News • Jun 01, 2016 14:01 GMT
In North America, heat stress is a significant cow health issue with economic consequences. The combination of lost milk and components, poor reproductive performance, rumen acidosis, increased health care costs and reduced heifer growth rates can have a significant financial impact on the dairy.
News • Jun 01, 2016 13:35 GMT
The United States dairy production has continued to grow despite competition for land and other agricultural resources from other agronomic and livestock/poultry alternatives. More efficient utilization of resources has now become a major objective of many dairies as they increase the size of their dairy herd despite a limited land base.