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Nutrition and Immune Status of the Transition Cow
Increased productivity in dairy cows has increased the challenges associated with the transition cow....
Dairy Blog: The White Elephant of Dairy
Dairy blogger Carol Lever discusses the choice of dairy products consumers have in the supermarket chillers....
Cattle Disease Report: UK Situation, Unusual Cases and Emerging Threats
This 'Emerging Threats' report from the UK's Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) looks at herd size, current economic situation and disease cases in the UK's beef and dairy farms, using data from the end of 2015....
Nutriad Discusses Veterinarian Toolbox
On May 29th 2015, Nutriad was one of the key participants and sponsors at the successful congress called 'the toolbox of the modern veterinarian', which was organised by the Collective of Practising Veterinarians (CPD) in the Netherlands....
Dairy Stories: Weather Woes
In his new blog, John Wigley, a dairy farmer from Shropshire, discusses the impact of the UK's recent wet weather on his farm's grazing plans....
What Does the Future Hold for Precision Dairy Farming?
Speaking at the recent AHDB Dairy Discover, Innovate and Grow conference, Dr Mark Rutter from Harper Adams University said that the dairy sector is a key player in the move towards precision livestock farming....
A Look at THMilk in Viet Nam - Mega Style Dairying
Standing in a huge field watching massive green and yellow John Deere self propelled forage harvesters gobbling up three metre high crops of Mombasa grass and spewing the chopped forage into huge trailers running alongside, you could easily be forgiven...
Cattle Farmers Look Into Improving Upland Grazing Opportunities
A group of farmers in the North of England have got together to run a trial looking at cattle grazed on rough upland pasture. Neil Ryder reports....
Dairy Blog: Too Much Spilt Milk
In her first blog for TheCattleSite and TheDairySite, Carol Lever discusses the recent dairy downturn and her ideas for the future of dairy....
Why do Mycotoxins Lead to Decreased Productivity and Profitability in Animal Production?
Mycotoxins are secondary metabolites produced by filamentous fungi that cause a toxic response (mycotoxicosis) when ingested by higher animals....
Salmonella Control in Feed
Regulations to control Salmonella in the animal industry are one of the major challenges....
Colistin - The Latest European Antibiotic Resistance Challenge
Europe appears to have been thrown into turmoil following the release of a paper by Liu and colleagues (2015), describing the emergence of a plasmid-mediated colistin resistance mechanism, mcr-1 gene, in China, writes David Burch, Veterinarian, Octagon...
Can Lucerne Deliver for Your Cows?
Dairy farms that are suited to growing lucerne should consider it as an option when feeding their dairy cows, writes Dr Stephen Whelan of AHDB Dairy....
The Copper Complexity: Are We Over-Supplementing?
Take a look at the back of any concentrate docket or label on a mineral/ vitamin supplement and one will see copper somewhere in the list of ingredients. ...
Aflatoxins in Milk: Do Not Underestimate an Unavoidable Problem
Aflatoxins (B1, B2, G1, G2) are mycotoxins of major concern to the dairy industry. ...
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