Prevention is the key to reducing respiratory problems in calves:
The occurrence of respiratory problems is second only to diarrhea in dairy calves, but preventive management strategies will help reduce the probability your calves will be affected.
When controlling Pinkeye, prevention is the name of the game:
Pinkeye is common, highly infectious and it can even cause blindness. Proper management techniques can help reduce your herd’s risk.
estroPLAN helps producers fine tune the art of heat detection:
Timed breeding programs have become quite popular recently, but there are benefits to “listening to the cow and becoming more adept at heat detection.”
Family still at the core of Oak Orchard Dairy:
The Oak Orchard Dairy was established in 1906. Merging that over-100-year family tradition with current practices has created a winning combination for this 900 cow dairy.
Mycoplasma: an insidious threat that lurks in dairy herds:
Hard to detect, and often impossible to treat, Mycoplasma can result in big losses for dairy operations. But these strategies may just minimize your risk.
To enhance early lactation, minimize change, monitor key factors in dry and fresh cows:
The time immediately before and after calving is extremely stressful. The cow has a new environment and routine as she prepares to enter the milking line again. Minimizing change just may be the key to increased performance.
Reduce their stress, increase your profits:
Observing behavior, considering housing alternatives, implementing new management strategies – all ways you can get a handle on the stress in your herd and potentially increase profitability at the same time.
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