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11:00AM Nov 11, 2019

A Lame Vacation Makes for Lame Production

Taylor Leach
AgWeb Contributor
If a cow is experiencing lameness prior to dry off, she may be more likely to incur a rough transition back into the milking herd.
16:24PM Oct 21, 2019

Six Straw Alternatives to Get You Through a Bedding Shortage

Taylor Leach
AgWeb Contributor
If you are experiencing a shortage in your straw supply, here are six bedding alternatives to consider.
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17:01PM Oct 03, 2019

The Main Reason to Choose Robots? “Labor, Labor, Labor”

Taylor Leach
AgWeb Contributor
When it comes down to installing an automated milking system, there are many variables to consider.
10:38AM Sep 16, 2019

Can You Make Overcrowding Work for You?

John Tyson
AgWeb Contributor
Stalls are the often-used metric to measure overcrowding. It easy to see, measure and calculate cows per usable stall. However, it may not be the limiting factor!
10:55AM Sep 11, 2019

With Proper Ventilation and Sanitation, Mob Feeders Can Do The Job

Jim Dickrell
Dairy Editor
When an auto-feeder calf barn proved to be too expensive, this positive-pressure barn equipped with mob feeders is proving to be a viable alternative.
08:35AM Sep 04, 2019

Overstocking Jeopardizes Cow Health

Jim Dickrell
Dairy Editor
High stocking density and restricted feed access increase the risk of sub-acute rumen acidosis with greater time spent below rumen pH of 5.8.
08:19AM Sep 04, 2019

Dry Cow Management Basics 101

Jim Dickrell
Dairy Editor
The next lactation starts at the end of the previous lactation.