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  27. Standard operating procedures: Achieving high performance » Read 70236 times
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  30. Sexed semen economics » Read 66224 times
  31. Feed additives » Read 65002 times
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  35. Water: the often forgotten nutrient » Read 59858 times
  36. Cow longevity economics: The cost benefit of keeping the cow in the herd » Read 59071 times
  37. Designing standard operating procedures to help workers do their jobs » Read 59049 times
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  40. Cow comfort: 6) Reproduction » Read 58144 times
  41. Low temperatures and negative energy balance in calves » Read 57986 times
  42. Dairy lighting system for tie stall barns » Read 57329 times
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  44. Cow comfort: 12) Feeding » Read 56991 times
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  62. Cow comfort: 10) Walking » Read 45602 times
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  72. The economic importance of dairying » Read 42607 times
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  78. Cow comfort: 2) Body condition score » Read 41755 times
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  80. Cow comfort: 8) Hygienic cow comfort » Read 41518 times
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  86. Dairy lighting system for free stall barns and milking centers » Read 40177 times
  87. Direct comparison of natural service vs. timed AI: reproductive efficiency and economics » Read 39747 times
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  103. Cow comfort: 14) Light » Read 37846 times
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  110. Maintaining digestive health in dairy cattle » Read 36632 times
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  113. Natural or tunnel ventilation of freestall structures: What is right for your dairy facility? » Read 36300 times
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  115. Disposal of plastic silage wrap » Read 36013 times
  116. Rethink your strategies for prevention of hypocalcemia » Read 35683 times
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  118. Milk replacer feeding strategies for accelerated calf growth » Read 35207 times
  119. Steps in minimizing bacteria in colostrum » Read 35183 times
  120. Milk components » Read 34999 times
  121. Dairy cow health and metabolic disease relative to nutritional factors » Read 34996 times
  122. Footbath alternatives » Read 34879 times
  123. Dietary energy density for the close-up dry cow - Postpartum » Read 34876 times
  124. IFCN report 2013: Overview on milk prices and production costs world wide » Read 34678 times
  125. Effective immunization programs in herd health » Read 34651 times
  126. Managing the postpartum cow to maximize pregnancy rates » Read 34638 times
  127. Incorporating dairy cow behavior into management tools » Read 34503 times
  128. Cow comfort » Read 34404 times
  129. Vitamins and minerals functioning as antioxidants with supplementation considerations » Read 34356 times
  130. Crossbreeding trials in California » Read 34112 times
  131. Positive and negative effects of high energy consumption on reproduction in lactating dairy cows » Read 34108 times
  132. Body condition score » Read 33874 times
  133. Applied immunology: Keeping animals healthy » Read 33631 times
  134. Electric fencing - a planning guide » Read 33299 times
  135. Behavior » Read 33283 times
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  137. Feeding calves: it takes more than just milk » Read 33014 times
  138. Foot bathing in the hoof health management » Read 33014 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 32715 times
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  142. Behavioral needs of the transition cow and considerations for special needs facility design » Read 32592 times
  143. Cow Power - Stepping stones towards sustainable livestock husbandry » Read 32585 times
  144. Bovine mastitis treatment failure » Read 32562 times
  145. Management of calving on large dairy farms » Read 32430 times
  146. Dairy business management principles » Read 32428 times
  147. Forages » Read 32405 times
  148. Testing calves for passive transfer of immunity » Read 32397 times
  149. Calves not eating grain » Read 32357 times
  150. Laminitis - More than How You Feed Your Cows » Read 31949 times
  151. Silage additives » Read 31895 times
  152. Monitoring health and looking for sick cows » Read 31855 times
  153. Integration of metabolism and immunity in periparturient dairy cows » Read 31849 times
  154. Feed sorting: Repeated ruminal acidosis challenges in lactating dairy cows at high and low risk for developing acidosis » Read 31745 times
  155. Ammonia emissions - How will they change dairy ration formulation? » Read 31703 times
  156. Effective natural ventilation strategies » Read 31582 times
