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Beware of Salt Poisoning in Dairy Calves

Sep 09, 2018 by Maureen Hanson
The health and productivity of young calves can be affected by a wide range of metabolic and pathogenic conditions. Among the maladies that can profoundly affect calves’ health is their intake and balance of sodium.

Drought Increases Aflatoxin Risk

Sep 07, 2018 by Sonja Begemann
Hot and dry cornfield conditions are breeding grounds for dangerous aspergillus ear and kernel mold that produces aflatoxins. This toxin is a carcinogen, can harm livestock and can lead to rejection at the elevator.

Moderation: Best for DCAD Diets Too

Sep 04, 2018 by John Maday
For the past three decades, dairy producers have known that a negative DCAD (Dietary cation-anion difference) diet in close-up cows benefits colostrum production and early lactation.