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  1. Assessing Calf Death Losses in a Beef-Dairy Crossbreeding Program

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/assessing-calf-death-losses-beef-dairy-crossbreeding

    days), Gestation length and twin pregnancies, Parity (first calf heifer and multiparous cows), Sire (beef ... and Holstein bulls), Calendar week, and Calendar month. Background: A total of 6488 calvings during ... fed an anionic diet and postpartum cows were grouped for the first 21 days in milk. First calf-heifers ...

  2. Harvest Management of Sorghum Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/harvest-management-sorghum-forages

    listed in the Ohio Agronomy Guide are shown in Table 7-12. Table 7-12: Harvest Information for ... sorghum-sudangrass provided acceptable forage for lactating cow diets when harvested between 40 to 60 days after ... planting (30 to 50 inches tall). Heifer cow diets could utilize this forage harvested at about 60 days (50 ...

  3. Key Mastitis Control Points for Best Milk Quality

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/key-mastitis-control-points-best-milk-quality

    the difference in terms of consistent lying time (hours/day) is that the best dairy farm provides 2 to ... 2.5 hours per day more lying time compared with the average farm. For every 3 minutes of lost rest, ... reduce eating to 40 to 50 minutes per day or a drop of 3.3 to 4.4 lb/day of DMI.     Milk is 87% water ...

  4. Creeping Towards Harvest

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/creeping-towards-harvest

    make in a few days’ time will likely influence your milk yields for the next year. We need to not only ... appearance of the milkline), or 40 days after silking (for Ohio). Dry matter yield in tons/acre is maximized ... safe to say that corn chopping will be occurring over the course of a couple days, so keep in mind that ...

  5. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/seeding-perennial-forages-late-summer

    Agronomy Guide for specific guidelines (see http://go.osu.edu/forage-seeding-dates).   Planter calibration: ...

  6. Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    issue, the income over nutrient cost (IONC) for cows milking 70 lb/day and 85 lb/day is about $9.33 and ...

  7. Steps to Speed up Field Curing of Hay Crops

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/steps-speed-field-curing-hay-crops

    wrapping baleage can often be achieved within 24 hours or less as compared with 3 to 5 days for dry hay. ... “Hay in a day” is possible when making hay crop silage. The forage is mowed first thing in the morning ... shortly after mowing allows 100% ground coverage, then tedding the next day helps keep the crop off the ...

  8. Promising Vaccine Development to Control Johne’s Disease

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/promising-vaccine-development-control-johne%E2%80%99s

    another set of two-week old calves. Calves were vaccinated twice 14 days apart starting at two weeks of ...

  9. Managerial Records and Analysis

    https://aede.osu.edu/courses/aedecon-2105

    2105 Syllabus.pdf 2105 Course Calendar Detail SP21.pdf Autumn 2021 Lisa Briggs In Person Distance ...

  10. Heat Stress in 2021: Will it be Intense?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-3/heat-stress-2021-will-it-be-intense

    a milk production loss of 2.5 lb/cow/day, while the upper end of mild to moderate heat stress leads to ... 6 lb/cow/day of lost production. Figure one can be a useful tool for operating your cooling system. In the ... days is not possible this far in advance, the outlooks suggest a tendency toward higher values (warm ...

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