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  27. Cow comfort: 12) Feeding » Read 50449 times
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  36. Milk quality in China » Read 46415 times
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  38. Feed additives » Read 44903 times
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  45. Climate change and Rift Valley fever - Has global warming increased the risk of an outbreak? » Read 40838 times
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  64. Cow comfort: 8) Hygienic cow comfort » Read 38265 times
  65. Sexed semen: Is it finally a reality? » Read 38145 times
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  73. Cow comfort: 16) Barn planning » Read 37151 times
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  83. Cow comfort: 4) The cow » Read 35650 times
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  85. Cow comfort: 3) Locomotion score » Read 35553 times
  86. Cow comfort: 14) Light » Read 35009 times
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  88. Improving mechanical ventilation in tie stall barns » Read 34789 times
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  106. Natural or tunnel ventilation of freestall structures: What is right for your dairy facility? » Read 32271 times
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  116. Feed & forage analysis » Read 31219 times
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  118. Cow Power - Stepping stones towards sustainable livestock husbandry » Read 31123 times
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  120. Development of a niche market: The U.S. dairy sheep and goat industries » Read 30972 times
  121. Managing pastures for goats » Read 30943 times
  122. Foot bathing in the hoof health management » Read 30773 times
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  124. Effective immunization programs in herd health » Read 30454 times
  125. Behavioral needs of the transition cow and considerations for special needs facility design » Read 30351 times
  126. Behavior » Read 30250 times
  127. Use of milk or blood urea nitrogen to identify feed management inefficiencies and estimate nitrogen excretion by dairy cattle and other animals » Read 30164 times
  128. Vitamins and minerals functioning as antioxidants with supplementation considerations » Read 30039 times
  129. Bovine mastitis treatment failure » Read 29938 times
  130. Fencing systems: Bracing » Read 29915 times
  131. Integration of metabolism and immunity in periparturient dairy cows » Read 29882 times
  132. Feed sorting: Repeated ruminal acidosis challenges in lactating dairy cows at high and low risk for developing acidosis » Read 29802 times
  133. Monitoring health and looking for sick cows » Read 29788 times
  134. Dairy business management principles » Read 29700 times
  135. Laminitis - More than How You Feed Your Cows » Read 29658 times
  136. Calves - cold weather feeding » Read 29598 times
  137. Milk replacer feeding strategies for accelerated calf growth » Read 29564 times
  138. Opportunities for improved cow comfort through freestall barn renovations » Read 29534 times
  139. Management of calving on large dairy farms » Read 29436 times
  140. Contract heifer raising » Read 29352 times
  141. Appropriate methods of diagnosing mineral deficiencies » Read 29187 times
  142. Forages » Read 29069 times
  143. Effective natural ventilation strategies » Read 28939 times
  144. Using locomotion scoring to put together a program to reduce lameness on the dairy » Read 28722 times
  145. Accelerated feeding - current feeding programs » Read 28558 times
  146. Milk components » Read 28475 times
  147. FAO Food Outlook Nov 2013 - Milk and Milk products » Read 28355 times
  148. Electric fencing - a planning guide » Read 28318 times
  149. Growth and health of calves housed on different bedding types » Read 28275 times
  150. Milking Hygiene and Udder Health Problems: Results of a survey of 5000 dairy farms » Read 28142 times
  151. Ammonia emissions - How will they change dairy ration formulation? » Read 28127 times
  152. Should feed efficiency be used in dairy benchmarking? » Read 28026 times
  153. Nutrition and management in support of hoof health » Read 27787 times
  154. The pneumonia calf » Read 27711 times
  155. Calves not eating grain » Read 27681 times
  156. Nutrition troubleshooting » Read 27657 times
  157. Heat detection analysis using an activity meter in grassland systems » Read 27442 times
  158. Common poisonous plants in the eastern and southern United States » Read 27430 times
  159. 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 27416 times
  160. Standard operating procedures: Tools for making constant improvements » Read 27366 times
  161. Self-locking manger stall considerations » Read 27364 times
  162. A review of: Streptococcus uberis: Environmental or contagious pathogen? » Read 27252 times
