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TheDairySite Newsletter - 30 September 2011

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Editorial: Argentina Cracks Down On FMD Controls

The Argentine National Health and Food Quality Service (SENASA) has announced it has been running different preventive measures in the country in the face of the foot and mouth disease (FMD) outbreak in the Republic of Paraguay.

FMD vaccination is underway in Salta, Chaco, Formosa, Corrientes, Misiones and Entre Rios.

At the end of the programme more than 14 million animals susceptible to FMD in the region will have been vaccinated.

The task of eradicating bovine viral diarrhea (BVD) in Scotland is ongoing. This week, the Scottish National Farmers Union President, Nigel Miller, has urged producers to focus on the benefits of eradicating BVD, rather than its difficulties.

He says the many gains would include improved fertility and consequently less unplanned culling, better growth rates and feed conversion performance, and reduced medication costs.

Next week, World Dairy Expo kicks off in Madison, US. The show is expecting over 65,000 producers and industry professionals to attend the five day event.

TheDairySite will be providing coverage from the Expo.

Charlotte Johnston

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* This Week's Feature Articles

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Effects Of Southern Plains Drought On Cattle Industry
The southern plains states have been stricken with a severe drought and the liquidation of cattle out of Texas, Oklahoma and other dry southern states has made some extra ordinary impacts on the cattle markets, writes Shane Ellis, Department of Economics, Iowa.
Strategic Management Of Anaplasmosis In Kentucky
Anaplasmosis is an unusual disease that is diagnosed in late summer and fall in Kentucky. Michelle Arnold from the University of Kentucky looks at the management of the disease.
Variables That Influence Outcomes Of AI Programmes
Sandy Johnson from K-State Research and Extension looks at what factors can impact a cow's ability to respond with high fertility to synchronisation protocols.
Federated Farmers Sheds Facts On Milk
Bruce Willis, President of New Zealand's Federated Farmers says that whilst milk is more expensive than a bottle of cola, can the two truly be compared.
Canadian Dairy Statisitcs Second Quarter 2011
For the second quarter of 2011, Canadian milk sales to consumers were up 1.1 per cent from last year whilst sales of cream decreased, reports Statistics Canada.
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New Choice In Adult Dairy Cow Worming
UK - The moxidectin wormer CYDECTIN Cattle Pour On has been authorised for use in adult dairy cows, bringing competition and choice to a sector in which there was previously only one licensed treatment.
Focus On BVD ‘Eradication Dividend’, Not Difficulties
UK - National Farmers Union Scotland (NFUS) president, Nigel Miller, has urged cattle breeders and feeders to focus on the dividends of bovine viral diarrhea (BVDv) eradication rather than its difficulties.
KenoTsan: Deep Cleaning & Strong Adherence Power
BELGIUM - KenoTsan combines a deep cleaning and extremely strong adherence power at very low concentrations. The new and unique technology ensures an unprecedented cleaning in all circumstances.
* Global Dairy Cattle Industry News

   Argentina

 » FMD NEWS: Argentina Runs FMD Control Measures

   United States

 » Cattle On Feed Up Five Per Cent
 » Cattle Outlook:Cut-out Value & Cattle On Feed Down
 » CME: Cold Storage Report Supportive Of Meat Prices
 » CME: September Feed Inventory Down On Estimates
 » NMPF Hails Dairy Security Act Legislation
 » Soybean Production & Consumption Uncertainty
 » Inovio Pharmaceuticals Assesses FMD Vaccine
 » Certified Livestock Manager Training Workshops
 » CME: Range & Pasture Conditions Improve
 » Weekly Roberts Market Report
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   Botswana

 » OIE: FMD Outbreak In Botswana

   United Kingdom

 » Tesco Milk Price Announcement
 » NBA Congratulates Secretary For Preserving Funding
 » Committee Calls For Time On Red Tape
 » New Milk Cap Set To Boost Recycled Plastic Use
 » Farm-Gate Milk Prices Still Behind Europe
 » Farmers Get Paid More As Consumers Pay Less
 » Kendall Tells Labour To Make Food A Cornerstone
 » Farmers Not Able To Subsidise Tesco's Cost Cutting
 » Green Light For Zero Carbon Dairy Project
 » Exceptional Calf & Store Cattle Prices This Autumn
 » Milk Link Invests In Lockerbie Creamery
 » Workshops To Develop Dairy Business Strategy
 » UK Wins Food Fight
 » 2011 Wheat Harvest Down, But Not As Bad As Feared

   General

 » Australian Heifers Help Build Kazakhstan Industry
 » Irish Dairy Board Opens Packaging Plant In Algeria
 » Minister Promotes Irish Dairy & Meat In Algeria
 » Dairy Expo:“Around The World Of Dairy In Five Days”

   Netherlands

 » FrieslandCampina Promotes Milk From Pasture-Fed
 » Livestock Farming Linked To Respiratory Illness

   Ireland

 » Farmers Must Wean Correctly, Says ICSA
Alltech provides Natural Cattle Feed Supplements
   New Zealand

 » International Greenhouse Gas Research Fund Opens
 » Westland Milk Products Delivers Economic Cheer
 » Tatua Delivers A Dairy Cooperative Trifecta

   Canada

 » Government Investing In New bTB Screening Tests
 » Assistance With Traceability For Feedlot Owners

   Australia

 » Cattle Market Alert: Steady Cattle Supply
 » Minister Welcomes Boost For The Dairy Industry
 » Weekly Cattle Summary

   European Union

 » MEPs Commit To Agricultural R&D

   Russian Federation

 » Russian Residue Inspections Not To EU Standards

   Spain

 » Livestock Sector Important Industy For Spain

   Korea, South

 » Foot-and-Mouth Disease Prompts Korean Pork Imports

   China

 » Carbon Credits From Restored Grasslands
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That's all for this week!

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