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Preventing Milk Fevers

Milk fever is one of the more expensive metabolic diseases faced by dairy producers. Costs can easily exceed $400/cow in terms of vet and drugs, discarded milk and lost milk production. Cows with milk fever...
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Nitrates in Dairy Forages

Early frosts raise the concern of nitrate accumulation in forages. High nitrate levels are particularly toxic to cattle, less so for horses. What are nitrates? Nitrates are one of the raw materials taken ...
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Hulless Barley in Dairy Diets

The release of a new variety, Falcon, is generating considerable interest in hulless barley this spring. Falcon, a variety developed in Alberta, is not recommended for growing in Manitoba because of its poo...
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Milk Urea Nitrogen Testing

Milk urea nitrogen (MUN) analyses can be used as a signal, or "red flag", to point out potential problems in your feeding program. In particular, high MUN values reflect excessive dietary crude protein or l...
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Nutritional Management of the Transition Cow: Effects on Reproduction and Production

The following paper is a special collaboration from AFMA (Animal Feed Manufacturers Association) www.afma.co.za We thank their kind support. SUMMARY Fertility in the UK dairy herd is falling at a rate of aroun...
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Antibiotics In Livestock And Poultry Production

The following article is a special collaboration from AFMA (Animal Feed Manufacturers Association) www.afma.co.za We thank their kind support. BENEFITS OF ANTIBIOTICS USED IN FOOD PRODU...
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Phosphorus recommendations for ruminants and possible improvements

The following article is a special collaboration from AFMA (Animal Feed Manufacturers Association) www.afma.co.za We thank their kind support. All the current nutritional recommendation syste...
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Sulphur in Ruminant Nutrition

The efficacy of a feed supplement for ruminants depends mainly on its effect on the ecology and nutrition of the micro- organisms inhabiting the rumen. Sulphur (S) has long been recognized as an essenti...
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Milk quality issues: what does it take to get somatic cell count down to100,000 and keep it there?

ALLTECH 2002 CD: Milk quality issues: what does it take to get somatic cell count down to 100,000 and keep it there? Department of Animal Sciences, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA Introduc...
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Diagnosing Mastitis by Milk Culture - Commonly Asked Questions

Introduction This winter OMAF vets, Raw Milk Quality staff and Livestock Advisors conducted 20 workshops about mastitis for producers. Collecting milk samples to identify mastitis-causing bacteri...
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