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Health management practices for dry dairy cows

Ontario. Ministry of Agriculture and Food.

Health management practices for dry dairy cows

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Published by Ministry of Agriculture and Food in Toronto, Ont .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJ.F. Cote.
SeriesFactsheet (Ontario. Ministry of Agriculture and Food)
ContributionsCote, J.F.
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21691631M


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Have a valid veterinary/client/patient relationship and include your veterinarian in herd health decisions. When managing a dairy farm, one needs to constantly consider what would be the best practices that will yield maximum profit both in the short and the long run.

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The unit of concern is the herd as opposed to the sick cow. This is because the farmer earns his income through healthy cows and loses money via sick cows.

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Testing forages to determine their nutrient content 2. Balancing rations for heifers, dry cows and milking cows 3. Implementing the balanced ration 4.

Evaluating how well the feeding program has worked and implement changes to improve the program, if necessary. For effective use of TMR diets, cows must be separated into feeding groups: minimally, a lactating and a nonlactating group, and optimally, two or more lactating cow groups and two dry cow groups.

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