Source: The Canola Council of Canada A recently published research project found that canola meal improves the environmental footprint of milk production – reducing methane emissions and nitrogen losses, along with a boost in milk production.  Published in the September...
Source: The University of British Columbia Brushes, both automated and fixed, are becoming common on dairy farms, providing cows the opportunity to express natural grooming behaviours. Previous work by researchers at The University of British Columbia showed just how important...
Source: Journal of Dairy Science ABSTRACT Lameness is a leading animal welfare concern in the dairy industry. Multiple stakeholders are involved in lameness management on a dairy farm, including farmers, hoof trimmers, and veterinarians. This study sought to explore perceptions of lameness, perceptions...
Source: Cornell Chronicles, By Krisy Gashler A partnership between industry, government and academia is bringing a state-of-the-art lab upgrade to Cornell’s Department of Animal Science. Four climate-controlled respiration chambers will be built in the Large Animal Research and Teaching Unit to study...
Source: Dairy Farmers of Ontario Dairy Farmers of Ontario is pleased to announce an investment of nearly $540,000 in research at the University of Guelph into antimicrobial medicines which are used to treat, control and prevent animal and human disease...
Source: University of Wisconsin-Madison Context Antimicrobial stewardship is a public health concern that calls for the judicious use of antimicrobials in veterinary medicine. The FDA has prohibited certain extralabel uses of cephalosporin and fluoroquinolones drugs in the veterinary field to preserve...
Source: Government of Canada Citation J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 100 (Suppl. 2):265. Plain language summary In Canada, corn silage is increasingly fed to lactating dairy cows at the expense of barley silage and other forages, as its high-energy content can improve animal performance....
Source: Elanco A newly-published white paper, “Pathway to Climate Neutrality for U.S. Beef and Dairy Cattle Production” by Drs. Sara E. Place, chief sustainability officer for Elanco Animal Health (NYSE: ELAN) and Frank M. Mitloehner, professor and director of the CLEAR...
Source: University of Georgia Extension INTRODUCTION Antibiotic therapy continues to play an important role in the control of mastitis in dairy cows. Lactational therapy is effective against Streptococcus agalactiae but less successful against infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus and other causes of mastitis. As a...
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)...
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