Use of a mechanical brush by dairy cows with chorioptic mange

Source: Science Direct Author links open overlay panel Ana C.Moncada, Heather W.Neave, Marina A.G.von Keyserlingk, Daniel M.Weary Animal Welfare Program, Faculty of Land and Food...

Optimizing phosphorus utilization by dairy cows

Source: University of Manitoba A case study of dairy farms Team: Project Leader:  Dr. Kees Plaizier, Dept. Animal Science, Email: plaizier@ms.umanitoba.ca Co-Investigators: Dr. Kim Ominski (U of M), Dr....

Update on Research Activities at the Rayner Dairy Research and Teaching Facility, University of...

Source: SaskMilk Dr. T. Mutsvangwa, Professor of Ruminant Nutrition This is the final portion of the three-part series about research activities at the Rayner Centre....

Research Summary: Cloth Udder Towel Management

Source: National Mastitis Council, Sam Rowe, University of Minnesota PhD candidate Researchers from the University of Minnesota recently published an article in the Journal of Dairy...

Research looks at how pain control impacts memory of painful experiences in calves

Source: University of British Columbia A new study from the UBC Animal Welfare Program was published in Biology Letters – looking at how a painful...

Electrolytes for dairy calves

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

New research aims to identify best practices for robotic milking technologies

Source: Alberta Milk New research launched in 2018 is investigating ways to maximize efficiency of robotic milking systems and optimize cow health within those systems....

News from the Rayner: Cow comfort–not just for farmers

Source: SaskMilk Producers who attended the 2019 Dairy Info Day identified cow comfort as a priority in the dairy industry. This aligns with the opinion...

Research shows prepartum feeding behavior and interactions at feed bunk are associated with postpartum...

Source: University of British Columbia New research from UBC’s Animal Welfare Program shows that prepartum feeding behavior and interactions at the feed bunk are associated...

Meta-analysis Quantifies Mastitis Effects on Repro Performance

Source: National Mastitis Council Almost three decades ago, a relationship between mastitis incidence and decreased reproductive performance was suggested, using mostly observational studies and qualitative...
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