In this IssueWeighing the Benefits of Today’s Scaling SystemsSo, You Want a Career in Dairy? Start Now!Deworming Dairy HeifersBouMatic Gemini: Milking Performance DeliveredKeyAg Custom Electrolyte ProgramRotational Grazing: How Often Should I Rotate?
Controlling Transmissions of Johne’s Disease in Your Herd
Johne’s is a contagious, and untreatable, disease that can devastate a dairy herd.
A well thought-out plan that guides consistent effort over time may be the most important factor in controlling it. This article will help you design a plan, including all the critical management points.
Courtesy of Michigan State University,
College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
New York State Cattle Health Assurance Program
Pathogens in Manure
Several potential pathogens can be found in bovine manure. Read on page 20 to understand the life cycle and causes of these pathogens so measures can be implemented to prevent them from causing disease harmful to humans.
By John H. Kirk, DVM, MPVM
School of Veterinary Medicine
University of California Davis
Product Review - Manure Equipment
p. 10 June Dairy Month Highlights Dairy Industry
Steve Weisman brings us the history of June as Dairy Month as well as some ideas on how to celebrate for 2011’s version.
By Steve Weisman
p. 17 Conductive Cooling: A New Way to Cool Cows
What if there was a way you could keep your herd cool AND save on energy costs at the same time?
Conductive Cooling may be just that.
By Megan Pierce
p. 21 Product Review - Pest/Fly Control
p. 9 A Fresh Focus on Udder Management Improves Quality and Cash Flow on the Dairy FarmMore precise udder management to prevent mastitis is good for yourherd as well as your bottom line.By Sherry A. Bunting, Dairy management writer
p.16 Don’t Lose Money Down the Udder!An ounce of nutrition may be worth a pound of disease treatment whenit comes to your herd’s health.By Roger Scaletti, Alltech
p. 21 Product Review - Lawnmowers
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