Dairy Cattle News

News published on March 29, 2008:
Three of the world’s top agricultural policy makers will come together to address feed, food and fuel issues as part of Alltech’s 24th International Animal Health and Nutrition Symposium to be held April 20-23,...
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Alltech Inc.
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News published on March 28, 2008:
A major factor limiting optimum reproductive performance on many farms today is the failure to detect estrus in a timely and accurate manner. Increases in herd size and milk yield have been implicated as contri...
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Virginia Tech Cooperative Extension
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News published on March 20, 2008:
Pfizer Animal Health announced it will acquire two market-leading livestock genomics companies:    * Catapult Genetics, Pty., Ltd., focused on developing and commercializing innovative livestock DNA t...
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Business Wire
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News published on March 20, 2008:
Organic bedding materials are getting more difficult to obtain. As a result, there has been recent interest in the upper Midwest in using recycled manure solids for bedding. At the recent annual National Mastit...
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University of Minnesota Dairy Extension
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News published on March 19, 2008:
Many different approaches are being used to increase milk production of dairy cows. A study recently completed by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet) indicates...
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EAU Technologies Inc.
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News published on March 18, 2008:
A new computer model available on the Internet can help ranchers predict the heat stress threat level to their cattle. It's hard to relax if your cattle are stressed, so the ability to predict and avoid potenti...
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USDA Agricultural Research Service
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News published on March 17, 2008:
As we slowly move toward spring (the winter really hasn’t lasted 6 months, it just seems that way!) most farmers’ thoughts turn toward planting. It is a natural, seasonal process of renewal on the farm. Before ...
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University of Minnesota Dairy Extension
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News published on March 14, 2008:
Herds of dairy cows include dominant and submissive individuals. Most of you can identify your herd's boss cow, and though serious brawls are not that common, mild aggressive interaction such as head butting an...
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OMAFRA / Government of Ontario
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News published on March 14, 2008:
Uppermost in the mind of consumers in this age of ecology are the safety of the food chain, from farm to fork, and its environmental impact. Global agriculture is in the spotlight as rarely before. By rethinkin...
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Alltech Inc.
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News published on March 12, 2008:
Milk quality is never an accident...it takes careful planning and implementation. Low cell count herds have protocols and procedures that address dry cow management, cow handling, facilities, milking procedures...
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Virginia Tech Cooperative Extension
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