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Planting For Hope Reaps Benefits of Good Harvest and Celebrates New Pigsties
Apollo Saku is a farmer, agricultural academic and project leader for Planting for Hope Uganda, a sustainable wealth creation programme aimed at empowering rural communities through farming and cooperative schemes....
Assess Cows and Cull Out Poor Performers
Now is the time to evaluate cow performance and pull out those that don't make the grade, advises EBLEX....
Robust Livestock Systems Stem from Sustainability and Welfare
Well designed and integrated organic livestock systems leave animals, the environment and the stock keepers better off. ...
Time to Plan For Spring Calving Herds
Whether in the throws of calving now or next spring, there are plenty of jobs in preparing newcomers, weanlings, vaccinations and selecting breeding stock, Arkansas producers are being told....
What to Feed Cattle Instead of Silage
Some cattlemen have reported a dip in forage production this year, which opens the door for a whole host of different options....
Behind the Vaccine Guarding African Cattle
A vaccine is allowing farmers in central and eastern Africa to get a handle on East Coast Fever, an economically devastating disease to high performance imported herds and native cattle alike....
Check Alfalfa Hay for Fibre Digestibility
An interesting forage year in the US may mean certain dairies will need to check their hay for digestibility, according to latest expert advice. ...
Scientists Uncover Why Major Cow Milk Allergen is Actually Allergenic
Cow milk allergy occurs in children and in adults. Scientists at Messerli Research Institute at the Vetmeduni Vienna, the Medical University of Vienna, and the University of Vienna investigated what actually makes the milk allergenic....
Performance of Limit-fed Pregnant Beef Cows Fed Ammoniated Wheat Straw Based Diets
Feeding anhydrous ammoniated wheat straw can yield faster growing cattle, although producers should be wary of high prices, a Kansas State University researcher has concluded. ...
Organic and Conventional Dairies Show Few Differences in Cow Health and Milk
Oregon State University's Daniel Robison discusses how cows raised on organic and conventional dairy farms do not significantly differ in terms of health or in the nutritional content of their milk....
How Robust Livestock Tracking Leads to Increased Profitability
While a significant industry, Canada's cattle sector lacks the traceability seen in its pork supply chain. The worry, according to an industry figurehead, is that huge opportunities are being missed. ...
Silage Management: Steps to Tackle Shrinking
Minimise corn silage shrink by chopping finely, rapid filling and sealing securely, Karla Hernandez, forages specialist at South Dakota State University has advised. ...
Meat Processor Turning Wastewater From Problem to Profit
Meat processors have a part to play in reducing emissions in the red meat sector. One unit in Eastern Australia has managed to cut emissions while reducing its gas bill by almost half. ...
Producing Milk the Indonesian Way: When 3,000 Cows is Not Enough
Ambitious could be the word to describe Ultrajaya, an Indonesian dairy planning on quadrupling numbers at its 3,000 cow dairy. Stuart Lumb visited to find out more for TheCattleSite. ...
Got Butyric? Why the Stinky Stuff Should Be Avoided
Butyric acid causes silage to smell, lowering feed intake and resulting in a wide range of metabolic issues, with transition cows particularly at risk. ...
 
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