Over the past few months, several cooperatives nationwide have sent letters asking their producer members to use teat dips without NPEs (Nonylphenol ethoxylates), according to dairy producers and field staff …
Historically, negative dietary cation-anion difference (DCAD) diets have been fed for 2 to 3 weeks prepartum to reduce the incidence of clinical hypocalcemia or milk fever.
Many calf barns rely on natural ventilation to provide clean, fresh air to calf pens.
Digital dermatitis (DD) affects the vast majority of U.S. dairy operations and is the most prevalent infectious claw lesion in intensively managed cattle operations worldwide.
Scientists have developed a faster method of producing an effective vaccine for the devastating animal disease caused by Bluetongue virus (BTV); a virus that has infected and killed thousands of …
A “Survey of Mastitis Management on Dairy Farms” was completed by dairy producers in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Florida in early 2013.
When a cow develops mastitis, her behaviour changes and the quality of its milk deteriorates.
Establishing a good weaned dairy calf protocol has a huge impact of the health of the calf, her age at calving, and potentially future milk production.
Grazing corn residues is an economical means of extending grazing and decreasing reliance on stored feeds during the winter months.
Musqie Valley Farms from Elderbank Nova Scotia, is ran by John and Gwen Dillman and their son Reg Dillman along with wife Melissa and two children Kaden and Tate.
Everyone knows Apple. The beautiful “Red Queen” boasting a tremendous udder and unbelievable strength and dairyness.
The industry has encouraged dairy producers to accurately record disease events to monitor incidence and react in a timely manner to any significant increases.
Davis, California – The bluetongue virus, which causes a serious disease that costs the cattle and sheep industries in the United States an estimated $125 million annually, manages to survive …
Norman E. Magnussen, hailed from Lake Mills, Wisconsin, a mere 28 miles from Madison. His Norvic herd had been in the thick of competition at Brown Swiss Shows throughout the …
What do you get when you combine excellent dairy genetics, a dedicated dairy management team and an intimate glimpse into cow activity and rumination time?