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The Republic of Senegal, a former French colony that gained its independence in 1960, is the most western country on the African continent. This semi-tropical country has a population of about 16.25 million people and has seen its population increase over 60 percent since the beginning of the 21st century.

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In the August issue, I reviewed three sources of published data on the status of the dairy industry in Pennsylvania and came away with the understanding that, by all reports (NASS, PAMMB, Federal Milk Market Orders 01, 05, 33), milk cow numbers have barely fluctuated in the state since 2013.

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Chromium supplementation minimizes the negative effects of the stress response by consistently decreasing serum cortisol during stressful periods for cattle and other species.

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As a dairy producer, ensuring your calves have the best start to life begins before the calf is born. The care and nutrition you provide the cow while its calf is in utero can set that calf up for life.

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Gypsum recycled from manufacturing and construction waste has gained popularity as a bedding source for the dairy industry. Its proponents cite affordability, increased moisture absorption, low bacteria growth and soil benefits as reasons for its use.

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A.I. and good bulls are where it’s at to build a good herd of cows, says Norman Martin, owner of Martin Dairy LLC in Tillamook, Oregon. To date, the dairy is the highest genetically ranked Jersey herd in the U.S.

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