Despite low milk prices and the decline of dairy farms across the country, dairy farmers are still finding a way to “Shake It Off.”
Water beds for cows improve comfort and milk production at the University of Missouri's Foremost Dairy Research Center near Columbia, Mo.
Calf values also remained anemic, with newborn Holstein heifer calves continuing to sell for as low as $25 per head.
This barn design reverses air flow — and conventional wisdom.
In efforts to “pay tribute” to 28 cows that were struck by a train, PETA plans to place a billboard in the area showing a cow and her calf next to the words “Not Your Mom? Not Your Milk! Choose Vegan.”
Think before you treat and consider all your options.
Herds that produce quality milk follow these factors.