Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
Black House Farm increases profitability with Afimilk Cow Monitoring solution
Thursday, December 15th, 2016
Starting off as a small family-run business in 1945, Homestead Dairy USA has been passed down over the generations; and has since grown into a commercial dairy farm with about 50 employees and over 3000 cows at 3 different facilities.
Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016
Dairy producers are challenged to maximize pregnancy rates and keep cows calving at optimal intervals. One of the major hurdles is accurately detecting heats in cows.
Monday, October 24th, 2016
Though dairy farmers genuinely desire their cows to produce as much milk as possible, it often comes with a heavy price. Ketosis, a metabolic disorder in dairy cows, often strikes the highest yielding cows.
Since the complete prevention of ketosis is not possible, early detection and treatment is the best solution we have.
Thursday, September 29th, 2016
Proper dairy herd management is a huge factor in ensuring the maximum performance of the animals in order to increase the farm’s bottom line. And one of the most important contributions to proper dairy herd management is monitoring cow health.
Wednesday, September 21st, 2016
Dairy farmers have traditionally depended on direct observation of individual cows to determine the onset of labor and delivery. Unfortunately, 24-hour observation is impractical and time-consuming. To monitor close-up cows and improve calving outcomes, many producers have turned to advanced wireless technology. Benefits of timely and accurate calving detection include: