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$ 20.00
by Coleen Jones and Jud Heinrichs. All you need to raise healthy calves: care at calving, feeding, health, housing. 72 pages. Translation by Dr. Victor Mireles
$ 25.00
Fully interactive CD using audio, visual and navigation capabilities. Includes English and Spanish versions. Each section includes interactive quizzes. Contents include: 1 Parts of a Cow; 2 Learning to Judge: udder, feet & legs; frame; body capacity; dairy character; 3 Judging a Class: brief first look; your turn to judge; an expert gives reasons...and more!
$ 9.00
by Mike Hutjens. Dairy cow physiology; optimizing dry matter intake; feeding & the gestation/lactation cycle; ration formulation; purchasing & valuing feed; challenges of rBST; hot weath­er; 3X milking. Updates include higher production levels, new feed additives and ingredients, feed storage comparisons, economics of rBST, mycotoxin safety levels and more. 2003 edition. Translation by Dr. Abelardo
$ 14.95
This 34-minute video presents best practices related to the efficiency of milking, udder health and milk quality practices. An excellent tool for training indispensable milkers. Spanish, English and French. Its content includes: * The importance of routine; * Identification of treated or infected cows and milking order; * Lowering the milking time and the effect of stress; * Milking Routine
$ 20.00
Achieve consistency and higher quality: Develop your own Standard Operating Procedure (SOP). Completely customizable for your operation. Bilingual 20 in. by 17 in. poster and guidelines Water-resistant Poster includes Profitable Milking steps: stick-on pictures along with guidelines in English
$ 14.95
SPANISH EDITION, Profitable Milking: Step-by-Step to Milk Quality. Establish a milking routine that everyone follows for greatest efficiency and profitability. The most complete and up-to-date information on milking management. Use as a reference and as a training tool. 56 pages. CONTENTS Chapter 1 Milk Letdown The role of oxytocin, The effect of stress, Milkers' attitude, Teat stimulation affects
$ 20.00
Por Coleen Jones y Jud Heinrichs. Completamente nuevo, este libro le da lo que necesita para crecer las becerras. EL PARTO sucesos de un parto normal; Cómo asistir el parto; Cidado del recién partido; ALIMENTACI´ON Requerimientos nutricionales, Sustitutos de leche; MANEJO Y ALBEGUES; SALUD Descornado, Causas de diarrea, Las enfermedades respiratorias ¡Y MÁS!
$ 9.00
Por Mike Hutjens. Fisiología de la vaca lechera; optimizando la ingestión de materia seca; alimentación y el ciclo gestación-lactancia; formulación de raciones; comprando y evaluando los ingredientes alimenticios;desafíos especiales de la alimentación; somatotropina bovina; alimentación en clima caluroso; ordeño tres veces al día
$ 14.95
Importancia de la rutina de ordeño que todo mundo debe seguir para lograr calidad y eficiencia, reducir la mastitis a un mímino y obtener máximas utilidades. Una herramienta de referencia
$ 30.00
Usted deseará que cualquier que ordeñe sus vacas vea este video, aún el ordeñedo ocasional. Éste video de 34 minutos presenta las mejores prácticas relacionadas con la eficiencia del ordeño, la salud de la ubre y la calidad de la leche. Una excelente herramienta, indisponsable para la capcitación de los ordeñadores. Español, ingles
$ 24.95
SPANISH EDITION 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. Translation
$ 24.95
Newly revised and updated, chapters include: Maintaining a healthy herd; From calf to cow; Achieving reproductive efficiency; The udder and mastitis; Digestive and metabolic disorders; Respiratory diseases; Foot, eye and skin disorders; Other diseases and disorders; Biosecurity on the farm; Care of bulls
$ 15.00
Some 350 of the top Handy Hints submitted by Hoard's Dairyman readers over the last 10 years. You're bound to find great ideas for saving time and money! Conveniently organized into categories of Housing, gates and fences; Feeding and feed handling; Milking systems; Records and health; Shop, machinery and miscellaneous. 80 pages
$ 25.00
NEW EDITION! Fully interactive CD using audio, visual and navigation capabilities. Each section includes interactive quizzes. Now incorporates newest PDCA Scorecard in all parts of the Flash presentation, along with updated narration. Contents include: 1-Parts of a cow; 2-Learning to judge: udder, feet & legs, frame, body capacity, dairy character; 3-Judging a class: brief first look
$ 5.00
New US edition: This book details what the young showman needs to know, and includes the newly released PDCA Showmanship Evaluation card. Contents include the fundamentals of showmanship; attributes of top competitors; judges' secrets of success; also, the ideal judge and giving good reasons. Canadian customers: Please contact Holstein Canada. 17 pages. View similar products: Leading to Win DVD Learning
$ 9.95
This popular cookbook sold out rapidly when Hoard's Dairyman first published it years ago. Now reissued, it features over 200 recipes organized to take advantage of each season's bounty. Check out favorites Oven-Made Caramel Corn, Pat's Cheese-Broccoli Bake and many more. Comb-binding, 109 pages, complete index. View similar products: The Complete Book of Butchering, Smoking, Curing and Sausage
$ 20.00
NEW SECOND EDITION: Greatly expanded, this invaluable guide covers infectious and noninfectious diseases, now in two chapters. Diagnosis of upper leg lameness in calves through adult cattle is probably the most complete information anywhere. The newest data on managing footbaths is presented. Staying on top of herd foot problems through better data management, and the tools to do this are recommended
$ 3.00
A timeless quote from W.D. Hoard that you can post or frame for your farm. Remind employees and family that the foster mother of the human race is meant to be treated with care and respect. The rule to be observed in this stable at all times, toward the cattle, young and old, is that of patience and kindness. A man's usefulness in a herd ceases at once when he loses his temper and bestows rough
$ 50
by Peter Edmondson | Controlling somatic cell counts can be an ongoing battle for many dairy farmers. How to Control Somatic Cell Counts is written by a veterinarian who specializes resolving mastitis issues
$ 17.00
Teicholz reveals that everything we thought we knew about dietary fat is wrong, specifically saturated fat. She discusses how the low-fat nutrition advice of the past 60 years has had disastrous consequences on our health and that the foods we've been denying ourselves - cream cheeses, sizzling steaks - may be the key to reversing the epidemics of obesity, diabetes and heart disease. Softbound 496