Health Column

Wage war on our top 5 welfare issues

As a veterinarian, I see things we could do to improve cow and calf welfare. We need to improve our practices relating to lameness, dehorning, tail docking, euthanasia and transportation. FULL STORY »

Milking 101: Teach the ‘why’

Do we take the time to effectively train the employees who we entrust with milking and handling our cows every day? FULL STORY »

Removing the obstacles: How to make cows happy

What are some common causes of stress we might see on a dairy farm that could make your cows unhappy and poor performers? FULL STORY »

Make your heifers productive citizens

It costs a lot to raise a replacement heifer these days. Here are some tips toward maximizing that investment. FULL STORY »

Now for a return on your investment… or not

Ohio veterinarian Mel Wenger emphasizes the importance of fine-tuning the care of older heifers to ensure their successful entry into the milking herd. FULL STORY »

Questions a dairy farmer should ask his or her veterinarian

How can you get the most out of your relationship with your herd veterinarian? Ohio dairy veterinary practitioner Fred Gingrich offers his advice. FULL STORY »

Injection basics: First do no harm

New York veterinarian Mark Thomas offers advice on managing the products and procedures used to administer injectable vaccines and medications. FULL STORY »

Those forgotten months....

“Out of sight, out of mind” could be a hazard in the growing heifer phase. Don’t lose progress toward maximizing your replacement animal quality in this critical stage. FULL STORY »

Causes and prevention of abomasal bloat in calves

Abomasol bloat in preweaned calves usually is fatal. Ohio veterinarian Fred Gingrich addresses causes and prevention of this dangerous disease. FULL STORY »

The goal: pregnant cows

The goal on any dairy should be to get cows pregnant. The metric we need to evaluate to determine if we are reaching this goal is the 21-day pregnancy rate. FULL STORY »

Adding more common cents to your investment

Following my previous article (in the February issue), I learned that I could do a better job of reinforcing common-sense practices. FULL STORY »

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