Cow Longevity Conference Proceedings Index

Cow Longevity Conference 2013 - A scientific conference on cow comfort and best practices to increase lifetime productivity
  1. The importance of improving cow longevity
    by J. Rushen and A. M. de Passillé, Dairy Education and Research Centre, University of British Columbia
  2. Cow longevity economics: The cost benefit of keeping the cow in the herd
    by Albert De Vries, Department of Animal Sciences, University of Florida
  3. The working day of a dairy cow
    by Lene Munksgaard, Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University
  4. Walking and standing surfaces for longevity
    by Christer Bergsten,Professor in Technological Systems for Animal Production Dept of Biosystems och Technology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
  5. Lying area design and barn climate getting it right
    by Frank J.C.M. van Eerdenburg, Dept Farm Animal Health, Fac Veterinary Medicine, University of Utrecht
  6. Maximized feed intake – access and consumption
    by Trevor J. DeVries, Department of Animal and Poultry Science, University of Guelph, Kemptville Campus
  7. The beneficial effects of cooling cows
    by Dr. Israel Flamenbaum, Ph. D, Cow Cooling Solutions Ltd., Israel
  8. Lameness – Prevention, detection, and treatment
    by Steven L. Berry, Dairy Management & Health Specialist, Department of Animal Science, University of California, Davis
  9. Proactive mastitis management
    by Eric Hillerton, DairyNZ, New Zealand
  10. Getting the cow pregnant
    by Geert Opsomer, Miel Hostens, Kristof Hermans and Bonny Van Ranst, Department of Reproduction, Obstetrics and Herd Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Belgium
  11. The transition cow needs space and comfort
    by Kenneth V. Nordlund, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin
  12. The role of calf nutrition and management on lifetime productivity of dairy cattle
    by M. E. Van Amburgh and F. Soberon, Department of Animal Science Cornell University


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