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  1. Controlling Feed Costs for Dairy Cattle

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-3/controlling-feed-costs-dairy-cattle

    Dr. Maurice Eastridge, Extension Dairy Specialist, and Dr. Bill Weiss, Dairy Nutrition Specialist, ... milk will depend on its protein and fat composition (plus some quality indicators). Therefore, we ... + (16.23 x lb milk fat). The desired range for this feed efficiency is 1.4 to 1.6. Our goal is usually to ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-18-issue-6/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    vary considerably because of quality differences as well as non-nutritional value added by some ... Mr. Alex Tebbe, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State ... 5-year averages. According to our price estimates of net energy lactation (NE L, $/Mcal) and ...

  3. Genetically Modified Organisms- Feeds and the Food Chain

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-1/genetically-modified-organisms-feeds-and-food-chain

    of our everyday lives, whether in the medical community or food industry. However, the word ... "biotechnology" gives rise to anxiety for some people because it is associated with unnatural changes that lead to ... Nutrition Paper, 2004). In other words, they result from the change in genetic makeup other than by ...

  4. 2006 Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-2/2006-tri-state-dairy-nutrition-conference

    Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference (TSDNC) will be held April 25 & 26, 2006 at the Grand Wayne Center, ... objective of the Conference is to disseminate current information on the nutrition and feeding of dairy ... cattle, primarily to individuals who provide nutritional advice to dairy farmers. Feed industry personnel, ...

  5. 2016 Ohio Dairy Challenge Contest Huge Success

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-18-issue-6/2016-ohio-dairy-challenge-contest-huge-success

    2016 Ohio Dairy Challenge was held October 21-22 and was sponsored by Cargill Animal Nutrition, Elanco, ... Purina Animal Nutrition, Renaissance Nutrition, Sexing Technologies, and VitaPlus. Dairy Challenge ... management practices on a dairy farm and to interact with representatives in the dairy industry. The program ...

  6. het land van de Friese koeien en paarden (The Land of Friesian Cows and Horses)

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-13-issue-3/het-land-van-de-friese-koeien-en-paarden-land

    Waiboerhoeve, especially focusing on nutritional, animal welfare, and environmental research. One of the ... also visited two dairy research facilities (one industry-based and one university owned), totalling ... 8 lb/day, 4.3% fat, 3.20% protein, and 2.3 kids/year. The does were milked in a rotary parlor. During our ...

  7. The Costs of Nutrients, Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices and the Current Dairy Situation

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-14-issue-4/costs-nutrients-comparison-feedstuffs-prices-and

    considerably because of quality differences, as well as non-nutritional value added by some suppliers in the ... Dr. Normand St-Pierre, Extension Dairy Management Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, The ... 40-cent down limit; the drop extended to 60 cents the following day.  Some were betting on how low corn ...

  8. Dairy Farm Manager Academy

    https://dairy.osu.edu/events/dairy-farm-manager-academy

    The purpose of the Dairy Farm Manager Academy is to provide training for dairy farm managers to ... increase their skills for managing dairy cattle, personnel, and the aspects affecting the financial success ... of the operation. Using science-based practices, the goal is to train dairy farm managers to meet the ...

  9. Length of Dry Period- Don't just jump on a band wagon without knowing if you really want to go that way

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-6/length-dry-period-dont-just-jump-band-wagon-without

    Dr. Maurice Eastridge, Dairy Nutrition Specialist, Ohio State University The traditional length of ... the dry period for dairy cattle has been 60 days. It is well established from research conducted many ... new management strategies such as use of bovine somatotropin and greater than two-times-a-day milking, ...

  10. Milking Procedures Affect Milk Quality

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-19-issue-6/milking-procedures-affect-milk-quality-0

    milking procedure that emphasizes udder and teat hygiene, along with cow care. Managers should ... a check for any visual symptoms of abnormal milk that should not go into the bulk tank. Research done by ...

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