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Article published the October 8, 2020:

Successful weaning of calves

THE PHASES OF THE RAISING PROCESS Under intensive systems, the stage called Calf Rearing lasts approximately up to 60 days (30-60 days) and has three important phases:   1. Pre-ruminant phase - in which...
Author/s :
Daniel Werner
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Article published the September 25, 2020:

Latest approaches for the management of mastitis

Introduction Milk is one of the most important foods of human beings and is recognized globally as a complete diet due to presence of essential components required for human health. India has a good number of ...
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AMIT KUMAR SINGH
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Article published the September 9, 2020:

Existing Animal Husbandry Practices in Narmada District of Gujarat in India

1. Introduction Crop husbandry and animal husbandry are two main pillars of Indian agriculture which play crucial role in Indian economy. Animal husbandry particularly dairy development has great potential and...
Author/s :
Ram Singh
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Article published the September 8, 2020:

Characterization of the temperature-humidity index and heat stress in dairy cattle in two dairy units in Mayabeque province, Cuba

Climate change is one of the most important environmental realities that human faces in this century. Not only because of the effects it has on the different human spheres, but because it represents a challenge...
Author/s :
ana valeria enriquez
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Article published the September 3, 2020:

Zeelim dairy farm in the south Israel succeeds "beating the summer"

Zeelim dairy farm is located in the south of Israel and characterized by desert conditions and low rainfall in winter (100-150 mm/year) November–March. In the last years, recycled water from the big Tel ...
Author/s :
Israel Flamenbaum
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Article published the August 27, 2020:

A Focus on Immunity – The Impact of Nutrition

For the last few months, it seems that immunity has been at the forefront of our thought process – not just for the dairy industry but world-wide. While everyone has been focused on staying healthy and ha...
Author/s :
Dr. Steve Blezinger
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Article published the July 31, 2020:

Thoughts and insights on some factors that can affect the effectiveness of heat stress mitigation in dairy farms

In a survey that we carried out recently in Israel, we found a great variation between farms, in terms of the number of hours along the day the cows are in "heat stress" condition (body temperature above normal...
Author/s :
Israel Flamenbaum
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Article published the July 21, 2020:

The use of Intra-vaginal data loggers to improve the effectiveness of cooling treatment to dairy cows

The summer heat stress is one of the largest causes of economic losses to dairy farms in the world. In particularly hot regions, a drop of more than 1,500 liters par lactation from cow’s potential is repo...
Author/s :
Israel Flamenbaum
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Article published the July 21, 2020:

The cows calving in early summer need to be in proper body condition, in addition to be intensively cooled

Efficient cooling systems based on water evaporation from cow's body surface have been developed in last four decades in dairy sectors of warm climate countries. The main effect of cooling is in reducing the dr...
Author/s :
Israel Flamenbaum
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Article published the July 21, 2020:

The economic benefits of cooling dry cows

Summer losses in milk production are usually related to the negative impact of summer heat stress on the lactating cow. In the last 40 years, some studies realized in different parts of the world showed that al...
Author/s :
Israel Flamenbaum
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