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  1. Short-Season Forages for Late Summer Planting on Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/short-season-forages-late-summer-planting-dairy

    25-30 days into June or early July.    In our research, a fall harvest and 3 additional harvests the ...

  2. Should You Consider Reducing Mineral Supplementation in Periods of Low Milk Prices?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-3/should-you-consider-reducing-mineral-supplementation

    about 0.75 lb/day. Compare the cost of the buffers to the value of milk fat when determining whether to ... and 500 IU/day for lactating cows) is adequate. The first recommendation to reducing vitamin costs is ... cattle suggest that 10 mg/day (rather than the standard 20 mg/day) may be enough; therefore, consider ...

  3. Effects of Dietary Protein Level in Dry Cows and Heifers on Milk Production

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/effects-dietary-protein-level-dry-cows-and-heifers

    increasing MP intake from 800 to 1,100 g/day linearly increased dry matter (DM) intake after calving (+3.7 ... lb/day), yields of milk (+2.4 lb/day), milk fat (+0.11 lb/day) and protein (+0.07 lb/day), and body weight ... (+ 33 lb). The authors found similar responses for MP concentration. A MP intake of 1,100 g/day would ...

  4. Economic Assistance Available for Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-3/economic-assistance-available-dairy-farms

    hundred and fifty days. In only 150 days we have gone from anticipating a solid year of recovery for the ... farms. Using the simple example above, a herd with 500 milking cows shipping 80 pounds per cow per day would ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-3/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    and 85 lb/day is about $7.13 and $7.56/cwt, respectively. This is more than $3/cwt lower than ...

  6. How to Get Ready for Spring Planting Now

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/how-get-ready-spring-planting-now

    activities. Begin your planning by mentally walking through what you will do the day you plant. It might even ... today, or what can I do now that will make that activity go smoothly and efficiently on planting day ... ?” Then start doing everything that is possible to do ahead of time, so that no time is wasted on the day ...

  7. Video Updates for Dairy Management

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-1/video-updates-dairy-management

    mastitis. https://youtu.be/3bKRN20_dqA Dairy Day, Dr. Bill Weiss Dr. Bill Weiss discusses his extensive ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7vkir9JC2Dk&t=370s Dairy Day, Dr. Lee Dr. Chanhee Lee discusses his research on manure and nutrient management. ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d41tgDBitLU&t=404s Dairy Day, Dr. Ben Enger Dr. Ben Enger discusses his specialization in mammary physiology and his ...

  8. Establishing New Forage Stands

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/establishing-new-forage-stands

    to smother the stand. For pure grass seedings, generally harvest after 70 days from planting, unless ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    protein. For March’s issue, the income over nutrient cost (IONC) for cows milking 70 and 85 lb/day is about ...

  10. Consider Dietary Changes to Take Advantage of High Milk Protein Price

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-1/consider-dietary-changes-take-advantage-high-milk

    g/day of methionine from RP-met is expected to increase milk protein yield by about 0.06 lb/day which is ... saturated fatty acids, may increase milk protein yield by up 0.05 to 0.1 lb/day. Supplemental fat usually ... increases milk fat yield by 0.1 to 0.2 lb/day. Because of the generally consistent response in milk fat ...

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