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  27. Standard operating procedures: Achieving high performance » Read 70833 times
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  37. Cow longevity economics: The cost benefit of keeping the cow in the herd » Read 60213 times
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  78. Cow comfort: 2) Body condition score » Read 42064 times
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  86. Sexed semen: Is it finally a reality? » Read 40375 times
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  102. On farm HACCP for milk production » Read 38200 times
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  118. Dairy cow health and metabolic disease relative to nutritional factors » Read 35629 times
  119. Basics of reproductive function » Read 35610 times
  120. Milk replacer feeding strategies for accelerated calf growth » Read 35604 times
  121. Steps in minimizing bacteria in colostrum » Read 35329 times
  122. IFCN report 2013: Overview on milk prices and production costs world wide » Read 35277 times
  123. Footbath alternatives » Read 35118 times
  124. Dietary energy density for the close-up dry cow - Postpartum » Read 35062 times
  125. Managing the postpartum cow to maximize pregnancy rates » Read 34893 times
  126. Effective immunization programs in herd health » Read 34872 times
  127. Vitamins and minerals functioning as antioxidants with supplementation considerations » Read 34753 times
  128. Incorporating dairy cow behavior into management tools » Read 34682 times
  129. Cow comfort » Read 34635 times
  130. Positive and negative effects of high energy consumption on reproduction in lactating dairy cows » Read 34336 times
  131. Crossbreeding trials in California » Read 34284 times
  132. Body condition score » Read 34091 times
  133. Applied immunology: Keeping animals healthy » Read 33765 times
  134. Teat dipping trouble » Read 33760 times
  135. Electric fencing - a planning guide » Read 33695 times
  136. Behavior » Read 33637 times
  137. Feeding calves: it takes more than just milk » Read 33541 times
  138. Foot bathing in the hoof health management » Read 33196 times
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  140. Use of milk or blood urea nitrogen to identify feed management inefficiencies and estimate nitrogen excretion by dairy cattle and other animals » Read 32938 times
  141. Behavioral needs of the transition cow and considerations for special needs facility design » Read 32825 times
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  144. Bovine mastitis treatment failure » Read 32738 times
  145. Testing calves for passive transfer of immunity » Read 32736 times
  146. Dairy business management principles » Read 32708 times
  147. Forages » Read 32617 times
  148. Calves not eating grain » Read 32607 times
  149. Management of calving on large dairy farms » Read 32589 times
  150. Silage additives » Read 32450 times
  151. Laminitis - More than How You Feed Your Cows » Read 32123 times
  152. Monitoring health and looking for sick cows » Read 32052 times
  153. Integration of metabolism and immunity in periparturient dairy cows » Read 32022 times
  154. Feed sorting: Repeated ruminal acidosis challenges in lactating dairy cows at high and low risk for developing acidosis » Read 31910 times
  155. Ammonia emissions - How will they change dairy ration formulation? » Read 31883 times
  156. Effective natural ventilation strategies » Read 31826 times
  157. Using locomotion scoring to put together a program to reduce lameness on the dairy » Read 31643 times
  158. Rabobank Dairy Quarterly Q1: International prices to ease through 2014 » Read 31580 times
  159. Growth and health of calves housed on different bedding types » Read 31569 times
  160. Calves - cold weather feeding » Read 31424 times
  161. Contract heifer raising » Read 31399 times
  162. Proper milking techniques » Read 31205 times
  163. Bottle feeding » Read 31128 times
  164. Appropriate methods of diagnosing mineral deficiencies » Read 31000 times
  165. A review of: Streptococcus uberis: Environmental or contagious pathogen? » Read 30934 times
  166. Using success factors to address lameness » Read 30796 times
  167. The pneumonia calf » Read 30776 times
  168. Milking Hygiene and Udder Health Problems: Results of a survey of 5000 dairy farms » Read 30563 times
  169. Self-locking manger stall considerations » Read 30548 times
  170. Achieving a high pregnancy rate for higher profitability » Read 30496 times
  171. Accelerated feeding - current feeding programs » Read 30464 times
  172. Standard operating procedures: Tools for making constant improvements » Read 30415 times
  173. Nutrition and management in support of hoof health » Read 30138 times
