How much milk should we give our dairy calves?
The pre-weaning phase is the most important period in young heifer raising. A feeding program for the lactating phase, is mainly composed of milk or milk replacer and calf starter…
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Can canola replace soybean meal in dairy diets?
Soybean meal is the main protein supplement included in U.S. dairy cow diets. However, canola meal has recently become more competitive as a protein source for dairy rations…
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Yield and nutritive value of sorghum silage cut at different harvesting heights
The aim of this study was to assess yield and nutritional value of sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L.) silage when harvested at six cutting-heights...
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COVID-19 (Human coronavirus): Livestock and other animals
The recent outbreak of the coronavirus COVID-19 has created some confusion in the media. Let’s first understand what coronaviruses are, and how long they have been around...
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Feeding for low weigh-backs in high-producing herds

Feed continues to be the highest individual cost in confined dairy production systems. One of the areas of focus for reducing feed costs is the amount of feed weigh-backs (refusals, orts) generated daily on the farm.

Economic impact of fresh cow diseases on farm profitability

Metabolic and hormonal changes that occur during the peri-parturient period of the lactating dairy cow are both profound and significant.

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Effects of linoleic fatty acid intake on lactating dairy cow performance

Linoleic acid (C18:2) is an unsaturated fatty acid commonly found in dairy ration feed ingredients that may inhibit milk fat synthesis.

High somatic cell counts have hidden costs

Mastitis is currently one of the major reasons for milk production losses and culling around the world.