  157. Using locomotion scoring to put together a program to reduce lameness on the dairy » Read 31439 times
  158. Growth and health of calves housed on different bedding types » Read 31349 times
  159. Calves - cold weather feeding » Read 31283 times
  160. Contract heifer raising » Read 31242 times
  161. Rabobank Dairy Quarterly Q1: International prices to ease through 2014 » Read 31104 times
  162. Bottle feeding » Read 30916 times
  163. Appropriate methods of diagnosing mineral deficiencies » Read 30870 times
  164. A review of: Streptococcus uberis: Environmental or contagious pathogen? » Read 30762 times
  165. Proper milking techniques » Read 30721 times
  166. The pneumonia calf » Read 30582 times
  167. Milking Hygiene and Udder Health Problems: Results of a survey of 5000 dairy farms » Read 30316 times
  168. Self-locking manger stall considerations » Read 30304 times
  169. Accelerated feeding - current feeding programs » Read 30290 times
  170. Standard operating procedures: Tools for making constant improvements » Read 30225 times
  171. Using success factors to address lameness » Read 30214 times
  172. Nutrition and management in support of hoof health » Read 29938 times
  173. Achieving a high pregnancy rate for higher profitability » Read 29855 times
  174. Should feed efficiency be used in dairy benchmarking? » Read 29754 times
  175. Common poisonous plants in the eastern and southern United States » Read 29682 times
  176. What is the true cost of waste milk? » Read 29628 times
  177. Contagious mastitis and organic milk production » Read 29623 times
  178. Nutrition troubleshooting » Read 29417 times
  179. Coccidiostats and coccidiosis » Read 29217 times
  180. Heat detection analysis using an activity meter in grassland systems » Read 29175 times
  181. Nutrition economics » Read 29150 times
  182. 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 29136 times
  183. Milking procedures and relationship to milking efficiency » Read 29077 times
  184. Hoof care resources » Read 29046 times
  185. Using bleach as a germicide for manual washing feeding equipment » Read 29042 times
  186. What you feed vs. what you get: » Read 29037 times
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  188. Defence Mechanisms of the Udder, Part two: Enhancement of the defence mechanisms of the udder » Read 29018 times
  189. What is early pregnancy diagnosis worth? » Read 28679 times
  190. Economic considerations of sexed semen on your dairy » Read 28470 times
  191. Rest assured: Bedding options for robotic milking facilities » Read 28406 times
  192. Fats » Read 28325 times
  193. Fencing systems: Line posts » Read 28310 times
  194. Concentrate feeders » Read 28287 times
  195. Dehorning calves » Read 28278 times
  196. Kernel processed corn silage » Read 28251 times
  197. Strategies for shortening the dry period » Read 28238 times
  198. Characterization of early embryonic death and prevention of pregnancy wastage » Read 28149 times
  199. Common pasture pests » Read 28123 times
  200. Calving ease - Early detection of sick preweaned calves » Read 28051 times
  201. World milk production and exports/imports » Read 28044 times
  202. Mastitis-Staph aureus problems » Read 28020 times
  203. Milk Quality » Read 27999 times
  204. Is your milking routine up to par? » Read 27989 times
  205. Improving dairy cow fertility through genetics » Read 27871 times
  206. Treatment and prevention for scours » Read 27787 times
  207. Biotin » Read 27714 times
  208. Remodeling a tie stall barn for an interim milking parlor » Read 27619 times
  209. Loopholes that make calves sick » Read 27618 times
  210. Cause and control of common diseases of pastured cattle » Read 27556 times
  211. Mechanisms that prevent and produce double ovulations in dairy cattle » Read 27548 times
  212. Fencing systems: Installing the high tensile wires » Read 27524 times
  213. Avoiding antibiotic residues in milk » Read 27443 times
  214. Read 27438 times
  215. Cold weather bedding » Read 27380 times
  216. Addressing teat condition problems » Read 27378 times
  217. A comparison of methods for early pregnancy diagnosis » Read 27376 times
  218. Fencing systems: Post selection » Read 27304 times
  219. Pasture and grazing management made simple 9: Pros and cons of seasonal dairying » Read 27302 times
  220. How is milk production changing in the world? » Read 27299 times
  221. Earlier weaning: Yes or no? » Read 27238 times
  222. Strategies, benefits, and challenges of feeding ethanol byproducts to dairy and beef cattle » Read 27215 times
  223. Automatic Milking » Read 27131 times
  224. Testing for pre-clinical mastitis » Read 27060 times
  225. Developing quality dairy replacement heifers » Read 27054 times
  226. Guide to good dairy farming practice » Read 27026 times
  227. Finding the tools to achieve longevity in Canadian dairy cows » Read 27025 times
  228. Fencing systems: Setting posts for the ends and corners » Read 26871 times
  229. Managing the young calf - keep it simple! » Read 26794 times
  230. Calf blankets » Read 26743 times
