"The Winter of Our Discontent"?
Shakespeare must have been thinking about caring for beef cattle this past winter when he coined those words. As spring arrives, we can't help but feel some relief just to get past this tough winter weather. FULL STORY »
Treating pinkeye in cattle
Pinkeye is a difficult disease challenge that will be on the upsurge again this summer. Dee Whittier, Extension cattle veterinarian at Virginia Tech University, discusses pinkeye treatment approaches. FULL STORY »
Ultraviolet light treatment of waste milk evaluated
Is ultraviolet light treatment as effective at pasteurizing colostrum and waste milk as heat treating? Heather Dann at the W.H. Miner Institute in New York reviews current research on the practice. FULL STORY »
Advanced dairy nutrition seminar
Cornell University and the W.H. Miner Institute in New York will be hosting their biannual Advanced Dairy Nutrition and Management Shortcourse on June 2-5 at Cornell University. FULL STORY »
Lessons in autofeeding
Now that automated calf feeders have been in place on some U.S. dairies for several years, their users are able to report some of the advantages and pitfalls of the systems. Jennifer Bentley, Extension Dairy Specialist for Iowa State University, shared some important lessons from autofeeder users on a recent webinar. FULL STORY »
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