Participation in Forum on March 14, 2020
While there is no data on this, it would most likely be best to deliver a second feeding (if feeding 2x/d) 12 hours later....and make sure feed is pushed up continually (ideally hourly) in between feed deliveries.
Article published the January 10, 2019
Despite many advances in our knowledge of calf management, the dairy industry continues to be challenged with finding ways to raise replacement dairy heifer calves in such a manner that not only optimizes health, growth, and efficiency, but also is best for their welfare. This paper will identify some of those welfare challenges and how we can use knowledge of replacement dairy calf ...
Article published the September 4, 2018
Past research in dairy cattle nutritional management has focused almost exclusively on the nutritive aspects of the diet, resulting in many discoveries and improvements in dairy cow health and production. Despite many advances this field we are still faced with several challenges associated with feeding dairy cattle. Recent field observations suggest that housing and management can p ...
Article published the November 5, 2013
Past research in dairy cattle nutrition has focused almost exclusively on the nutrient aspects of the diet, and has led to many discoveries and improvements in dairy cattle health and production. Despite many advances in the field of ruminant nutrition, however, we are still faced with the challenge of ensuring adequate dry matter intake (DMI) to maximize production and prevent dise ...
Article published the October 22, 2013
Introduction There is mounting empirical evidence that measures of behavior can be used to predict and identify health and welfare concerns in dairy cattle (von Keyserlingk et al., 2009). Interest in the association between dairy cow behavior and illness is growing, particularly with an increasing availability of commercially available equipment that is readily available for the automated monitori ...
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