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American Dairymen August 2024

This Issue Brings You:

  • Toe Tip Necrosis – A Form of White Line Disease
  • Using Nutrition to Beat the Heat
  • Expert Insights on Today’s Manure Management
  • Making an Impact for Over Forty Years
  • The Evolution of Colorado Serum
  • Heat Stress in Small Ruminants

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The Evolution of Colorado Serum

The Evolution of Colorado Serum Article courtesy of David Huff. Colorado Serum Company’s story begins in January of 1923 on a plot of land close to the Stock Yards and coliseum in Denver, CO.  Originally called the American Serum Company, the small facility was started by veterinarian Dr. J.N. Huff in order to produce an […]

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Expert Insights on Today’s Manure Management

Expert Insights on Today’s Manure Management By Maura Keller Each day, livestock produce thousands of pounds of manure. In fact, it’s estimated that a single dairy cow produces approximately 120 pounds or 14 gallons of wet manure per day. Properly managing that manure production and recognizing that manure is far more of an asset than […]

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Making an Impact for Over Forty Years

Making an Impact for Over Forty Years By Maura Keller When it comes to understanding the needs of dairy producers, it helps when a company founder and entrepreneur has first-hand knowledge of the dairy industry, by either being a producer himself, or by having grown up on a dairy farm. For Darrell Bigalke, the founder […]

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Using Nutrition to Beat the Heat

Using Nutrition to Beat the Heat By Jaclyn Krymowski As summer temperatures rise, dairy producers know the importance of keeping their cows comfortable. While shade, ventilation, and water are crucial, there’s another powerful tool in your heat stress management arsenal: nutrition. Like so many other changes you make to your dairy to accommodate the seasons, […]

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Featured Story

Regenerative Agriculture on a Dairy Farm

Paul and Erin Kernaleguen are dairy farmers and soil consultants near Birch Hills, Saskatchewan, committed to regenerative practices in growing forage for their cattle. They farm with Paul’s Parents, Jos and Brenda.

“We were a very conventional dairy operation until 2012 when we started looking at doing some things differently because our weather was super-wet for a couple years.  Our average annual precipitation is about 12 inches of moisture, but we’d had two years in a row with about 40 to 50 inches, which made farming extremely difficult!” says Paul.

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