  163. Bottle feeding » Read 27244 times
  164. What is early pregnancy diagnosis worth? » Read 27216 times
  165. What is the true cost of waste milk? » Read 27146 times
  166. Economic considerations of sexed semen on your dairy » Read 27060 times
  167. What you feed vs. what you get: » Read 26965 times
  168. Defence Mechanisms of the Udder, Part two: Enhancement of the defence mechanisms of the udder » Read 26880 times
  169. Hoof care resources » Read 26843 times
  170. Calving ease - Early detection of sick preweaned calves » Read 26697 times
  171. Teat dipping trouble » Read 26664 times
  172. Testing calves for passive transfer of immunity » Read 26646 times
  173. Dehorning calves » Read 26627 times
  174. Using bleach as a germicide for manual washing feeding equipment » Read 26476 times
  175. Strategies for shortening the dry period » Read 26464 times
  176. Is your milking routine up to par? » Read 26452 times
  177. Contagious mastitis and organic milk production » Read 26446 times
  178. Fencing systems: Line posts » Read 26418 times
  179. Nutrition economics » Read 26376 times
  180. Nutrition and reproductive loss in goats » Read 26271 times
  181. Treatment and prevention for scours » Read 26136 times
  182. Mechanisms that prevent and produce double ovulations in dairy cattle » Read 26076 times
  183. Cold weather bedding » Read 26024 times
  184. Common pasture pests » Read 26012 times
  185. Read 25951 times
  186. Milking procedures and relationship to milking efficiency » Read 25924 times
  187. Characterization of early embryonic death and prevention of pregnancy wastage » Read 25900 times
  188. Concentrate feeders » Read 25871 times
  189. A comparison of methods for early pregnancy diagnosis » Read 25794 times
  190. Earlier weaning: Yes or no? » Read 25777 times
  191. Fats » Read 25715 times
  192. Fencing systems: Post selection » Read 25666 times
  193. Fencing systems: Installing the high tensile wires » Read 25590 times
  194. Developing quality dairy replacement heifers » Read 25583 times
  195. Strategies, benefits, and challenges of feeding ethanol byproducts to dairy and beef cattle » Read 25552 times
  196. Managing the young calf - keep it simple! » Read 25534 times
  197. Coccidiostats and coccidiosis » Read 25506 times
  198. Fencing systems: Setting posts for the ends and corners » Read 25456 times
  199. Improving dairy cow fertility through genetics » Read 25443 times
  200. Cause and control of common diseases of pastured cattle » Read 25220 times
  201. The economic importance of dairying » Read 25140 times
  202. Improving Heifer Handling » Read 25127 times
  203. Good colostrum management » Read 25090 times
  204. How is milk production changing in the world? » Read 25082 times
  205. Remodeling a tie stall barn for an interim milking parlor » Read 25077 times
  206. Silage additives » Read 25075 times
  207. Calf blankets » Read 25059 times
  208. Testing for pre-clinical mastitis » Read 25052 times
  209. Biosecurity practices: Facility cleaning and disinfection » Read 25037 times
  210. Loopholes that make calves sick » Read 25024 times
  211. Pasture and grazing management made simple 9: Pros and cons of seasonal dairying » Read 24927 times
  212. Avoiding antibiotic residues in milk » Read 24924 times
  213. Fencing systems: Keeping the current flowing on an electric fence » Read 24916 times
  214. Mastitis-Staph aureus problems » Read 24898 times
  215. Is robotic milking a suitable solution for large dairy herds? » Read 24894 times
  216. Rethink your strategies for prevention of hypocalcemia » Read 24884 times
  217. Coping with CAFO: Tips on dealing with the new regulations on manure management » Read 24831 times
  218. Solving calf morbidity and mortality problems » Read 24814 times
  219. Timeliness of treating pneumonia » Read 24739 times
  220. A global perspective on automatic milking systems rules and regulations » Read 24652 times
  221. Disease specific biosecurity - part 1 » Read 24644 times
  222. Disease specific biosecurity - part 2: Reproductive diseases » Read 24631 times
  223. Strategies to reduce growth variance and improve feed efficiency in dairy heifer management » Read 24457 times
  224. 9 reasons why antibiotics fail » Read 24409 times
  225. Alternative approaches to management of high energy rations in dairy cattle » Read 24400 times
  226. Achieving desired reproductive performance on dairies » Read 24274 times
  227. Carcass disposal » Read 24212 times
  228. Rest assured: Bedding options for robotic milking facilities » Read 24150 times
  229. Good growth in cold weather » Read 24111 times
  230. Cation exchange capacity » Read 24098 times
  231. A system for evaluating a change: Conducting and evaluating on-farm research to support management decisions » Read 24077 times
  232. An update on mastitis vaccines » Read 24002 times
  233. At what price crowding? » Read 23927 times
  234. Silage production » Read 23903 times
