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, June 22nd, 2016
You're aware that the inability to monitor health and fertility on your farm round-the -clock is costing your farm. You've decided to proactively start comparing different cow monitoring systems, but a part of you is concerned that you might make a mistake by investing in the wrong one.
Friday, November 27th, 2015
Since artificial insemination is now de rigueur on most farms, proper dairy herd management includes knowing exactly when cows are in heat, as well as the precise timing for breeding each and every cow. At the sa
Wednesday, October 7th, 2015
A herd's fertility is possibly the single most important factor in dairy farm herd management that needs to be constantly tracked and analyzed. Poor herd fertility is a complex issue, with several factors influencing it, including: milk production, health and body condition, and most importantly, heat detection rate.
Monday, July 20th, 2015
While it is still possible to bring in a bull to inseminate cows, today’s farmers generally rely on artificial insemination (AI) for the reproduction of their cattle. There are many reasons why artificial cow insemination is preferred. First and foremost is that it makes it much easier, and less costly, to inseminate a large number of cows.