LATEST NEWS FROM Herd Health

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14:37PM Aug 03, 2020

Body Condition Score Still Key to Reproduction

Jim Dickrell
Dairy Editor

Changes in body condition score during the transition period can dramatically affect reproductive outcomes.

14:21PM Jul 08, 2020

Livestock Industry Praises USDA’s First Vaccine Bank Purchase

Anna-Lisa Laca
Online and Business Editor

APHIS will invest $27.1 million in foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) vaccine the Agency can use in the event of an outbreak to protect animals and help stop the spread of disease.

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09:56AM Jul 08, 2020

Even Short Term, Heat Stress Can Be Costly

Jim Dickrell
Dairy Editor

Using the right data to find and fix the problem is critical.

12:01PM Jul 06, 2020

Extended Dry Periods Offer Opportunities, Risks

Jim Dickrell
Dairy Editor

Candidates for extended dry periods are younger, lower risk, healthy cattle.

15:30PM Jul 02, 2020

Track Your Time and Boost Farm Efficiency

Sara Schafer
Sara Schafer

Ensure your time investment creates farm profitability.

10:29AM Jul 01, 2020

August Holstein Calving Traits Will Look Vastly Different

Jim Dickrell
Dairy Editor

To avoid the problem in the future, both the genetic and phenotypic bases for calving ease traits will be updated at the same time.

10:24AM Jun 25, 2020

Get Lame, Stay Lame

Jim Dickrell
Dairy Editor

Cow comfort is the most important thing you can do to prevent lameness.