Post-weaning nutrition, crucial for a healthy rumen
The experts at Purina Animal Nutrition provide advice on continuing to promote excellent rumen development after calves are weaned. FULL STORY »
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 »