  231. Good colostrum management » Read 26680 times
  232. Fencing systems: Keeping the current flowing on an electric fence » Read 26664 times
  233. Improving Heifer Handling » Read 26634 times
  234. Increasing world population a challenge for world milk production » Read 26578 times
  235. Biosecurity practices: Facility cleaning and disinfection » Read 26530 times
  236. 9 reasons why antibiotics fail » Read 26505 times
  237. Solving calf morbidity and mortality problems » Read 26474 times
  238. Disease specific biosecurity - part 2: Reproductive diseases » Read 26236 times
  239. Disease specific biosecurity - part 1 » Read 26208 times
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  241. Carcass disposal » Read 26039 times
  242. Pasture and grazing management made simple 6: Cow grazing behavior and intake » Read 26012 times
  243. Strategies to reduce growth variance and improve feed efficiency in dairy heifer management » Read 25993 times
  244. Two competing Swedish breeds with different profiles but of equal size » Read 25961 times
  245. A global perspective on automatic milking systems rules and regulations » Read 25937 times
  246. Timeliness of treating pneumonia » Read 25932 times
  247. Alternative approaches to management of high energy rations in dairy cattle » Read 25840 times
  248. Dairy goat herd health program » Read 25818 times
  249. Achieving desired reproductive performance on dairies » Read 25764 times
  250. Automation and new technology » Read 25760 times
  251. The case for low methane-emitting cattle » Read 25745 times
  252. Calf risk assessment checklist » Read 25699 times
  253. Cation exchange capacity » Read 25698 times
  254. Cleaning milking systems - North American cleaning practices » Read 25665 times
  255. Dairy Beef Quality » Read 25651 times
  256. An update on mastitis vaccines » Read 25645 times
  257. Reducing dairy ammonia emissions: A Swedish case study » Read 25520 times
  258. Expansion pitfalls » Read 25490 times
  259. Spring thaw can contribute to feed waste » Read 25365 times
  260. A system for evaluating a change: Conducting and evaluating on-farm research to support management decisions » Read 25360 times
  261. Milk smarter - not just harder » Read 25203 times
  262. Is it time to reconsider blanket dry cow treatment programs? » Read 25177 times
  263. Little slipups add up » Read 25153 times
  264. Transition cows » Read 25128 times
  265. Evaluation of bovine teat condition in commercial dairy herds: Environmental factors » Read 25127 times
  266. At what price crowding? » Read 25090 times
  267. Biosecurity Issues in manure management plans » Read 25090 times
  268. Managing BVDV infections -- a challenge beyond vaccination » Read 25008 times
  269. Good growth in cold weather » Read 24975 times
  270. Evaluation of bovine teat condition in commercial dairy herds: Getting the numbers right » Read 24936 times
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  272. Summer, calves, and water » Read 24828 times
  273. Forage particle size » Read 24813 times
  274. Cleaning milking systems - basic principles and practices » Read 24785 times
  275. Choosing the right cow traffic system for your robotic dairy » Read 24784 times
  276. Giardia » Read 24641 times
  277. How much milk will calves drink? » Read 24511 times
  278. Bottles: To wash or not to wash - who knows the answer? » Read 24505 times
  279. Are we achieving our goals? - (Part 1: Measuring and Recording) » Read 24493 times
  280. Mastitis caused by Streptococcus uberis » Read 24415 times
  281. Accelerated feeding - limitations of current programs » Read 24363 times
  282. Dehydration in milk-fed calves » Read 24358 times
  283. Hay production » Read 24341 times
  284. Five steps to designing the ideal transition cow barn » Read 24327 times
  285. Mycoplasma Species and Mastitis » Read 24282 times
  286. Cold weather calf care tips » Read 24270 times
  287. Efficacy of a teat sealant with no germicide, applied on pre-calving cows in grassing system » Read 24248 times
  288. Calving ease- navels and newborns » Read 24159 times
  289. Methods of feeding liquid to calves » Read 24063 times
  290. Understand cultural differences to improve your management » Read 23981 times
  291. Winter preparedness on dairy farms » Read 23976 times
  292. Dairy barn design from an ethological perspective » Read 23954 times
  293. Towards a sustainable milk production - Practical advice for reducing on-farm ammonia losses » Read 23946 times
  294. Monitoring calf care: Goals and thresholds & what to do when goals are not met » Read 23899 times
  295. Fencing systems: Protecting an energizer from lightning » Read 23862 times
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  297. Lying area design and barn climate getting it right » Read 23720 times
  298. Fencing systems: Grounding electric fences » Read 23714 times
  299. Why workers leave dairies » Read 23691 times
  300. Scours: Make a list and check it twice » Read 23574 times
