High-quality corn silage: A gift that keeps giving

New research findings suggest the milk-yield benefits of feeding highly digestible corn silage to transition cows may continue for at least two or three months after the silage is removed from the diet. FULL STORY »

Researchers to study causes of stillborn calves

Penn State will be conducting a survey to identify causes of stillborn calves in dairy and beef herds in Pennsylvania. FULL STORY »

Antibiotic residue prevention manual available in Spanish

The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) has released a revised version of its Spanish residue prevention manual for 2013. FULL STORY »

Cows eat pounds, not percentages

It’s not uncommon when discussing rations to talk in terms of percentages. While these terms work well when discussing the ingredients themselves, they don’t provide much information as to the amount of nutrition actually consumed by the cow. FULL STORY »

Research leads to more answers about amino acids

Are there amino acids besides methionine and lysine limiting milk production? Penn State researchers have determined that histidine also may be a limiting amino acid in high-producing dairy cow diets. FULL STORY »

Cut down on ration costs

If high feed prices are forcing you to start getting creative with your rations, don’t overlook the money-saving power of rumen degradable starch. FULL STORY »

Time for a check-up on winter water sources

We often think about focusing on water supply for dairy cattle during the summer when water intake is the highest and heat stress occurs. However, limited water availability is often an issue during the winter months. FULL STORY »

Subclinical milk fever: A bigger threat than you might think

Until recently, the prevalence of subclinical hypocalcemia in fresh cows was unknown. This article looks at research that shows 47 percent of cows in 480 herds had subclinical milk fever. FULL STORY »

Upcoming webinar to focus on compost-bedded pack barns

Learn what it takes to design and manage a successful compost-bedded pack for milking cows. Topics will include area requirements, the need for aeration, and managing the composting process. FULL STORY »

Diagnose problems in your nutrition program

A recent webinar examines how to use transition and early-lactation cow records to diagnose problems in a nutrition program. It has been recorded for viewing at your convenience. FULL STORY »

What is subclinical ketosis costing you?

A lack of clinical signs makes it difficult to detect subclinical ketosis. Here are some ways to evaluate the occurrence of this fresh-cow disorder on your operation. FULL STORY »

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