A complete dry cow program sets cows up for success in the next lactation and yields returns through improved milk quality, optimum herd health and overall Dairy Wellness. But what makes a dry cow program complete?
A large, ongoing study of dairy herds found farmers are consistently great managers, but there are six leading factors that account for the biggest variation in farm profitability. Are you letting any of these factors affect your profits?
Just one single residue violation can negatively impact a dairy’s reputation and consumers’ perceptions of the industry. Avoid the damage of drug residue violations by recognizing the leading causes and following these procedures to avoid them.
What a calf is exposed to in the maternity pen can make or break her future in your dairy herd. Here are a few rules to follow for a good maternity pen management routine.
Register for the Dairy Calf and Heifer Association Conference
Have you registered for the Dairy Calf and Heifer Association Conference taking place April 11 to 13, 2017? The association’s annual conference provides the latest in industry happenings, calf and heifer management strategies, hands-on demonstrations and unmatched networking opportunities.