Interpretation of Repeated Testing for Johne’s Disease in Ontario Dairy Herds.

Source: Johne's Education & Management Assistance Program, David Kelton, Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada, N1G 2W1 Ann Godkin, Veterinary Science and...

1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D3 modulates the phenotype and function of Monocyte derived dendritic cells in cattle

Source: BMC Veterinary Research, http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Authors: Yolanda Corripio-Miyar, Richard J. Mellanby, Katy Morrison and Tom N. McNeilly Abstract Background The active form of the vitamin D3, 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D3 (1,25-(OH)2D3) has been shown to have major effects not only...

Prevalence of lameness and associated risk factors in Canadian Holstein-Friesian cows housed in freestall...

Source: Engormix Dairy Cattle, Author/s : L. Solano *, H. W. Barkema *, E. A. Pajor *, S. Mason *, S. J. LeBlanc †, J....

Embracing Oregano Oil in Feed Supplements

Source: RopaPharm When you think of oregano, what comes to mind? For most, oregano is thought to be a popular all-natu- ral spice used in...

Simplifying the Cosynch Protocol While Achieving Acceptable Pregnancy Rates in heifers

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ The Cosynch protocol is a modified ovulation synchronization protocol which involves an initial dose of gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH), followed by...

Assessment of visceral pain associated with metritis in dairy cows

Source: Journal of Dairy Science, J.Stojkov*M.A.G.von Keyserlingk*J.N.Marchant-Forde†D.M.Weary* Abstract Metritis is a common disease in dairy cattle, but to our knowledge, no work has assessed pain associated with this...

A new trial at Cornell University shows low subclinical hypocalcemia levels in dairy cows...

Source: X-zelit Cornell University tested the efficiency of a calcium binder (X-Zelit®) for preventing hypocalcemia. Feeding low level calcium in the prepartum diet has shown...

Evaluating the Cost Effectiveness of Feed Additives

  Source: Western Canadian Dairy Seminar: David Galligan, University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine, Email: Galligan@vet.upenn.edu Take Home Messages Economic evaluation must be done on a marginal...

Lack of behavioural change during estrus in tie-stall housed cows limits pedometer efficacy

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/ The Importance of Estrus Detection The accurate and efficient detection of estrus is essential in improving the performance of dairy herds...

Effects of feeding sugar on mitigation of rumen acidosis

Source: Alberta Milk, U of A: Masahito Oba Background: Rumen acidosis is a persistent metabolic disorder for high-producing dairy cows; the effort to increase the diet...
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