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  1. Ohio to Host 2004 Professional Dairy Heifer Growers Association Regional Meeting

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-4/ohio-host-2004-professional-dairy-heifer-growers

    features a conference focusing on the basics of good management, managing feed costs, feeding alternative ...

  2. Summer Coliform Mastitis,

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-3/summer-coliform-mastitis

    producers. You can greatly reduce these losses by: 1) Starting now. If you have fans, clean them up. The crud ... sprinklers, verify each nozzle, clean the water line, and don't wait until it gets really hot to see if ...

  3. Minimizing Heat Stress in the Dairy Facility

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-4/minimizing-heat-stress-dairy-facility

    that provides a fine mist. If you have a system installed, be sure that it is working properly. Clean ... fans provide the most airflow for the cost of operation. Keep them clean. The spray nozzles should ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Protecting Teat Skin During Winter

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-6/protecting-teat-skin-during-winter

    the teat skin. Sanitize teats with a germicidal predip containing skin conditioner. Blot teats dry ...

  6. Pay Attention to Dairy Cow Stocking Density

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-19-issue-2/pay-attention-dairy-cow-stocking-density

    higher than this, the time drops to under 30 minutes. Basically, cows know that stalls are in demand and ... a stall is available. Stall bedding must be clean and dry. The stall design and size must be matched to ...

  7. Risk Factors for Early Lactation Diseases

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-1/risk-factors-early-lactation-diseases

    starts, there is a cascade of events that can have a profound effect on the entire lactational ... continue to be exposed to environmental pathogens, but the flushing effect of milking is gone. A dry, clean ... health, lactation performance, and longevity in the herd. Good balanced nutrition and a dry, clean ...

  8. Livestock Building Rental Considerations

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-6/livestock-building-rental-considerations

    coming to a rental rate agreement. There are two basic categories of building ownership costs, variable ... worksheet to help building owners estimate ownership costs. A basic starting point for determining ownership ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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