Dairy Cattle Technical Articles

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Article published the March 26, 2018:

Chemical composition and microbial quality of cow milk in urban and peri urban area of Dangila town, Western Amhara Region, Ethiopia

Introduction Milk is a liquid consisting of 86-87% water and this means that it is a bulky and heavy commodity. Milk is also produced on a daily basis. As a result, milk requires high cost transportation and t...
Author/s :
Bekele Aysheshim
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Article published the March 22, 2018:

TNFa Altered Inflammatory Responses, Impaired Health and Productivity, but Did Not Affect Glucose or Lipid Metabolism in Early-Lactation Dairy Cows

Introduction The periparturient period in dairy cows is characterized by substantial metabolic stress, endocrine changes, depressed feed intake, and negative energy balance [1]. In response to these changes, d...
Author/s :
Barry BradfordLorraine M. Sordillo
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Article published the March 15, 2018:

Lameness in dairy heifers; impacts of hoof lesions present around first calving on future lameness, milk yield and culling risk

1. Introduction Lameness is one of the most significant diseases currently impacting on dairy cow health, welfare and productivity (Huxley, 2013). Since a first occurrence of lameness increases the future risk...
Author/s :
Jon HuxleyLaura Green
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Article published the March 15, 2018:

Changes in serum IgG and total protein concentrations in calves fed differing amounts of colostrum replacer

Introduction Acquisition of passive immunity is essential to calf health and growth. Provision of IgG using colostrum replacer (CR) products is increasingly common in the industry, but few data are available t...
Author/s :
Jim Quigley
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Article published the March 8, 2018:

Efficiency of a walk-through fly trap for Haematobia irritans control in milking cows in Uruguay

     
Author/s :
André Díaz PinoCecilia MiraballesEleonor CastroFranklin Riet Correa Amaral
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Article published the March 1, 2018:

The effects of summer on milk production and its components, SCC and conception rate

The "Winter-Summer Ratio" report was developed by Dr. Israel Flamenbaum and Ephraim Ezra. This report reflects the gap in the performance of cows in different seasons and the ability of the individual farm to c...
Author/s :
Yaniv Lavon
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Article published the February 22, 2018:

Evaluation of the limitations and methods to improve rapid phage-based detection of viable Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in the blood of experimentally infected cattle

Background Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (MAP) is a slow-growing bacterium that causes Johne’s disease, a wasting disease in ruminants and other animals. A common test for Johne’s di...
Author/s :
Jon Huxley
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Article published the February 15, 2018:

Reactions in the rumen – limits and potential for improved animal production efficiency

INTRODUCTION Rumen microbes ferment dietary carbohydrates and protein to obtain ATP, which in turn is the major source of energy required for microbial growth. The two major reactions of rumen fermentation are...
Author/s :
Dr. Vivek Fellner
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Article published the February 5, 2018:

Does the length of the dry period affect milk quality?

We have a renewed interest in the optimal dry period length for dairy cows. The average dry period length in the US is 57 days but variation exists. DHIA data say that on average, 13% of cows are dry less than ...
Author/s :
Albert De Vries
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Article published the January 24, 2018:

Minimize heat stress to maximize milk production and quality

Dealing effectively with heat stress in dairy herds is an essential management issue throughout the nation, but Southeastern dairy producers are forced to deal with extreme heat and humidity for prolonged perio...
Author/s :
Amanda Elizabeth Stone
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