Dairy ruminal performance News

News published on April 19, 2018:

Actisaf helps maintain performance on spring grazing for High-Genetic merit Herd

Many dairy herds will see milk butterfat levels drop when their herd is grazing lush, spring grass – something that is often accompanied by dungs becoming loose. But back in 2016, dairy farmer, Tim Fit...
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News published on April 19, 2018:

Top tips for turnout to grass

Making the most of grazed grass is critical for any profitable dairy enterprise. When weather conditions allow, farmers will already be trying to get cows out grazing by day and will get their herds out full ...
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News published on April 19, 2018:

Actisaf supports rising milk yields

Peaks Farm is located in the village of Onneley, just inside the Cheshire border and overlooking the surrounding counties of Staffordshire and Shropshire. Andrew Moss is the second generation of his family to...
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News published on July 1, 2014:

New study shows that LEVUCELL® SC improves Dairy performance and cow digestive comfort under moderate heat stress

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:

Cows’ body temperature drives their behaviorage

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:

Fine Tune Feeding: Adjusting Feed Management in a Group Housing Operation Can Improve Herd Performance

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:

Rumen Performance: Why Bypass Protein May Not Work

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:

Rumen Development: Starting Calves on Dry Feed

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:

Acidosis in Dairy Cows

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:

Rumen: Feeding Fat to Dairy Cows

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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