  235. Calf risk assessment checklist » Read 23864 times
  236. Milk Quality » Read 23847 times
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  238. Expansion pitfalls » Read 23815 times
  239. Dairy Beef Quality » Read 23799 times
  240. Little slipups add up » Read 23761 times
  241. Automatic Milking » Read 23759 times
  242. Dairy goat herd health program » Read 23751 times
  243. Evaluation of bovine teat condition in commercial dairy herds: Getting the numbers right » Read 23710 times
  244. Two competing Swedish breeds with different profiles but of equal size » Read 23502 times
  245. Managing BVDV infections -- a challenge beyond vaccination » Read 23481 times
  246. Reducing dairy ammonia emissions: A Swedish case study » Read 23473 times
  247. Summer, calves, and water » Read 23466 times
  248. Increasing world population a challenge for world milk production » Read 23388 times
  249. IFCN report 2013: Overview on milk prices and production costs world wide » Read 23331 times
  250. World milk production and exports/imports » Read 23225 times
  251. Are we achieving our goals? - (Part 1: Measuring and Recording) » Read 23215 times
  252. Forage particle size » Read 23187 times
  253. Cleaning milking systems - North American cleaning practices » Read 23157 times
  254. Evaluation of bovine teat condition in commercial dairy herds: Environmental factors » Read 23151 times
  255. Feeding calves: it takes more than just milk » Read 23080 times
  256. Dehydration in milk-fed calves » Read 23073 times
  257. Hay production » Read 23028 times
  258. Cold weather calf care tips » Read 22935 times
  259. Kernel processed corn silage » Read 22929 times
  260. Accelerated feeding - limitations of current programs » Read 22904 times
  261. Towards a sustainable milk production - Practical advice for reducing on-farm ammonia losses » Read 22851 times
  262. Bottles: To wash or not to wash - who knows the answer? » Read 22834 times
  263. Pasture and grazing management made simple 6: Cow grazing behavior and intake » Read 22714 times
  264. Calving ease- navels and newborns » Read 22627 times
  265. Monitoring calf care: Goals and thresholds & what to do when goals are not met » Read 22625 times
  266. Efficacy of a teat sealant with no germicide, applied on pre-calving cows in grassing system » Read 22601 times
  267. Fencing systems: Protecting an energizer from lightning » Read 22529 times
  268. Automation and new technology » Read 22512 times
  269. Proper milking techniques » Read 22334 times
  270. Surges in scours cases » Read 22284 times
  271. Why water? » Read 22284 times
  272. Why workers leave dairies » Read 22269 times
  273. Understand cultural differences to improve your management » Read 22246 times
  274. Spring thaw can contribute to feed waste » Read 22239 times
  275. Fencing systems: Grounding electric fences » Read 22239 times
  276. 7 reasons why vaccines fail » Read 22224 times
  277. Dairy cow health and metabolic disease relative to nutritional factors » Read 22172 times
  278. Keeping them out of the rough: Practical insights into hemorrhagic bowel syndrome » Read 22146 times
  279. Is it time to reconsider blanket dry cow treatment programs? » Read 22105 times
  280. Cleaning milking systems - basic principles and practices » Read 22092 times
  281. Scours: Make a list and check it twice » Read 22066 times
  282. Composting large animal mortalities » Read 21977 times
  283. Methods of feeding liquid to calves » Read 21973 times
  284. Biosecurity Issues in manure management plans » Read 21938 times
  285. Calf feeding programs and control of brucellosis and tuberculosis » Read 21850 times
  286. Cow comfort and reproductive performance » Read 21842 times
  287. Colostrum: The 4 quart myth » Read 21809 times
  288. Pasture and grazing management made simple 3: herbal growth rate information » Read 21789 times
  289. Do you know how much mastitis is costing you? » Read 21780 times
  290. Dairy barn design from an ethological perspective » Read 21746 times
  291. Using success factors to address lameness » Read 21734 times
  292. Biotin » Read 21726 times
  293. The three phases of bovine laminitis » Read 21632 times
  294. Calving ease - Clean colostrum » Read 21631 times
  295. Mastitis caused by Streptococcus uberis » Read 21607 times
  296. What is colostrum? » Read 21565 times
  297. Fencing systems: Energizers » Read 21534 times
  298. Rabobank Dairy Quarterly Q1: International prices to ease through 2014 » Read 21491 times
  299. Are we achieving our goals? - (Part 2: Summarizing and Analyzing) » Read 21488 times
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  301. Relationship between teat-end callosity or hyperkeratosis and mastitis » Read 21466 times
  302. Abomasal ulcers » Read 21445 times
  303. Natural defenses: Different responses for different bacteria » Read 21250 times
  304. A review of: The effect of management style on udder health » Read 21232 times
