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  102. Cow comfort: 14) Light » Read 37719 times
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  120. Dietary energy density for the close-up dry cow - Postpartum » Read 34809 times
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  127. IFCN report 2013: Overview on milk prices and production costs world wide » Read 34378 times
  128. Cow comfort » Read 34301 times
  129. Vitamins and minerals functioning as antioxidants with supplementation considerations » Read 34171 times
  130. Crossbreeding trials in California » Read 34023 times
  131. Positive and negative effects of high energy consumption on reproduction in lactating dairy cows » Read 34017 times
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  133. Applied immunology: Keeping animals healthy » Read 33585 times
  134. Behavior » Read 33165 times
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  137. Feeding calves: it takes more than just milk » Read 32841 times
  138. Nutrition and reproductive loss in goats » Read 32810 times
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  144. Bovine mastitis treatment failure » Read 32449 times
  145. Management of calving on large dairy farms » Read 32331 times
  146. Dairy business management principles » Read 32325 times
  147. Forages » Read 32260 times
  148. Calves not eating grain » Read 32244 times
  149. Testing calves for passive transfer of immunity » Read 32159 times
  150. Laminitis - More than How You Feed Your Cows » Read 31857 times
  151. Integration of metabolism and immunity in periparturient dairy cows » Read 31777 times
  152. Monitoring health and looking for sick cows » Read 31770 times
  153. Feed sorting: Repeated ruminal acidosis challenges in lactating dairy cows at high and low risk for developing acidosis » Read 31681 times
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  155. Silage additives » Read 31609 times
  156. Effective natural ventilation strategies » Read 31489 times
  157. Using locomotion scoring to put together a program to reduce lameness on the dairy » Read 31347 times
  158. Growth and health of calves housed on different bedding types » Read 31262 times
  159. Calves - cold weather feeding » Read 31210 times
  160. Contract heifer raising » Read 31175 times
  161. Rabobank Dairy Quarterly Q1: International prices to ease through 2014 » Read 30944 times
  162. Appropriate methods of diagnosing mineral deficiencies » Read 30814 times
  163. Bottle feeding » Read 30686 times
  164. A review of: Streptococcus uberis: Environmental or contagious pathogen? » Read 30670 times
  165. Proper milking techniques » Read 30539 times
  166. The pneumonia calf » Read 30509 times
  167. Accelerated feeding - current feeding programs » Read 30220 times
  168. Milking Hygiene and Udder Health Problems: Results of a survey of 5000 dairy farms » Read 30219 times
  169. Self-locking manger stall considerations » Read 30185 times
  170. Standard operating procedures: Tools for making constant improvements » Read 30140 times
  171. Using success factors to address lameness » Read 30094 times
  172. Nutrition and management in support of hoof health » Read 29840 times
  173. Should feed efficiency be used in dairy benchmarking? » Read 29701 times
  174. Common poisonous plants in the eastern and southern United States » Read 29586 times
  175. Achieving a high pregnancy rate for higher profitability » Read 29582 times
  176. What is the true cost of waste milk? » Read 29552 times
  177. Contagious mastitis and organic milk production » Read 29483 times
  178. Nutrition troubleshooting » Read 29341 times
  179. Heat detection analysis using an activity meter in grassland systems » Read 29118 times
  180. Coccidiostats and coccidiosis » Read 29095 times
  181. 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 29047 times
  182. Nutrition economics » Read 29030 times
  183. Hoof care resources » Read 28989 times
  184. Defence Mechanisms of the Udder, Part two: Enhancement of the defence mechanisms of the udder » Read 28936 times
  185. Using bleach as a germicide for manual washing feeding equipment » Read 28932 times
  186. Milking procedures and relationship to milking efficiency » Read 28930 times
  187. What you feed vs. what you get: » Read 28758 times
  188. What is early pregnancy diagnosis worth? » Read 28620 times
