*Dr. Al Kertz is a board-certified, independent dairy nutrition consultant with ANDHIL LLC based out of St. Louis, Mo. His area of specialty is dairy calf and heifer nutrition and management. To expedite answers to questions concerning this artic...
Nutritionists continue to study mechanisms of gut physiology and gain insight from gut-to-gut comparisons.
A look at a herd struggling with periodic episodes of hemorrhagic jejunal syndrome (HJS).
There is a growing interest in and concern about the effects heat stress has on calves, but such data are very limited.
DAIRY farms with higher-producing cows create smaller carbon footprints and are more profitable,
Research presented at midwestern section meetings highlights heifer feeding strategies and protein digestibility of co-product feeds.
New insights presented on how much variation dairy cows can handle when it comes to short-term dietary changes.
Veterinarians must read the label on a calf milk replacer to determine if curd-forming proteins are utilized.
New technology detects early stages of subclinical mastitis in dairy cattle.