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  1. Recognizing and Managing Heat Stress in Dairy Cattle

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/recognizing-and-managing-heat-stress-dairy-cattle

    managing heat stress in dairy cattle. Cows generate heat through normal activities of eating, walking, and ... is a concern when managing dairy cattle during the hot and humid months of the year. If not managed ... , heat stress can result in animal discomfort, health concerns, reproductivity issues, reduced feed ...

  2. Fertilizing Perennial Forages on Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/fertilizing-perennial-forages-dairy-farms

    harm animals fed those forages. A recent soil test should always guide what nutrients to apply and how ... phosphorus and potassium, there is an advantage to splitting the application, with half applied this autumn ... and the remainder applied next spring after the first cutting when soils are firm. Ohio State ...

  3. Annual Winter Forage Following Wheat Harvest

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/annual-winter-forage-following-wheat-harvest

    grazing strategy. There are some management practices to keep in mind when planning for extended grazing. ... costs, improved soil health, and grazing offers higher nutrient values when compared to harvested and ... disease buildup. When choosing your crops, consider drought resistance and if they cause health issues in ...

  4. Summer Mastitis – Insights on cause, signs, and prevention

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/summer-mastitis-%E2%80%93-insights-cause-signs-and

    beef and dairy cattle (heifers and dry cows as well). Below we briefly discuss the cause, the signs, ... applied early in the grazing season before eggs and larvae start to develop will prevent the fly ... deltamethrin, are available to control flies. Those products that are to be applied along the back of the animal ...

  5. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/seeding-perennial-forages-late-summer

    existing weeds by applying glyphosate burndown before planting. Herbicide-resistant weeds, such as ... management, so conventional tillage for seedbed prep is probably a better choice in those situations. ... in thin or weak areas of new spring seedings. As soon as possible, consider applying a grass ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    related to culling cows. Table 1. Prices of dairy nutrients for Ohio dairy farms, July 22, 2022. Estimate ... breakeven (predicted) and 75% confidence limits of 26 feed commodities used on Ohio dairy farms, July 22, ... see Table 4 below. Table 4. Prices of dairy nutrients using the 5-nutrient solution for Ohio dairy ...

  7. Duane Logan Inducted into the Dairy Hall of Service

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-3/duane-logan-inducted-dairy-hall-service

    herd manager of his family’s 195-cow registered Holstein herd in Trumbull County until it was dispersed ... Dr. Maurice Eastridge, Professor and Extension Dairy Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, ... The Ohio State University In 1952, The Dairy Hall of Service was formed at The Ohio State University ...

  8. Corn Silage Harvest Safety Should Be Priority One

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/corn-silage-harvest-safety-should-be-priority-one

    In other industries, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires fall ... protection practices to be implemented when working over 6 feet in the air. Often during harvest, silage is ... caution.  Additional resources are available from the Ohio State University Extension Ag Safety and Health ...

  9. Corn Silage and Foliar Disease

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/corn-silage-and-foliar-disease

    working with multiple universities across the Midwest, we only have limited knowledge on its management ... warmer temperatures of 77 to 88°F. Maybe the biggest concern for dairy producers is mycotoxin ...

  10. VOLUME 24: ISSUE 4

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4

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