Sourdough bread research aims to improve prospects for wheat sensitive individuals

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...

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...

Accuracy of a cow-side test for the diagnosis of hyperketonemia and hypoglycemia in lactating...

Source: Elsevier, ScienceDirect Highlights This study determined the accuracy of a cow-side device to quantify blood BHBA and glucose compared to a laboratory method. The...

Scientific advances in organic dairy farming: Switchgrass as a promising sustainable alternative bedding for...

Source: Dairy Farmers of Canada, Dairy Research Blog A research project financed in part by Dairy Farmers of Canada and its partners under the Organic...

Evaluating the Cost Effectiveness of Feed Additives

  Source: Western Canadian Dairy Seminar: David Galligan, University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine, Email: Galligan@vet.upenn.edu Take Home Messages Economic evaluation must be done on a marginal...

Validation of On-farm Tests for Clinical Endometritis

Source: Novalait Factsheet Réjean C. Lefebvre, Émile Bouchard, Jocelyn Dubuc, Luc DesCôteaux The reproductive performance of cows is an important part of dairy farm monitoring and agricultural...

Evaluating strategies to improve the feeding management of dairy cows housed in automated milking...

Source: Saskmilk PROGRESS REPORT ADF 20160165 ALMA 2017R002R Alberta Mik SaskMilk Dairy Farmers of Manitoba Prepared by: Dr. Greg Penner 1. Activities during the reporting period The project is progressing, generally, as planned....

Benchmarking Early Postpartum Disorders in Alberta Dairy Herds

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ M.G. Colazo1 , M. Gobikrushanth 2 , A. Behrouzi 1 , I. López-Helguera 3 , and B. Hoff 4 1Livestock Research...

Feeding Management Strategies for Cows in Automated Milking Systems

Source: University of Saskatchewan, Silvia Menajovsky, Keshia Paddick, and Dr. Greg Penner* University of Saskatchewan Department of Animal and Poultry Science *greg.penner@usask.ca There is considerable debate...

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...
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