Cornell Dairy Nutrition and Management Short Course
The W.H. Miner Institute near Chazy, NY will be the setting for an upcomingDairy Nutrition and Management Short Course, presented by Cornell University on June 3-6, 2013. FULL STORY »
Using herd data for heifer selection
Excess heifer inventories and high feed costs are leading many dairies to sell part of their heifer stocks. Penn State University Dairy Extension experts offer advice on strategically making the best heifer-retention and sell-off decisions. FULL STORY »
Advice for depositing semen correctly
Even the most experienced AI breeders can use refreshers. William Graves, Professor of Dairy Science at the University of Georgia, provides an excellent primer on breeding techniques. FULL STORY »
Poll: What role does genomics technology play in your heifer selection?
A) I am currently using genomics to select heifers to retain and/or sell.
B) I am exploring using genomics for heifer selection.
C) I am not using genomics for heifer selection and have no plans to adopt the technology in the future.
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New study looks at range of responses to dehorning
How do calves respond to dehorning? Is pain management necessary with the procedure? The results of a recent Texas Tech University study shed some insight on the answers. FULL STORY »
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