Protecting the lungs of young calves is critical to their long-term performance as adult animals. SDSU veterinarian Russ Daly discusses methods to prevent and manage pneumonia in calves as the mercury drops.
“New” housing facilities need not necessarily start from the ground up. University of Minnesota agricultural engineer Kevin Janni discusses ways to remodel existing farm structures to address your housing needs.
Feedstuffs, they keep a-changing. New to the menu of co-products that have the potential as an excellent dairy heifer feed source is soybean syrup resulting as a co-product of aquaculture feed manufacturers.
You may think you need to start paying attention to heifers’ feet when they enter the milking string. But that’s too late, according to international hoof care consultant Karl Burgi. He said caring for hei
Are your heifers growing as fast as they should be? Are undersized heifers - or overly fat ones - causing calving difficulties for your herd replacements? Dr. Angie Manthey, dairy nutritionist for Hubbard Fe
Starting their very first lactation with mastitis is a less-than-ideal way for heifers to enter the milking string. University of Kentucky Extension Dairy Specialist Donna Amaral-Phillips summarizes heifer mastitis cont