  174. Contagious mastitis and organic milk production » Read 30062 times
  175. Common poisonous plants in the eastern and southern United States » Read 29914 times
  176. Should feed efficiency be used in dairy benchmarking? » Read 29903 times
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  178. What is the true cost of waste milk? » Read 29805 times
  179. Nutrition troubleshooting » Read 29576 times
  180. Coccidiostats and coccidiosis » Read 29434 times
  181. Milking procedures and relationship to milking efficiency » Read 29360 times
  182. Heat detection analysis using an activity meter in grassland systems » Read 29335 times
  183. Nutrition economics » Read 29314 times
  184. Performance of calves housed in individual pens and fed with buckets two times per day vs. calves housed in groups and fed with a computerized milk replacer and starter feeding system » Read 29295 times
  185. Using bleach as a germicide for manual washing feeding equipment » Read 29267 times
  186. What you feed vs. what you get: » Read 29212 times
  187. Hoof care resources » Read 29201 times
  188. Defence Mechanisms of the Udder, Part two: Enhancement of the defence mechanisms of the udder » Read 29189 times
  189. Rest assured: Bedding options for robotic milking facilities » Read 28934 times
  190. What is early pregnancy diagnosis worth? » Read 28803 times
  191. Economic considerations of sexed semen on your dairy » Read 28598 times
  192. Fats » Read 28592 times
  193. Concentrate feeders » Read 28519 times
  194. Kernel processed corn silage » Read 28496 times
  195. Fencing systems: Line posts » Read 28476 times
  196. Milk Quality » Read 28442 times
  197. Dehorning calves » Read 28418 times
  198. Strategies for shortening the dry period » Read 28400 times
  199. World milk production and exports/imports » Read 28333 times
  200. Characterization of early embryonic death and prevention of pregnancy wastage » Read 28331 times
  201. Common pasture pests » Read 28306 times
  202. Calving ease - Early detection of sick preweaned calves » Read 28183 times
  203. Mastitis-Staph aureus problems » Read 28168 times
  204. Biotin » Read 28162 times
  205. Is your milking routine up to par? » Read 28111 times
  206. Improving dairy cow fertility through genetics » Read 28062 times
  207. Addressing teat condition problems » Read 28050 times
  208. Treatment and prevention for scours » Read 27920 times
  209. Cause and control of common diseases of pastured cattle » Read 27797 times
  210. Remodeling a tie stall barn for an interim milking parlor » Read 27776 times
  211. Loopholes that make calves sick » Read 27759 times
  212. Guide to good dairy farming practice » Read 27731 times
  213. Fencing systems: Installing the high tensile wires » Read 27684 times
  214. Mechanisms that prevent and produce double ovulations in dairy cattle » Read 27681 times
  215. Avoiding antibiotic residues in milk » Read 27647 times
  216. Read 27561 times
  217. Cold weather bedding » Read 27508 times
  218. A comparison of methods for early pregnancy diagnosis » Read 27502 times
  219. Pasture and grazing management made simple 9: Pros and cons of seasonal dairying » Read 27477 times
  220. Fencing systems: Post selection » Read 27462 times
  221. How is milk production changing in the world? » Read 27443 times
  222. Finding the tools to achieve longevity in Canadian dairy cows » Read 27419 times
  223. Strategies, benefits, and challenges of feeding ethanol byproducts to dairy and beef cattle » Read 27375 times
  224. Earlier weaning: Yes or no? » Read 27375 times
  225. Automatic Milking » Read 27334 times
  226. Testing for pre-clinical mastitis » Read 27253 times
  227. Developing quality dairy replacement heifers » Read 27202 times
  228. Increasing world population a challenge for world milk production » Read 27046 times
  229. Fencing systems: Setting posts for the ends and corners » Read 27000 times
  230. Managing the young calf - keep it simple! » Read 26922 times
  231. Calf blankets » Read 26903 times
  232. Good colostrum management » Read 26820 times
  233. Fencing systems: Keeping the current flowing on an electric fence » Read 26817 times
  234. Improving Heifer Handling » Read 26786 times
  235. Biosecurity practices: Facility cleaning and disinfection » Read 26658 times
  236. 9 reasons why antibiotics fail » Read 26657 times
  237. Solving calf morbidity and mortality problems » Read 26594 times
  238. Disease specific biosecurity - part 2: Reproductive diseases » Read 26386 times
  239. Disease specific biosecurity - part 1 » Read 26356 times
  240. Pasture and grazing management made simple 6: Cow grazing behavior and intake » Read 26303 times
  241. Carcass disposal » Read 26261 times
  242. Coping with CAFO: Tips on dealing with the new regulations on manure management » Read 26167 times
