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  1. Milk Production of Ohio Dairy Herds

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-2/milk-production-ohio-dairy-herds

    farmers. The proportions of fat and protein are useful in monitoring cow health and feeding practices ... dairy herds in 2016 and 2017 using the Dairy Herd Improvement (DHI; http://www.dhiohio.com) program are ... Dr. Maurice L. Eastridge, Professor and Extension Dairy Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-5/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    dairy farms, September 22, 2019. Economic Value of Feeds Results of the Sesame analysis for central Ohio ... As in previous issues, feed ingredients commonly used in Ohio were analyzed using the software ... used to appraise important nutrients in dairy rations, estimate break-even prices of ingredients, and ...

  3. Does it Pay to Increase Milk Components at Current Prices?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-12-issue-2/does-it-pay-increase-milk-components-current-prices

    nutritional and feeding management changes aimed at improving milk fat will also result in increases in ... required to produce the higher level of components.  There are multiple nutritional and feeding management ... average herd at the same production level.  Note that this accounts for the extra nutrients and feed ...

  4. Rory Lewandowski Retirement

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/rory-lewandowski-retirement

    use, nutrient management, and farm financial management.  Rory worked tirelessly to serve the needs of ...

  5. Feeding for Milk Components: Brief Overview

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-3/feeding-milk-components-brief-overview

    Order conducted by Penn State (https://extension.psu.edu/milk-components-understanding-milk-fat-and-protein-variation-in-your-dairy-herd ... Dr. Bill Weiss, Professor and Extension Dairy Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio ... Significant variation exists in both milk fat and milk protein concentrations among herds. Much of this ...

  6. Monitoring MUN in Dairy Cows- Ohio Data

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-4/monitoring-mun-dairy-cows-ohio-data

    in 24 randomly selected Ohio dairy herds over a one-year period. Half of the herds (n = 12) were ... protein feeding efficiency, reduce feed costs, and improve profitability of the herd. The association ... entire herd management and not to target at low MUN just to improve reproduction without considering the ...

  7. 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

    Dr. Bill Weiss, Professor and Extension Dairy Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, and Mrs. ... Dianne Shoemaker, Extension Farm Management Specialist, The Ohio State University Extension Over the past ... cow with little effect on feed costs. Feeding a proven source of rumen-protected methionine (RP-met) ...

  8. Milk Production of Ohio Dairy Herds

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-19-issue-2/milk-production-ohio-dairy-herds

    farmers. The proportions of fat and protein are useful in monitoring cow health and feeding practices ... dairy herds in 2016 using the Dairy Herd Improvement (DHI; http://www.dhiohio.com) program are provided ... Dr. Maurice L. Eastridge, Professor and Extension Dairy Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, ...

  9. Transitioning of Herds to Automatic Milking Systems

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-5/transitioning-herds-automatic-milking-systems

    milking. Feeding in the AMS was often practiced during training, but spraying of teats was less frequent. ... Dr. Maurice Eastridge, Professor and Extension Dairy Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, ... to be high, even in a stressed dairy economy. Some of the primary reasons reported for this change in ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-4/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    decreased about $0.05/lb since May. Overall, the total cost of feeding lactating dairy cows is up about 10% ... (predicted) and 75% confidence limits of 27 feed commodities used on Ohio dairy farms, July 29, 2019. For ... respective months in 2018. However, product sales and dairy exports are both experiencing growth and making ...

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