  305. Review of 2004 national mastitis council meeting » Read 21179 times
  306. Pasture and grazing management made simple 7: Pasture rotation » Read 21049 times
  307. Tips on selecting for longevity » Read 21005 times
  308. BSE and calves » Read 21003 times
  309. HACCP application: Managing calf diseases » Read 20962 times
  310. Dystocia calves (assisted deliveries) » Read 20830 times
  311. Overview: Electric fencing - how to plan, select and install » Read 20773 times
  312. Calving ease - Too many stresses » Read 20723 times
  313. Pasture and grazing management made simple 2: methods to estimate available pasture » Read 20612 times
  314. Achieving a high pregnancy rate for higher profitability » Read 20597 times
  315. FAO Food Outlook report 2011 » Read 20534 times
  316. Mycoplasma Species and Mastitis » Read 20485 times
  317. Feeding unfermented corn silage » Read 20413 times
  318. Milk quality self assessment test » Read 20363 times
  319. Pasture and grazing management made simple 4: how to develop a grazing plan » Read 20319 times
  320. Monitoring the cow's body for more accurate decisions about health and nutrition » Read 20295 times
  321. Genetic selection for longevity » Read 20262 times
  322. Five steps to designing the ideal transition cow barn » Read 20133 times
  323. Summary of the dry cow management pre-conference symposium - 2003 national mastitis conference » Read 20116 times
  324. DeLaval hygiene symposium and R&D center inaugural » Read 20115 times
  325. Pasture and grazing management made simple 8: Animal densities on pasture » Read 19957 times
  326. The power of internal herd growth » Read 19938 times
  327. Grain feeding in an intensive feeding program » Read 19929 times
  328. Milk feeding in an intensive feeding program » Read 19908 times
  329. Managing cows to managing people -- the competitive edge » Read 19769 times
  330. Transition cows » Read 19767 times
  331. A review of: Incentive pay principles » Read 19754 times
  332. Heat stress and calves » Read 19744 times
  333. Dehydration in calves » Read 19742 times
  334. Weaning calves: Four management strategies » Read 19482 times
  335. How much milk will calves drink? » Read 19454 times
  336. Giardia » Read 19440 times
  337. Pasture and grazing management made simple 5: Keeping track of pasture supply » Read 19318 times
  338. Importance of hoof health in dairy production » Read 19241 times
  339. Barn layout affects milk yield » Read 19188 times
  340. Feeding for top production on pasture » Read 19185 times
  341. Choosing the right cow traffic system for your robotic dairy » Read 19168 times
  342. A review of: Measuring effectiveness of teat preparation » Read 19119 times
  343. Guide to good dairy farming practice » Read 18907 times
  344. Maternal immune cells in colostrum » Read 18899 times
  345. Lying area design and barn climate getting it right » Read 18847 times
  346. Finding the tools to achieve longevity in Canadian dairy cows » Read 18802 times
  347. Johne's - An overview of the 2001 report of the international dairy federation » Read 18801 times
  348. Reduce feed costs to optimize returns » Read 18789 times
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  350. Calf Housing & Environment courses » Read 18410 times
  351. Feeding immunoglobulins » Read 18376 times
  352. Have a plan for heat stress » Read 18372 times
  353. Tube feeding colostrum » Read 18234 times
  354. Milk - Not just for strong bones and healthy teeth » Read 18196 times
  355. Milk smarter - not just harder » Read 18107 times
  356. The case for low methane-emitting cattle » Read 17950 times
  357. The dairy control report indicates mastitis » Read 17930 times
  358. Dairy consumption does not elevate heart attack risk » Read 17909 times
  359. Long live the cows! - Report from the Cow Longevity Conference » Read 17908 times
  360. Dry cow teat sealants » Read 17898 times
  361. Managing the change to automatic milking » Read 17811 times
  362. Calving ease - Holes in biosecurity » Read 17795 times
  363. Addressing teat condition problems » Read 17529 times
  364. Hot weather and post-weaning slump » Read 17518 times
  365. Recent research on managing soil phosphorus » Read 17486 times
  366. Power and water consumption of automatic milking systems » Read 17192 times
  367. Making the most from manure » Read 17031 times
  368. Ammonia is bad for calves » Read 17012 times
  369. Good housing and good management = more milk » Read 16965 times
  370. If you can measure it you can manage it » Read 16775 times
  371. Designing dairy ventilation will be focus of Penn State webinar » Read 16772 times
  372. The use of a bismuth-based teat seal and the bacteriocin lacticin 3147 to prevent dry period mastitis in dairy cows » Read 16758 times
  373. Scours are NOT normal » Read 16684 times
  374. Winter preparedness on dairy farms » Read 16631 times
  375. Is dairy farming like juggling in a water bed? » Read 16453 times
