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  1. 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 years ago and just recently that continuous milking (n ...

  2. Milking Frequency in Early Lactation: The jury is still out

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-6/milking-frequency-early-lactation-jury-still-out

    Dr. Normand St-Pierre, Dairy Management Specialist, Ohio State University (top of page)   It is well known that milking frequency affects milk production. A review paper by Dr. Mark Varner at the University of Maryland estimated an average 12% response in ...

  3. Dairy Policy and Market Watch,

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-7/dairy-policy-and-market-watch

    Dr. Cameron Thraen, Milk Marketing Specialist, Ohio State University, Additional milk marketing information by Dr. Thraen Policy Watch By the time that you read this, it will be old news that dairy product prices for butter and cheese have fallen followin ...

  4. Nutrient Prices- Everything is Getting Cheap

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-7/nutrient-prices-everything-getting-cheap

    Dr. Normand St-Pierre, Dairy Management Specialist, Ohio State University Everything seems to be getting cheap this fall. Finally, by-product feeds have followed the substantial drop of the corn and soybean markets. Based on average nutritional compositio ...

  5. Control of Bovine Respiratory Disease (BRD or Pneumonia)

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-7/control-bovine-respiratory-disease-brd-or-pneumonia

    Dr. William B. Epperson, Extension Veterinarian, Department of Preventive Veterinary Medicine, Ohio State University  Bovine respiratory disease is associated with a large number of pathogens, including viruses (BVD, IBR, BRSV, Coronavirus, and many other ...

  6. National Animal Identification System for Cattle

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

    Dr. William B. Epperson, Extension Veterinarian, Department of Preventive Veterinary Medicine, Ohio State University  Overview and Objectives The National Animal Identification System (NAIS) is a voluntary program administered by USDA in cooperation with ...

  7. Don't Be Surprised, Do Tax Management for 2004 Now

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-7/dont-be-surprised-do-tax-management-2004-now

    Mr. David Miller, Farm Management Specialist, Ohio State University Extension  As the end of 2004 approaches, dairy farmers need to be thinking about the income and social security tax liability that will be due March 1 (or April 15th) of 2005. While milk ...

  8. Rumensin® Approved for Lactating Dairy Cows

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-7/rumensin%C2%AE-approved-lactating-dairy-cows

    Dr. Maurice Eastridge, Dairy Nutrition Specialist, Ohio State University Ionophores (monensin and lasalocid) have been approved as feed additives for use in dairy replacement heifers for several years but not for lactating dairy cattle. However, the Food ...

  9. Dairy Policy and Milk Marketing

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-1/dairy-policy-and-milk-marketing

    Dr. Cameron Thraen, Milk Marketing Specialist, Ohio State University, Additional milk marketing information by Dr. Thraen With the beginning of 2005, there is a lot of uncertainty about where the all-important commodity prices (cheese, butter, whey, and n ...

  10. Nutrient Prices- Seasonal Increases, High Returns

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-1/nutrient-prices-seasonal-increases-high-returns

    Dr. Normand St-Pierre, Dairy Management Specialist, Ohio State University Markets of both primary feeds (grains and oilseeds) and by-product feeds (e.g., corn gluten feed and distillers dried grains) have been very steady since the Presidential election. ...

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