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  1. Livestock Medication Records: Are They Really Necessary?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-5/livestock-medication-records-are-they-really

    attending the session stood up and described to the group what happened when he had an animal test positive ... involving illegal drug residues in dairy cows, district courts have agreed with the U.S. government that the ... It is illegal for dairy farmers, livestock dealers, and other animal producers to sell an animal for ...

  2. Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins, and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-5/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    April F. White, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State ... by ~$14/ton compared to last season ($46.63/ton). However, based on its nutritive value, home grown ... corn silage continues to be a bargain feed in dairy cattle rations. Nutrient Prices It can be helpful ...

  3. Highlights from the Recent USDA Dairy Forecast

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    2021 milk production was 2% higher than the same month in 2020, the number of dairy animals peaked in ... USDA Economic Research Service (USDA ERS) Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook was released on ... https://www.ers.usda.gov/webdocs/outlooks/102168/ldp-m-327.pdf?v=6900.  This article will highlight sections from the dairy portion of the report. Supply and Use July ...

  4. Answering Farmers’ Questions About the Pandemic in 2021

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    should look at the unbiased science. The challenge with looking at the science regarding COVID-19 is that ... portions of the science do not yet exist, or are not yet confirmed through replication and hard evidence. ... Time must pass in order to generate data.  Science is evolving as researchers around the world continue ...

  5. Antibiotic Stewardship in Calves – Part 1

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-5/antibiotic-stewardship-calves-%E2%80%93-part-1

    University Extension You’ve likely heard of Beef Quality Assurance, but what about Veal Quality Assurance? ... animal be exposed to the pathogen in real time later. Vaccines can be a modified-live form, killed form, ... infection. Unfortunately, the antibiotics have already gotten to work. They’ve negatively impacted the good ...

  6. H2Ohio Cover Crop Usage

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    reduction. Those practices are soil testing, variable-rate fertilization, subsurface nutrient application, ...     NRCS Appendix A, including seed quality and testing requirements. 3. Seed mix must include a minimum of 50% of ... SWCD, maps where cover crops are established, and seed tags or tests.  The SWCD will determine ...

  7. VOLUME 23, ISSUE 5

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  8. Assessing Calf Death Losses in a Beef-Dairy Crossbreeding Program

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/assessing-calf-death-losses-beef-dairy-crossbreeding

    Preventive Medicine, The Ohio State University Many dairy herds are implementing a beef-dairy crossbreeding ... birth weight of 0.61). Although there are several considerations such as market for beef-dairy cross ... performance of lactating cows, the potential for added value by implementing a beef-dairy crossbreeding ...

  9. Harvest Management of Sorghum Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/harvest-management-sorghum-forages

    Science; Dr. Bill Weiss, Professor Emeritus, Department of Animal Sciences; and Jason Hartschuh, Extension ... used as additional sources of forage on dairy farms. This article discusses harvest and grazing ... be limited to 10% of the total diet of lactating dairy cows, on a dry matter basis. For lactating ...

  10. Promising Vaccine Development to Control Johne’s Disease

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    goats. In the US, it is estimated that over 90% of dairy herds are infected with MAP. The clinical signs ... Infected animals with MAP are difficult to identify and segregate from the herd or flock due to: (1) long ... lack of reliable diagnostic methods. Newborn animals are infected at the time of parturition by ...

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