What is your bulk tank SCC?
Bulk tank somatic cell counts continue to decline. Could yours stand room for improvement? Here are some things to consider as you look for ways to improve your milk-quality program. FULL STORY »
Best milking practices workshop in Pa.
The series of hands-on workshops is designed for English-speaking milkers and managers. It will emphasize proper milking techniques and standard operation procedures that reduce somatic cell count. FULL STORY »
Use flunixin properly to avoid residue violations
The USDA Food Safety Inspection Service reported an increase in the number of residue violations in culled dairy cows from 2005 to 2010 with flunixin the second most common residue violation. FULL STORY »
Make better mastitis therapy decisions
Learn how to identify cases of mastitis through tools such as milk culturing, somatic cell count records, and treatment records during a Feb. 12 webinar from eXtension. FULL STORY »
Milk-quality series takes on teat-end calluses
The seventh installment in a weekly milk-quality series from the University of Wisconsin looks at the relationship between teat-end calluses and mastitis. 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 »
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 »
- Video: Evaluating corn silage processing in the field
- National Mastitis Council Annual Meeting set for Feb. 1-3, 2014
- Tuesday’s CME Dairy Market Recap
- DHM Numbers: CWT export sales; dairy replacement auctions
- Recount upholds Missouri’s ‘Right to Farm’
- Next ‘Protecting Your Profits’ conference call is Sept. 24