Tuesday, May 10th, 2016
Cow monitoring is an essential component of efficient and effective dairy farm management. Although modern dairy farmers would concur, they might have some disagreement about exactly what constitutes cow monitoring.
Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016
Afimilk system improves Danish dairy operation
Last November, the Danish dairy farm, Gjoerslev Gods made a complete revolution. The farm managers decided to replace their dated equipment with a new Afimilk management system. Already, the farm’s Herd Manager, Christian L. Pedersen, is reporting improved operation.
Tuesday, March 1st, 2016
Imagine having an extra pair of eyes on your herd around the clock. Envision a scenario where you spend less time observing the herd and more time breeding and treating sick cows automatically identified by a wireless system.
Thursday, February 11th, 2016
Sub-acute Ruminal Acidosis (SARA), a digestive disorder costing the North American dairy industry between $500 million and $1 billion annually, is causing increasing concern in the dairy cow industry for two main reasons.
Tuesday, January 26th, 2016
Charles Darwin, the founder of evolutionary theory, once said: "It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one that is the most responsive to change."
Wednesday, December 30th, 2015, by Oded Nir (Markusfeld), BVSc
Although variations in the price of milk at different times of the year are quite common, herdsman and modern dairy farms constantly seek ways to stabilize the sharp rise in milk quantity (and drop in milk prices) of the winter season.
How serious is this problem? Let's take as an example the 2015 expected price for a liter of milk in Israel.