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  1. Launch of the Dairy Farm Manager Academy Program

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-19-issue-5/launch-dairy-farm-manager-academy-program

    https://dairy.osu.edu/sites/dairy/files/imce/PDF/Dairy Manager Academy Brochure.pdf. Although the first module does not begin until February 2018, the ...

  2. Blog Entries

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    from Full HTML. Attached Images The attached images field provides a convenient way of adding 1 image ... to a page or blog entry. Selecting an existing image or upload a new one. The image will display at ... the top right of the content with the text floated around it. See the Inserting Images heading below ...

  3. Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins, and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-5/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    averaged around $15 to 16/cwt (4 year average of $15.32/cwt). Compared to the record year of 2014 (year ... milk production and cow numbers keep growing. Back in 2014, production averaged 22,260 lb/cow/year with ... annual milk production between 2014 and today – has the demand for dairy products gone up that much as ...

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  5. Transitioning of Herds to Automatic Milking Systems

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-5/transitioning-herds-automatic-milking-systems

    surveyed during 2014 and 2015. Overall, 42% of the producers trained animals to the AMS before the first ...

  6. Manure Spill Prevention

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-5/manure-spill-prevention

    spills, said that generally manure spills happen for one or more reasons. One is mechanical failure of ...

  7. Raising Dairy Calves: Reading Personality of the Calves can be Important

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-4/raising-dairy-calves-reading-personality-calves-can

    these differences to dairy calves? Previous research has revealed that food animals that are generally ... to first eat 0.50 lb/day, and 42.5 days to eat 1.5 lb/day of calf starter. Some general conclusions ...

  8. National Animal Identification System for Cattle

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-7/national-animal-identification-system-cattle

    Retinal imaging uses a picture of blood vessels in the retina to verify identification. Retinal vessel ... similar to fingerprints. Retinal imaging does require a specialized scanner. Currently, a US company ... "Optibrand" is developing this technology. Retinal imaging is tamperproof and has been used to verify identity ...

  9. Prevention and Treatment of Hairy Heel Warts

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-3/prevention-and-treatment-hairy-heel-warts

    Gene McCluer, Extension Educator, Hardin County, The Ohio State University  Generally speaking, ... sanitation around the barn remains the backbone of fly control. Removal of potential breeding sites will slow ... Spinosyn, and Elector. The same materials may be used on fly resting sites outdoors. For pastured cattle and ...

  10. Don't Forget Quality Assurance While Preparing for Summer Fairs and Shows

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-4/dont-forget-quality-assurance-while-preparing-summer

    milk production and general contentment. Try not to disrupt the normal routine for the cow, and keep ... cause discomfort for the cow, increases the risk of mastitis, and displays a poor image for the public ... basic animal care at the show, exhibitors should also do their best to maintain a positive image for the ...

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