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Do extra vitamins help? Today there are fewer cows producing more milk. Cows have become more efficient.

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Feeding straw to dry dairy cows has become a popular strategy to decrease dietary energy content and increase the bulk fill of the ration. The key reasons for doing this are to maintain pre-calving dry matter intake and to keep the rumen expanded to avoid a displaced abomasum post-calving.

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Dairy cattle housed in freestall barns are normally separated from the feed delivery area by some sort of barrier. Barriers are important as they prevent cattle from walking and defecating on the feed.

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From feed mixers to hoof blocks, the discriminating dairyman has more choices now than ever.

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The most commonly used agricultural visa is the H-2A nonimmigrant visa, which allows foreign nationals to enter the U.S. to perform temporary or seasonal agricultural labor or services.

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