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  1. Winter Calf Management

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/winter-calf-management

    should have clean towels to dry the calves. One thing that works very well when calving barn temperatures ...

  2. Dairy Palooza 2019

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/dairy-palooza-2019

    demos, and artificial insemination basics were on the agenda. Kids also could learn more about connecting ...

  3. Controlling Flies on Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-10-issue-3/controlling-flies-farms

    from their breeding sites. Sanitation Flies around dairy buildings develop in moist manure or other wet ... A thorough sanitation program is a must to hold down fly populations in and around livestock buildings. (a) ... require special attention. It is best to clean these pens once a week. Using sawdust instead of other ...

  4. Ninety-five Percent Approval Rating for Dairy Housing and Animal Care from Consumers Who Have Been Down on the Farm!

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-1/ninety-five-percent-approval-rating-dairy-housing

    events in three states show that consumers are giving high ratings for animal care and dairy housing. ... events on 29 dairy farms, three beef operations, one apple orchard, and three crop farms. These events ... have hosted over 85,000 visitors. Ontario has hosted several events patterned after the Michigan events ...

  5. Manure Sampling for Nutrient Analysis

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/manure-sampling-nutrient-analysis

    bucket is collected, empty it on to a tarp or a clean surface. Mix all the samples together thoroughly ...

  6. Midwest Regional Dairy Challenge

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-2/midwest-regional-dairy-challenge

    their farms to be used as models for the event. As a student, the contest was an excellent opportunity ... me forward in my future career. I am very thankful for the support from the event sponsors and ...

  7. Manure Spill Prevention

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

    ditch? Who has tile plugs? Who can transport the spilled product you are cleaning up? When manure gets ... spill/escape, 2) contain the spill, 3) clean up the spill, which involves assessing the extent of the damage and ...

  8. What Are Your Bedding Options- is $100/ton Straw an Option?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/what-are-your-bedding-options-100ton-straw-option

    knotters cleaned more often than with other crops. Some producers make corn stalk bedding by windrowing the ...

  9. Milking Excellence

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-19-issue-4/milking-excellence

    early on. Milk Clean Cows.  Dirty cows take longer to milk and reduce parlor throughput.  Clean and ... Provide spacious, clean, and dry environments for non-lactating cows.  Do not group these cows near sick ...

  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

    when working with dairy projects animals at home. 1. Provide clean, fresh water for your animals. Water ... lose weight. 3. Provide dry and clean bedding. Clean bedding not only keeps the animal healthier and ... basic animal care at the show, exhibitors should also do their best to maintain a positive image for the ...

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