Persnickety cow

Be persnickety when managing your dairy herd!

Have you ever owned a persnickety cow that just wanted to do her own thing and did not want to be messed with? Pam and Scott, owners of Selz-Pralle Dairy, described their cow, Aftershock 3918, the current national milk production record holder for the Holstein breed, in this manner.

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Corn analysys picture

Which numbers on a forage analysis are the most important to manage your dairy cows' feeding program?

After collecting representative samples of forages, they should be sent to a forage testing laboratory. Although all of the reported numbers have meaning, some are more helpful to producers when evaluating the quality of the forages they have to feed and when making decisions when to feed selected forages or to which group of animals on the farm.

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Join us in Bowling Green, KY on February 26 and 27, 2019 for KDDC Young Dairy Producer and Kentucky Dairy Partners meetings.