Vaccinate FPT calves earlier
Research has shown that calves with failure of passive transfer (FPT) will develop their own antibodies faster than calves with normal passive transfer when they are exposed to infection or vaccination. FULL STORY »
Is she getting enough water?
High-producing cows require upwards of 40 gallons of water every day. And, lactating cows drink about 30 to 50 percent of their water within the first hour after milking. FULL STORY »
Watch out for high ash levels in forages
Dry weather increases the potential for higher ash levels in forages. When high-ash forages make their way into the ration, it could cost you money. FULL STORY »
Keep an eye on liner cracks
Rubber goods such as liners and short milk tubes are prone to deterioration and cracking — providing an ideal place for bacteria to grow and hide from cleaners and sanitizers. FULL STORY »
Electronic thaw bath advice
In a recent issue of the Georgia DairyFax, William Graves, professor and extension dairy scientist at the University of Georgia, shares practical advice on using electronic thaw baths to thaw semen for artificial insemination of dairy cattle. FULL STORY »
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