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How scheduled parlour services can help prevent mastitis

Being proactive and scheduling parlour services will help you prevent mastitis and increase cow longevity Continue reading

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How does lameness impact cow longevity?

Do you have an action plan when it comes to reducing lameness and increasing cow longevity? Continue reading

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Why we really need to think about extending the lifetime productivity of a cow  

Dairy farmers need to replace cows in the herd frequently because of health and reproduction issues; yet this expensive practice could also be avoided in some cases through a range of simple, effective measures. Isn’t that part of what sustainable farming … Continue reading

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Daily life time yield – the benefit of keeping the cow longer in the herd

Much of the low longevity of dairy cows in intensive milk production results from involuntary culling of cows mainly because of reproductive problems, mastitis or poor udder health, lameness and problems with feet and legs, and other forms of illness or injury. Continue reading

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