Strategies to reduce risk of subclinical hypocalcemia

Although a negative dietary cation-anion difference (DCAD) diet has long been used to help control milk fever in transition dairy cows, more recent research is evaluating whether it is also effective in reducing the risk of subclinical hypocalcemia, or slightly below normal blood calcium concentrations, according to Tom Overton, Ph.D., professor of dairy management at Cornell University. FULL STORY »

TechMix introduces “Close to Glucose” propylene blend for ketosis

TechMix introduces a new product for treating ketosis, Propylene Advantage. FULL STORY »

Sampling reveals high rate of subclinical hypocalcemia

A blood calcium sampling program involving more than 5,000 transition dairy cows showed subclinical hypocalcemia in an average of 55 percent of the cows tested. FULL STORY »

Brushing up on cow comfort

Cow brushes promote hygiene, stress relief and social harmony FULL STORY »

Profit tips: Top 9 reasons water quality matters for dairy cows

Following air, water is the nutrient required in the largest quantity by dairy cattle. A cow consumes 30 to 50 gallons of water per day. FULL STORY »

MooMonitor+ adds new features, wins Innovation Awards

Breeding, fertility and health are critical factors for success on-farm and the new Dairymaster MooMonitor+ has been awarded the Dairy Herd Management Innovation Award at World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin. FULL STORY »

Genex to Market SCR Heatime System

Genex Cooperative, Inc. and SCR Dairy Inc. have announced a new partnership in which Genex will market the SCR Heatime® system. FULL STORY »

PSU Herd Metrics App Now Available

Penn State Extension Dairy Team Assists with Estimating Herd Dynamics FULL STORY »

Dairy calf care: When to assist, what to do

Dr. Harry Momont has trained veterinary students on calving practices for more than two decades at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine. FULL STORY »

Dairy calf care: Get a handle on dystocia data

Colorado State University professor of veterinary medicine Frank Garry suggests dairies can improve calf survival by monitoring and improving calving management. He recommends regularly recording and tracking. FULL STORY »

Herd health: Making a case for case definitions

Internal benchmarking is a great tool. External benchmarking is difficult. FULL STORY »

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