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Managing Cow Lactation Cycles
Poor feeding management of cows can lead to shorter, lower yielding lactations and increase calving interval. This report by John Moran from Asia Dairy Network explains the changing feed requirements of cows over the lactation cycle and how to match this...
What Has Happened to Australian Milk Since Deregulation?
Far from doubling in size, Australia's milk output as at best stagnated since deregulation, reports Dairy Farmers of Canada. ...
What Can Dairy Care365™ Do for You?
Every day at Bridgewater Dairy, LLC, 240,000 pounds of milk – that’s more than 28,000 gallons – are marketed from northwestern Ohio to bottlers and supermarket chains throughout the Midwest. ...
What Story Does Your Culling Pattern Tell You?
If you are culling over a third of your herd then its too much, Virginia farmers are hearing as part of a way to boost profits. ...
Making Milk From Forage: Principles Are Important
To optimize milk component production from forages we must understand rumen fiber digestion and passage, says a leading US forage researcher. ...
Inconsistencies Found in Comparisons of Organic and Conventional Milk
Consumers perceive that organic cow milk differs from conventionally produced milk and that these differences justify the premium price for organic milk....
Concentrates on Irish Dairies: Milk Solids Improve, Pasture Deteriorates
Purchased feeds boost milk solids on pasture based, spring calving farms but frequently lead to declining use and profit from pasture, according to an Irish study....
Where Halloumi Cheese Comes From
Cypriot dairying takes place in a land of extreme temperatures where a rapidly developing sector is underpinning a £90 million a year cheese segment. ...
Scientists Probe Milk Carbohydrates
Milk is under the microscope in a bid to breed for a change in carbohydrate content, hopefully improving infant milk formula. ...
Esophageal Feeder: Calf Life Saver
Reasons for a calf not to suckle are many and varied, with even cold weather making calves less likely to nurse. A useful tool to have is an esophogeal feeder and Dr Michelle Arnold of the University of Kentucky explains why. ...
Ireland's Dairy Story: Expanding Sustainably
Expansion is on the cards in Southern Ireland, but a County Cork family is looking to minimise the impacts of almost doubling output....
Ireland's Dairy Story: Expanding Sustainably
Expansion is on the cards in Southern Ireland, but for a County Cork family almost doubling farm output does not mean doubling the negative impact of their holding. ...
High Protein Ration Paying Dividends For Holstein Friesians
New Zealand producers considering breeding for the coming year have been told to consider the Holstein Friesian for all-round profitability, high protein milk and merits for land efficiency and beef. ...
Scientists Uncover Why Major Cow Milk Allergen is Actually Allergenic
Cow milk allergy occurs in children and in adults. Scientists at Messerli Research Institute at the Vetmeduni Vienna, the Medical University of Vienna, and the University of Vienna investigated what actually makes the milk allergenic....
Organic and Conventional Dairies Show Few Differences in Cow Health and Milk
Oregon State University's Daniel Robison discusses how cows raised on organic and conventional dairy farms do not significantly differ in terms of health or in the nutritional content of their milk....
 
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