Mid-infrared spectroscopy, paired with other on-farm data, may allow producers to better predict likelihood cow will conceive to first insemination.
Dairy farm contends it filed proper permits and chose legal route to challenge state’s actions.
While highly palatable, hay affected by Maillard reactions ties up protein, making it unusable for animal digestion.
Supplementing oregano essential oil offers potential solution to help reduce presence of antimicrobial-resistant bacteria in dairy calves.
Due to emphasis on animal welfare and newer pain mitigation options available, AABP updates calf dehorning guidelines.
By implementing strategic dry cow protocols, producers can eliminate mastitis infections that negatively impact milk production.