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How to Win the Mycoplasma Bovis Battle

Understanding Mycoplasma Bovis: Behaviors, Transmission, Prevention, and Outbreak Management in Dairy Herds Mycoplasma – What is it? Bovis is an organism that lacks a cell wall that attaches to mucous membranes in cattle. It predominantly lives in the upper respiratory tract in bovine and can spread to other parts of the body via the [...]

By |2023-10-23T12:03:37+00:00October 19th, 2023|Dairy Tips, FutureCow, Teat Prep|0 Comments

The Imperative of Upholding Milk Quality

Milk markets and pay structures are undergoing significant changes across the globe, but one constant remains – the enduring importance of milk quality. All too often, the industry overlooks this aspect, especially when premiums are not directly associated with higher quality levels. Regardless of financial incentives, our continuous pursuit of excellence in milk quality [...]

By |2023-10-23T12:04:02+00:00October 12th, 2023|Cow Health, Dairy Tips|0 Comments

Partial Parlor Automation

Partial Parlor AutomationParlor automation doesn’t necessarily have to cost an arm and a leg to incorporate into current milking systems whether they are brand new or 50 years old. In December, I had the honor of being part of the partial parlor automation panel group at the Alltech Dairy School at Lambeau Field in the [...]

By |2023-10-23T12:04:57+00:00January 9th, 2023|Dairy Tips|0 Comments

Reducing Summer Heat

Reducing summer heat is cumbersome to stay on top of and at times feels like a losing battle. But if neglected it will certainly eat into your cost of production. I want to provide you with practical tips on how to keep your cows cool and relaxed during the summer heat. Clean fan blades, shrouds, and [...]

By |2022-06-23T13:53:05+00:00June 9th, 2022|Dairy Tips|0 Comments
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