English | Spanish Hacer un lazo enroscando parte de la cadena en la abertura ovalada en cada extremo. Deslice el lazo sobre el pie del becerro, por encima de la coyuntura. Luego, hacer un medio nudo al torcer la cadena para crear un lazo, y envolver el lazo alrededor del área entre el dedo aberrante […]
Properly applying obstetrical (OB) chains to a calf’s feet and legs is an important technique to master. Watch the video below to learn how to properly apply chains so that you are prepared when the time comes to use this technique. Always consult with your veterinarian if you have any questions. Videos are available in both English and Spanish and can be accessed directly on YouTube as well.
Jim Versweyveld talks about the importance of dairy producers being conscious to protect themselves and their dairy farm workers during summer heat. This is a companion video to How to Avoid the Risks of Heat Stress.
Dr. Maria Jose Fuenzalida and Dr. Victor Cabrera explain the main takeaways from their Using Bovisynch to Assess the Potential Impact of Heat Stress on a Dairy factsheet. You may also find the supplemental coding factsheet to help you generate a similar report to be of assistance.
Dr. Luiz Ferraretto, Matt Lippert, and Liz Binversie discuss how hot summer weather can be hard on feed ingredients and total mixed rations (TMRs). This is a companion video to Summer Feed Storage and Feed Bunk Management.
Dr. Victor Cabrera and Theodore Halbach discuss how using dairy management records to identify seasonal trends is critical to assess potential heat stress related losses. This is a companion video to Using DairyCOMP 305 to Assess the Potential Impact of Heat Stress on a Dairy.
Ryan Sterry and Amanda Young explain that heat stress not only affects the productive ability of your cattle but also their ability to conceive and sustain a pregnancy. This is a companion video to Effects of Heat Stress on Dairy Reproduction.
Dr. Maria Jose Fuenzalida explains how failure to establish adequate environmental temperatures can dramatically alter behavior, health, and productivity of cows. This is a companion video to Impact of Heat Stress in Mammary Gland Development and Health in Dairy Cows.
Dr. Jennifer Van Os and Ted Halbach discuss the importance of cooling cows housed in barns. This is a companion video to Heat Stress Abatement in Dairy Facilities.
Tina Kohlman provides guidance on keeping calves cool in hot temperatures. This is a companion video to Managing the Heat in Pre-Weaned Calves.