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  190. Economic considerations of sexed semen on your dairy » Read 28411 times
  191. Fencing systems: Line posts » Read 28242 times
  192. Dehorning calves » Read 28222 times
  193. Fats » Read 28211 times
  194. Rest assured: Bedding options for robotic milking facilities » Read 28206 times
  195. Concentrate feeders » Read 28197 times
  196. Strategies for shortening the dry period » Read 28180 times
  197. Characterization of early embryonic death and prevention of pregnancy wastage » Read 28064 times
  198. Common pasture pests » Read 28044 times
  199. Kernel processed corn silage » Read 28031 times
  200. Calving ease - Early detection of sick preweaned calves » Read 28006 times
  201. Mastitis-Staph aureus problems » Read 27935 times
  202. Is your milking routine up to par? » Read 27928 times
  203. World milk production and exports/imports » Read 27864 times
  204. Improving dairy cow fertility through genetics » Read 27800 times
  205. Milk Quality » Read 27794 times
  206. Treatment and prevention for scours » Read 27731 times
  207. Loopholes that make calves sick » Read 27525 times
  208. Remodeling a tie stall barn for an interim milking parlor » Read 27513 times
  209. Biotin » Read 27510 times
  210. Mechanisms that prevent and produce double ovulations in dairy cattle » Read 27492 times
  211. Fencing systems: Installing the high tensile wires » Read 27456 times
  212. Cause and control of common diseases of pastured cattle » Read 27438 times
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  214. Avoiding antibiotic residues in milk » Read 27353 times
  215. A comparison of methods for early pregnancy diagnosis » Read 27332 times
  216. Cold weather bedding » Read 27331 times
  217. How is milk production changing in the world? » Read 27250 times
  218. Fencing systems: Post selection » Read 27239 times
  219. Pasture and grazing management made simple 9: Pros and cons of seasonal dairying » Read 27209 times
  220. Earlier weaning: Yes or no? » Read 27175 times
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  222. Automatic Milking » Read 27040 times
  223. Addressing teat condition problems » Read 27025 times
  224. Developing quality dairy replacement heifers » Read 26991 times
  225. Testing for pre-clinical mastitis » Read 26949 times
  226. Finding the tools to achieve longevity in Canadian dairy cows » Read 26900 times
  227. Fencing systems: Setting posts for the ends and corners » Read 26807 times
  228. Managing the young calf - keep it simple! » Read 26750 times
  229. Calf blankets » Read 26680 times
  230. Guide to good dairy farming practice » Read 26629 times
  231. Good colostrum management » Read 26603 times
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  233. Improving Heifer Handling » Read 26575 times
  234. Biosecurity practices: Facility cleaning and disinfection » Read 26481 times
  235. Increasing world population a challenge for world milk production » Read 26440 times
  236. Solving calf morbidity and mortality problems » Read 26429 times
  237. 9 reasons why antibiotics fail » Read 26428 times
  238. Disease specific biosecurity - part 2: Reproductive diseases » Read 26180 times
  239. Disease specific biosecurity - part 1 » Read 26146 times
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  242. Strategies to reduce growth variance and improve feed efficiency in dairy heifer management » Read 25943 times
  243. A global perspective on automatic milking systems rules and regulations » Read 25896 times
  244. Timeliness of treating pneumonia » Read 25878 times
  245. Two competing Swedish breeds with different profiles but of equal size » Read 25868 times
  246. Pasture and grazing management made simple 6: Cow grazing behavior and intake » Read 25849 times
  247. Alternative approaches to management of high energy rations in dairy cattle » Read 25806 times
  248. Dairy goat herd health program » Read 25744 times
  249. Achieving desired reproductive performance on dairies » Read 25723 times
  250. Automation and new technology » Read 25652 times
  251. The case for low methane-emitting cattle » Read 25638 times
  252. Cation exchange capacity » Read 25634 times
  253. Calf risk assessment checklist » Read 25631 times
  254. An update on mastitis vaccines » Read 25592 times
  255. Dairy Beef Quality » Read 25580 times
