Heat stress is the driving force behind the dreaded summer milk slump, costing up to $5.60 per cow per day in lost profit. As your local weather forecast starts to heat up, follow these seven steps to help beat the summer heat.
Although the term “nutritional scours” is often thrown around in today’s dairy industry, what many calf raisers might diagnose as nutritional scours is likely the result of common misperceptions surrounding nutrition inputs and manure outputs. Below are six common scours myths:
“I want to be a teacher when I grow up,” I declared after my first day of kindergarten. I began alphabetizing all of my books on my bookshelf and, just like the school library, I included a check-out card inside the front cover of each book.
In previous articles, we explored the possibility of needing long-term care and the way the large population of aging baby boomers may change the landscape of Medicaid and the nursing industry. Today, let’s take a look at three basic techniques to protect from nursing care: legal planning, self-pay out of pocket or insuring.
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