Live yeast helps maintain dairy cow performance, feeding behavior and rumen health during periods...

A recent study published in the Journal of Dairy Science by the team of Professor José E.P. Santos from the University of Florida (Perdomo...

An assessment tool to help producers improve cow comfort on their farms

Source: US National Library of Medicine Abstract Effective management and an appropriate environment are essential for dairy cattle health and welfare. Codes of practice provide dairy...

Contact with cows during the young age increases social competence and lowers the cardiac...

Source: Science Direct, CorneliaBuchliabAliceRaselliaRupertBruckmaiercEdnaHillmanna Highlights •Social behaviour and stress reactivity were compared in calves reared with cow-contact and calves reared with peer-contact only. •Social Isolation and...

Research Summary: Cloth Udder Towel Management

Source: National Mastitis Council, Sam Rowe, University of Minnesota PhD candidate Researchers from the University of Minnesota recently published an article in the Journal of Dairy...

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...

Relationships among postpartum body condition score change and productive and reproductive performance in Alberta...

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ M. Gobikrushanth2 , A. Behrouzi 1 , K. Macmillan 1 , and M. G. Colazo 1 1Livestock Research Section, Alberta Agriculture...

Bacteria-killing molecules may be key to new mastitis therapy

Source: Western College of Veterinary Medicine, Aimen Khan A Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) researcher and his team are taking a molecular approach to...

Alfalfa baleage with increased concentration of nonstructural carbohydrates supplemented with a corn-based concentrate did...

Source: US National Library of Medicine Brito AF1, Tremblay GF2, Bertrand A2, Castonguay Y2, Bélanger G2, Michaud R2, Lafrenière C3, Martineau R4, Berthiaume R5. 1. University...

Inflammatory mechanism of Rumenitis in dairy cows with subacute ruminal acidosis

Source: BMC Veterinary Research Chenxu Zhao†, Guowen Liu†, Xiaobing Li†, Yuan Guan, Yazhou Wang, Xue Yuan, Guoquan Sun, Zhe Wang and Xinwei Li †Contributed equally Abstract Background Subacute ruminal acidosis (SARA) is a metabolic disease in high-producing dairy cattle, and is accompanied by rumenitis. However, the...

Simplifying the Cosynch Protocol While Achieving Acceptable Pregnancy Rates in heifers

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ The Cosynch protocol is a modified ovulation synchronization protocol which involves an initial dose of gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH), followed by...
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