  256. Cleaning milking systems - North American cleaning practices » Read 25560 times
  257. Reducing dairy ammonia emissions: A Swedish case study » Read 25446 times
  258. Expansion pitfalls » Read 25435 times
  259. A system for evaluating a change: Conducting and evaluating on-farm research to support management decisions » Read 25312 times
  260. Spring thaw can contribute to feed waste » Read 25265 times
  261. Milk smarter - not just harder » Read 25095 times
  262. Little slipups add up » Read 25094 times
  263. Is it time to reconsider blanket dry cow treatment programs? » Read 25076 times
  264. Evaluation of bovine teat condition in commercial dairy herds: Environmental factors » Read 25048 times
  265. At what price crowding? » Read 25035 times
  266. Biosecurity Issues in manure management plans » Read 25025 times
  267. Managing BVDV infections -- a challenge beyond vaccination » Read 24949 times
  268. Good growth in cold weather » Read 24943 times
  269. Transition cows » Read 24895 times
  270. Evaluation of bovine teat condition in commercial dairy herds: Getting the numbers right » Read 24888 times
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  272. Summer, calves, and water » Read 24776 times
  273. Forage particle size » Read 24739 times
  274. Cleaning milking systems - basic principles and practices » Read 24597 times
  275. Choosing the right cow traffic system for your robotic dairy » Read 24564 times
  276. Giardia » Read 24513 times
  277. Are we achieving our goals? - (Part 1: Measuring and Recording) » Read 24443 times
  278. Bottles: To wash or not to wash - who knows the answer? » Read 24441 times
  279. How much milk will calves drink? » Read 24364 times
  280. Dehydration in milk-fed calves » Read 24318 times
  281. Accelerated feeding - limitations of current programs » Read 24311 times
  282. Mastitis caused by Streptococcus uberis » Read 24303 times
  283. Hay production » Read 24290 times
  284. Cold weather calf care tips » Read 24210 times
  285. Efficacy of a teat sealant with no germicide, applied on pre-calving cows in grassing system » Read 24176 times
  286. Mycoplasma Species and Mastitis » Read 24169 times
  287. Five steps to designing the ideal transition cow barn » Read 24158 times
  288. Calving ease- navels and newborns » Read 24092 times
  289. Methods of feeding liquid to calves » Read 23971 times
  290. Understand cultural differences to improve your management » Read 23926 times
  291. Towards a sustainable milk production - Practical advice for reducing on-farm ammonia losses » Read 23914 times
  292. Winter preparedness on dairy farms » Read 23860 times
  293. Monitoring calf care: Goals and thresholds & what to do when goals are not met » Read 23854 times
  294. Dairy barn design from an ethological perspective » Read 23847 times
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  297. Fencing systems: Grounding electric fences » Read 23657 times
  298. Why workers leave dairies » Read 23640 times
  299. Why water? » Read 23526 times
  300. Surges in scours cases » Read 23518 times
  301. Scours: Make a list and check it twice » Read 23514 times
  302. 7 reasons why vaccines fail » Read 23482 times
  303. Do you know how much mastitis is costing you? » Read 23471 times
  304. Lying area design and barn climate getting it right » Read 23450 times
  305. Pasture and grazing management made simple 3: herbal growth rate information » Read 23251 times
  306. Composting large animal mortalities » Read 23191 times
  307. Calf feeding programs and control of brucellosis and tuberculosis » Read 23107 times
  308. Importance of hoof health in dairy production » Read 23065 times
  309. Colostrum: The 4 quart myth » Read 23064 times
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  311. Pasture and grazing management made simple 7: Pasture rotation » Read 22972 times
  312. Calving ease - Clean colostrum » Read 22932 times
  313. Relationship between teat-end callosity or hyperkeratosis and mastitis » Read 22875 times
  314. Are we achieving our goals? - (Part 2: Summarizing and Analyzing) » Read 22800 times
  315. The power of internal herd growth » Read 22790 times
  316. What is colostrum? » Read 22766 times
  317. The three phases of bovine laminitis » Read 22726 times
  318. Cow comfort and reproductive performance » Read 22680 times
  319. Abomasal ulcers » Read 22569 times
  320. Fencing systems: Energizers » Read 22516 times
