Fly control fundamentals

Controlling flies is a critical element in preventing mastitis infections in heifers. University of Georgia researcher Steve Nickerson discusses the importance of fly control and offers management advice in a new technical white paper. FULL STORY »

Contract essentials for raising heifers

Purdue Dairy Extension specialist Tamilee Nennich provides guidelines for thorough contracts between dairies and contract growers. FULL STORY »

Those forgotten months....

“Out of sight, out of mind” could be a hazard in the growing heifer phase. Don’t lose progress toward maximizing your replacement animal quality in this critical stage. FULL STORY »

No-mess fly control

The calf-raising experts at Vita Plus offer a handy tip for efficient, tidy fly control FULL STORY »

Heifer rearing goals

Should age or body size be the target for heifer calving dates? What tools are useful in tracking heifer growth and performance? Dave Winston, Extension Dairy Specialist at Virginia Tech University, shares his thoughts on heifer rearing goals. FULL STORY »

Quit throwing away money – get an energy audit

A consultant told me about a client that continued using practices that were wasting money and not increasing profits. Out of frustration, she asked the client for any change in his pockets. He forked over several coins worth slightly over two dollars. She picked out one coin and tossed it as far as she could. FULL STORY »

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World Dairy Expo’s online dairy cattle entry system is now available to exhibitors wishing to make entries to this year’s show. FULL STORY »

Using bleach to clean feeding equipment

Chlorine bleach can work well as a sanitizing agent for calf feeding equipment, but will be most effective when used correctly. Iowa State University Extension provides guidelines for successfully using this inexpensive disinfectant. FULL STORY »

Saving grain from the rain

Feeding grain in the outside runs of calf hutches has its advantages, but rainy weather isn’t one of them. FULL STORY »

Heifer reproduction webinar

Looking to improve heifer reproduction? The Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council offers an online, on-demand webinar to help. FULL STORY »

New spreadsheet helps track heifer growth

The Customized Dairy Heifer Growth Chart from Penn State University is a spreadsheet that generates a customized growth curve for individual herds, based on their heifer-rearing goals. FULL STORY »

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