Advertisement
breadcrumbs

Herd Health

Find information about mastitis, transition cows, vaccination protocols, working with your veterinarian, hoof care and hoof trimming.

LATEST

Skin can chap due to frequent washing, repeated wetting or exposure to cold, dry or windy weather. Teats are subjected to these processes during every milking. Teat dips with effective emollient packages can rejuvenate dry teats. Skin conditioners come in many varieties.

Read more ...

It’s human nature to love a celebration – whether it’s your favorite sports team winning the big game, a party for a long-awaited engagement or a milestone birthday bash. Why should celebrating major successes on your dairy be any different?

Read more ...

Some bacteria have the ability to produce a structure called spores which allows them to survive harsh conditions, including pasteurization. In general, higher counts of these bacteria in dairy products may cause spoilage issues.

Read more ...

The number of females attending colleges of veterinary medicine surpassed the number of male enrollees in 1986. And with current nationwide enrollment hovering around 80 percent women, most vets who retire in the coming years will be replaced by a female practitioner.

Read more ...

Happy cows have healthy teats. Keeping your herd’s udder health in tip-top shape, however, is proving to be more challenging. If your cows are experiencing dry and cracked teats, you can guarantee two things are happening:

Read more ...

The emergence and spread of antimicrobial resistance is a major concern for human and animal health worldwide. Consequently, there is increasing pressure to reduce antibiotic use in food-producing animals.

Read more ...