  321. Dry cow teat sealants » Read 22516 times
  322. Natural defenses: Different responses for different bacteria » Read 22391 times
  323. Dystocia calves (assisted deliveries) » Read 22239 times
  324. BSE and calves » Read 22234 times
  325. HACCP application: Managing calf diseases » Read 22230 times
  326. Review of 2004 national mastitis council meeting » Read 22207 times
  327. Calving ease - Too many stresses » Read 22115 times
  328. A review of: The effect of management style on udder health » Read 22101 times
  329. Pasture and grazing management made simple 2: methods to estimate available pasture » Read 22083 times
  330. Tips on selecting for longevity » Read 22044 times
  331. FAO Food Outlook report 2011 » Read 21963 times
  332. Monitoring the cow's body for more accurate decisions about health and nutrition » Read 21947 times
  333. Milk quality self assessment test » Read 21907 times
  334. Feeding unfermented corn silage » Read 21874 times
  335. Long live the cows! - Report from the Cow Longevity Conference » Read 21660 times
  336. Pasture and grazing management made simple 4: how to develop a grazing plan » Read 21632 times
  337. Dehydration in calves » Read 21504 times
  338. Genetic selection for longevity » Read 21409 times
  339. Overview: Electric fencing - how to plan, select and install » Read 21396 times
  340. Managing cows to managing people -- the competitive edge » Read 21046 times
  341. Grain feeding in an intensive feeding program » Read 21038 times
  342. Summary of the dry cow management pre-conference symposium - 2003 national mastitis conference » Read 20957 times
  343. DeLaval hygiene symposium and R&D center inaugural » Read 20918 times
  344. Pasture and grazing management made simple 8: Animal densities on pasture » Read 20888 times
  345. Heat stress and calves » Read 20834 times
  346. Milk feeding in an intensive feeding program » Read 20827 times
  347. A review of: Incentive pay principles » Read 20768 times
  348. Barn layout affects milk yield » Read 20584 times
  349. Preparing the Total Mix Ration (TMR) - What Ingredients Should I Add First? » Read 20536 times
  350. Reduce feed costs to optimize returns » Read 20449 times
  351. Weaning calves: Four management strategies » Read 20425 times
  352. Pasture and grazing management made simple 5: Keeping track of pasture supply » Read 20251 times
  353. Feeding for top production on pasture » Read 20245 times
  354. Maternal immune cells in colostrum » Read 19991 times
  355. A review of: Measuring effectiveness of teat preparation » Read 19875 times
  356. Have a plan for heat stress » Read 19873 times
  357. Johne's - An overview of the 2001 report of the international dairy federation » Read 19698 times
  358. Calf Housing & Environment courses » Read 19557 times
  359. Feeding immunoglobulins » Read 19523 times
  360. Lameness - Prevention, detection, and treatment » Read 19414 times
  361. Dairy consumption does not elevate heart attack risk » Read 19350 times
  362. If you can measure it you can manage it » Read 19321 times
  363. Milk - Not just for strong bones and healthy teeth » Read 19220 times
  364. Tube feeding colostrum » Read 19094 times
  365. Read 19053 times
  366. Managing the change to automatic milking » Read 19041 times
  367. The dairy control report indicates mastitis » Read 18951 times
  368. Treating hypocalcemia routinely » Read 18924 times
  369. Antibiotic resistance - a complex issue and serious threat » Read 18798 times
  370. Hot weather and post-weaning slump » Read 18701 times
  371. Calving ease - Holes in biosecurity » Read 18546 times
  372. Power and water consumption of automatic milking systems » Read 18540 times
  373. Recent research on managing soil phosphorus » Read 18466 times
  374. The beneficial effects of cooling cows » Read 18446 times
  375. Current status and future challenges in mastitis research » Read 18444 times
  376. A little privacy please? » Read 18419 times
  377. Good housing and good management = more milk » Read 18242 times
  378. Ammonia is bad for calves » Read 18130 times
  379. Making the most from manure » Read 18105 times
  380. The use of a bismuth-based teat seal and the bacteriocin lacticin 3147 to prevent dry period mastitis in dairy cows » Read 18011 times
  381. Biosecurity - protecting the herd » Read 17885 times
  382. Designing dairy ventilation will be focus of Penn State webinar » Read 17726 times
