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$ 14.95
by Seidel, Elsden & Hasler Embryo transfer in dairy cattle has been updated throughout with new information on sexing embryos, sexing semen, cloning, marketing, as well as the basics and economics of this technology. This edition was revised in 2003. 96 pages. Chapter 1 Historical Background Chapter 2 Basic Procedures Embryo terminology, Selecting an embryo transfer company, Superovulation, Insemination
$ 1.00
Guess 20 by-product feeds from their appearance/description. (Reprint of 2/25/97 article)
$ 9.95
by Mike Hutjens. Forage is the backbone of the dairy ration: sections include feeding strategies to maximize value while saving costs; Forage test values are crucial make them meaningful; Managing risks and weather challenges to optimize quality; Storage strategies; Forage delivery cut waste and shrink. 35 pages
$ 25.00
Dr. Sheila McGuirk, DVM takes us through the fresh cow pen to show how to determine which cows should be examined and how to identify the eight conditions that commonly occur in fresh cows. English and also dubbed in Spanish. Walk-through the front and back, select cows for further examination. Walk-through behind the cows to record observations and select cows for further examination
$ 2.00
Gestation & Interval Calculator gives calf due dates; keeps tabs on intervals between services, calving to first heat, to fine-tune reproductive management
$ 9.00
Newest PDCA Dairy Cow Unified Scorecard is included. Book features parts of a cow diagram, and illustrated analysis of how to judge the udder, dairy character, feet & legs, frame, body capacity, as well as tips on judging heifers. Fifteen new practice judging classes of five dairy breeds, with a placings/reasons insert. 32 pages
$ 24.95
by Pierre Lévesque. This important new book includes all aspects of the disease, including causes, prevention and treatments. Main points are highlighted with outstanding illustrations, and both basic and advanced information make it a must-read for Spanish-speaking milkers as well as managers: how to understand, investigate and solve your farm's mastitis problems. 96 pages
$ 10.00
National Dairy Shrine's First 50 Years describes the founding of the Shrine and its tremendous contribution to the dairy industry through the years. Featured are Guests of Honor, Pioneers and much more
$ 30.00
The Profitable Milking video focuses on the best practices to improve milking performance, udder health and milk quality. For people to be motivated to follow a routine, they must understand why:lets you show important details in action. This video is superior and a great value compared to others
$ 29.95
The dairy producer with robotic milkers is more of a coach than a player. Do you have what it takes? Do you have the management skills and ability? Find out how in this new book by Cow Signals author Jan Hulsen, DVM, and Canadian facilities design expert Jack Rodenburg. In addition to preparation and barn design layouts, sections include the daily tasks; weekly and monthly chores; scheduling and
$ 16.95
by Spahr & Opperman. Second edition, this book features the major players, human and bovine from 1975 to 1995. Over 180 pictured. Key sire lines and female families for each breed. Copyright 1995. 184
$ 3.00
Provides hard-to-find phrases related to milking procedure. Commonly used words, and key phrases for working with milkers: mastitis, cow handling, pre-milking, milking special cows, forestripping, teat sanitation, unit attachment, teat disinfection and more. Phonetic pronunciation
$ 24.95
by Pierre Lévesque. Sections include: How the machine milks the cow; The teat, the liner and mastitis; Pulsation; The cluster; Types of milking systems. Air flow, milk flow and system vacuum; Milk transport; Vacuum production and regulation; Milking system evaluation and maintenance; Milking parlors sizing and efficiency; Milking automation cluster removers, metering, sensors and more; Automatic
$ 5.00
90-head heifer barn, free stalls, 63'x180', open side
$ 2.00
Super calf hutch, 12'x19', 8 weaned calves, portable
$ 1.00
Bulk storage shed, several bays
Newest PDCA Dairy Cow Unified Scorecard is included. Book features parts of a cow diagram, and illustrated analyses of how to judge the udder, dairy character, feet & legs, frame, body capacity, as well as tips on judging heifers. Fifteen new practice judging classes of five dairy breeds, with a placings/reasons
$ 16.00
Get cows off on the right start every effort and dollar spent on transition cow well-being pays off in the following lactation. Managing far-off, close-up cows and springing heifers; Transition cow disorders; Management tools. 64 pages View similar products: Dairy
$ 20.00
by Drs. Shearer, Van Amstel, Gonzalez. Features anatomy; claw trimming techniques; causes of lameness; footbaths, monitoring lameness; trimming-facility planning and more. 70 pages. Translation by Dr
$ 11.95
Dairy cow physiology; optimizing dry matter intake; feeding and the gestation/lactation cycle; ration formulation; purchasing and valuing feed; special feeding challenges; BST; hot weather; 3X milking, revised and updated throughout, with new chapter on applying NRC 2001. Includes metric measures