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Heavier Weights: Is There a Problem?
Cattle are getting progressively heavier, which is great from a productivity angle but can cause a headache for restaurants. ...
Irish Look at Feeding Stock Over Winter
Winter is here and Irish advisors are letting farmers know the best ways of achieving at least 0.5 kilos average daily gain in their youngstock. ...
How to Use Activity Monitors to Get Her in Calf
Estrus detection is growing in popularity, particularly on MidWest farms, but with the benefits of higher insemination rates and labour savings, fine tuning is required. ...
Could China Become the Largest Cheese Buyer?
While your typical Chinese shopper will never have bought cheese at a supermarket, food service sectors are hugely important to China's future cheese demand. ...
Mastitis Impacts Follicle Development
A certain type of mastitis has been shown to limit follicle development. ...
Management Opportunities for Improving Profitability of South East Dairies: Where are the Real Dollars?
When trying to increase revenue on Florida dairy farms, the emphasis should be on the team of specialists all doing their job, a conference has heard. ...
Why September Calve?
An Ohio Cattleman explains why his operation looks to calve down on September 1, meaning now is the time to address rising energy needs. ...
What Makes A Good Grazer?
Electronic sensors used by Dutch scientists hope to unravel the mysteries of what 'good grazers' do. ...
What Number Crunching Did in New Zealand
A background as an agricultural economist has enabled one New Zealander to build one of the most efficient dairies in his region. ...
How Can Sexed Semen Performance Be Improved?
Contrasting frozen and liquid sexed semen has revealed insights into how long samples remain viable. ...
Does Winter Backgrounding Present an Opportunity this Year?
Strong cattle markets represent a risk for backgrounders this winter, according to two Kentucky cattle experts. ...
Behaviour of Dairy Cows Grazing Variable Pasture States and Grain-Based Concentrate
Times through the day have a major effect on grazing behaviour in robotic milking systems, although pasture type does too. ...
Farmers Not Choosing or Using Fluke Products Correctly
Livers are condemned every year because the wrong products are used at the wrong time, Irish farmers are being told. ...
Climate Change Could Lower Milk Yields Through Heat Stress
In many parts of the United States, climate change is likely to result in higher average temperatures, hotter daily maximum temperatures, and more frequent heat waves, which could increase heat stress for livestock, writes the US Department of Agriculture....
Ireland's Dairy Story: Expanding Sustainably
Expansion is on the cards in Southern Ireland, but a County Cork family is looking to minimise the impacts of almost doubling output....
 
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