Positive pressure tube ventilation meeting
Learn how to develop positive pressure tube ventilation systems for calf barns at an upcoming seminar presented by the Dairyland Initiative at the University of Wisconsin. FULL STORY »
What’s it cost to raise a dairy heifer?
Iowa State University Extension Dairy Specialist Larry Tranel offers an estimate of the cost to raise a dairy heifer from birth to calving, reflecting current input costs. FULL STORY »
New developments in managing Johne’s disease
Diagnosing and vaccinating Johne’s disease has been complex and imprecise due to cross-complications with TB testing. USDA researchers recently have made Johne’s breakthroughs. FULL STORY »
Caring for cold-stressed calves
Recent blasts of Arctic air and historically low temperatures have been hard on calves. New York calf management specialist Sam Leadley provides advice on how to help them. FULL STORY »
Should you fortify pasteurized waste milk?
Feeding pasteurized whole milk has many benefits, but should this feedstuff be fortified with additional vitamins and minerals? Ann Hoskins with Vita Plus Corp. addresses this question. FULL STORY »
Hypothermia & newborn calves
Whether you are a dairy producer who calves year round, a beef producer who may calve early, or if you have a calf that is born under less-than-desirable conditions, hypothermia is something that we need to be concerned about, especially this time of year. FULL STORY »