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  36. Cow longevity economics: The cost benefit of keeping the cow in the herd » Read 65883 times
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  100. Cow comfort: 4) The cow » Read 39792 times
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  115. Natural or tunnel ventilation of freestall structures: What is right for your dairy facility? » Read 37714 times
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  117. IFCN report 2013: Overview on milk prices and production costs world wide » Read 37606 times
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  120. Understanding cow behavior may change the way we feed lactating cows » Read 37086 times
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  124. Managing the postpartum cow to maximize pregnancy rates » Read 36377 times
  125. Basics of reproductive function » Read 36376 times
  126. Dietary energy density for the close-up dry cow - Postpartum » Read 35831 times
  127. Steps in minimizing bacteria in colostrum » Read 35826 times
  128. Effective immunization programs in herd health » Read 35743 times
  129. Cow comfort » Read 35625 times
  130. Electric fencing - a planning guide » Read 35571 times
  131. Incorporating dairy cow behavior into management tools » Read 35478 times
  132. Silage additives » Read 35429 times
  133. Feeding calves: it takes more than just milk » Read 35274 times
  134. Positive and negative effects of high energy consumption on reproduction in lactating dairy cows » Read 35210 times
  135. Crossbreeding trials in California » Read 35124 times
  136. Body condition score » Read 34948 times
  137. Behavior » Read 34823 times
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  140. Nutrition and reproductive loss in goats » Read 34099 times
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  144. Foot bathing in the hoof health management » Read 33932 times
  145. Bovine mastitis treatment failure » Read 33753 times
  146. Behavioral needs of the transition cow and considerations for special needs facility design » Read 33677 times
  147. Forages » Read 33572 times
  148. Management of calving on large dairy farms » Read 33466 times
  149. Achieving a high pregnancy rate for higher profitability » Read 33397 times
  150. Proper milking techniques » Read 33375 times
  151. Laminitis - More than How You Feed Your Cows » Read 33338 times
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  154. Rabobank Dairy Quarterly Q1: International prices to ease through 2014 » Read 33114 times
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  156. Monitoring health and looking for sick cows » Read 32821 times
  157. Effective natural ventilation strategies » Read 32764 times
  158. Integration of metabolism and immunity in periparturient dairy cows » Read 32686 times
  159. Ammonia emissions - How will they change dairy ration formulation? » Read 32572 times
  160. Using locomotion scoring to put together a program to reduce lameness on the dairy » Read 32570 times
  161. Contagious mastitis and organic milk production » Read 32470 times
  162. Feed sorting: Repeated ruminal acidosis challenges in lactating dairy cows at high and low risk for developing acidosis » Read 32466 times
  163. Growth and health of calves housed on different bedding types » Read 32388 times
  164. Bottle feeding » Read 32323 times
  165. Using success factors to address lameness » Read 32130 times
  166. Calves - cold weather feeding » Read 32019 times
  167. Contract heifer raising » Read 31941 times
  168. The pneumonia calf » Read 31744 times
  169. Appropriate methods of diagnosing mineral deficiencies » Read 31586 times
  170. A review of: Streptococcus uberis: Environmental or contagious pathogen? » Read 31554 times
  171. Self-locking manger stall considerations » Read 31505 times
  172. Standard operating procedures: Tools for making constant improvements » Read 31400 times
  173. Addressing teat condition problems » Read 31358 times
  174. Milking Hygiene and Udder Health Problems: Results of a survey of 5000 dairy farms » Read 31263 times
  175. Guide to good dairy farming practice » Read 31249 times
  176. Accelerated feeding - current feeding programs » Read 31137 times
  177. Nutrition and management in support of hoof health » Read 31067 times
  178. Common poisonous plants in the eastern and southern United States » Read 30676 times
  179. Milking procedures and relationship to milking efficiency » Read 30672 times
  180. Rest assured: Bedding options for robotic milking facilities » Read 30547 times
