Contents of This Issue
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Key Connections in Calf Management

What can you do to improve calf health, growth, and welfare?  The National Animal Health Monitoring Service conducted a survey in 2014 and 2015 to try and answer that question.

What do I Need to Consider before Investing in a Robotic Milking System?

More and more dairy producers are considering investing in automatic milking systems (AMS) around the United States.  Producers all around the world have been adopting robotic milkers to allow for more freedom in their daily lives and to replace labor.

Managing Cows: How Nutrition Impacts Lifelong Health

Proper nutrition is crucial to the development of calves, heifers, and cows. Researchers from around the world are exploring novel options to promote healthy growth and development in heifers, reduce transition cow diseases, and provide proper nutrition for pasture animals. 

Water Needs for the Dairy Herd

Most people know that water is required for survival. What people tend to forget is just how important water is. In fact, water is the most important nutrient for the milking dairy cow. Water intake is critical in order to obtain maximum production from dairy cows.