The amount and composition of milk produced by dairy cows appears to be more regulated by internal, annual biological rhythms than by environmental factors. A new study released by Penn State University found peak yield, fat concentration and protein concentration occurred in winter months, when days are shorter, and lowest in summer months, when days are longest. And the amplitude …
Agri View: BFTP-Happy Cows Can Boost Production
In this Blast from the Past episode of Agri View with Everett Griner, Everett talks about dairy production and happy cows in today’s Agri View. BFTP-Happy Cows Can Boost Production
Everett Griner talks about milking robots for the dairy of the future in today’s Agri View.
FMD Concerns Growing in South Korea
South Korea last week raised the nation’s foot-and-mouth disease alert status to its highest level, as a second strain of the disease was confirmed at a dairy farm.
UF/IFAS study: Failure to cool dry dairy cows could cost $810 million annually
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — If American farmers do not cool their non-lactating dairy cows, they stand to lose a collective $810 million a year, a significant blow to their financial well-being, a new University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences study shows.