  181. What is the true cost of waste milk? » Read 30487 times
  182. Should feed efficiency be used in dairy benchmarking? » Read 30443 times
  183. Using bleach as a germicide for manual washing feeding equipment » Read 30391 times
  184. Coccidiostats and coccidiosis » Read 30330 times
  185. Biotin » Read 30283 times
  186. Nutrition troubleshooting » Read 30275 times
  187. Defence Mechanisms of the Udder, Part two: Enhancement of the defence mechanisms of the udder » Read 30237 times
  188. What you feed vs. what you get: » Read 30126 times
  189. Milk Quality » Read 30050 times
  190. Heat detection analysis using an activity meter in grassland systems » Read 29993 times
  191. 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 29984 times
  192. Nutrition economics » Read 29954 times
  193. World milk production and exports/imports » Read 29950 times
  194. Hoof care resources » Read 29943 times
  195. Fats » Read 29793 times
  196. Concentrate feeders » Read 29514 times
  197. Kernel processed corn silage » Read 29454 times
  198. What is early pregnancy diagnosis worth? » Read 29297 times
  199. Fencing systems: Line posts » Read 29261 times
  200. Economic considerations of sexed semen on your dairy » Read 29156 times
  201. Characterization of early embryonic death and prevention of pregnancy wastage » Read 29129 times
  202. Finding the tools to achieve longevity in Canadian dairy cows » Read 29084 times
  203. Strategies for shortening the dry period » Read 28982 times
  204. Dehorning calves » Read 28945 times
  205. Mastitis-Staph aureus problems » Read 28932 times
  206. Common pasture pests » Read 28931 times
  207. Improving dairy cow fertility through genetics » Read 28812 times
  208. Cause and control of common diseases of pastured cattle » Read 28764 times
  209. Is your milking routine up to par? » Read 28664 times
  210. Calving ease - Early detection of sick preweaned calves » Read 28644 times
  211. Remodeling a tie stall barn for an interim milking parlor » Read 28569 times
  212. Treatment and prevention for scours » Read 28456 times
  213. Loopholes that make calves sick » Read 28429 times
  214. Avoiding antibiotic residues in milk » Read 28401 times
  215. Pasture and grazing management made simple 9: Pros and cons of seasonal dairying » Read 28318 times
  216. Fencing systems: Installing the high tensile wires » Read 28285 times
  217. Automatic Milking » Read 28228 times
  218. Increasing world population a challenge for world milk production » Read 28209 times
  219. Mechanisms that prevent and produce double ovulations in dairy cattle » Read 28204 times
  220. How is milk production changing in the world? » Read 28119 times
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  222. Testing for pre-clinical mastitis » Read 28105 times
  223. Pasture and grazing management made simple 6: Cow grazing behavior and intake » Read 28095 times
  224. Fencing systems: Post selection » Read 28062 times
  225. A comparison of methods for early pregnancy diagnosis » Read 28042 times
  226. Cold weather bedding » Read 28004 times
  227. Strategies, benefits, and challenges of feeding ethanol byproducts to dairy and beef cattle » Read 27969 times
  228. Earlier weaning: Yes or no? » Read 27914 times
  229. Developing quality dairy replacement heifers » Read 27738 times
  230. Fencing systems: Setting posts for the ends and corners » Read 27533 times
  231. Calf blankets » Read 27528 times
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  234. Improving Heifer Handling » Read 27421 times
  235. Good colostrum management » Read 27369 times
  236. The case for low methane-emitting cattle » Read 27360 times
  237. 9 reasons why antibiotics fail » Read 27337 times
  238. Biosecurity practices: Facility cleaning and disinfection » Read 27216 times
  239. Two competing Swedish breeds with different profiles but of equal size » Read 27170 times
  240. Carcass disposal » Read 27170 times
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  242. Automation and new technology » Read 27031 times
  243. Disease specific biosecurity - part 2: Reproductive diseases » Read 26915 times
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  246. Dairy goat herd health program » Read 26818 times
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  248. Milk smarter - not just harder » Read 26775 times
  249. Transition cows » Read 26721 times
  250. Choosing the right cow traffic system for your robotic dairy » Read 26703 times
  251. Coping with CAFO: Tips on dealing with the new regulations on manure management » Read 26660 times
