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  1. 2005 Average Milk Production for Ohio Dairy Herds by Breed

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-2/2005-average-milk-production-ohio-dairy-herds-breed

    Dr. Maurice Eastridge, Extension Dairy Specialist, The Ohio State University The average production of milk, fat, and protein by breed for Ohio dairy herds in 2005 using the Dairy Herd Improvement (DHI) program are provided in the table below. Not all her ...

  2. Appointment of New Extension Associate in Animal Welfare- Dr. Naomi Botheras

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-2/appointment-new-extension-associate-animal-welfare-dr

    Dr. Maurice Eastridge, Extension Dairy Specialist, The Ohio State University Beginning February 13, 2006, Dr. Naomi Botheras began in the position of Animal Welfare Program Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University. Her primary ...

  3. 2006 Ohio Dairy Challenge Contest

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-2/2006-ohio-dairy-challenge-contest

    Dr. Maurice Eastridge, Extension Dairy Specialist, The Ohio State University The 2006 Ohio Dairy Challenge was held February 17-18 and was again sponsored by Cargill Animal Nutrition. The Dairy Challenge provides the opportunity for undergraduates at Ohio ...

  4. 2006 Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-2/2006-tri-state-dairy-nutrition-conference

    Dr. Maurice Eastridge, Extension Dairy Specialist, The Ohio State University  The 15th annual Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference (TSDNC) will be held April 25 & 26, 2006 at the Grand Wayne Center, Ft. Wayne, IN. The Grand Wayne Center is newly renov ...

  5. Milk Prices Begin to Firm as U.S. Production Begins to Cool Off

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-3/milk-prices-begin-firm-us-production-begins-cool

    Dr. Cameron Thraen, Milk Marketing Specialist, The Ohio State University, Additional milk marketing information by Dr. Thraen As we enter the summer 2006 calendar year, it is time to take stock of where we are milk price-wise and where we are likely to go ...

  6. Cost of Nutrients and Benchmarks of Profitability for Ohio Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-3/cost-nutrients-and-benchmarks-profitability-ohio

    Dr. Normand St-Pierre, Dairy Management Specialist, The Ohio State University.  Here are a few things that we know. The price of milk is dropping. It always rains as soon as you start the first cut of hay. Feed prices keep changing. All of these events cr ...

  7. Harvesting Hay Crop Silage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-3/harvesting-hay-crop-silage

    Dr. Bill Weiss, Dairy Nutrition Specialist, The Ohio State University  In Ohio, the first cutting of alfalfa and cool season grasses usually makes up about 45% of the total annual yield. Therefore, the quality of first cutting will affect your cows for a ...

  8. New Diagnostic Testing for Johne's Disease in Ohio

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-3/new-diagnostic-testing-johnes-disease-ohio

    Dr. Bill Shulaw, Extension Beef and Sheep Veterinarian, The Ohio State University Since the middle of last summer, a new diagnostic process for Johne's disease fecal cultures has been in place at the Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory at the Ohio D ...

  9. Tail Docking of Dairy Cattle: Is it beneficial or a welfare issue?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-3/tail-docking-dairy-cattle-it-beneficial-or-welfare

    Dr. Naomi Botheras, Animal Welfare Program Specialist, The Ohio State University  Tail docking of dairy cattle has become common in the United States. Farmers suggest that the practice of tail docking reduces the transmission of diseases carried by cows, ...

  10. Results from Research Supported by the Ohio Dairy Research Fund

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-3/results-research-supported-ohio-dairy-research-fund

    Dr. Maurice Eastridge, Extension Dairy Specialist, The Ohio State University The Ohio Dairy Research Fund was developed to support research by voluntary dairy producer contributions. Much research is needed to address today's complex issues relative ...

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