Proper nutrition is a key element of any successful diary operation.

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Aug. 2 2010
When and how monensin works by Todd Duffield, A. Rabiee, and I. Lean Duffield is in the Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada; and Rabiee and Lean are with Strategic...
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July 30 2010
Position and price determine by-product feed values by Michael F. Hutjens The author is an extension dairy specialist at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. By-product feeds (also referred to...
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April 28 2010
The author is in the Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada. Ketosis is underrecognized on most farms and is associated with several clinical...
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April 28 2010
Well fed is still best fed Protein and fat still have value. Don't leave money on the table with low milk components. BY JOHN HIBMA The author is a dairy nutrition consultant for Central Connecticut Cooperative...
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April 28 2010
Limit feeding heifers . . . What we've learned and what we recommend. After six years of limit-feeding research at Penn State, the system seems to get better with each study. BY GEOFF ZANTON AND JUD HEINRICHS...
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April 28 2010
Sorting through the research on yeast BY JOHN HIBMA The author is a dairy nutrition consultant for Central Connecticut Cooperative Farmers in Hartford, Conn. He previously managed large dairies in California...
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April 28 2010
Energy status dictates fresh cow problems That's the clear finding of a New York study involving more than 1,000 cows in nearly 100 herds. BY LAURIE A. WINKELMAN, DARYL V. NYDAM, PAULA A. OSPINA, AND THOMAS...
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April 28 2010
We're learning more about what keeps cows healthy Basic research is helping us understand what we've been seeing on farms. We can make immune systems stronger. By J.D. Lippolis The author is in the Periparturient...
April 28 2010
The authors are in the Dairy Science Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Large milk and feed price fluctuations create anxiety and uncertainties. Profit margin may shrink rapidly when milk...
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April 28 2010
The author is an extension dairy specialist at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. With current milk price and feed costs and the loss of BST in some milk markets, people raise questions about...
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April 28 2010
The author has a dairy nutrition consulting business, Paradox Nutrition, LLC, in Plattsburgh, N.Y. Feeding commodities presents a challenge of maintaining quality and controlling wastage or shrink of feed...
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April 19 2010
Ration Strategies What's new in transition feeding? New! Not all feed changes are created equal Choose your mixer wisely What ration do your cows eat? One dry cow group or two Rations don't always require...