  243. Two competing Swedish breeds with different profiles but of equal size » Read 26134 times
  244. Strategies to reduce growth variance and improve feed efficiency in dairy heifer management » Read 26124 times
  245. The case for low methane-emitting cattle » Read 26077 times
  246. A global perspective on automatic milking systems rules and regulations » Read 26058 times
  247. Timeliness of treating pneumonia » Read 26043 times
  248. Dairy goat herd health program » Read 26019 times
  249. Automation and new technology » Read 25997 times
  250. Alternative approaches to management of high energy rations in dairy cattle » Read 25967 times
  251. Achieving desired reproductive performance on dairies » Read 25897 times
  252. Calf risk assessment checklist » Read 25861 times
  253. Cation exchange capacity » Read 25853 times
  254. Dairy Beef Quality » Read 25831 times
  255. Cleaning milking systems - North American cleaning practices » Read 25825 times
  256. An update on mastitis vaccines » Read 25783 times
  257. Spring thaw can contribute to feed waste » Read 25684 times
  258. Reducing dairy ammonia emissions: A Swedish case study » Read 25668 times
  259. Expansion pitfalls » Read 25643 times
  260. Transition cows » Read 25569 times
  261. Milk smarter - not just harder » Read 25513 times
  262. Is it time to reconsider blanket dry cow treatment programs? » Read 25482 times
  263. A system for evaluating a change: Conducting and evaluating on-farm research to support management decisions » Read 25478 times
  264. Evaluation of bovine teat condition in commercial dairy herds: Environmental factors » Read 25295 times
  265. Little slipups add up » Read 25268 times
  266. Biosecurity Issues in manure management plans » Read 25242 times
  267. At what price crowding? » Read 25207 times
  268. Choosing the right cow traffic system for your robotic dairy » Read 25175 times
  269. Managing BVDV infections -- a challenge beyond vaccination » Read 25142 times
  270. Good growth in cold weather » Read 25064 times
  271. Evaluation of bovine teat condition in commercial dairy herds: Getting the numbers right » Read 25049 times
  272. Forage particle size » Read 24990 times
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  274. Cleaning milking systems - basic principles and practices » Read 24965 times
  275. Summer, calves, and water » Read 24959 times
  276. Giardia » Read 24936 times
  277. How much milk will calves drink? » Read 24801 times
  278. Bottles: To wash or not to wash - who knows the answer? » Read 24656 times
  279. Are we achieving our goals? - (Part 1: Measuring and Recording) » Read 24619 times
  280. Mastitis caused by Streptococcus uberis » Read 24618 times
  281. Five steps to designing the ideal transition cow barn » Read 24605 times
  282. Hay production » Read 24489 times
  283. Dehydration in milk-fed calves » Read 24487 times
  284. Accelerated feeding - limitations of current programs » Read 24484 times
  285. Mycoplasma Species and Mastitis » Read 24472 times
  286. Efficacy of a teat sealant with no germicide, applied on pre-calving cows in grassing system » Read 24402 times
  287. Cold weather calf care tips » Read 24376 times
  288. Methods of feeding liquid to calves » Read 24317 times
  289. Winter preparedness on dairy farms » Read 24311 times
  290. Calving ease- navels and newborns » Read 24283 times
  291. Lying area design and barn climate getting it right » Read 24260 times
  292. Dairy barn design from an ethological perspective » Read 24159 times
  293. Understand cultural differences to improve your management » Read 24131 times
  294. Towards a sustainable milk production - Practical advice for reducing on-farm ammonia losses » Read 24043 times
  295. Monitoring calf care: Goals and thresholds & what to do when goals are not met » Read 24025 times
  296. Fencing systems: Protecting an energizer from lightning » Read 23980 times
  297. Keeping them out of the rough: Practical insights into hemorrhagic bowel syndrome » Read 23843 times
  298. Fencing systems: Grounding electric fences » Read 23842 times
  299. Why workers leave dairies » Read 23804 times
  300. Scours: Make a list and check it twice » Read 23730 times
  301. Why water? » Read 23690 times
  302. Surges in scours cases » Read 23689 times
  303. Do you know how much mastitis is costing you? » Read 23667 times
  304. 7 reasons why vaccines fail » Read 23656 times
  305. Importance of hoof health in dairy production » Read 23495 times
  306. Pasture and grazing management made simple 3: herbal growth rate information » Read 23400 times
  307. Composting large animal mortalities » Read 23358 times
  308. Calf feeding programs and control of brucellosis and tuberculosis » Read 23282 times
