nirosh senevirathne
nirosh senevirathne (United States)
Technical publication

Drinking Reverse Osmosis Water Improves Health Performance of Young Calves

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Drinking Reverse Osmosis Water Improves Health Performance of Young Calves
Water is the most important nutrient for calves and plays an important role as solvent of nutrients, rumen development, thermoregulation and other functions in the body. In addition, other researchers found that calves started feed consumption...
Carlos Avilán
Carlos Avilán (Community Manager)
Publication of news release

Global Animal Feed Additives Market will be worth over $22bn by 2022

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Global Animal Feed Additives Market will be worth over $22bn by 2022
The animal feed additives market size, worth USD 16.11 billion in 2014, is expected to grow at a CAGR of 3.7 % over the period of 2015-2022. Rise in meat consumption of livestock such as poultry, cattle, and swine as a protein source is...
Israel Flamenbaum
Technical publication

Flamenbaum: "Only a very small amount of countries manage to cool off cows"

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Flamenbaum: "Only a very small amount of countries manage to cool off cows"
Israel Flamenbaum, Owner of Cow Cooling Solutions and international consultant, answered questions for Engormix on heat stress, direct and indirect cooling systems, and...
Victor E. Cabrera
University of Wisconsin - USA
Victor E. Cabrera (United States)
Technical publication

Sustainable production of dairy farm systems

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Sustainable production of dairy farm systems
Sustainability of dairy farm production systems can be measured by the intersection between profitability and environmental stewardship. It is clear that unprofitable farms are destined to go out of business. Similarly, although not as evident...
Michael Hutjens
University of Illinois
Michael Hutjens (United States)
Technical publication

Positioning Commodity Feeds in Dairy Rations

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Positioning Commodity Feeds in Dairy Rations
Positioning refers to determining how a by-product feed would be using in the dairy ration on each dairy farm situation. If the current ration does not need the nutrients in a by-product feed, it should not be considered. Categories are listed...
Ray Nebel
Ray Nebel (United States)
Technical publication

Your Herd’s Reproductive Status

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Your Herd’s Reproductive Status
Maintaining a high level of reproductive efficiency is required if dairy herd profitability is to be maximized. Reproductive performance of a dairy herd is a function of certain management policies and how well these management policies are...
Carolina Jacometo
Technical publication

Maternal consumption of organic trace minerals alters calf systemic and neutrophil mRNA and microRNA indicators of inflammation and oxidative stress

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Maternal consumption of organic trace minerals alters calf systemic and neutrophil mRNA and microRNA indicators of inflammation and oxidative stress
Organic trace mineral (ORG) supplementation to dairy cows in substitution of sulfate sources has been associated with improvement in immune function during stressful states such as peripartal period. However, the effect of supplemental ORG during...
Armagan Hayirli
Technical publication

Prevalence of Cryptosporidiosis and Molecular Characterization of Cryptosporidium spp. in Calves in Erzurum

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Prevalence of Cryptosporidiosis and Molecular Characterization of Cryptosporidium spp. in Calves in Erzurum
Bovine cryptosporidiosis is considered one of the most common causes of neonatal diarrhea in cattle, leading to economic losses. The severity of infection ranges from mild to severe depending on Cryptosporidium species as well as age, previous...
Miguel Ángel Mercado Uriostegui
Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro - México
Technical publication

Efficacy of Clonostachys rosea and Duddingtonia flagrans in Reducing the Haemonchus contortus Infective Larvae

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Efficacy of Clonostachys rosea and Duddingtonia flagrans in Reducing the Haemonchus contortus Infective Larvae
Endoparasitic nematodiasis are considered as one of the main factors seriously affecting the livestock industry, since they cause an important reduction not only in the animal weight but also their main products; that is, meat and milk are also...
Anja Pastor
PHYTOBIOTICS
Anja Pastor (Germany)
Technical publication

Mastitis

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Mastitis
Several measures can be taken to minimize mastitis: next to a consequent dry-cow management, hygiene is a tremendous tool in the fight of mastitis – including clean udders, the use of milkers´ gloves, clean bedding and a good milking management...
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