What's in the milk?

Researcher Sarah Morrison at the W.H. Miner Institute near Chazy, NY, discusses the energy and protein requirements of young calves. FULL STORY »

What are the best buys in current feedstuffs?

Ohio State University Extension Dairy Management Specialist Normand St-Pierre provides a comprehensive snapshot of current dairy nutrient unit costs and feedstuff prices. FULL STORY »

Another year of rationing for corn or soybeans?

An extremely hot, dry August throughout the Corn Belt could factor into lower-than-predicted crop yields. Could it be another tight year ahead? FULL STORY »

Choosing the right silage additives

Silage made now will be an important feed source for months to come. But as much as 40 percent of silage dry matter can be lost to shrinkage and spoilage. Researchers at the University of Florida offer advice for selecting the best additives to protect the quantity and quality of newly ensiled feedstuffs. FULL STORY »

Precision feeding dairy heifers

Successfully raising replacement heifers requires a delicate dance between raising the best possible quality of animals, and minimizing the cost to do so. Penn State University Professor of Dairy Science Jud Heinrichs offers advice on precision feeding dairy heifers. FULL STORY »

Four questions to ask prior to purchasing a colostrum replacer

There are instances when using a colostrum replacer is necessary. And, fortunately, there are many good products available. The experts at Purina Animal Nutrition offer four tips for selecting the best option. FULL STORY »

World Dairy Expo online dairy cattle entries available Play video

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 »

Weaned heifers: Don’t overlook their nutrition needs

Much attention is paid to calf diets in the milk-feeding stage. But older heifers have specific nutrition needs, too. FULL STORY »

Expert says to start calves on low-quality forage

It’s not often you hear the recommendation to feed lower-quality feedstuffs, but when it comes to starting young calves on forage, that’s exactly the advice of renowned heifer production researcher Dr. Alex Bach from Spain. FULL STORY »

What milk replacer ratio is best?

What protein and fat percentages in milk replacer are best for young calves? What feeding rate is appropriate? Virginia Tech University dairy scientist Robert James offers his advice on the subject. FULL STORY »

Study evaluates free-choice, acidified milk replacer

The practice of feeding free-choice, acidified milk replacer is experiencing a resurgence, particularly in the Northeast U.S. A recent Journal of Dairy Science article evaluates its merits. FULL STORY »

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