Dairy Cattle News

News published on March 20, 2008:

Manure solids for bedding: A viable option?

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:

Increasing Dairy Milk Production with Electrolyzed Drinking Water

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:

Heat Stress Model Keeps Cows Cool

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:

'Planning Time' on the Dairy

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:

Mix and Match: Grouping Cows According to Aggressiveness can Reduce Herd Stress

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:

‘Traceability is a Green Brand’: EFSA Founder & Former EU Commissioner Byrne to Deliver Conference Keynote

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

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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News published on March 11, 2008:

Touch screen technology simplifies fill level inspection

Krones has introduced a new system called Checkmat 753 HF that it claims offers simple-to-use fill level inspection for bottles through touch screen technology. The company says that the unit inspects up to 72,...
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Dairy Reporter
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News published on March 11, 2008:

New polystyrene milk bottles reduce costs, waste, claims BASF

BASF, a major chemicals and plastics producer, has teamed up with beverage bottle manufacturer ALPLA to create a bottle for milk and yoghurt drinks using impact resistant Polystyrene (PS-I). A spokesperson at B...
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Food Production Daily
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News published on March 11, 2008:

Engormix.com launches new topical area: Aquaculture

Engormix.com proudly announces the launching of its newest area, AQUACULTURE, as an answer to our members’ need for current information regarding aqua farming.Having in mind that aquaculture is an area inside a...
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