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Mastitis

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council Code of Practice for the care and handling of farm animals – Dairy Cattle, Section 3.6 Mastitis is an inflammation of...

Genetics 101: genetic progress before & since genomics

Source: Holstein Canada SINCE THE INTRODUCTION OF GENOMICS, we have seen advancements in genetic progress for all traits in the Holstein breed. Though it may...

A breeding index to rank beef bulls for use on dairy females to maximize...

Source: Journal of Dairy Science To read the full research article please click here ABSTRACT The desire to increase profit on dairy farms necessitates consideration of the...

Dairy housing – ventilation options for free stall barns

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: H.K. House, P. Eng Barn Environment What kind of barn environment do you want? Decide...

Canadian tractor sales up in September, combines sales down

Source: Agri Marketing magazine According to the Association of Equipment Manufacturer's monthly "Flash Report," the sale of all tractors in Canada during September 2019 were...

Shaping the sector for a sustainable future By: Dr Judith Bryans, IDF President

One of the main benefits of the IDF World Dairy Summit is the opportunity it presents to bring the sector together to discuss what...

Dairy industry teams up to help Ottawa Food Bank

Source: Dairy Processors Association of Canada Dairy Industry Teams Up to Help Ottawa Food Bank (OTTAWA) October 10, 2019 – The Dairy Processors Association of Canada...

Faba beans as protein in livestock feed

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Anita Heeg, Feed Ingredients and By Products Specialist With many feed ingredients available to producers,...

Using body condition scoring in dairy herd management

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by:R. Parker – Dairy Cattle Specialist/OMAFRA Introduction There are six key times during the yearly...

4-H Canada announces four recipients of prestigious L.E.A.D. Scholarship

Source: 4-H Canada 4-H Canada is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 4-H Canada Leadership Excellence Awards of Distinction (L.E.A.D.). 4-H Canada’s most prestigious...

Summaries of 15 new research projects launched under the Dairy Research Cluster 3 now...

Source: Dairy Research Cluster Fifteen new research projects targeting dairy farm efficiency and sustainability, cow health and welfare, milk quality, and dairy and cardiometabolic health...

Preventing milk fevers

Source: Manitoba Agriculture Food, and Rural Initiatives Milk fever is one of the more expensive metabolic diseases faced by dairy producers. Costs can easily exceed $400/cow...

Fairlife dairy facility in Peterborough on schedule to open in spring 2020: Coca-Cola Canada

Source: Global News, Greg Davis Beverage giant Coca-Cola says construction of its new dairy facility in Peterborough is on track, with operations expected to begin next...

Brown Swiss Delilah named World Dairy Expo Supreme Champion

Source. World Dairy Expo news release Cutting Edge T Delilah, owned by Ken Main and Kenny Jo Manion of Copake, N.Y., made history for a...

New flexible cubicle GEA DairyBarn B3130 for optimum cow comfort

Source: GEA GEA now launched its new flexible cubicle GEA DairyBarn B3130 for dairy cows which enlarges cow comfort and maximizes the milk yield. It...
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