Electrolytes for dairy calves

Source: PennState Extension Introduction Oral rehydration solutions are used to replenish fluids and electrolytes that are lost during the course of diarrhea. Also known as electrolytes,...

New research aims to identify best practices for robotic milking technologies

Source: Alberta Milk New research launched in 2018 is investigating ways to maximize efficiency of robotic milking systems and optimize cow health within those systems....

News from the Rayner: Cow comfort–not just for farmers

Source: SaskMilk Producers who attended the 2019 Dairy Info Day identified cow comfort as a priority in the dairy industry. This aligns with the opinion...

Research shows prepartum feeding behavior and interactions at feed bunk are associated with postpartum...

Source: University of British Columbia New research from UBC’s Animal Welfare Program shows that prepartum feeding behavior and interactions at the feed bunk are associated...

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...
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