Senator Charles Schumer is going to bat for American dairy farmers when it comes to renegotiating NAFTA and he believes Canada is putting up a “Dairy Wall” with its policies upending the global dairy market.
For less than $700, Carissa Buttjer installed a remote-access camera system on the 275-cow dairy she helps manage in eastern Iowa. She shares how building the system impacted calf mortality at the dairy.
Flies are more than just an annoyance for calves in warm weather. High fly populations also can spread diseases among calves; cause stress and reduced immunity; and negatively impact growth and weight gain.