  252. Is it time to reconsider blanket dry cow treatment programs? » Read 26645 times
  253. Strategies to reduce growth variance and improve feed efficiency in dairy heifer management » Read 26609 times
  254. Cleaning milking systems - North American cleaning practices » Read 26589 times
  255. A global perspective on automatic milking systems rules and regulations » Read 26536 times
  256. Timeliness of treating pneumonia » Read 26527 times
  257. Reducing dairy ammonia emissions: A Swedish case study » Read 26476 times
  258. Dairy Beef Quality » Read 26471 times
  259. Alternative approaches to management of high energy rations in dairy cattle » Read 26468 times
  260. Calf risk assessment checklist » Read 26438 times
  261. Cation exchange capacity » Read 26415 times
  262. Achieving desired reproductive performance on dairies » Read 26382 times
  263. An update on mastitis vaccines » Read 26283 times
  264. How much milk will calves drink? » Read 26279 times
  265. Five steps to designing the ideal transition cow barn » Read 26252 times
  266. Expansion pitfalls » Read 26161 times
  267. A system for evaluating a change: Conducting and evaluating on-farm research to support management decisions » Read 26067 times
  268. Evaluation of bovine teat condition in commercial dairy herds: Environmental factors » Read 26046 times
  269. Giardia » Read 26030 times
  270. Mastitis caused by Streptococcus uberis » Read 25904 times
  271. Forage particle size » Read 25827 times
  272. Biosecurity Issues in manure management plans » Read 25813 times
  273. Little slipups add up » Read 25809 times
  274. At what price crowding? » Read 25712 times
  275. Managing BVDV infections -- a challenge beyond vaccination » Read 25689 times
  276. Mycoplasma Species and Mastitis » Read 25679 times
  277. Evaluation of bovine teat condition in commercial dairy herds: Getting the numbers right » Read 25598 times
  278. Cleaning milking systems - basic principles and practices » Read 25583 times
  279. Winter preparedness on dairy farms » Read 25549 times
  280. Good growth in cold weather » Read 25510 times
  281. Lameness - Prevention, detection, and treatment » Read 25500 times
  282. Summer, calves, and water » Read 25447 times
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  285. Dairy barn design from an ethological perspective » Read 25279 times
  286. Methods of feeding liquid to calves » Read 25153 times
  287. Hay production » Read 25147 times
  288. Are we achieving our goals? - (Part 1: Measuring and Recording) » Read 25120 times
  289. Accelerated feeding - limitations of current programs » Read 25030 times
  290. Dehydration in milk-fed calves » Read 25000 times
  291. Efficacy of a teat sealant with no germicide, applied on pre-calving cows in grassing system » Read 24955 times
  292. Cold weather calf care tips » Read 24911 times
  293. Calving ease- navels and newborns » Read 24899 times
  294. Understand cultural differences to improve your management » Read 24852 times
  295. Importance of hoof health in dairy production » Read 24794 times
  296. Monitoring calf care: Goals and thresholds & what to do when goals are not met » Read 24538 times
  297. Towards a sustainable milk production - Practical advice for reducing on-farm ammonia losses » Read 24515 times
  298. Fencing systems: Protecting an energizer from lightning » Read 24486 times
  299. Why workers leave dairies » Read 24401 times
  300. Fencing systems: Grounding electric fences » Read 24338 times
  301. Keeping them out of the rough: Practical insights into hemorrhagic bowel syndrome » Read 24329 times
  302. Do you know how much mastitis is costing you? » Read 24264 times
  303. 7 reasons why vaccines fail » Read 24214 times
  304. The power of internal herd growth » Read 24190 times
  305. Scours: Make a list and check it twice » Read 24186 times
  306. Why water? » Read 24173 times
  307. Surges in scours cases » Read 24143 times
  308. Dry cow teat sealants » Read 24083 times
  309. Long live the cows! - Report from the Cow Longevity Conference » Read 24070 times
  310. Pasture and grazing management made simple 3: herbal growth rate information » Read 23901 times
  311. Pasture and grazing management made simple 7: Pasture rotation » Read 23858 times
  312. Composting large animal mortalities » Read 23847 times
  313. Calf feeding programs and control of brucellosis and tuberculosis » Read 23773 times
  314. Colostrum: The 4 quart myth » Read 23748 times
