TheDairySite Newsletter - 26 November
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Welcome to this week's newsletter
Editorial: Unrest Stirs In Europe
TheCattleSite Book Focus
We have 3 new features this week:
Preventing Chronic Mastitis Infections
Instead of focusing on cows with very high cell counts, should farmers focus more on cows with moderately high cell counts in a bid to prevent the infection worsening, asked Andrew Biggs, from The Vale Veterinary Group in Devon, South England at a recent Pfizer press briefing. Charlotte Johnston, TheCattleSite junior editor reports.
Cattle Dehorning And Alternatives In The EU
This study, on the improved methods for animal-friendly production, in particular on alternatives to the dehorning of cattle was written by the Directorate General for Health and Consumers, Animal Health and Welfare Directorate.
Feed Outlook - November 2010
Lower yields have reduced the US corn crop but it is still predicted to be the third largest ever, according to Allen Baker, Edward Allen, Heather Lutman and Yonas Hamda in the latest report from the USDA Economic Research Service.
Take Caution When Selecting Flukicide
UK - Leading experts are urging farmers to limit their use of triclabendazole (TCBZ) for treating liver fluke in cattle, because over-use can result in increased risk of parasite resistance to the drug, and therefore reduced usefulness for treating sheep.
EUROTIER - Show Moved Modern Agriculture Forward
GERMANY - The number of visitors reached a record of more than 140,000 livestock farmers and specialists from all over the world. Of these, 23,500 were international visitors, and BioEnergy Decentral was a resounding success, say the organisers.
» EUROTIER - German Vets Consider Climate Change Impacts
» FMD NEWS: Three FMD Outbreaks in Mongolia
» Countries Take Action To Safeguard Genetic Diversity
» Investments In Agriculture Must Grow
» China Increases Imports Of Corn & Soybeans
» Calls For Greater Retailer Social Responsibility
» Farmers On Hand At BBC Good Food Show
» Supermarkets Say No To Milk From Nocton
» Further Dairy Protests Planned
» New Guidelines For Country Of Origin Labelling
» Are Your Buildings Fit For A Healthy Herd?
» Meat and Milk from Cloned Animals is Safe
» $25k From Pfizer AH Helps Vets and Animals
» Utilisation Of Milk By Dairies In England And Wales
» Weekly Roberts Report
» AMI Urges USDA To Withdraw Proposed GIPSA Rule
» Cost/Benefit Analysis Of Forage Testing Is Favourable
» OIE Americas Conference Concludes
» Farmers Protest As Retailer Profits At Their Expense
» No Such Thing As A Quiet Bull
» Dawn Meats/Teagasc Open Day
» Ukrainian Milkiland Plans To Move To Russia
» Draft Carbon Farming Initiative Announced
» Drought Creates Demand For Imported Dairy Products
» Danish Ministers Open Centre For Animal Welfare
» Politicians Oppose Sustainable Livestock Farming Bill
» Three More FMD Outbreaks in Mongolia
» FMD Breaks Out in Zambia
» Japanese Cattle Herd Declines
That's all for this week!