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• /MORE stuff: How to use an esophageal feeder on calves
Click here to see Dr. Sheila McGuirk, DVM, PhD, discuss how to administer colostrum or electrolytes to calves via an esophageal feeder.
• Trending topic article: Calf and Heifer Raising
Click here to learn why Jim Quigley's article, "What is a functional protein?" is trending as the most popular Calf and Heifer Raising article. PLUS, click here to see a related article, "What's new(er) in colostrum research?"
• Featured /MORE content
Click here to see additional questions and responses from the print article, "3 Open Minutes with Dan Glickman"
Click here to see additional text and updated information in the print article, "Considerations for successful reproductive management," the final article in a two-part series about how to monitor and, if necessary, change a herd’s reproductive management.
• Featured podcast
Click here to watch "Preventing calf scours: An interview with Bob James," where Bob James, a professor of dairy science and dairy extension specialist at Virginia Tech, discusses why scours challenge calves and strategies for preventing the illness from before birth through weaning.
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• Featured Proud to Dairy member: Hannah Wentworth of Quarryville, Pennsylvania
Q. What makes you Proud to Dairy?
My passion for the industry is contributed to the pride of providing wholesome dairy products for consumers, as well as being caretakers for animals and the land.
Click here to learn more about Hannah.
• Featured blog
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• How to: Find dairy statistics
Each March, we release our dairy stats, an eight-page document of dairy facts and figures from the previous year. You can access this information online 24/7. Just go to www.progressivedairy.com/stats. To see additional statistics, use the yellow menu on the right-hand side of the page. You’ll also see stats about forage and beef cattle.
Click here to see /MORE content from Jan. 1, 2012 (Issue 1).
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