future climates

Source: Dairy Research Cluster New research supported by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) and Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) under the Dairy Research Cluster 3...

FLOTATION THERAPY FOR DOWNER COWS

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...

Selenium-fertilized forage as a way to supplement lactating dairy cows

Source: Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Séboussi, R., Tremblay, G.F., Ouellet, V., Chouinard, P.Y., Chorfi, Y., Bélanger, G., and Charbonneau, É. (2016). "Selenium-fertilized forage as a...

Embracing Oregano Oil in Feed Supplements

Source: RopaPharm When you think of oregano, what comes to mind? For most, oregano is thought to be a popular all-natu- ral spice used in...

Summaries of 15 new research projects launched under the Dairy Research Cluster 3 now...

Source: Dairy Research Cluster Fifteen new research projects targeting dairy farm efficiency and sustainability, cow health and welfare, milk quality, and dairy and cardiometabolic health...

News from the Rayner: Cow comfort–not just for farmers

Source: SaskMilk Producers who attended the 2019 Dairy Info Day identified cow comfort as a priority in the dairy industry. This aligns with the opinion...

Combining ultrasonography and cytology can assist in assessing uterine inflammation

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,...

A survey of dairy calf management practices among farms using manual and automated milk...

Source: Journal of Dairy Science ABSTRACT Dairy calves in North America traditionally are housed individually and fed by manual milk feeding (MMF) systems with buckets or...

Timed-Artificial Inseminati on Programs: Is Shorter Better?

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry - Dr. Marcos Colazo, Livestock Research Branch, Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development Why is this important? Poor or inadequate visual estrus...
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