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Feeding the Dry Cow

Dry Cow Management Goals Every dairy producer's goal for the milking herd should be to maximize feed intake and milk production -- profitably. Proper dry cow management provides the foundation for a ...
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Effects of Mycotoxins (Aflatoxin B1,deoxynivalenol, zearalenone, vomitoxin T-2) on the Health and Productivity of Specific Production Animals (Agranco Corp.)

Swine Swine are sensitive to mycotoxins, especially nursing or nursery-age swine. In general, mycotoxins cause reductions in feed intake, growth performance, and immune function when levels are relatively low....
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Selenium status of cows effects their calves

The following article is a special collaboration from AFMA (Animal Feed Manufacturers Association) www.afma.co.za We thank their kind support. Science summary In many areas of the world, feed grains and fo...
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Alternatives to antibiotics

The following article is a special collaboration from AFMA (Animal Feed Manufacturers Association) www.afma.co.za We thank their kind support. The growth promoter is dead. Long live the “nutraceutical”! ...
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Feeding the Dry Cow

Under ideal conditions, dairy cows produce milk during 305 days of the year and are dry the remaining 60 (table 1). In reality, feeding for high production should begin during the dry period or towards the end ...
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Alvaro GarciaFernando Diaz, DVM, PhD
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