Dairy ruminal performance News

News published on July 1, 2014:
Dairy farms can pay a heavy toll to thermal stress, even under moderate climate. The cow comfort zone is between 5-20°C and it is now admitted that even moderate heat stress can affect dairy production and ...
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Lallemand Animal Nutrition
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News published on July 1, 2009:
Keeping cows in their thermoneutral zone – 41 and 68 degrees – can minimize the impact of seasonal changes on milk production, reproduction, feed efficiency and income-over-feed cost, said John Smit...
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Eastern Dairy Business, PRO-DAIRY, March 2009
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News published on March 27, 2009:
As dairy herd sizes increase and group housing becomes more predominant, it's now more important than ever to understand factors that can affect a cow's behaviour. A complete assessment of your feeding system a...
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OMAFRA publication
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News published on January 14, 2009:
Many research projects have shown that feeding undegradable, or bypass, protein supplements has a positive effect on milk production. Common sources of undegradable protein are dried distillers grains, blood me...
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Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives
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News published on December 19, 2008:
Calf-raising is an essential part of a dairy operation. The primary goals during the early weeks of a calf's life are to develop a strong immune system and to stimulate rumen development. If these goals are met...
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Manitoba Agriculture Food, and Rural Initiatives
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News published on November 14, 2008:
One of the most prevalent metabolic diseases among dairy cows is subacute ruminal acidosis (SARA). Unfortunately it is also one of the more difficult to diagnose and prevent. The economic consequences of SARA a...
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Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives
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News published on October 17, 2008:
Fat contains over two times the amount of energy found in grain. This makes it a very good energy supplement for early lactation cows. The intake of supplemental fat should not exceed 5% of the ration. This cor...
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Manitoba Agriculture Food, and Rural Initiatives
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News published on September 25, 2008:
A wireless measuring system, consisting of sensors and transmission units, helps to keep livestock healthier with a minimum use of resources. Gone are the good old days when farmers knew all their cows by name....
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AlphaGalileo release
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News published on September 15, 2008:
High quality forages are the backbone of every feeding program. For years, dairy producers have been cutting forages early to maximize protein and energy content. Too often though, these forages do not result i...
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Manitoba Agriculture Food, and Rural Initiatives
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News published on May 21, 2008:
The global supplier of ingredients, Chr. Hansen, has been awarded the Grand Prix at International Veterinary Exhibition. The product awarded is the probiotic feed additive Rumenal. Rumenal is developed by the c...
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Chr. Hansen
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