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TheDairySite Newsletter - 23rd January 2009

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* This Week's Feature Articles

We have 4 new features this week:

Zoonoses in the EU: Trends and Sources
Because zoonoses are infections and diseases that are transmissible from animals to humans, it makes it particularly important to keep these livestock diseases under surveillance and control, writes Adam Anson, reporting for TheBeefSite.
Human Cow Interactions
This year I have spent many days at dairies in Minnesota and South Dakota collecting data for an observational study on dairy housing systems (including low profile cross-ventilated freestall barns) and well-being, writes Marcia Endres, Extension Dairy Scientist, University of Minnesota.
Managing Milk Composition: Evaluating Herd Potential
The major components of raw milk are water, fat, protein, lactose, and minerals. These components can be influenced by many factors, including genetics and nutrition, says an Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service report.
US Feed Outlook
US feed grain supplies are expected to be up slightly from last month, but they show a fall year on year, according to the USDA Economic Research Service Feed Outlook for January 2009. Corn and Sorghum production is up with more and more corn being used to produce ethanol, the report says.
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* Company News

Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health Update New Business
US – Leaders from the US division of Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health discussed the new combined company at an event held at this year’s North American Veterinary Conference.
* Global Dairy Cattle Industry News

   General

 » BSE NEWS: Canada-$10 Billion BSE Law Case
 » FMD NEWS: Outbreak in Long An and Kon Tum
 » BLUETONGUE: Wales Launch Vaccination Strategy

   European Union

 » Cattle ID Penalty System Draws Wrath of Union
 » EU Dairy Export Funds a Step in the Right Direction
 » Conference on Trade and Welfare
 » EFSA Tracks European Zoonoses
Claas - Time for new rules
   United Kingdom

 » Incidence of TB in UK Cattle
 » LMC Report: Older Cattle Disposal Scheme Ends
 » Welsh College a Victim of Bovine Tuberculosis
 » Recession-proof Strategies
 » Export Refunds for Milk Products Good News for Sector
 » Processors Urged to be Positive in Milk Auction
 » Export Refunds Reintroduced after Dairy Industry Lobbying
 » Milk Auction Brings Disappointment

   Canada

 » Canada-$10 Billion BSE Law Case.
 » Canada in Search of the Best Bedding

   Viet Nam

 » Outbreak in Long An and Kon Tum
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   United States

 » Cold Poses Risk of Staph Mastitis in Dairy Cows
 » Soil: the Achilles Heel of a Prion Protein
 » CME: Better Demand for Feeders in December
 » Promising Reaction to Veal in US
 » Jersey to Rank First in US for Productive Life
 » Carolina: Recycling Wastewater for Irrigation
 » Animal Health Experts Look at Climate Issues
 » NFU: Priorities for Secretary Vilsack Outlined
 » December Milk Production up 1.5 Per Cent
 » Weekly US Cattle Outlook - Returns of 2008
 » Weekly Outlook: Likely Acreage Decisions for 2009

   Argentina

 » Drought Decimates Argentinean Cattle Industry
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   New Zealand

 » Goodman Out Competed by Fonterra

   Chile

 » Chilean Cattle Test Positive to TB

   China

 » Chinese Urbanisation to Swallow up Global Grains

   Australia

 » Weekly Australian Cattle Summary

   Philippines

 » Philippines Plight to Bring Self Sufficiently to Dairy
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That's all for this week!

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