  383. Is dairy farming like juggling in a water bed? » Read 17723 times
  384. Cows are smarter when raised in pairs » Read 17685 times
  385. Scours are NOT normal » Read 17529 times
  386. Connecting transition cow physiology, behavior, and nutrition » Read 17500 times
  387. Dairy cow mortality: A growing problem » Read 17317 times
  388. Dairy farming and social media » Read 17260 times
  389. The realities of robotic milking technology today » Read 17163 times
  390. Improve productivity and reduce carbon hoof print » Read 17143 times
  391. Treating mastitis: Balancing cure, money, welfare and resistance » Read 17010 times
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  393. What is Precision Dairy Farming? » Read 16953 times
  394. Dry cow therapy - does it still deserve a blanket recommendation? » Read 16737 times
  395. Genetics and behavior during handling, restraint, and herding » Read 16725 times
  396. Procedures and products required for milking center efficiency, mastitis control, and production of high quality milk » Read 16718 times
  397. Mastitis and milk management - Weekly article series » Read 16693 times
  398. Teat end conditions » Read 16559 times
  399. Key Messages for an Efficient Udder Preparation Routine » Read 16544 times
  400. Biosecurity principles as applied to udder health » Read 16505 times
  401. Cash-flow tool helps dairy producers manage feed costs during tough times » Read 16486 times
  402. Animal welfare on the agenda » Read 16432 times
  403. Efficient milk production under heat stress conditions » Read 16365 times
  404. Animal welfare a risk for the future of the dairy industry » Read 16263 times
  405. The research behind on-off grazing » Read 16159 times
  406. Keys to motivating farm workers to harvest high quality milk » Read 16137 times
  407. A zero-discharge dairy complex » Read 16109 times
  408. Monitor your herd and get results » Read 16096 times
  409. Automatic Milking Systems in North America » Read 16090 times
  410. Increasing the likelihood of success without blanket dry cow treatment » Read 16065 times
  411. Reducing handling stress improves both productivity and welfare » Read 16064 times
  412. The new IFCN milk quantity converter » Read 16016 times
  413. Post-Milking Teat Disinfection » Read 15884 times
  414. Heat stress: Cooling cows at night - Milkline (audio) » Read 15841 times
  415. IDF Guide to Prudent Use of Antimicrobial Agents in Dairy Production » Read 15707 times
  416. Selective dry cow treatment research results » Read 15681 times
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  418. Animal welfare in Argentina » Read 15643 times
  419. Pros and cons of automatic milking in Europe » Read 15630 times
  420. Dairy industry sustainability report » Read 15602 times
  421. Management, health, and nutrition of the calf can affect age and body weight at calving, first lactation and lifetime milk production » Read 15592 times
  422. Opportunities for conserving energy and saving money in dairy operations » Read 15574 times
  423. Develop strategies and standards to prevent introducing intramammary infections into a herd » Read 15450 times
  424. Are your cows comfortable? » Read 15442 times
  425. Calving ease - How do you respond to a health crisis? » Read 15415 times
  426. Reducing fear improves milk production » Read 15345 times
  427. Why and how to read a cow or bull » Read 15288 times
  428. Heat stress abatement improves feed efficiency of high yielding cows in the summer » Read 15219 times
  429. Make a good robotic milking facility great » Read 15157 times
  430. Herd Navigator savings calculation » Read 15063 times
  431. Reduced green house gas emissions by change in diet » Read 15035 times
  432. Bridging the Gap between Animal Health and Human Health - White paper » Read 15031 times
  433. Facility characteristics and cow comfort on U.S. dairy operations » Read 14975 times
  434. Should I process my own milk? » Read 14801 times
  435. Good discrimination in hiring at a dairy » Read 14750 times
  436. Effects of rubber alley flooring on cow locomotion and welfare » Read 14669 times
  437. Troubleshooting milking systems » Read 14655 times
  438. Changes in the behaviour of dairy cows before calving » Read 14634 times
  439. Milking tips from the NMC » Read 14586 times
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