Meta-analysis Quantifies Mastitis Effects on Repro Performance

Source: National Mastitis Council Almost three decades ago, a relationship between mastitis incidence and decreased reproductive performance was suggested, using mostly observational studies and qualitative...

Sweeter alfalfa to improve milk production and dairy farm sustainability

Source: Dairy Research Cluster The dairy cow, as a ruminant, has the unique ability to transform forages that can’t be digested by humans into a...

Optimizing health and production of cows milked in robotic systems

Source: Dairy Research Cluster 3 Principal Investigator: Trevor DeVries (University of Guelph) Co-Investigators: Greg Penner (University of Saskatchewan), Karin Orsel (University of Calgary) Collaborators: Tim Mutsvangwa (University...

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 Section,...

Published symposium review explores methods to assess emotions in dairy cattle

Source: University of British Columbia A symposium review from the Animal Welfare Program published in the Journal of Dairy Science explores the methods used to...

Toxins Hidden Menace in Feed and Silage, Consequences on Performance and Liver Function

Download the complete article here3.0 Toxins Hidden Menace in Feed and Silage, Consequences on Performance and Liver Function Toxins, the hidden menace in this year's...

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...

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...

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...

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,...
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