Dry dairy cow therapy choices

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Research is still underway to determine herd characteristics that will enable herds to reduce dry cow treatment...

First Arrival® with Encrypt® and Last Stand® with ImmWave® now provide more immune support

DBC Ag Products enhances products to offer more protection to dairy and beef calves. DBC Ag Products introduces new product enhancements to First Arrival® with...

Electrolytes for Dairy Calves

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

Avoiding Fatty Liver

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Paying attention to body condition score, feed intake and energy metabolism can help minimize the risk of...

The Importance of Vitamin E and Selenium

Source: Government of Manitoba Vitamin E and selenium perform important functions in the cow. Deficiencies of one, or both, of these nutrients have been implicated...

NEONATAL NUTRITION

Source: Grober Nutrition Neonatal Study From GYADC The initial month of a calf’s life is a time of extremes. The young calf has almost negligible body...

Anaplasmosis in Dairy Cattle

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Keeping the infection out of your herd is vital to your cows' long-term health, and the most...

Prevention and Control of Foot Problems in Dairy Cows

Source: Extension Introduction Foot health and lameness are major issues facing dairy producers because of their common occurrence and the tremendous economic losses incurred. Early detection...

Making better milk through cow behaviour

Source: University of Guelph What if dairy farmers could improve their cows’ health and enhance milk’s nutritional quality through understanding their animals’ feeding behaviour? That’s what...

Focus on Feet: Wet feet may be okay for ducks but moisture can lead...

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Providing dry footing for your herd may be one of the keys to promoting healthy hooves....
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