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  1. Managing for High Quality Stored Forage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-3/managing-high-quality-stored-forage

    is to avoid the quality losses caused by a rainfall event. The losses due to rainfall depend upon the ... amount and timing of the rain event. Research has demonstrated that a one inch rainfall on a forage close ...

  2. Milking Procedures Affect Milk Quality

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

    procedures. Cow preparation involves cleaning the udders and teats and stimulating milk let down. The goal ... here is to start with cows that are clean upon entry into the milking parlor so that milkers are only ...

  3. Milking Procedures Affect Milk Quality

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

    procedures. Cow preparation involves cleaning the udders and teats and stimulating milk let down. The goal ... here is to start with cows that are clean upon entry into the milking parlor so that milkers are only ...

  4. Update on Footbaths for Dairy Cattle

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-6/update-footbaths-dairy-cattle

    require less footbath use and maintenance. If more than 50% of cows are clean (area between coronary band ... majority of days, and maybe continuously. Obviously, a focus on frequent cleaning will improve hygiene, and ... leaving the parlor. If feet are clean entering the bath, the disinfectant solution has a better chance to ...

  5. 100 Students at 4-H Center Oct. 10 for National Eco-Bot Challenge

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/100-students-4-h-center-oct-10-national-eco-bot-challenge

    clean up a simulated toxic spill on Oct. 10 in the "Eco-Bot Challenge," the 2012 experiment ... events were held around the country. This year, one of the sites will be in Columbus at Ohio State ... authorities want to use Eco-Bots to attempt to clean up the spill. Eco-Bots are simple robots that move ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Chow Line: Spread cheer, not illness, for holidays (for 11/20/11)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-spread-cheer-not-illness-holidays-112011

    handle raw meat, be sure to wash your hands thoroughly afterward, and clean and sanitize all surfaces the ... thoroughly and dry with a clean towel or a paper towel. It’s essential to wash your hands before handling ...

  8. Graduate Research Retreat

    https://hcs.osu.edu/events/graduate-research-retreat

    Registration and abstracts are due September 22nd.  For more information, see event description and competition ... packet:  Event Description  Competition Packet    Help Support the Graduate Student Research Retreat  ... the Columbus or Wooster Campus. The Retreat is a two-day event designed to highlight the research ...

  9. Free Stall Bedding Options: Important considerations from the cow's perspective

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-1/free-stall-bedding-options-important-considerations

    low risk of abrasion, thermal insulation, be clean and dry, and also be easy to maintain and clean ... for bacterial growth), and clean cows. Sand kicked into the alleys can also improve cow footing; ... health, increasing the duration of the lameness event and contributing to the higher prevalence of ...

  10. Chow Line: Get answers on holiday food safety (for 11/15/09)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-get-answers-holiday-food-safety-111509-3

    review "The Basics: Clean, Separate, Cook and Chill,"-- the Web site offers information from ... Safety Information. All provide similar basic information-- click on any one, and if you don't find ... a detailed, 24-page brochure (available as a PDF) from the USDA. Among the basic guidelines you'll find ...

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