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 »
California Dairy Management Seminars coming up
The seminars, scheduled for Dec. 6, 11th and 13th, will be delivered concurrently in English & Spanish. Topics include step-by-step examination of sick cows and common fresh-cow diseases. FULL STORY »
Don't let your guard down on Johne's
Here are some relatively easy and inexpensive management practices that you can use to minimize the level of infection in calves and the impact of this disease in your herd. FULL STORY »
Pistachio shells: A hidden danger
Pistachio hulls contaminated with pistachio shells resulted in the death of dairy cows and heifers on three California dairies last month. It's a sober reminder to be vigilant about what is going into your dairy diets. FULL STORY »
Researchers study potassium's effect on milk fat
Researchers at Washington State University and Clemson University are studying options to improve fat production in cows that have a normal fat test. Potassium may play a pivotal role. Here's what they know so far. FULL STORY »
Cornell offers only U.S. salmonella dublin test for cattle
A test for the cattle disease salmonella dublin that is cheaper, quicker, safer and more sensitive than traditional bacteriological tests is now available for the first time in the United States. FULL STORY »
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