  376. A little privacy please? » Read 16355 times
  377. Improve productivity and reduce carbon hoof print » Read 16063 times
  378. Dairy farming and social media » Read 15728 times
  379. Preparing the Total Mix Ration (TMR) - What Ingredients Should I Add First? » Read 15718 times
  380. What is Precision Dairy Farming? » Read 15692 times
  381. Current status and future challenges in mastitis research » Read 15655 times
  382. Cash-flow tool helps dairy producers manage feed costs during tough times » Read 15555 times
  383. Cows are smarter when raised in pairs » Read 15502 times
  384. Genetics and behavior during handling, restraint, and herding » Read 15425 times
  385. Biosecurity - protecting the herd » Read 15363 times
  386. The beneficial effects of cooling cows » Read 15297 times
  387. Connecting transition cow physiology, behavior, and nutrition » Read 15289 times
  388. The realities of robotic milking technology today » Read 15203 times
  389. Mastitis and milk management - Weekly article series » Read 15198 times
  390. Dairy cow mortality: A growing problem » Read 15168 times
  391. Biosecurity principles as applied to udder health » Read 15157 times
  392. Animal welfare on the agenda » Read 15133 times
  393. Heat stress: Cooling cows at night - Milkline (audio) » Read 15079 times
  394. Procedures and products required for milking center efficiency, mastitis control, and production of high quality milk » Read 15013 times
  395. Automatic Milking Systems in North America » Read 14965 times
  396. Monitor your herd and get results » Read 14956 times
  397. Reducing handling stress improves both productivity and welfare » Read 14809 times
  398. Teat end conditions » Read 14797 times
  399. A zero-discharge dairy complex » Read 14747 times
  400. Animal welfare a risk for the future of the dairy industry » Read 14703 times
  401. Dairy industry sustainability report » Read 14679 times
  402. Animal welfare in Argentina » Read 14496 times
  403. Reducing fear improves milk production » Read 14483 times
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  405. Management, health, and nutrition of the calf can affect age and body weight at calving, first lactation and lifetime milk production » Read 14453 times
  406. Are your cows comfortable? » Read 14415 times
  407. Pros and cons of automatic milking in Europe » Read 14391 times
  408. The new IFCN milk quantity converter » Read 14277 times
  409. Antibiotic resistance - a complex issue and serious threat » Read 14265 times
  410. Treating hypocalcemia routinely » Read 14240 times
  411. Develop strategies and standards to prevent introducing intramammary infections into a herd » Read 14211 times
  412. Why and how to read a cow or bull » Read 14195 times
  413. Calving ease - How do you respond to a health crisis? » Read 14172 times
  414. Increasing the likelihood of success without blanket dry cow treatment » Read 14110 times
  415. Heat stress abatement improves feed efficiency of high yielding cows in the summer » Read 14060 times
  416. Efficient milk production under heat stress conditions » Read 14059 times
  417. Reduced green house gas emissions by change in diet » Read 14046 times
  418. Facility characteristics and cow comfort on U.S. dairy operations » Read 14022 times
  419. The research behind on-off grazing » Read 13832 times
  420. Good discrimination in hiring at a dairy » Read 13801 times
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  422. Make a good robotic milking facility great » Read 13763 times
  423. Post-Milking Teat Disinfection » Read 13720 times
  424. Herd Navigator savings calculation » Read 13710 times
  425. Treating mastitis: Balancing cure, money, welfare and resistance » Read 13652 times
  426. Selective dry cow treatment research results » Read 13648 times
  427. IDF Guide to Prudent Use of Antimicrobial Agents in Dairy Production » Read 13582 times
  428. The power of partial budgeting in dairy decision making » Read 13562 times
  429. Milking tips from the NMC » Read 13558 times
  430. 8 "Controllables" during hard times in the dairy business » Read 13556 times
  431. Changes in the behaviour of dairy cows before calving » Read 13490 times
  432. Dry cow therapy - does it still deserve a blanket recommendation? » Read 13410 times
  433. Finding that ketosis in time » Read 13405 times
  434. Keys to motivating farm workers to harvest high quality milk » Read 13390 times
  435. Lactating dairy cows adapt quickly to automatic milking system » Read 13369 times
  436. Cost effectiveness of intensive cooling cows in summer in dairy farms located in South China » Read 13351 times
  437. Transition cows 2010 » Read 13305 times
  438. Opportunities for conserving energy and saving money in dairy operations » Read 13266 times
  439. Reproductive management and performance can be improved by use of Herd Navigator » Read 13188 times
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