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  316. Relationship between teat-end callosity or hyperkeratosis and mastitis » Read 23626 times
  317. Calving ease - Clean colostrum » Read 23556 times
  318. What is colostrum? » Read 23507 times
  319. Are we achieving our goals? - (Part 2: Summarizing and Analyzing) » Read 23464 times
  320. The three phases of bovine laminitis » Read 23456 times
  321. Abomasal ulcers » Read 23265 times
  322. Cow comfort and reproductive performance » Read 23249 times
  323. Monitoring the cow's body for more accurate decisions about health and nutrition » Read 23160 times
  324. Fencing systems: Energizers » Read 23113 times
  325. Natural defenses: Different responses for different bacteria » Read 23087 times
  326. Feeding unfermented corn silage » Read 23028 times
  327. Dystocia calves (assisted deliveries) » Read 22926 times
  328. BSE and calves » Read 22923 times
  329. HACCP application: Managing calf diseases » Read 22914 times
  330. Preparing the Total Mix Ration (TMR) - What Ingredients Should I Add First? » Read 22866 times
  331. Review of 2004 national mastitis council meeting » Read 22847 times
  332. Milk quality self assessment test » Read 22792 times
  333. Calving ease - Too many stresses » Read 22791 times
  334. Pasture and grazing management made simple 2: methods to estimate available pasture » Read 22784 times
  335. FAO Food Outlook report 2011 » Read 22680 times
  336. A review of: The effect of management style on udder health » Read 22652 times
  337. Tips on selecting for longevity » Read 22636 times
  338. Dehydration in calves » Read 22542 times
  339. Pasture and grazing management made simple 4: how to develop a grazing plan » Read 22257 times
  340. Genetic selection for longevity » Read 22000 times
  341. Overview: Electric fencing - how to plan, select and install » Read 21904 times
  342. Managing cows to managing people -- the competitive edge » Read 21753 times
  343. Grain feeding in an intensive feeding program » Read 21647 times
  344. DeLaval hygiene symposium and R&D center inaugural » Read 21474 times
  345. Pasture and grazing management made simple 8: Animal densities on pasture » Read 21465 times
  346. Milk feeding in an intensive feeding program » Read 21462 times
  347. Summary of the dry cow management pre-conference symposium - 2003 national mastitis conference » Read 21457 times
  348. Heat stress and calves » Read 21449 times
  349. Antibiotic resistance - a complex issue and serious threat » Read 21369 times
  350. Barn layout affects milk yield » Read 21356 times
  351. A review of: Incentive pay principles » Read 21338 times
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  353. Reduce feed costs to optimize returns » Read 21212 times
  354. Weaning calves: Four management strategies » Read 21016 times
  355. Feeding for top production on pasture » Read 20880 times
  356. Pasture and grazing management made simple 5: Keeping track of pasture supply » Read 20827 times
  357. Maternal immune cells in colostrum » Read 20720 times
  358. The beneficial effects of cooling cows » Read 20640 times
  359. Have a plan for heat stress » Read 20611 times
  360. If you can measure it you can manage it » Read 20570 times
  361. A review of: Measuring effectiveness of teat preparation » Read 20388 times
  362. A little privacy please? » Read 20257 times
  363. Johne's - An overview of the 2001 report of the international dairy federation » Read 20255 times
  364. Calf Housing & Environment courses » Read 20221 times
  365. Feeding immunoglobulins » Read 20139 times
  366. Dairy consumption does not elevate heart attack risk » Read 20024 times
  367. Current status and future challenges in mastitis research » Read 19939 times
  368. Treating hypocalcemia routinely » Read 19814 times
  369. Milk - Not just for strong bones and healthy teeth » Read 19768 times
  370. Tube feeding colostrum » Read 19672 times
  371. Managing the change to automatic milking » Read 19648 times
  372. The dairy control report indicates mastitis » Read 19610 times
  373. Hot weather and post-weaning slump » Read 19357 times
  374. Cows are smarter when raised in pairs » Read 19336 times
  375. Power and water consumption of automatic milking systems » Read 19309 times
  376. Biosecurity - protecting the herd » Read 19267 times
  377. Treating mastitis: Balancing cure, money, welfare and resistance » Read 19255 times
  378. Dry cow therapy - does it still deserve a blanket recommendation? » Read 19116 times
  379. Calving ease - Holes in biosecurity » Read 19070 times
  380. Recent research on managing soil phosphorus » Read 19060 times
