Are We Feeding Too Much Phosphorus?

Source: Manitoba Agriculture Food, and Rural Initiatives The practice of feeding elevated phosphorus (P) levels has come under scrutiny recently as concern grows over the impact...

Stall lameness scoring

Source: proAction Use only with tie-stall systems where walking and observation of cattle is not practical, and where cattle are tied in and used to...

Lameness

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council Code of Practice for the care and handling of farm animals – Dairy Cattle, Section 3.5 Lameness among dairy cows...

Health and Welfare Management for the Dairy Cow

3.1 Relationship of Animal Health to Animal Welfare Diseases are often measured by their economic impact but animal health also is a component of animal...

Heat-Damaged Protein Supplements and Amino Acid Nutrition

Source: Manitoba Agriculture Food, and Rural Initiatives A common way of measuring heat damaged protein is to analyze a feedstuff for acid detergent insoluble nitrogen (ADIN)....

Feeding dairy cattle

Source: Government of Saskatchewan In the long run, it is economical to maintain the present size of the cow herd and feed for high production. Dairy...

Introducing FIRSTgro™ Calf from Grober

ACTIVATE A NATURAL DEFENSE – Spray dried whole egg product Grober Nutrition’s FIRSTgro™ Research A research trial was conducted at Delft Blue Veal Farm to determine...

Mastitis Bacteria

Source: Canadian Bovine Mastitis and Milk Quality Research Network Contagious and Environmental Bacteria The main bacteria responsible for causing mastitis can be divided in two categories:...

Boosting Births Keeping Mastitis Out Of Your Herd May Improve Reproductive Success

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Mastitis in your herd may be costing you more money than you think, suggests a study...

Do you have a herd health plan for your dairy farm?

As dairy goat farms/producers become more progressive and milk yields increase, we frequently see more herd related issues dealing with animal disease and productivity....
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