Contents of This Issue
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The drought conditions and limited stockpiles of commodities have lead to an increase in feed cost. In this article dairy farmers can look at fall forages, culling decisions, and feedstuff substitutions as ways to help minimize the increase in feed costs for their operation.
Mastitis prevention has always been important on dairy farms however, the dry cow has sometimes been overlooked as a place to prevent mastitis from occurring. This article looks at management practices that can be implemented to prevent new infections during the dry period.