FFAR awarded $1m to Michigan State University project, and Council on Dairy Cattle Breeding is providing matching funds.
Physiological and behavioral responses may aid early disease detection in dairy calves.
Collaboration to focus on driving novel technologies and applications for animal health and nutrition, with first project to focus on ruminants.
Noting that prevention is better than cure, global dairy experts convene in Denmark to discuss managing udder health and reducing antimicrobial use.
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.