Dairy Cattle Technical Articles

Article published the October 14, 2016:
Introduction Control of mastitis caused by Streptococcus agalactiae and Staphylococcus aureus has resulted in reductions in bulk tank somatic cell count (SCC) but many herds continue to struggle with treatment...
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Pamela L. Ruegg
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Article published the October 7, 2016:
Introduction Grouping cows is a common practice farmers use to manage their herd more efficiently. Farmers use this strategy to separate far-off, close-up, sick, fresh, and pregnant cows. Grouping addresses co...
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Victor E. Cabrera
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Article published the October 7, 2016:
Introduction The transition period is the most-critical phase in the productive life of high-producing dairy cows and it is characterized by decreased liver function and increased inflammation and oxidative s...
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Erminio TrevisiJohan OsorioJuan Loor
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Article published the September 30, 2016:
It is difficult to present scientifically defensible definitions and specifications for what constitutes "cow comfort", but there is no doubt those good managers "know it when they see it". Today's dairy cow m...
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Ray Nebel
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Article published the September 27, 2016:
INTRODUCTION The biogenic amines are biologically active compounds synthesized from amino acids. Feed-borne biogenic amines are most commonly synthesized by spoilage microorganisms and are usually considered t...
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Mireya Tapia SalazarTrevor Smith
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Article published the September 26, 2016:
The United States dairy pro­duction has continued to grow despite competition for land and other agricultural resources from other agronomic and livestock/poultry alternatives. More ef­ficient utilizati...
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Bill Braman
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Article published the September 23, 2016:
Introduction Mastitis remains the most common disease of dairy cows and treatment or prevention of this disease is the most common reason that antibiotics are administered to cows (Pol and Ruegg, 2007, Saini e...
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Pamela L. Ruegg
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Article published the September 19, 2016:
Heat stress is now considered to be the cause of the largest economical loss to the world’s dairy sector. The reasons for this are global warming, the increase in milk output per cow and the “immigr...
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Israel Flamenbaum
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Article published the September 16, 2016:
In the pursuit of improved milk yield and production efficiencies, the question has long been asked, when can we best influence a cow’s milk production? For years, the focus has been during the lactation ...
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Fernando SoberonMichael Van Amburgh
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Article published the September 16, 2016:
The discovery of antibiotics in 1928 has led to a revolution in the field of medical and veterinary sciences. The use of antibiotics started and the practice is done till date with a large number and different ...
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Srijit Tripathi
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