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:
Friday, August 19th, 2016, by Jeffrey Bewley
Jeffrey Bewley, University of Kentucky Associate Extension Professor.
Tuesday, August 9th, 2016
Mastitis is one of the most costly diseases affecting cattle worldwide. It causes an estimated loss of 300-400 kg of milk on average for each cow per lactation, costing the US alone $1.8 billion (a whopping 10% of the total farm milk sales).
Wednesday, July 27th, 2016
After seeing news reports of melamine in imported powdered milk that caused severe health problems in children in Vietnam, Chairwoman Ms. Thai Huong decided that Vietnam must no longer rely on imported powder milk. Her vision was to supply a daily glass of fresh milk to every Vietnamese child.
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.