Feeding calves: It takes more than just milk

When thinking of calves and what it takes to grow them properly the main component of their diet is milk or milk replacer. However, it’s important to think about the other components of their diets as well. FULL STORY »

Are spotlessly clean stalls really the goal?

A few manure piles at the rear of the stalls doesn’t necessarily mean a poorly managed stall, but rather a well-used stall, which is a good thing. Rather than just look at how clean the stalls are, watch and evaluate how the cows use the stalls. In the end a clean, well-used stall is the real goal. FULL STORY »

Vaccinating cows for reproductive diseases begins with the heifer

The best time to vaccinate cows for reproductive diseases is before breeding but finding the window of opportunity after calving and before breeding can be challenging. The key starts with a sound heifer vaccination program. FULL STORY »

See the Innovation Award winners up close

Dairy Herd Management’s Innovation Awards, honoring the top dairy industry innovations in 2013, were announced during World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wis. on Oct. 1. Here’s a complete list of winners, including the first-ever “People’s Choice” award winner. FULL STORY »

Purina launches HEIFERSMART feeds

The HEIFERSMART Dairy Program is a complete nutrition program for heifers, age 24 weeks through breeding to pre-fresh. FULL STORY »

Calf-Tel launches a Heavy Duty Fence System

Hampel Animal Care offers a new product that provides a flexible yet durable gate option to calf and heifer raisers FULL STORY »

Upcoming DAIReXNET webinars

DAIReXNET has a full menu of webinars planned for the coming months. FULL STORY »

Poll: How would you classify your relationship with your herd veterinarian?

1. Our veterinarian is an integral member of our management team.
2. Our veterinarian has some influence on the way we manage our herd.
3. Our veterinarian has little influence on the way we manage our herd.
4. We do not use the services of a veterinarian.

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Calf barn positive pressure ventilation seminar

The Dairyland Initiative in Wisconsin will be presenting a seminar on using positive pressure ventilation tubes in calf barns on November 7 in Madison, Wis. FULL STORY »

Can calves be taught to urinate in a specific place?

Is it possible for calves to be trained like cats to urinate in a specific location? A team of Canadian researchers conducted a study to find out. FULL STORY »

AI success with timed breeding versus detected heat

Researchers in Alberta compared the outcome of using sexed semen in heifers inseminated upon detected heat, versus those enrolled in a timed AI program. FULL STORY »

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