Dairy Cattle Technical Articles

Article published the December 7, 2016:
Introduction In spite of considerable progress in improvement of milk quality, mastitis continues to be the most frequent and costly disease of dairy cows, however few veterinarians are actively involved in ma...
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Pamela L. Ruegg
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Article published the December 7, 2016:
Background Carinata (Brassica carinata) is a new oilseed that shows great potential for the Midwest. This oilseed has been selectively bred for high oil concentration ideal for biofuels and bio-oil production....
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Alvaro GarciaJill AndersonKarla Hernandez
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Article published the December 7, 2016:
Introduction Dairy farming is a highly dynamic and integrated production system that requires continuous and intense decision-making for improved profitability. Several dairy farm components that include 1) ca...
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Victor E. Cabrera
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Article published the December 2, 2016:
Introduction During early lactation (i.e. the first 60 days of lactation), the massive repartition of nutrients to the mammary gland for milk synthesis has been identified as a major contributor to the high ri...
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Massimo Bionaz
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Article published the November 25, 2016:
Background Previous research has underscored that provision of adequate levels of essential AA (EAA) is critical for improving N utilization efficiency as well as maximizing bovine milk protein synthesis [1]....
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Juan Loor
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Article published the November 25, 2016:
  Introduction Cryptosporidiosis is a zoonotic protozoan disease that has a very broad and versatile geographic distribution including the Antarctic region [1]. Cryptosporidium is the causative agent and...
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Armagan Hayirli
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Article published the November 18, 2016:
Background A recent study by the SDSU Dairy and Food Science Department investigated the effects of water quality on heifer preference and drinking behavior. Providing good quality water to livestock is a majo...
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Jill AndersonMaristela Rovainirosh senevirathne
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Article published the November 18, 2016:
1. Introduction Endoparasitic nematodiasis are considered as one of the main factors seriously affecting the livestock industry, since they cause an important reduction not only in the animal weight but also ...
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Miguel Ángel Mercado Uriostegui
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Article published the November 11, 2016:
Artificial insemination is a powerful tool for genetic improvement that enhances the value of bred heifers. A longer duration of estrus and more mounting activity makes the detection of estrus in heifers easier...
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Ray Nebel
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Article published the November 11, 2016:
Rumen-protected lysine (Lys) and methionine (Met) are becoming common fixtures in dairy rations, particularly in those where milk is sold not only for volume, but also for the component values. Research and pr...
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Steve Blezinger
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