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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. ...
Steps to Ensure Calf Success This Winter
Temperatures have plummeted and it is now time to maximise everything the calf gets to keep dietary fat and energy high. ...
What Are the Dangers of a Warm and Wet October?
October was wetter and warmer than average, contrasting with a dry September, and raising the risk of parasites to cattle. ...
Uganda Latest: Porridge, Hand Wounds and Harvest Prospects
Apollo Saku is a farmer, agricultural academic and project leader for Planting for Hope Uganda, a sustainable wealth creation programme aimed at empowering rural communities through farming and cooperative schemes....
Climate Change Could Lower Milk Yields Through Heat Stress
In many parts of the United States, climate change is likely to result in higher average temperatures, hotter daily maximum temperatures, and more frequent heat waves, which could increase heat stress for livestock, writes the US Department of Agriculture....
How to Make Group Calf Housing Work For You
Group housing of calves is growing in popularity across US dairies, meaning a switch is made from individual hutches. ...
Shorter Grass Opens Up Cows to Green Acorn Poisoning
What is food for squirrels is deadly to cattle, explain Georgia advisers after insect activity has exposed green acorns in many Georgia pastures....
Drivers for Animal Welfare Policies in Africa
A new study from Lesotho calls for improved understanding of animal welfare in African countries or there could be deleterious effects in future on economic growth as well as national and international trade....
Preparing For Winter and Seasonal Housing
Mathematics for this year's winter feeding start with cattle size. If you don't know how big they are how can you feed them correctly?...
Old or New Trees For Cow Health and Lamb Survival
Sheep and Cattle both benefit from having trees around, whether in the form of new or restored woodland. ...
Check Alfalfa Hay for Fibre Digestibility
An interesting forage year in the US may mean certain dairies will need to check their hay for digestibility, according to latest expert advice. ...
It's Time To Start Thinking About Heat Stress
US - Fertility, yields and feed intake all plummet unless the seasonal threat of heat and humidity can be properly mitigated, says an Arkansas expert....
The Role of Calf Nutrition and Management on Lifetime Productivity of Dairy Cattle
Productivity and health starts when the cow is born, not at her first calving, writes Mike Van Amburgh, associate professor in the Department of Animal Science at Cornell University....
Heat Stress a Big Problem for Cows in Moderate Climates
Heat stress affects cow conception rate in the 21 day period up to breeding, new research says. ...
The Importance of Controlling Horn Flies
Causing a seasonal spike in mastitis, Horn fly is the most ecologically important cattle insect pest in Arkansas....

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