Dairy Heifer Motivation for Access to a Shaded Area

Source: MDPI Simple Summary The aim of this study was to determine the motivation of pasture housed dairy heifers to access shade during southern Brazil’s summer...

Dairy cattle welfare in tie stalls vs. less restrictive housing

Source: University of British Columbia Cows kept in ‘tie stalls’ are tethered in individual stalls. This is the most prominent form of housing for Canadian...

Animal Feed Safety Practices to Prevent Aflatoxin in Milk

Source: PennState Extension Animal feed production is undergoing a shift in approach to food safety, with preventive measures to address possible hazards before they occur. The...

Mineral status and enteric methane production in dairy cows during different stages of lactation

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...

WCVM scientists work on new testing method for cattle-adapted bacteria

Source: Western College of Veterinary Medicine, Jessica Colby A research team at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) is developing a more cost-effective method to...

Effects of alternative deep bedding options on dairy cow preference, lying behavior, cleanliness, and...

Source: Journal of Dairy Science, T. Wolfe, E. Vasseur, T.J. DeVries, R. Bergeron Cows spend more time lying down when stalls are soft and dry,...

Improvements in lameness detection

Source: University of British Columbia Lameness is one of the greatest challenges facing the dairy industry - approximately 25% of the dairy cows in Canada...

WSU researchers look to quantify dairy cow health and wellbeing

Source: Washington State University, By Josh Babcock, College of Veterinary Medicine Washington State University researchers are using a human medical technique to measure the impact of...

More than 20 years of research supports ongoing improvements in dairy cattle care and...

Source: Dairy Research Cluster For more than 20 years, David Fraser, Dan Weary and Nina Von Keyserlingk at the University of British Columbia have been...

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...
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