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6 tips to consider when shopping for colostrum replacement

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Thursday, 21 August 2014 14:05

newborn calfBorn without an active immune system to defend against disease, a newborn calf relies on the consumption of colostrum to build immunity.

Disease-fighting immunoglobulins (commonly called IgG) in colostrum provide the immune protection newborn calves so desperately need to fight off environmental pathogens and bacteria.

 

Names in the News: Ken Nobis

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Thursday, 21 August 2014 16:34

Names in the News
Ken Nobis is an active member of the Nobis Dairy Farms team, which milks 1,050 cows and farms 3,400 acres in Clinton County, Michigan. He is also the president of the Michigan Milk Producers Association.

 

A little grass could be a good thing in an alfalfa stand

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Wednesday, 13 August 2014 08:00

Producers chop alfalfa-grass mixtures

General perceptions about forage grasses may very well be wrong, according to University of Wisconsin Extension and Forage Agronomist Dr. Dan Undersander.

 

Clarity: An interview with Bob Milligan

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Monday, 18 August 2014 15:45

Bob Milligan, senior consultant with Dairy Strategies LLC, explains why clarity is necessary in the workforce. His methods for “chalking the field” will aid managers in outlining employee expectations in order to receive better results.

Go to Progressive Dairyman's Management section for more information.  PD

 

Add value to calves with a beef-on-dairy cross

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Wednesday, 06 August 2014 09:54

Angus bull

Some dairymen are looking for ways to grow their herd, while others are concerned about maintaining herd size. Yet, all producers are concerned about generating revenue and maximizing profit on their farm business.

 


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