Feed restriction before calving negatively affects fertility in dairy cattle

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Negative energy balance post-calving leads to fertility problems in dairy cows During the transition from late pregnancy to lactation, most dairy...

FLOTATION THERAPY FOR DOWNER COWS

Source: UBC Providing quality care for recumbent (‘downer’) cows is a crucial role for the modern dairy farmer. Cases of poor quality care can harm...

Antimicrobial Susceptibility Patterns of Environmental Streptococci Recovered from Bovine Milk Samples in the Maritime...

Source: Frontiers in Veterinary Science Abstract Determination of antimicrobial susceptibility of bovine mastitis pathogens is important for guiding antimicrobial treatment decisions and for the detection of...

A new strategy to improve milk production in dairy cows by optimizing the inherent...

Source: Richard, F., Chouinard, Y. and Pothier, F., Département des sciences animales, Université Laval (Québec, QC).  A typical lactation curve can be described as increasing from...

Dairy cows value access to pasture as highly as fresh feed

Source: von Keyserlingk, M. A. G. et al. Dairy cows value access to pasture as highly as fresh feed. Sci. Rep. 7, 44953; doi:...

Milk losses associated with somatic cell counts per breed, parity and stage of lactation...

Abstract The reduction in milk production caused by subclinical mastitis in dairy cattle was assessed through the regression of test day milk yield on log-transformed...

Monitoring Why Heifers Leave Your Herd

It is true... As an industry we ask Canadian dairy producers to collect A LOT of data on the animals in your herd. Our...
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