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Peruse practical information for the dairy producer on essential topics including management, A.I. and breeding, new technology, and feed and nutrition.

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A total mixed ration (TMR) is composed of forages, commodities/byproducts (such as whole cottonseed), grains, protein supplement(s), minerals, and vitamins that have been mixed together to make a balanced ration in which the weight of each ingredient is known.

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Improving your dry cow program means more efficient, healthier milking cows later.

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Feeding the cows is one of the most important jobs on the dairy.

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Most of the cows in a typical dairy herd should be money makers, but too frequently there are a number of cows that should have been profitable that are culled early in lactation because they failed to make the transition from the dry period to milking successfully.

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In agriculture we are always working with tighter and tighter budgets. One place there seems to be excess money spent is on replacement heifers.

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Fresh cows represent the greatest income potential for dairy operations. But fresh cows can be fragile cows.

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