  301. Surges in scours cases » Read 23570 times
  302. Why water? » Read 23569 times
  303. 7 reasons why vaccines fail » Read 23541 times
  304. Do you know how much mastitis is costing you? » Read 23527 times
  305. Pasture and grazing management made simple 3: herbal growth rate information » Read 23286 times
  306. Composting large animal mortalities » Read 23235 times
  307. Importance of hoof health in dairy production » Read 23194 times
  308. Calf feeding programs and control of brucellosis and tuberculosis » Read 23157 times
  309. Colostrum: The 4 quart myth » Read 23108 times
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  311. Pasture and grazing management made simple 7: Pasture rotation » Read 23023 times
  312. Calving ease - Clean colostrum » Read 22978 times
  313. Relationship between teat-end callosity or hyperkeratosis and mastitis » Read 22931 times
  314. The power of internal herd growth » Read 22895 times
  315. Are we achieving our goals? - (Part 2: Summarizing and Analyzing) » Read 22850 times
  316. What is colostrum? » Read 22825 times
  317. The three phases of bovine laminitis » Read 22765 times
  318. Cow comfort and reproductive performance » Read 22716 times
  319. Dry cow teat sealants » Read 22674 times
  320. Abomasal ulcers » Read 22618 times
  321. Fencing systems: Energizers » Read 22547 times
  322. Natural defenses: Different responses for different bacteria » Read 22433 times
  323. Monitoring the cow's body for more accurate decisions about health and nutrition » Read 22323 times
  324. Dystocia calves (assisted deliveries) » Read 22296 times
  325. BSE and calves » Read 22281 times
  326. HACCP application: Managing calf diseases » Read 22276 times
  327. Review of 2004 national mastitis council meeting » Read 22239 times
  328. Calving ease - Too many stresses » Read 22162 times
  329. A review of: The effect of management style on udder health » Read 22139 times
  330. Pasture and grazing management made simple 2: methods to estimate available pasture » Read 22128 times
  331. Tips on selecting for longevity » Read 22087 times
  332. Feeding unfermented corn silage » Read 22085 times
  333. FAO Food Outlook report 2011 » Read 22001 times
  334. Milk quality self assessment test » Read 21960 times
  335. Long live the cows! - Report from the Cow Longevity Conference » Read 21894 times
  336. Pasture and grazing management made simple 4: how to develop a grazing plan » Read 21681 times
  337. Dehydration in calves » Read 21577 times
  338. Genetic selection for longevity » Read 21443 times
  339. Overview: Electric fencing - how to plan, select and install » Read 21422 times
  340. Managing cows to managing people -- the competitive edge » Read 21098 times
  341. Grain feeding in an intensive feeding program » Read 21075 times
  342. Summary of the dry cow management pre-conference symposium - 2003 national mastitis conference » Read 20985 times
  343. DeLaval hygiene symposium and R&D center inaugural » Read 20940 times
  344. Pasture and grazing management made simple 8: Animal densities on pasture » Read 20921 times
  345. Heat stress and calves » Read 20876 times
  346. Milk feeding in an intensive feeding program » Read 20864 times
  347. Preparing the Total Mix Ration (TMR) - What Ingredients Should I Add First? » Read 20844 times
  348. A review of: Incentive pay principles » Read 20798 times
  349. Barn layout affects milk yield » Read 20622 times
  350. Reduce feed costs to optimize returns » Read 20490 times
  351. Weaning calves: Four management strategies » Read 20461 times
  352. Pasture and grazing management made simple 5: Keeping track of pasture supply » Read 20291 times
  353. Feeding for top production on pasture » Read 20280 times
  354. Maternal immune cells in colostrum » Read 20042 times
  355. Have a plan for heat stress » Read 19914 times
  356. A review of: Measuring effectiveness of teat preparation » Read 19902 times
  357. Lameness - Prevention, detection, and treatment » Read 19750 times
  358. Johne's - An overview of the 2001 report of the international dairy federation » Read 19726 times
  359. Calf Housing & Environment courses » Read 19596 times
  360. Feeding immunoglobulins » Read 19561 times
  361. If you can measure it you can manage it » Read 19419 times
  362. Dairy consumption does not elevate heart attack risk » Read 19376 times
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  364. Milk - Not just for strong bones and healthy teeth » Read 19256 times
  365. Tube feeding colostrum » Read 19132 times
  366. Managing the change to automatic milking » Read 19073 times
  367. Antibiotic resistance - a complex issue and serious threat �� Read 19024 times
  368. The dairy control report indicates mastitis » Read 18981 times
  369. Treating hypocalcemia routinely » Read 18979 times
  370. Hot weather and post-weaning slump » Read 18745 times
  371. The beneficial effects of cooling cows » Read 18639 times
  372. Current status and future challenges in mastitis research » Read 18599 times