  381. Good housing and good management = more milk » Read 18943 times
  382. Ammonia is bad for calves » Read 18911 times
  383. Making the most from manure » Read 18799 times
  384. The use of a bismuth-based teat seal and the bacteriocin lacticin 3147 to prevent dry period mastitis in dairy cows » Read 18677 times
  385. Dairy cow mortality: A growing problem » Read 18614 times
  386. Connecting transition cow physiology, behavior, and nutrition » Read 18433 times
  387. Is dairy farming like juggling in a water bed? » Read 18331 times
  388. Designing dairy ventilation will be focus of Penn State webinar » Read 18280 times
  389. The realities of robotic milking technology today » Read 18182 times
  390. Scours are NOT normal » Read 18148 times
  391. Procedures and products required for milking center efficiency, mastitis control, and production of high quality milk » Read 18083 times
  392. Dairy farming and social media » Read 18040 times
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  394. Key Messages for an Efficient Udder Preparation Routine » Read 17882 times
  395. Improve productivity and reduce carbon hoof print » Read 17814 times
  396. The research behind on-off grazing » Read 17714 times
  397. Increasing the likelihood of success without blanket dry cow treatment » Read 17693 times
  398. What is Precision Dairy Farming? » Read 17586 times
  399. IDF Guide to Prudent Use of Antimicrobial Agents in Dairy Production » Read 17570 times
  400. Teat end conditions » Read 17555 times
  401. Keys to motivating farm workers to harvest high quality milk » Read 17553 times
  402. Genetics and behavior during handling, restraint, and herding » Read 17448 times
  403. Efficient milk production under heat stress conditions » Read 17410 times
  404. Mastitis and milk management - Weekly article series » Read 17368 times
  405. Troubleshooting milking systems » Read 17221 times
  406. Biosecurity principles as applied to udder health » Read 17213 times
  407. Selective dry cow treatment research results » Read 17157 times
  408. Post-Milking Teat Disinfection » Read 17127 times
  409. Animal welfare on the agenda » Read 17113 times
  410. Cash-flow tool helps dairy producers manage feed costs during tough times » Read 17044 times
  411. Animal welfare a risk for the future of the dairy industry » Read 16999 times
  412. Reducing handling stress improves both productivity and welfare » Read 16956 times
  413. A zero-discharge dairy complex » Read 16811 times
  414. The new IFCN milk quantity converter » Read 16798 times
  415. Automatic Milking Systems in North America » Read 16727 times
  416. Monitor your herd and get results » Read 16666 times
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  418. Bridging the Gap between Animal Health and Human Health - White paper » Read 16442 times
  419. Heat stress: Cooling cows at night - Milkline (audio) » Read 16378 times
  420. Opportunities for conserving energy and saving money in dairy operations » Read 16345 times
  421. Animal welfare in Argentina » Read 16251 times
  422. Management, health, and nutrition of the calf can affect age and body weight at calving, first lactation and lifetime milk production » Read 16247 times
  423. Pros and cons of automatic milking in Europe » Read 16243 times
  424. Dairy industry sustainability report » Read 16208 times
  425. Develop strategies and standards to prevent introducing intramammary infections into a herd » Read 16096 times
  426. Calving ease - How do you respond to a health crisis? » Read 16089 times
  427. Are your cows comfortable? » Read 16037 times
  428. Make a good robotic milking facility great » Read 16003 times
  429. Why and how to read a cow or bull » Read 15917 times
  430. Reducing fear improves milk production » Read 15892 times
  431. Heat stress abatement improves feed efficiency of high yielding cows in the summer » Read 15855 times
  432. Herd Navigator savings calculation » Read 15719 times
  433. Facility characteristics and cow comfort on U.S. dairy operations » Read 15648 times
  434. Should I process my own milk? » Read 15636 times
  435. Reduced green house gas emissions by change in diet » Read 15616 times
  436. Effects of rubber alley flooring on cow locomotion and welfare » Read 15564 times
  437. New born calf care checklist » Read 15554 times
  438. Good discrimination in hiring at a dairy » Read 15347 times
  439. Milking tips from the NMC » Read 15344 times
  440. Cow Longevity Conference 2013 - proceedings » Read 15330 times
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