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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. ...
Feedlot Profitability: What Will Happen in the Fourth Quarter?
Many have been surprised by margins made in the feedlot sector this year. However, a Kansas economist explains why things may not remain positive going into winter. ...
Managing the Safe Delivery of Animal Feeds
Accidents and fatalities plague the agricultural sector, so planning for expected events, such as feed delivery day, should be worthwhile for an industry trying to stay safe. ...
10 Tips to Prevent Hay Fires
Journalise hay making moisture levels and test forage rigorously to assist in keeping hay fires at bay, a forage specialist from Idaho suggests. ...
Effects of the 60-d Window Around the Time of Weaning on Subsequent Quality Grade and Eating Quality of Beef
Marbling and eating quality of beef can be effected by not just by diet, but by weaning, timing of castration and growth promotants. Dr Jason K Ahola, Colorado State University explores current thinking on how a calf's weaning can effect the final product....
How Does A Free Trade Agreement Benefit Dairy?
With almost three quarters of South Korean milk used for drinking, there is plenty of scope for the sale of processed dairy goods, write two economists at the US Deparment of Agriculture. ...
Bovine Temperament: A Feedlot Focus
As a new load of weaned calves enters the feedlot, workers prepare to process the calves upon arrival. Processing would likely include vaccinating these calves to prevent respiratory disease and treating them for parasites, among other regular processing...
Harmful Algal Blooms: Are My Cattle in Danger?
Harmful algal blooms (HABs) reduce water quality and intake and can extend to being toxic to livestock. ...
 
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