Dairy Focus: Is the cost of feeding frequency worth it?
Given the waning days of winter, one may conclude that dairy calves are beyond the added nutritional requirements of cold-weather feeding. FULL STORY »
Cold stress happens even after the snow is gone
Calves can experience cold stress at temperatures well above freezing, and therefore will be susceptible to cold stress, even after the snow and ice melts. FULL STORY »
"Cow College" materials online
A wide range of nutrition topics was presented at the recent Virginia State Feed Association & Nutritional Management “Cow College.” Now you can browse the papers and slides from your computer. FULL STORY »
The other side of the transition: colostrum and calves
Much attention has been focused in recent years on transition cows. Nutritional and other management efforts have been devised to help launch them into healthy and productive new lactations. But what effects do these measures have on the developing fetuses of these late-term cows, and the quality of colostrum they produce? FULL STORY »
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