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Forage Testing for Producers When, Where and How

Discusses all the methods and reasons for testing haylage or corn silage. How to extract a core sample from from a round bale. Storage and shipping of test sample to lab. Which type of lab to choose.

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Oxidative Stress in Dairy Animals

Definition of oxidative stress in dairy cows. What causes it, how to identify it and how to avoid it. Feed nutrition, social environment and sourcing of feeds are vital to preventing oxidative stress.

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Pasture Points to Ponder

Explores all the "do's and don'ts" of exposing the herd to pasture time. Afternoon cut hay feed better for cows. Importance of clean adequate source of water and shade. Keep heifers indoors in first season.

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Quick Steps to Help Manage Heat Stress in your Dairy Cows

Cows do best when the air temperature is between 5°C and 21°C. When it gets hotter than that, cows’ efforts to maintain normal body temperature become costly. Learn how to kelp keep your dairy cows cool and productive.

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Foot Problems: A Nutritionist's Nightmare

Preventing laminitis and mastitis. Recognizing signs in your cows. Remedial action and importance of nutritional content in the feed mix. What vitamins and mineral supplements to add to the diet for prevention.

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Calf Nutrition & Management

Listen to Janet Kleinschmidt discuss Calf Nutrition and Management.

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Heat Stress

Listen to Janet Kleinschmidt discuss heat stress in dairy cows.

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Challenges in feeding the dairy herd

Listen to Janet Kleinschmidt discuss feeding the dairy herd in an environment of high feed costs, poor quality forages, and low forage inventories.

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Biosecurity In The Dairy Herd

Listen to Janet Kleinschmidt from Jaylor discuss biosecurity in the dairy herd.

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Adding Feeding Fat To Dairy Cows

Sources of fat content in various feeds. Benefits of fat to diet.When to feed and what to feed regarding fat content. How much to feed, do's and don't's of feeding fat to dairy cows.

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