Tuesday, October 3, 2023
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Taking the time to test your forages and matching them with a proper mineral mix can ensure good animal health and reproductive efficiency.

Corn dried distillers' grains with solubles are widely available in the US as a feed ingredient for livestock animals.

Monitoring dairy calves with precision technologies based on the "internet of things," leads to the earlier diagnosis of bovine respiratory disease.

Early spring grazing can be risky. Take precautions and transition your herd to pasture slowly.

Good grazing management can help prevent grass tetany. Here are a few considerations and practices to implement during your early spring grazing season. 

Learn more about the issues associated with extreme winter conditions and what producers can do to protect their herds. 

Feeding losses can occur from trampling, weather conditions, fecal contamination, method of storage and overall hay quality. Learn how to prevent losses.

Just like an effective football coach, you must prepare and coach your herd to perform properly in the fall and prepare the cow herd to win each game. 

University of Wisconsin researchers studied genetic parameters for feeding behavior traits and their association with feed efficiency in Holstein cows.

High temperatures and uncomfortable humidity can be stressful for dairy cattle. Learn more about the effects of and managing heat stress in dairy cattle.