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...

Effects of forage family on apparent ruminal synthesis of B vitamins in lactating dairy...

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Castagnino, D.S., Seck, M., Beaudet, V., Kammes, K.L., Voelker Linton, J.A., Allen, M.S., Gervais, R., Chouinard, P.Y., and Girard, C.L....

Deep learning improves mastitis detection in automated milking systems

Source: WCDS Advances in Dairy Technology Automated milking systems (AMS) are already used in 10% of Canadian dairy farms and >20% of dairy farms in...

A look at late-gestation interventions in first-calf heifers

Source: National Mastitis Council Just because you’re milking a first-calf heifer, don’t assume she doesn’t have mastitis. In fact, the incidence of mastitis during early...

Dairy cattle health and welfare: Research highlights 2017-2018

Source: Dairy Farmers of Canada Dairy Farmers of Canada in partnership with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada...

Selenium-fertilized forage as a way to supplement lactating dairy cows

Source: Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Séboussi, R., Tremblay, G.F., Ouellet, V., Chouinard, P.Y., Chorfi, Y., Bélanger, G., and Charbonneau, É. (2016). "Selenium-fertilized forage as a...

Prenatal detection and treatment of calves persistently infected with bovine viral diarrhea virus

Source: Alberta Milk, U of S, Sylvia van Drunen Littel-van den Hurk Background: Bovine viral diarrhea continues to be one of the top two most important indigenous...

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...