Efficacy of Micro-Aid® on Ruminal Methane Production

Download complete article  Widespread concern over global warming has spurred an emerging need to mitigate the release of “Cow Flatulence” which is lost as methane...

Mitigation of enteric methane production from dairy cows and impact on manure emissions: filling...

Source: Dairy Farmers of Canada, dairyresearch.ca Principal Investigators: CHAOUKI BENCHAAR Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Sherbrooke RACHEL GERVAIS Université Laval COLLABORATORS: Édith Charbonneau and Doris Pellerin Université Laval OBJECTIVE: Methane production...

Inflammatory mechanism of Rumenitis in dairy cows with subacute ruminal acidosis

Source: BMC Veterinary Research Chenxu Zhao†, Guowen Liu†, Xiaobing Li†, Yuan Guan, Yazhou Wang, Xue Yuan, Guoquan Sun, Zhe Wang and Xinwei Li †Contributed equally Abstract Background Subacute ruminal acidosis (SARA) is a metabolic disease in high-producing dairy cattle, and is accompanied by rumenitis. However, the mechanism...

Optimizing phosphorus utilization by dairy cows

Source: University of Manitoba A case study of dairy farms Team: Project Leader:  Dr. Kees Plaizier, Dept. Animal Science, Email: plaizier@ms.umanitoba.ca Co-Investigators: Dr. Kim Ominski (U of M), Dr....

Effectiveness of a standardized footbath protocol in the prevention of bovine digital dermatitis on...

Source: Alberta Milk UCVM, Karin Orsel Funding Partners: ALMA, GF2 Background: Digital dermatitis is an ulcerative lesion that tend to be painful, causing lameness, and thus compromise animal...

Water requirements of livestock

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Daniel Ward - Engineer, Poultry and Other Livestock - Housing and Equipment/OMAFRA; Kevin McKague...

A survey of dairy calf management practices among farms using manual and automated milk...

Source: Journal of Dairy Science ABSTRACT Dairy calves in North America traditionally are housed individually and fed by manual milk feeding (MMF) systems with buckets or...

Postpartum body condition score change and performance in Western Canadian dairy cows

Source: Dairy Research and Extension Consortium of Alberta Kira Macmillan1 , Mohanathas Gobikrushanth 2 , Amir Behrouzi1 , Brent Hoff3 , Marocs G. Colazo1 1Livestock Systems...

An investigation of the effects of ketoprofen following rumen fistulation surgery in lactating dairy...

Source: US National Library of Medicine Nathalie C. Newby, Cassandra B. Tucker, David L. Pearl, Stephen J. LeBlanc, Ken E. Leslie, Marina A.G. von Keyserlingk,...

LCA of Milk Production Update

Source: Dairy Research Cluster The Canadian Milk Production Lifecycle Assessment (LCA) Update conducted by Groupe AGECO and released in January 2019 assesses several environmental issues in...