Research Nuggets

Phosphorus supplementation may not be necessary for heifers

The phosphorus requirement of a dairy heifer is 0.20 to 0.35 percent of dry matter intake, depending upon bodyweight. FULL STORY »

Monensin helps with heat stress

Over the years, Lance Baumgard has documented the physiological effects of heat stress on a cow. FULL STORY »

Give cows plenty of time to eat

Dairy cows are often overstocked. Some farm managers are now also using ‘slick bunk’ management (feeding to zero refusals) to save on feed costs, but this practice can reduce the time that cows have access to feed. FULL STORY »

Heifers can succeed on distillers grains

If you’re looking for a high-quality heifer feed with a lower cost than traditional corn and soybean feed grains should consider distillers grains, says Tamilee Nennich, Purdue Extension dairy nutrition specialist. FULL STORY »

Identify at-risk fresh cows

A 1,000-cow dairy in western New York is reaping the benefits of a testing procedure for at-risk fresh cows. FULL STORY »

Step up calf nutrition in cold weather

Falling temperatures can compromise calf growth and health. FULL STORY »

MUN could serve as financial incentive

The correlation between milk urea nitrogen and reduced ammonia emissions from cows is strong enough that the dairy industry may want to consider offering financial incentives for milk shipped with the desired range of MUN values. FULL STORY »

Short dry period: Some pros and cons

The University of Laval in Canada recently compared the effects of two different dry period lengths on health and reproduction. FULL STORY »

Molasses can boost milkfat

At a time when many people are leaving money on the table when it comes to butterfat depression, researchers at Kansas State University have come up with a possible new strategy: molasses. FULL STORY »

Economics of intensified feeding

Intensified feeding of calves has gained a lot of interest. In a research experiment at Michigan State University, Holstein heifer calves were randomly assigned to one of two dietary treatments, with an average of 40 head per treatment. FULL STORY »

Maintain transition cow metabolism to reduce immune dysfunction

To date, no single factor has been reported to be responsible for the immune dysfunction that cows experience around the time of calving. FULL STORY »

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