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Stray voltage and robotic milking of dairy cows

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Jack Rodenburg, Dairy Systems Production Program Lead/OMAFRA; Brian Lang, Dairy Cattle Production Systems...

Grain dryer components and the FEAP Program

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry The Farm Energy and Agri-Processors (FEAP) Program continues to share costs with producers who are upgrading components of their grain dryers...

Stall wetness

Source: Dairy Farmers of Ontario Objective: Measure wetness of stall bedding Where: In freestalls and tiestalls measure the same stalls used in the in-barn checklist When: During...

Barn layout

Source: University of Minnesota Extension There’s one key difference between compost dairy barns and freestall dairy barns. Instead of free stalls and freestall alleys, compost...

Keeping milk bacteria counts low

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Check these areas of the milk pipeline: the receiver jar should be clean inside and out line...

Introducing: GEA DairyRobot R9500

Source: GEA New milking robot enhances milking process, helping you make the most of your time. Your business depends on high-quality milk production and superior herd...

KIOTI Tractor expands presence in Canada, opens distribution center

Source: KIOTI news release KIOTI Tractor, a division of Daedong-USA, Inc., continues its commitment to the compact equipment industry in Canada with the opening of...

Flooring types

Source: The Dairyland Initiative The walking and standing surfaces that cows are exposed to between bouts of lying have a significant impact on their well-being,...

Milkhouse floors

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ In designing floors for the milkhouse, both structural and functional requirements must be met. The structural design refers to the...

10 Ways to Reduce the Risk of Barn Fire

Source: Farm&Food Care Ontario This factsheet contains practical best management practices (BMPs) to assist Ontario farmers in reducing the risk of barn fires. Barn fires...