Salmonella Dublin – What Is It?

Source: Dairy Research and Extension Consortium of Alberta Why is this important? The University of Saskatchewan Rayner Dairy herd recently experienced a Salmonella Dublin outbreak. S....

Lameness

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council Code of Practice for the care and handling of farm animals – Dairy Cattle, Section 3.5 Lameness among dairy cows...

The warning signs of mastitis – analyzing a combination of factors to decide when...

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Vanessa Taylor – Milk Quality Assurance Program Lead/OMAFRA. Introduction Looking for one change in a...

Total mixed rations (TMR): what can go wrong

Source: Manitoba Agriculture Food, and Rural Initiatives We all know the reported advantages of feeding a TMR (total mixed ration) – improvements in milk production of...

Mastitis Bacteria

Source: Canadian Bovine Mastitis and Milk Quality Research Network Contagious and Environmental Bacteria The main bacteria responsible for causing mastitis can be divided in two categories:...

Stockmanship Skills Related to Animal Health and Welfare

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council Code of Practice for the care and handling of farm animals – Dairy Cattle, Section 3.2 Management practices used on dairy...

Livestock access to watercourses

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Peter Doris Livestock grazing on lush green pastures is a pleasant picture for...

Heat-Damaged Protein Supplements and Amino Acid Nutrition

Source: Manitoba Agriculture Food, and Rural Initiatives A common way of measuring heat damaged protein is to analyze a feedstuff for acid detergent insoluble nitrogen (ADIN)....

A practical look at contagious mastitis

Source: National Mastitis Council Introduction Pathogenic microorganisms that most frequently cause mastitis can be divided into two groups based on their source: environmental pathogens and contagious pathogens....

Sub-acute ruminal acidosis (SARA) in dairy cows

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: T. Mutsvangwa – Research Associate/University of Guelph; T. Wright – Acting Dairy Cattle...
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