Dairy Cattle Technical Articles

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Article published the April 24, 2020:

Not necessary high milk production needs to be related to lower fertility under heat stress conditions

Achieving high conception rate is one of the conditions for achieving efficient production of milk at farm level. For many years the Israeli dairy industry suffered, like other farms in warm countries, a signif...
Author/s :
Israel Flamenbaum
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Article published the April 21, 2020:

Robotic Automation and Its Role in Milk Production

Those days are long gone when cows were enclosed within a pen to restrain their movement. Now they are set free at the farm until brought inside the milking area. As for the milking of cows is concerned, it is ...
Author/s :
Jackson Nay
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Article published the April 20, 2020:

The relationship between hours per day above THI threshold and cow's performance, under Israeli summer

Dairy sectors all over the world have been using the cattle heat load index (THI) as a mean of characterizing the climatic conditions to which cows are exposed. This is true when analyzing the results of experi...
Author/s :
Israel FlamenbaumYaniv Lavon
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Article published the February 19, 2020:

Importance of Body Condition Scoring in Dry Period of Dairy Cows

Introduction In field conditions, body condition scoring has been accepted as most satisfactory tool for easy judgment of dairy animals for their energy status as compared to the laboratory methods like estima...
Author/s :
AMIT KUMAR SINGH
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Article published the January 8, 2020:

Use of the Ruminal Content of Cattle Benefited in the Municipality Píritu, State Falcón-Venezuela, as a Food Resource

1. Introduction In the agricultural areas of Venezuela, specifically in Píritu municipality, the main problem in animal nutrition is the energy component of balanced rations, due to the inadequacies of ...
Author/s :
Héctor Bracho Espinoza
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Article published the December 30, 2019:

The use of the "summer to winter ratio" index, to assess the effect of summer heat stress on the performance of dairy cows in different regions of the USA

Summer heat stress causes significant economic losses to the U.S. livestock and especially the dairy industry. Different studies conducted in the United States indicate an annual loss of about $ 1.5 billion to ...
Author/s :
Israel Flamenbaum
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Article published the December 17, 2019:

The implementation of an intensive cooling system in a large scale dairy farm in South Russia

Cooling means to reduce heat stress from cows was developed over the last four decades in Israel, and are applied to a different degree of success in many farms in the world.  Cooling cows in the farm is ...
Author/s :
Israel Flamenbaum
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Article published the October 30, 2019:

Heat stress and cooling effects on dairy farm economics. Part 1 - economic losses caused by heat stress.

Heat stress is considered one of the most influential factors in the profitability of dairy farms, especially in the hot regions of the world. In the conferences and publications that I have published over the ...
Author/s :
Israel Flamenbaum
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Article published the October 30, 2019:

Heat stress and cooling effects on dairy farm economics. Part 2 - the economic benefits of cooling the cows in the summer.

Heat stress is considered an influential factor in the profitability of dairy farms, especially in the hot regions of the world. In the first part of my article, previous to this, I described how heat stress im...
Author/s :
Israel Flamenbaum
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349 1
Article published the July 11, 2019:

Compost Bedded Pack Barn Design. Features and Management Considerations

  Introduction The compost bedded pack barn is a housing system for lactating dairy cows. It consists of a large, open resting area, usually bedded with sawdust or dry, fine wood shavings and manure co...
Author/s :
Jeffrey Bewley
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