Risks of using overwintered crops as livestock feed

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Using overwintered cereal crops for swath grazing in the spring or baling for use as greenfeed in the fall and...

Feeding fat to dairy cows

Source: Manitoba Agriculture Food, and Rural Initiatives Fat contains over two times the amount of energy found in grain. This makes it a very good energy...

Variability of nutrient content in feed ingredients – What effect it has on nutrient...

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Ron Lackey- Feed Ingredients and By-products Specialist/OMAFRA Environmental Importance Of Nutritional Strategies Adopting nutritional strategies to...

K-State research among first to analyze safety of industrial hemp as cattle feed

Source: Kansas State University A pair of studies at Kansas State University is bringing new insight to farmers and producers seeking to incorporate industrial hemp...

Artificial flavours in feed – Possible transfer of ethyl vanillin from feed to milk

Source: The International Dairy Federation Why are feed flavours used in animal production? The functional purpose of feed flavours (also described as aromas, sweeteners, taste enhancers,...

A Survey of Dairy Calf Management Practices Among Farms Using Manual and Automated Milk...

Source: Dairy Research and Extension Consortium of Alberta Why is this important? On most dairy farms, calves are housed individually and fed using a manual milk...

A high moisture corn feeding system for robotic milking

Source: PennState Extension Introduction Robotic milking systems or automatic milking systems (AMS) are becoming increasingly common on dairy farms in the US and around the world....

Group feeding dairy calves

Source: University of Minnesota Extension Brad Heins, Extension dairy specialist, West Central Research and Outreach Center Quick facts Group feeding systems reduce labor and provide more...

Particle length in dairy diets

Source: Manitoba Agriculture Food, and Rural Initiatives In a past article we looked at different methods of evaluating fibre requirements and briefly touched on forage particle...

From fields to feedstuffs: Recognizing and mitigating mycotoxin contamination in dairy cattle

Checklist helps producers minimize occurrence and impact of harmful mycotoxins From Fusarium in the field to Penicillium after harvesting, dairy cow feedstuffs, such as corn, are subject to mycotoxins...
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