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Dairy Newsletter - 22nd August 2008

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Friday 22nd August 2008
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* This Week's Feature Articles

We have 8 new features this week:

Behavior of Freestall Housed Cows
By M. A. G. von Keyserlingk and D.M. Weary, Animal Welfare Program, University of British Columbia. This feature was taken from the proceedings of the High Plains Dairy Conference.
Is Testing Cows for Disease Resistance a Practical Tool for Managing Health in Dairy Cows?
By Jason De La Paz, Art Donovan, Fiona Maunsell, Maureen Long, Pedro Melendez and Timothy Olson, of the University of Florida, in conjunction with Bonnie Mallard and Armando Hernandez of the University of Guelph.
Detecting the Dairy Cow Immune Response Is a High-Tech Blast
By Ann Perry, USDA Agricultural Research Service Information Unit. Published in the August 2008 issue of Agricultural Reasearch magazine. The term “shotgun proteomics” may sound like research conducted by scientists operating outside the law.
Estrumate - Fighting Illegal Imports to Beat Disease Threat
The threat of exotic animal diseases entering a country has led to a raft of legislation from most authorities preventing the illegal import of animal products, writes TheCattleSite senior editor, Chris Harris.
Genomics, Phenomics Research Paves the Way for Improved Animal Health and Productivity
By Laura McGinnis, Sharon Durham, Ann Perry, Jan Suszkiw, Alfredo Flores and Don Comis, Agricultural Research Service Information Staff.
US Beef and Dairy Outlook Report - August 2008
By U.S.D.A, Economic Research Service - This article is an extract from the August 2008: Livestock, Dairy and Poultry Outlook Report.
Canadian Cattle Statistics August 2008
By Statistics Canada. Canada’s national cattle herd continued to decline during 2007, as exports to the United States accelerated. Cattlemen reported 15.2 million heads on their farms, down by 4.3%, from the previous year.
Canadian Dairy Statistics Second Quarter 2008
By Statistics Canada. Canada’s dairy production increased again this quarter.
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* Global Dairy Cattle Industry News

   General

 » BLUETONGUE: England to become Protection Zone
 » BSE NEWS: Disease Returns to Alberta

   United States

 » Figures Reveal How Livestock Benefits From Ethanol
 » Anthrax Hits South Dakota Cattle Herds
 » UW-Madison Opens Newest Dairy Facility
 » Fall Forage Harvesting
 » Dairy Trust is Hunts Out Milk Suppliers
 » NBAF Would Protect Kansas Livestock
 » Dairy Industry Honors Hutjens
 » Ethanol Concerns Livestock and Poultry Producers
 » TB Marketing Costs Tool Developed in the US
 » US Beef Industry to Tackle E.coli Bug
 » Cargill Reports Fourth-quarter Earnings
 » Rancher Trades Boots with Wildlife Leader
 » Early Weaning to Cut Costs
 » Weekly US Cattle Outlook - Good Corn and Soybean Crop Estimates
 » Weekly Outlook: Mixed Signals on Corn and Soybean
 » Weekly Roberts Report
 » U.S. – Canadian Cattle Inventory Down 1 Percent
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   Australia

 » US Look Down Under Where Cattle Eat Less
 » Lawyer Fights Farms on Animal Welfare
 » Weekly Australian Cattle Summary

   Finland

 » Finnish Farmers Want Raised Milk Prices

   United Kingdom

 » Demand for Meat Falls in GB
 » Dairy Prepares to Take on Might of the Retailers
 » Poultry Products Poison Cattle
 » Don't Delay - Book Older Cattle Today
 » Animal Landscape Set for a Change
 » An Eye on Antimicrobial Sales in the UK

   Canada

 » Prototype Solid Manure Injection Going Well
 » Mexico Blocks Alberta Cattle
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   Netherlands

 » Dutch Urged to Vaccinate

   Brazil

 » Brazil's Replacement Market Calms

   Korea, South

 » SKorea Parliament Ends US Beef Deadlock

   Ireland

 » Northern Co-ops Must Pay Up to Secure Supplies



That's all for this week!

Ed.

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