Jackie McCarville and Ashley Olson explain that managing heat stress in dry cows is just as important as it is for lactating cows because it determines the amount of productivity and success a cow will have during her lactation. This is a companion video to Dry Cow Heat Stress Management.
Dr. Matt Akins, Dr. Jennifer Van Os, and Dr. Diane Mayerfeld talk about three key things farmers can do to help cows on pasture stay healthy, productive, and comfortable during hot spells. This is a companion video to Dealing with Hot Weather in Grazing Systems.
Dr. Matt Akins and Kimberly Schmidt discuss how dairy cattle are susceptible to heat stress during much of the summer and how dietary adjustments can help maintain nutrient intake and production. This is a companion video to Dairy Cattle Ration Management During Summer.
Dr. Jennifer Van Os, Sarah Grotjan, Aerica Bjurstrom, and Amanda Young explain that combating heat stress in the herd requires an action plan to prevent heat stress and address heat stress-related issues. This is a companion video to Animal Handling During Heat Stress.
Dr. Maria Jose Fuenzalida and Dr. Victor Cabrera explain the main takeaways from their Using DHI Herd Summary Reports to Assess the Potential Impact of Heat Stress on a Dairy factsheet.
- Confined Animal Feeding Operations: Why, What…Pros & Cons
- Diagnosing and Monitoring Ketosis in Dairy Herds
- Managing Pain in Youngstock-Wisconsin Public Televisions’s University Place Series
- Strategies for Nonpregnancy Diagnosis in Dairy Cows
- The Role of Nutrition in Reproduction
- Treatment and Prevention of Subclinical Hypocalcemia
- Using Drugs Responsibly on Dairy Farms
- What the Cows are Telling us About their Transition Needs
Paul M. Fricke, Professor of Dairy Sciences, gives a talk about Pregnancy Diagnosis in Dairy Cows using PAG Levels in Blood and Milk.
Kevin Herb, Becky Larson, Cheryl Skjolaas, John Shutske, and Jeff Nelson discuss what you need to know to keep yourself, your employees, and your livestock safe.
With changes taking place in feed testing in commercial labs, Randy Shaver & Luiz Ferraretto help make sense of what’s showing up on the reports that nutritionists and farmers are looking at.
UW-Extension Milk Quality Veterinarian Pam Ruegg shares in this UW-Extension Dairy Science Webinar series research findings associated with the recently published Impact of Bedding Choice on Udder Health Freestall Herds.