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April 22 2016
When it comes to controlling lameness, the most effective footbath immerses each hoof more than once. by Abby Bauer, Hoard's Dairyman Associate Editor Is lameness an issue in your herd? If so, you are...
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April 21 2016
From high school to college to continuing education opportunities, we must continue to grow and develop our talents. by Caitlin Rodgers In order that I may inspire some other youth, I've decided to share...
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April 20 2016
Researchers did not want to publish all of their findings. By Patti Hurtgen, Hoard's Dairyman Online Media Manager Looking back, the intense fat-related studies of the 1960s and 1970s did not prove that...
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April 19 2016
Our little boy's passion made me realize the weight we carry as advocates and educators of our industry. by Darleen Sichley Our local preschool class did a fun project this year where all the kids picked...
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April 18 2016
Tightly correlated, managing SCC is an important step in limiting antibiotic use. By Maggie Seiler, Hoard's Dairyman Associate Editor Mastitis remains the most prevalent health problem in dairy herds according...
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Jan. 22 2016
One million children have already learned safer living An ounce of prevention . . . When the idea to host events to teach children about farm safety began in 1995, I doubt the Progressive Agriculture Foundation...
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Jan. 20 2016
There are real benefits for herds that can achieve a 25 percent pregnancy rate. By Abby Bauer, Hoard's Dairyman Associate Editor One common goal all dairy producers share is getting cows bred in a timely...
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Jan. 18 2016
Twice per day feedings may expand the time cows spend at the bunk, boost milk production and improve fat and protein content of milk. By Maggie Seiler, Hoard's Dairyman Associate Editor A cow's time budget...
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Jan. 15 2016
Select those that target your needs By Patti Hurtgen, Hoard's Dairyman Online Media Manager If every feed additive delivered on its hype, feeding them all would keep pushing milk production up and up....
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Jan. 13 2016
Colostrum offers newborn calves benefits beyond immunity, including critical energy used early in life. By Abby Bauer, Hoard's Dairyman Associate Editor Carrying around a few extra pounds of holiday weight...
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Jan. 11 2016
The crops are in, and it's time to decide how to use what's available. By Maggie Seiler, Special Publications Editor Winter is in full swing now, and it is time to start thinking about how to most effectively...
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Jan. 6 2016
California's dairy industry highlighted during annual event By Patti Hurtgen, Hoard's Dairyman Online Media Manager It was the first time in the 127 year-history of the Rose Parade, the California Milk...
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Jan. 5 2016
Proper timing of forage availability can ease the rocky transition of weaning. By Maggie Seiler, Special Publications Editor Weaning time is easily one of the more difficult management challenges for producers...
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Jan. 4 2016
One Wisconsin city rings in the New Year by dropping a big piece of cheese. Photo credit: Plymouth Arts Center By Abby Bauer, Hoard's Dairyman Associate Editor It's a bird, it's a plane, it's an . . ....
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Dec. 18 2015
Independent report says the agency illegally tried to shape public opinion about its water rule proposal. by Dennis Halladay, Hoard's Dairyman Western Editor The firestorm that the Environmental Protection...
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Dec. 17 2015
When used regularly, body condition scoring can help you recognize potential issues and act proactively instead of reactively. By Amanda Smith, Hoard's Dairyman Associate Editor After a two-month vacation,...
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Dec. 16 2015
Gadgets and devices aid – not replace dairy management. By Patti Hurtgen, Hoard's Dairyman Online Media Manager All that cool technology that people use to communicate, record exercise levels and...
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Dec. 15 2015
Make a ride in the cattle trailer safer for your young bovine passengers by following these AABP guidelines. By Abby Bauer, Hoard's Dairyman Associate Editor There are times we need to get our livestock...
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Dec. 14 2015
Get a handle on lameness before it cripples your herd's productivity. by Maggie Seiler, Special Publications Editor The old saying goes, "the first step to fixing a problem is knowing you have one." I...
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Dec. 11 2015
The math behind a plan to give a liter per day to 30 million schoolchildren doesn't work. by Dennis Halladay, Hoard's Dairyman Western Editor In the middle of a rising global flood of dairy products, the...