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Antibiotic Use in Cattle: A Quick Overview
Concern abounds when discussing the issue of antibiotics in the livestock industry, but lots is being done to minimise environmental and public health risks while considering the safety of the animal. ...
How to Choose the Right Grass When Reseeding Grass Leys
Choosing the best grass when reseeding meadows and pastures is a major decision and requires close consideration of the job in hand too see a return on investment. ...
Dung Detective Gets Most Out of Milking Robot
Sieving manure is allowing a dairy cow nutritionist to make important changes to feed preparation and rations. ...
When to Intervene During Calving
When it comes to success at calving, there are some things beyond the farmers control, writes a Kentucky veterinarian. ...
Safeguarding Your Herd Against New Cattle
Stock movement is a key biosecurity issue across the world and a hot topic in Britain. ...
Meet Vega The 156 Tonne Cow
A Swedish farm has what many are calling the world's most productive cow. ...
Do Cows Need Beauty Rest Too?
Sleep may very well be important for cow health, early US research suggests. ...
Are You Underutilizing Grazing?
The nutritional content of your grass depends not just on quality, but how much each cow eats, writes a UK dairy adviser. ...
Spring Flush and Feeding for Early Lactation
Spring grazing is already being planned in Ireland, where researchers will be aiming for no less than eleven kilos grazed per day. ...
Has Cow Nutrition Changed Since the 1980s?
Prescribed forage formulae introduced to operations thirty years ago may need updating after years of advances in cow nutrition and forage analysis. ...
What Is Cold to a Cow?
US - Cows in good condition will need their ration increasing in energy density by one per cent every degree Fahrenheit below the lower critical temperature, US beef producers have been told as a rule of thumb....
Controlling Nuisance Birds - They Eat Half Their Body Weight
Keeping feed costs down may start at pest control - one thousand starlings can eat one hundred pounds of grain daily. ...
Larger Herds Frequently Yield Lower Somatic Cell Counts in Florida
Scale of production, as well as scale of seasonality, have been two interesting variables when looking at somatic cell counts in milk tanks on Florida dairies. ...
Controlling Foot and Mouth Disease in the Balkans
Veterinary services are being beefed up to minimise the risk of foot and mouth disease in the Balkans. ...
What Does My Dry Cow Need?
Good mineral nutrition during the dry period is a cost-effective way of reducing problems like milk fever, retained cleanings and slow calvings, advise Irish experts....
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