Dairy Cattle Technical Articles

Health

Article published the February 2, 2023:

Do cows with similar body condition scores have similar fat reserves?

Nutritionists showed that overfeeding for 8 wk to nonpregnant, nonlactating cows increased adipose tissue mass in nonlactating dairy cows, with omental, mesenteric, and perirenal fat masses about twice as high;...
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Dr. Goudarzi
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Article published the January 20, 2023:

Delayed-type hypersensitivity skin test against Neospora caninum in heifers with undetectable specific antibodies

Author/s :
Franco Fiorani
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Article published the January 11, 2023:

The Italian dairy sector is learning how to cope with summer heat stress

According to the Italian website CLALIT, in 2021 the Italian dairy sector accounted for almost 10% of the total EU milk production and 6% of EU milk exports. Italy exports nearly 35% of its milk production, mos...
Author/s :
Dario PasettiIsrael Flamenbaum
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Article published the January 4, 2023:

Five ways to reduce cold stress in calves

Calves can maintain body temperature within a certain range of temperatures called the thermoneutral zone without the need for additional energy. When temperatures drop below the critical low temperature (lower...
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Dr. Goudarzi
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Article published the January 2, 2023:

Do we know the real cost of heat stress to the dairy industry?

Heat stress is considered one of the main causes of performance and economic losses in the world dairy sector. These losses are proportional to the degree of heat stress cows are subjected to (days or hours per...
Author/s :
Israel Flamenbaum
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Article published the December 28, 2022:

Identification and Validation of Biomarkers for Designing Enteric Methane Mitigation Strategies in Cattle

IntroductionThe major challenge in livestock farming worldwide is to increase and improve production while limiting environmental impact and competition for resources for human consumption. Ruminants are key to...
Author/s :
Cecile Martin
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Article published the December 22, 2022:

Dystocia can be the cause of death of 40% of calves

Approximately 40 percent of calves that require partial assistance at birth die immediately or later (those that survive are more likely to develop respiratory and digestive problems later in life). Dystocia is...
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Dr. Goudarzi
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Article published the December 19, 2022:

Microbial interventions to improve gut health in neonatal calves

Author/s :
Ranga Nakandalage
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Article published the December 19, 2022:

Differential growth of Campylobacter jejuni in mixed populations of porcine fecal, bovine fecal, or bovine ruminal microbes

Author/s :
Robin Anderson
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Article published the December 19, 2022:

Effects of supplemental encapsulated butyric acid and zinc on rumen morphometrics and small intestine histology of finishing lambs abruptly transitioned to a grain-based diet

Author/s :
Forest Francis
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