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Replacement heifers are critical to the longevity and sustainability of dairy operations. Special attention should be paid to rearing calves, as many aspects influence lifelong health and future productivity, including maternal factors during gestation, colostrum management, nutrition, vaccination program, housing and environmental conditions.

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Concern is worldwide about how to control the anthropogenic emissions of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. GHGs include carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4), and nitrous oxide (N2O), and are expressed as CO2 equivalents (CO2 eq.).

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Is it okay for the grain bucket to be empty? Before I answer that question, let us go over the importance of starter intake for pre-weaned calves.

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Traditional animal monitoring systems can be cumbersome. Leg straps and collars, while useful, can involve some maintenance and cleaning.

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One critical characteristic of human beings is that each of us is very unique. We are born with certain tendencies and natural reactions.

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At the parlor and in terms of milk production, the liner is where things begin. Starting with the sticker price to determine which liner to buy is just the beginning, too.

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