Watch out for mycoplasma in young calves
Calves less than two months of age appear to be most susceptible to mycoplasma infection, according to a recent study of Mycoplasma bovis in California calves. FULL STORY »
Is calf mycoplasma seasonal?
More California calves suffered from infection with Mycoplasma bovis during March than any other month of the year, according to research in the September 2004 Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. FULL STORY »
Management key to reducing neosporosis
New research confirms that management strategies are more important than genetic selection when it comes to reducing neosporosis, an abortion-causing infection caused by Neospora caninum. FULL STORY »
Less light for dry cows benefits immunity
Short-day lighting — eight hours of light followed by 16 hours of darkness — improves immune function in dry cows, according to research reported in the November 2004 Journal of Dairy Science. FULL STORY »
Wisconsin producers lower dietary phosphorus
Recent surveys conducted on dairy herds in three Wisconsin counties indicate that phosphorus levels in dairy rations have decreased dramatically. FULL STORY »
Headlocks help improve profitability
According to new data from the University of Wisconsin- Madison, headlocks in four-row free-stall barns can increase profits by $22 to $43 per head per year, depending on your management practices. FULL STORY »
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