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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of PD0811_MW
Serving Dairymen Nationwide | May 21, 2011 | Vol. 25 No. 8
Your opinions needed
THE BEST IN BROWN SWISS!
Scientifi c and Regulatory
In the news, cont’d from page 5
eating away at the household budgets
MARKET WATCH FEED
COMPONENT PRODUCTION HEADS SOUTH
Smart Savings for a Healthy Herd!
NATIONAL DAIRY HERD GROWS BY 17,000 COWS
CHEDDAR CHEESE PRODUCTION LAGGING
You wear many hats; make one of them Proud to Dairy
Elephant in the milk house
The elephant has grown and is getting feisty. Call it good, bad, ugly,
Elephant in the milk house, cont’d from page 21
Quality assurance: Consistency, effi ciency and productivity
Simply stated, quality assurance is assuring quality. In our personal and business lives, we all have excellent
It’s time to end irresponsible ethanol subsidies
How to bring your dairy back to life – Part III
Figure out the milk check? Yes! Why?
The value a calf returns to you over her productive lifetime is perhaps the most compelling reason to consider the value of using DRAXXIN®
Employee management … simplifi ed!
Trading group activity mirrors real life
ceiling in place and a price range to
Trading group activity mirrors real life, cont’d from page 31
missed some opportunities. I have
❑ No Producers Federation
Should the sale of unpasteurized (raw) milk be legalized in all 50 states?, cont’d from page 37
Liaison PETA PETA Liaison PETA Liaiison PE
3 open minutes with Amber Driscoll, cont’d from page 39
Estimating the impact of DMSP on 2009 margins:
this year. It does not attempt to
“Farm input costs have continued to increase. Landlords are demanding more for
MORE COWS. MORE YEARS.
Ideas for improving peak milk production
Ideas for improving peak milk production, cont’d from page 47
Good cow records can make a big difference
Good cow records can make a big difference, cont’d from page 49
milk and meat withholding time.
Preventing mastitis equals profi tability
Any level of immune response to
Don’t ignore your milk cooling equipment – it could cost you
reduces the mechanical load on the
Why and how to reduce environmental mastitis
LET THE CHIPS FALL
Why and how to reduce environmental mastitis, cont’d from page 56
only have two or three times each day
Stray voltage testing: Who can you trust?
Follow-up visit: How a single-cycle cleaner helped this herd
PHOTO A: The inside of the
Stop waiting for ‘The Call’: On-farm culturing can be effective
of spontaneous cure and most
The advantage is clear from the start.
Cow comfort and health
Cow comfort and health, cont’d from page 67
day of rest, while cows on rubber
Treating for a cure: Extended therapy provides best chance
and write a protocol that best fi ts the
Treating for a cure: Extended therapy provides best chance, cont’d from page 71
Healthy calves mean healthy profits!
Just dropping by ...
Used & Reconditioned Processing and Packaging Equipment
Weld County, CO – 2,400 hd Freestall Dairy: 5,000-cow permit
Analaine’s Home Cooking
Fuel injection: Part 2
Written and illustrated by
New hires – June
New hires – June
PD INDUSTRY NEWS
Pfi zerAH.com off ers a single point
• Tom and Vivian Wolf, their son,
PD NEW PRODUCTS
A & L Laboratories Inc.
On the Edge of Common Sense
“… the quality product I have confi dence in.”
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