  309. Colostrum: The 4 quart myth » Read 23242 times
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  311. Pasture and grazing management made simple 7: Pasture rotation » Read 23174 times
  312. The power of internal herd growth » Read 23122 times
  313. Calving ease - Clean colostrum » Read 23103 times
  314. Relationship between teat-end callosity or hyperkeratosis and mastitis » Read 23085 times
  315. Are we achieving our goals? - (Part 2: Summarizing and Analyzing) » Read 22968 times
  316. What is colostrum? » Read 22956 times
  317. Dry cow teat sealants » Read 22901 times
  318. The three phases of bovine laminitis » Read 22889 times
  319. Cow comfort and reproductive performance » Read 22796 times
  320. Abomasal ulcers » Read 22726 times
  321. Fencing systems: Energizers » Read 22647 times
  322. Natural defenses: Different responses for different bacteria » Read 22562 times
  323. Monitoring the cow's body for more accurate decisions about health and nutrition » Read 22442 times
  324. Dystocia calves (assisted deliveries) » Read 22428 times
  325. BSE and calves » Read 22408 times
  326. HACCP application: Managing calf diseases » Read 22402 times
  327. Review of 2004 national mastitis council meeting » Read 22347 times
  328. Feeding unfermented corn silage » Read 22315 times
  329. Long live the cows! - Report from the Cow Longevity Conference » Read 22304 times
  330. Calving ease - Too many stresses » Read 22295 times
  331. Pasture and grazing management made simple 2: methods to estimate available pasture » Read 22237 times
  332. A review of: The effect of management style on udder health » Read 22223 times
  333. Tips on selecting for longevity » Read 22198 times
  334. FAO Food Outlook report 2011 » Read 22116 times
  335. Milk quality self assessment test » Read 22102 times
  336. Pasture and grazing management made simple 4: how to develop a grazing plan » Read 21780 times
  337. Dehydration in calves » Read 21738 times
  338. Genetic selection for longevity » Read 21543 times
  339. Overview: Electric fencing - how to plan, select and install » Read 21504 times
  340. Managing cows to managing people -- the competitive edge » Read 21206 times
  341. Preparing the Total Mix Ration (TMR) - What Ingredients Should I Add First? » Read 21201 times
  342. Grain feeding in an intensive feeding program » Read 21181 times
  343. Summary of the dry cow management pre-conference symposium - 2003 national mastitis conference » Read 21072 times
  344. DeLaval hygiene symposium and R&D center inaugural » Read 21030 times
  345. Pasture and grazing management made simple 8: Animal densities on pasture » Read 21018 times
  346. Heat stress and calves » Read 20985 times
  347. Milk feeding in an intensive feeding program » Read 20969 times
  348. A review of: Incentive pay principles » Read 20895 times
  349. Barn layout affects milk yield » Read 20733 times
  350. Reduce feed costs to optimize returns » Read 20618 times
  351. Weaning calves: Four management strategies » Read 20568 times
  352. Lameness - Prevention, detection, and treatment » Read 20511 times
  353. Feeding for top production on pasture » Read 20400 times
  354. Pasture and grazing management made simple 5: Keeping track of pasture supply » Read 20391 times
  355. Maternal immune cells in colostrum » Read 20157 times
  356. Have a plan for heat stress » Read 20029 times
  357. A review of: Measuring effectiveness of teat preparation » Read 19988 times
  358. Johne's - An overview of the 2001 report of the international dairy federation » Read 19816 times
  359. Read 19738 times
  360. Calf Housing & Environment courses » Read 19713 times
  361. Feeding immunoglobulins » Read 19678 times
  362. If you can measure it you can manage it » Read 19668 times
  363. Antibiotic resistance - a complex issue and serious threat » Read 19524 times
  364. Dairy consumption does not elevate heart attack risk » Read 19492 times
  365. Milk - Not just for strong bones and healthy teeth » Read 19370 times
  366. Tube feeding colostrum » Read 19230 times
  367. Managing the change to automatic milking �� Read 19176 times
  368. Treating hypocalcemia routinely » Read 19095 times
  369. The dairy control report indicates mastitis » Read 19089 times
  370. A little privacy please? » Read 19084 times
  371. The beneficial effects of cooling cows » Read 19055 times
  372. Current status and future challenges in mastitis research » Read 18883 times
  373. Hot weather and post-weaning slump » Read 18850 times
  374. Power and water consumption of automatic milking systems » Read 18715 times
  375. Calving ease - Holes in biosecurity » Read 18657 times
  376. Recent research on managing soil phosphorus » Read 18603 times
  377. Good housing and good management = more milk » Read 18400 times
