Transition cows and displaced abomasums

Source: Manitoba Agriculture Food, and Rural Initiatives The majority of displaced abomasums (DA) occur during the first three weeks after calving. The abomasum is the last...

Prevention and treatment of milk fever

Source: University of Minnesota Extension Luciano Caixeta, assistant professor, College of Veterinary Medicine Quick facts Even though it is practically impossible to eliminate hypocalcemia from a dairy...

New mobile application for veterinarians and producers takes the guesswork out of deworming cattle

What is the recommended dose of fenbendazole for an individual animal, based on its weight? How much fenbendazole will it take to treat a...

Water

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council Code of Practice for the care and handling of farm animals - Dairy Cattle, Section 2.3 Water availability and quality...

Hoof health and nutrition

Source: Manitoba Agriculture Food, and Rural Initiatives Many factors affect the health of your cows feet. Management factors such as providing a well drained environment, adequate...

Water quality for dairy cattle

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: T. Wright - Dairy Cattle Nutritionist/OMAFRA Introduction Water is the most important nutrient for dairy cattle....

Stall lameness scoring

Source: proAction Use only with tie-stall systems where walking and observation of cattle is not practical, and where cattle are tied in and used to...

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...

Four crucial components of calf care

Source: Alltech, Amie Peers Raising healthy heifers is a key component to making sure that future herds are high-production. Poor growth in young calves strongly impacts...

Colostrum for the dairy calf

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Brian Lang, Veal Specialist/OMAFRA The success of colostrum feeding to calves is built on four...
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