Besides monitoring dairy calf growth and behavior, researchers are analyzing light spectrum to identify cows most efficient at converting feed into milk.
Analyzing silage helps with ration balancing as well as determining what happened during harvest and ensiling processes.
Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy annually recognizes dairy farms, businesses and partnerships whose practices improve well-being of people, animals and planet.
Killed vaccines enhance cows' immune response from modified-live virus vaccines.
Rumen-stable flaxseed product may deliver omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids into milk.
Program aims to create awareness of bovine viral diarrhea in veterinary students and then cattle producers.
Mastitis infusions probed for links to antibiotic-resistant bacteria in intestinal microbiome of dairy cattle.
REFLECT statement endorsed by Journal of Dairy Science.
Plenary topics include dairy digital trends, large-scale robotic milking, data ownership and dairy cow health monitoring.
Reduction is due to indirect response through selection on current breeding goals.