Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Jack Rodenburg, Dairy Systems Production Program Lead/OMAFRA; Brian Lang, Dairy Cattle Production Systems Specialist/OMAFRA Introduction Robotic milking systems depend on voluntary visits by cows to the milking stall. If cows...
Source: Journal of Dairy Science ABSTRACT Cows are regularly removed from dairy herds and sold at livestock markets. Many cows are removed because of health problems, and their fitness for transport may vary because of seasonal variation, delayed or poor on-farm...
Source: BMC Veterinary Research, Ľubomíra Grešáková, Monika Holodová, Małgorzata Szumacher-Strabel, Haihao Huang, Piotr Ślósarz, Janusz Wojtczak, Natalia Sowińska & Adam Cieślak Abstract Background Lactating dairy cows are the greatest livestock contributor of methane, a major global greenhouse gas (GHG). However, good feeding management with adequate mineral intake can offers an effective...
Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Maintaining healthy riparian areas requires an understanding of how they were formed, how they function and how agricultural practices affect them. This fact sheet explains how agricultural practices in livestock production can be adopted to...
Source: National Mastitis Council Carol Hulland (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Simon Dufour (Université de Montréal), and Marcos Munoz (Universidad de Concepción) Version: April 13, 2018 Revision due: April 13, 2023 Many veterinary and milk quality laboratories are now using MALDI-TOF MS (Matrix Assisted Laser...
Source: Alberta Milk, U of A: Masahito Oba Background: Rumen acidosis is a persistent metabolic disorder for high-producing dairy cows; the effort to increase the diet fermentability to increase milk yield is often associated with rumen acidosis and milk fat depression....
NovaVive Inc., an animal health immunobiology company, today announced that an article has been published in the Journal of Animal Science (https://academic.oup.com/jas/article-abstract/99/9/skab191/6360969 <https://academic.oup.com/jas/article-abstract/99/9/skab191/6360969> ). The article summarizes a research study evaluating the effect of peripartal (around the time of calving)...
Source: Alberta Wheat Commission, Victoria Decker The Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC), Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission (Sask Wheat) and Minnesota Wheat Research and Promotional Council (MWRPC) are pleased to announce their collaborative, cross-border funding of a research project aimed at determining whether...
Source: Alberta Milk, U of S, Christopher Luby Background: Bovine mastitis causes losses of over $300 million annually to the Canadian Dairy Industry. More antibiotics are used in the dairy industry for treatment of mastitis than for all other reasons combined....
Source: PennState Extension Ensuring that your calves are achieving a healthy weaning transition is key to their nutritional success as they grow and develop. Are your calves experiencing a decrease in performance once they are transitioned from milk? Perhaps you are...
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