Monthly Archives: February 2018

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Abrupt or gradual cessation of milking at dry off; which method is best?

By |2018-08-26T19:22:00+00:00February 9th, 2018|Categories: Farm Services|Tags: , , , , |

Abrupt or gradual cessation of milking at dry off; which method is best? By Dr Peter Younis For many years the recommendation from Countdown has been that abrupt cessation of milking should be practiced for cows giving less than 12 litres per day. For cows producing more than this, it is desirable to reduce production

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Vaccines for the prevention of calf scours

By |2018-08-26T19:20:30+00:00February 9th, 2018|Categories: CalfWise, Farm Services|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

February 2018 Vaccines for the prevention of calf scours Over the past two years, the use of vaccines for the control of calf scours has become commonplace on many local dairy farms. They are an important and relatively inexpensive management tool which when used correctly can have significant positive impact on calf morbidity and mortality.

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