Mitigation of enteric methane production from dairy cows and impact on manure emissions: filling...

Source: Dairy Farmers of Canada, dairyresearch.ca Principal Investigators: CHAOUKI BENCHAAR Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Sherbrooke RACHEL GERVAIS Université Laval COLLABORATORS: Édith Charbonneau and Doris Pellerin Université Laval OBJECTIVE: Methane production...

1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D3 modulates the phenotype and function of Monocyte derived dendritic cells in cattle

Source: BMC Veterinary Research, http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Authors: Yolanda Corripio-Miyar, Richard J. Mellanby, Katy Morrison and Tom N. McNeilly Abstract Background The active form of the vitamin D3, 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D3 (1,25-(OH)2D3) has been shown to have major effects not only...

Dehorning depression?

Source: University of British Columbia Anyone who has dehorned a calf will tell you this is painful. Pain control for this procedure is now required...

Monitoring Why Heifers Leave Your Herd

It is true... As an industry we ask Canadian dairy producers to collect A LOT of data on the animals in your herd. Our...

Efficacy of Micro-Aid® on Ruminal Methane Production

Download complete article  Widespread concern over global warming has spurred an emerging need to mitigate the release of “Cow Flatulence” which is lost as methane...

Interpretation of Repeated Testing for Johne’s Disease in Ontario Dairy Herds.

Source: Johne's Education & Management Assistance Program, David Kelton, Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada, N1G 2W1 Ann Godkin, Veterinary Science and...

COW COMFORT AT CALVING

Source: University of British Columbia Anyone who works in the dairy industry will be aware that there is tremendous variation in maternity pen design. Part...

Dairy cows value access to pasture as highly as fresh feed

Source: von Keyserlingk, M. A. G. et al. Dairy cows value access to pasture as highly as fresh feed. Sci. Rep. 7, 44953; doi:...

Broad-spectrum infrared thermography for use as an early detection method for digital dermatitis in...

Source: Alberta Milk, UCVM: Herman Barkema Background: Approximately 50% of cows have foot lesions that contribute to lameness, of which 43 % are DD. DD is...

Antimicrobial Susceptibility Patterns of Environmental Streptococci Recovered from Bovine Milk Samples in the Maritime...

Source: Frontiers in Veterinary Science Abstract Determination of antimicrobial susceptibility of bovine mastitis pathogens is important for guiding antimicrobial treatment decisions and for the detection of...
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