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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

    Preventive Medicine, The Ohio State University Many dairy herds are implementing a beef-dairy crossbreeding ... sex-sorted semen following a simple reproductive program consisting of PGF 2α every 14 days plus heat ... days) accounted for 15% (n = 48) of the calf death losses (Table 2). In dairy cattle, successful ...

  2. 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

    for profitability changes related to culling cows. Table 1. Prices of dairy nutrients for Ohio dairy ... Actual, breakeven (predicted) and 75% confidence limits of 26 feed commodities used on Ohio dairy farms, ... protein), see the Table 4. Table 4. Prices of dairy nutrients using the 5-nutrient solution for Ohio dairy ...

  3. USDA Releases July Dairy Outlook

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/usda-releases-july-dairy-outlook

    Dairy farmers and advisors are encouraged to consult the Ohio State University Extension Dairy Excel 15 ... %2015%20Measures%20of%20Dairy%20Farm%20Competitiveness%20Final%20%281%29.pdf,  Ohio State University Extension Farm ... Chris Zoller, Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Tuscarawas County, Ohio State ...

  4. Harvest Management of Sorghum Forages

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

    should be harvested between 40 to 60 days (30 to 50 inches tall) for lactating dairy cows. Harvesting ... Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Crawford County, The Ohio State University Summer annual ... used as additional sources of forage on dairy farms. This article discusses harvest and grazing ...

  5. 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 ... Medicine, Ohio State University Extension Johne’s disease is a chronic enteritis associated with ruminants ... goats. In the US, it is estimated that over 90% of dairy herds are infected with MAP. The clinical signs ...

  6. 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

    Medicine, The Ohio State University Mastitis is the most common and costly disease affecting dairy cows, ranking ... the difference in terms of consistent lying time (hours/day) is that the best dairy farm provides 2 to ... within the top two reasons for early removal of cows within US dairy herds. This disease affects cow ...

  7. Oats as an Alternative Forage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/24-2021/oats-alternative-forage

    While some parts of Ohio have been rather dry this spring and into summer, other areas have been ... quality, since the shorter day length triggers oats to grow more leaf rather than try produce seed, but if ... So on the average year, oats will continue to grow well into November, and in some previous studies ...

  8. Creeping Towards Harvest

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

    appearance of the milkline), or 40 days after silking (for Ohio). Dry matter yield in tons/acre is maximized ... Haley Zynda, Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Wayne County, Ohio State ... make in a few days’ time will likely influence your milk yields for the next year. We need to not only ...

  9. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

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

    Science, The Ohio State University The month of August provides a window of opportunity for establishing ... November. Early versus late August plantings dramatically improve the alfalfa's ability to resist the ... legumes should be completed between late July and mid-August in Northern Ohio and between early and late ...

  10. OSU Ag Crops Team hosts Cover Crop Field Days

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/24-2021/osu-ag-crops-team-hosts-cover-crop-field-days

    Two similar field day events will be held in NW and SW Ohio. The Soil Health team, part of the OSU ... Agronomic Crops team, will be hosting a Cover Crop Field Day in Paulding County on Monday, August 16 ... starting at 2:00 PM in Fayette County. Speakers at the SW Ohio event will feature, Ryan Haden on ...

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