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  1. 0% Feeding and Managing Dry Cows [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "Detailed, easy-to-understand information about the dry period, how to manage and feed the dry cow, and specific details about a dry cow's nutrient requirements. Also included are the preventative steps you can take when dealing with metobolic disorders such as milk fever, ketosis, fatty liver syndrome, and others."

  2. 0% Feeding during shortages of home-grown feeds [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "Includes topics related to neutral detergent fiber intake, feed-evaluation factors for feedstuffs and forages fed to dairy cows, and the nutritive value of some alternative feedstuffs."

  3. 0% Feeding the Dairy Heifer
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    ""Feeding the Dairy Heifer" explores and explains the digestive system, feeding from weaning to one month before calving, feeding management, and how nutrition affects reproduction and health. Also included are sections on underfeeding, overfeeding, compensatory growth, feed additives for dairy heifers, and prefreshening: two weeks to six weeks before calving. A plethora of tables make understanding feed requirements a mostly painless process."

  4. 0% Feeding the Newborn Dairy Calf [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "Calf health, growth, and productivity rely heavily on nutrition and management practices. Every heifer calf born on a dairy farm represents an opportunity to maintain or increase herd size, to improve the herd genetically, or to improve economic returns to the farm. The objectives of raising the newborn calf to weaning age are optimizing growth and minimizing health problems. To accomplish these goals, it is necessary to understand the calf?s digestive and immune systems, her nutrient needs, and the feed options available to meet those needs."

  5. 0% Free Choice Feeding of Phosphorus Containing Minerals [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "Illustrates potential problems of feeding minerals free choice. Research and field trial results demonstrate limitations associated with this management practice."

  6. 0% From Calf to Heifer: Understanding Rumen Development
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "This video explains the unique developmental process of the rumen as it occurs in today?s calves and shows how feeding management and nutrition can influence its development. The video details the anatomical changes in the four stomach compartments of the ruminant from birth through the adult animal. It demonstrates the practical applications of feeding management, and calf feeding systems that can help the dairy producer achieve healthy and well-grown replacement animals"

  7. 0% From Feed to Milk: Understanding Rumen Function
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "This video explains the ruminant's unique digestive system and shows how feeding management and nutrition can influence its function. Detailed is the physiology of the four stomach compartments and the complexities involved in digestion of feeds and demonstrates the practical applications in feeding management that can help the dairy producer achieve high levels of milk production."

  8. 0% From Feed to Milk: Understanding Rumen Function [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "Feed costs represent 45 to 60 percent of the total cost of producing milk. The key to maximizing dairy farm profitability is to maintain nutrient levels while carefully managing feed costs. This 32-page publication provides a basic understanding of dairy cattle nutrition and its role in good herd management. It covers rumen physiology and function, nutritional concepts behind feeding dairy cattle, dry matter intake and its effect on the cow, and feed and feed nutrients for dairy cattle. "

  9. 0% From Harvest to Feed: Understanding Silage Fermentation
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "This video explains the principles and practices involved in making high-quality silages to feed to today?s high-producing dairy herds. The video details the specific factors that the dairy producer controls in producing good silage and the steps that are involved in the silage fermentation process. Specific segments address the various types of silages that are commonly fed and the major types of silo structures used, including the recommended silage dry matters and particle sizes for each structure type."

  10. 0% Handling Hogs [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "Each day approximately 250 hogs die during transit on their way to packing plants. That amounts to about $25,000 when hogs are worth $.40 per pound. Although most of thesedeaths are probably avoidable, many in the industry regard them as acceptable. Let's take a look at how the science of moving and transporting hogs could make a differencein these losses. This article provides some common sense management practices, as well as a number of recommendations from the Livestock Trucking Guide (produced by the Livestock Conservation Institute), and the Midwest Plan Service."

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