  373. Power and water consumption of automatic milking systems » Read 18592 times
  374. Calving ease - Holes in biosecurity » Read 18569 times
  375. A little privacy please? » Read 18523 times
  376. Recent research on managing soil phosphorus » Read 18500 times
  377. Good housing and good management = more milk » Read 18286 times
  378. Ammonia is bad for calves » Read 18182 times
  379. Making the most from manure » Read 18136 times
  380. The use of a bismuth-based teat seal and the bacteriocin lacticin 3147 to prevent dry period mastitis in dairy cows » Read 18066 times
  381. Biosecurity - protecting the herd » Read 17961 times
  382. Cows are smarter when raised in pairs » Read 17806 times
  383. Is dairy farming like juggling in a water bed? » Read 17761 times
  384. Designing dairy ventilation will be focus of Penn State webinar » Read 17754 times
  385. Connecting transition cow physiology, behavior, and nutrition » Read 17600 times
  386. Scours are NOT normal » Read 17565 times
  387. Dairy cow mortality: A growing problem » Read 17392 times
  388. Dairy farming and social media » Read 17309 times
  389. The realities of robotic milking technology today » Read 17249 times
  390. Treating mastitis: Balancing cure, money, welfare and resistance » Read 17190 times
  391. Improve productivity and reduce carbon hoof print » Read 17176 times
  392. Read 17046 times
  393. What is Precision Dairy Farming? » Read 16995 times
  394. Dry cow therapy - does it still deserve a blanket recommendation? » Read 16915 times
  395. Procedures and products required for milking center efficiency, mastitis control, and production of high quality milk » Read 16817 times
  396. Genetics and behavior during handling, restraint, and herding » Read 16762 times
  397. Mastitis and milk management - Weekly article series » Read 16743 times
  398. Key Messages for an Efficient Udder Preparation Routine » Read 16693 times
  399. Teat end conditions » Read 16627 times
  400. Biosecurity principles as applied to udder health » Read 16550 times
  401. Cash-flow tool helps dairy producers manage feed costs during tough times » Read 16513 times
  402. Animal welfare on the agenda » Read 16470 times
  403. Efficient milk production under heat stress conditions » Read 16420 times
  404. Animal welfare a risk for the future of the dairy industry » Read 16307 times
  405. The research behind on-off grazing » Read 16261 times
  406. Keys to motivating farm workers to harvest high quality milk » Read 16219 times
  407. Increasing the likelihood of success without blanket dry cow treatment » Read 16178 times
  408. A zero-discharge dairy complex » Read 16177 times
  409. Reducing handling stress improves both productivity and welfare » Read 16125 times
  410. Monitor your herd and get results » Read 16124 times
  411. Automatic Milking Systems in North America » Read 16120 times
  412. The new IFCN milk quantity converter » Read 16055 times
  413. Post-Milking Teat Disinfection » Read 15978 times
  414. Heat stress: Cooling cows at night - Milkline (audio) » Read 15867 times
  415. IDF Guide to Prudent Use of Antimicrobial Agents in Dairy Production » Read 15832 times
  416. Selective dry cow treatment research results » Read 15776 times
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  418. Animal welfare in Argentina » Read 15673 times
  419. Pros and cons of automatic milking in Europe » Read 15663 times
  420. Dairy industry sustainability report » Read 15632 times
  421. Management, health, and nutrition of the calf can affect age and body weight at calving, first lactation and lifetime milk production » Read 15626 times
  422. Opportunities for conserving energy and saving money in dairy operations » Read 15623 times
  423. Develop strategies and standards to prevent introducing intramammary infections into a herd » Read 15494 times
  424. Are your cows comfortable? » Read 15473 times
  425. Calving ease - How do you respond to a health crisis? » Read 15460 times
  426. Reducing fear improves milk production » Read 15373 times
  427. Why and how to read a cow or bull » Read 15327 times
  428. Heat stress abatement improves feed efficiency of high yielding cows in the summer » Read 15262 times
  429. Make a good robotic milking facility great » Read 15216 times
  430. Bridging the Gap between Animal Health and Human Health - White paper » Read 15125 times
  431. Herd Navigator savings calculation » Read 15099 times
  432. Reduced green house gas emissions by change in diet » Read 15065 times
  433. Facility characteristics and cow comfort on U.S. dairy operations » Read 15010 times
  434. Should I process my own milk? » Read 14870 times
  435. Troubleshooting milking systems » Read 14857 times
  436. Good discrimination in hiring at a dairy » Read 14783 times
  437. Effects of rubber alley flooring on cow locomotion and welfare » Read 14753 times
  438. Changes in the behaviour of dairy cows before calving » Read 14678 times
  439. Milking tips from the NMC » Read 14626 times
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