Facilitating the uptake of information, knowledge and skills for Alberta dairy producers and industry service providers.
6.28 Teat Sealant Fact Sheet
Step by step instruction for hygienically and effectively administering a teat sealant.
6.27 Chitosan Hydrogel and Dry-off
With the increasing concern around antimicrobial resistance, it is important to explore non-antibiotic IMI prevention ...
6.26 Dry-off and Udder Health and Welfare
Gradual dry off is best with the final milk yield at or below 15 kg/day.
6.25 Farm Data
Does your Farm Data Give you the Full Picture?
6.23 NDS Cost of Mastitis
Overall, producers are spending $16,508 to $182,581 per 100 cows/year on mastitis-related costs.
6.24 UCVM Heifer Mastitis
This study demonstrated an overall benefit to udder health in heifers when using any kind ...
6.22 UBC Cull Cow Transport (DEC 2020)
The majority of cull cows spent more than 3 days in the marketing system.
6.21 NDS Cull Cow Management (DEC 2020)
The 2015 National Dairy Study survey evaluated farmers decisions and perceptions around culling.
6.20 COW-CALF SEPARATION (NOV 2020)
Cow-calf separation is a hot topic for dairy cattle welfare…
6.19 NSERC IRC UPDATE_UBC (NOV 2020)
Drs. von Keyserlingk and Weary have held the IRC in Dairy Cattle Welfare since 1997…
6.18 CALCIUM BOLUS
Commercial Ca boluses were evaluated to determine the rate they dissolve in the rumen. This ...
Hypocalcemia soon after calving can impact cow health, reproduction and longevity.