LATEST NEWS FROM Herd Health

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08:33AM Feb 13, 2020

Mastitis Guide Now Available in Spanish

Jim Dickrell
Dairy Editor

The Guide illustrates the interactions of many of the agents that cause mastitis.

08:52AM Feb 05, 2020

New Joint Veterinary Program Announced by Minnesota, South Dakota

Jim Dickrell
Dairy Editor

The first cohort of 20 students is expected to begin classes in August 2021.

California dairy cows
09:52AM Jan 14, 2020

Jersey Sire Evaluations to Include Health Traits in April

Jim Dickrell
Dairy Editor

The traits include: Displaced abomasum, milk fever, ketosis, mastitis, metritis and retained placenta.

10:44AM Jan 13, 2020

Crossbred Cows Skyrocket In DHI Herds

Jim Dickrell
Dairy Editor

Crossbreds now make up 5% of cows on test.

15:00PM Jan 09, 2020

Don’t Let Winter Trap your Calves with Pneumonia

Maureen Hanson
AgWeb Contributor

Protecting young calves from winter’s cold and drafts may be done with the best of intentions, but unfortunately it can lead to negative consequences.

07:00AM Dec 30, 2019

Road Map for Animal Well-Being

Anna-Lisa Laca
Online and Business Editor

The crossroads of stewardship and welfare

08:05AM Dec 26, 2019

Use a Stepped-Down Approach to Weaning

Jim Dickrell
Dairy Editor

Using a stepped down approach in milk feeding should drive additional starter intake and reduce post weaning health problems.