  378. Ammonia is bad for calves » Read 18291 times
  379. Making the most from manure » Read 18232 times
  380. The use of a bismuth-based teat seal and the bacteriocin lacticin 3147 to prevent dry period mastitis in dairy cows » Read 18200 times
  381. Biosecurity - protecting the herd » Read 18188 times
  382. Cows are smarter when raised in pairs » Read 18176 times
  383. Is dairy farming like juggling in a water bed? » Read 17862 times
  384. Designing dairy ventilation will be focus of Penn State webinar » Read 17839 times
  385. Connecting transition cow physiology, behavior, and nutrition » Read 17749 times
  386. Scours are NOT normal » Read 17659 times
  387. Treating mastitis: Balancing cure, money, welfare and resistance » Read 17654 times
  388. Dairy cow mortality: A growing problem » Read 17574 times
  389. Dairy farming and social media » Read 17453 times
  390. Dry cow therapy - does it still deserve a blanket recommendation? » Read 17450 times
  391. The realities of robotic milking technology today » Read 17407 times
  392. Improve productivity and reduce carbon hoof print » Read 17280 times
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  394. What is Precision Dairy Farming? » Read 17099 times
  395. Procedures and products required for milking center efficiency, mastitis control, and production of high quality milk » Read 17032 times
  396. Key Messages for an Efficient Udder Preparation Routine » Read 16975 times
  397. Mastitis and milk management - Weekly article series » Read 16873 times
  398. Genetics and behavior during handling, restraint, and herding » Read 16858 times
  399. Teat end conditions » Read 16784 times
  400. Biosecurity principles as applied to udder health » Read 16700 times
  401. Cash-flow tool helps dairy producers manage feed costs during tough times » Read 16603 times
  402. Animal welfare on the agenda » Read 16598 times
  403. The research behind on-off grazing » Read 16576 times
  404. Efficient milk production under heat stress conditions » Read 16568 times
  405. Increasing the likelihood of success without blanket dry cow treatment » Read 16541 times
  406. Animal welfare a risk for the future of the dairy industry » Read 16454 times
  407. Keys to motivating farm workers to harvest high quality milk » Read 16409 times
  408. A zero-discharge dairy complex » Read 16302 times
  409. Reducing handling stress improves both productivity and welfare » Read 16255 times
  410. Automatic Milking Systems in North America » Read 16230 times
  411. Monitor your herd and get results » Read 16225 times
  412. The new IFCN milk quantity converter » Read 16201 times
  413. IDF Guide to Prudent Use of Antimicrobial Agents in Dairy Production » Read 16187 times
  414. Post-Milking Teat Disinfection » Read 16169 times
  415. Selective dry cow treatment research results » Read 16064 times
  416. Heat stress: Cooling cows at night - Milkline (audio) » Read 15963 times
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  418. Animal welfare in Argentina » Read 15776 times
  419. Pros and cons of automatic milking in Europe » Read 15762 times
  420. Opportunities for conserving energy and saving money in dairy operations » Read 15751 times
  421. Management, health, and nutrition of the calf can affect age and body weight at calving, first lactation and lifetime milk production » Read 15742 times
  422. Dairy industry sustainability report » Read 15739 times
  423. Develop strategies and standards to prevent introducing intramammary infections into a herd » Read 15614 times
  424. Calving ease - How do you respond to a health crisis? » Read 15601 times
  425. Are your cows comfortable? » Read 15578 times
  426. Reducing fear improves milk production » Read 15452 times
  427. Why and how to read a cow or bull » Read 15430 times
  428. Bridging the Gap between Animal Health and Human Health - White paper » Read 15401 times
  429. Make a good robotic milking facility great » Read 15364 times
  430. Heat stress abatement improves feed efficiency of high yielding cows in the summer » Read 15363 times
  431. Troubleshooting milking systems » Read 15235 times
  432. Herd Navigator savings calculation » Read 15209 times
  433. Reduced green house gas emissions by change in diet » Read 15169 times
  434. Facility characteristics and cow comfort on U.S. dairy operations » Read 15115 times
  435. Should I process my own milk? » Read 15022 times
  436. Effects of rubber alley flooring on cow locomotion and welfare » Read 14921 times
  437. Good discrimination in hiring at a dairy » Read 14879 times
  438. Changes in the behaviour of dairy cows before calving » Read 14780 times
  439. Cow Longevity Conference 2013 - proceedings » Read 14766 times
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