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Herd Health

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

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Changes in consumer preferences, the availability of substitute products and the increased role of environmental and farm animal welfare concerns in milk choice pose significant challenges to the U.S. dairy industry.

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Excellent nutrition during lactation results in proper body condition in dry cows, which is a determining factor for a successful next lactation.

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Smooth, comfortable, stress-free. That’s what riding in a new vehicle feels like. And that’s exactly how your fresh heifers and cows want to transition into their lactation – with a smooth ride.

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After calving, a cow needs about three times more calcium than before calving.

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Management practices and nutritional strategies during the transition period have a significant impact on the health and productivity of the dairy cow and, as a consequence, influence both the profitability and longevity of the herd.

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High bacteria counts in your bulk tank milk can be very frustrating to all parties involved. In today’s milk market, these higher bacteria counts can also jeopardize your milk quality premium, as many cooperatives have bundled the different tests together.

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