Silage Pile Management and Safety
Mr. Rory Lewandowski, Extension Educator, Wayne County, The Ohio State University Silage management can be discussed from two perspectives, one being how to manage the removal of silage from the silo to maintain silage quality and promote animal intake an ...
Calf Behavior and Bedding Materials
Mr. Rory Lewandowski, Extension Educator, Wayne County, The Ohio State University Young dairy calves spend a lot of their day lying down. Research from the University of Guelph indicates that calves from 10 days of age to 4 weeks can average 20.6 hr/day ...
Provide Water to Baby Calves
Mr. Rory Lewandowski, Extension Educator, Wayne County, The Ohio State University Even though temperatures are cooling down, continue to provide free-choice water for dairy calves. Calves are not born with a functioning rumen; they can’t digest forages un ...
Easily Collect and Manage Calving Records in Real-Time
Dr. Gustavo M. Schuenemann, Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, The Ohio State University A comprehensive calving management program involves many components, but one of the most important aspects for decision-making is valid and reliable record ...
Students Excelled at the 2015 Ohio Dairy Challenge
Dr. Maurice L. Eastridge, Professor, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University The 2015 Ohio Dairy Challenge was held October 30-31 and was sponsored by Cargill Animal Nutrition, Purina, Renaissance Nutrition, Elanco, and Sexing Technologie ...
Dairy Palooza and Collegiate Updates
Ms. Bonnie Ayars, Dairy Program Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University Farm and Dairy featured a two page article about our 2015 Dairy Palooza 4-H event that has grown significantly. Servicing the needs of our dairy 4-Hers, w ...
Organizations and Institutions: American Association of Bovine Practioners (AABP) National Mastitis Council Ohio Veterinary Medical Association OSU Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine Milk and Dairy Beef Quality Assurance Program National Institu ...
Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices
Mr. Alex Tebbe, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University Milk Prices: Are we coming out of the rough? In the last issue, the May Class III future price was projected to be $13.69/cwt and then drop in June to a ...
New Online Application for Prevention of Johne's Disease
Dr. Maurice Eastridge, Extension Dairy Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University Johne’s Disease continues to be a considerable health issue in the dairy industry. The USDA’s DAIRY 2014: Dairy Management Practices in the United ...
Administrative Changes in the Department of Animal Sciences
Dr. Maurice Eastridge, Extension Dairy Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University Effective August 1, Dr. Henry Zerby will have resigned as Chair and Professor at The Ohio State University and be working with Wendy’s Internationa ...