George Heersche



George Heersche Retiring

Dr. George Heersche will retire June 30 after serving 42 years as Dairy Specialist and Extension Faculty member of the Department of Animal and Food Sciences at UK.   

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Dairy Cow


What is the Optimum Stocking Density for Your Housing System?

Determining the optimum stocking density for a group of dairy cows involves balancing the space needs of a group of cows with potential income for profit per stall.

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Milking Practices Important to Minimize Mastitis

Steps can sometimes be forgotten or completed incorrectly, giving rise to possible bacterial infections affecting Somatic Cell Count.  Reviewing your milking procedure is very important to prevent mastitis and increase profit.   

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