Successfully raising replacement heifers requires a delicate dance between raising the best possible quality of animals, and minimizing the cost to do so. Penn State University Professor of Dairy Science Jud Heinrichs
Precision dairy technology is rapidly changing the dynamics of the industry. There are many technologies available, but selecting the right type of precision equipment to invest in can be a difficult choice.
Consistency is one of the biggest goals when feeding calves. Whatever the liquid feed (milk or milk replacer), the temperature, total solids percentage, and nutrient level should be reasonably consistent from feeding to
After a big loss of acreage forced them to get creative, Dale and Larry Deetz moved all hay production to baleage. By doing so, they built a precision feeding system that keeps Dugan Valley Dairy rations consistent, des
Feed is the single largest expense on a dairy, representing over 55% of the production cost in California. Based on the economic importance of feeding, it would be expected that ingredient loading into the mixer wagon i
Despite the high initial investment many dairy producers are incorporating new technologies into their daily farm operations and seeing great results. Other dairy producers are resistant to new technology, preferring to
Source: University of Kentucky
The University of Kentucky is teaming up with the University of Minnesota to offer the 2017 Conference on Precision Dairy Farming in Lexington, Ken.
The conference is May 30 through June 1