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  1. Management Strategies for Limited Forage Supply on Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-4/management-strategies-limited-forage-supply-dairy

    excessive number of heifers in inventory. Generally, 0.85 to 1.0 heifer for every cow is sufficient on the ...

  2. Cold Weather Dairy Calf Care

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-1/cold-weather-dairy-calf-care

    has to be deep and dry. Calves can nestle down into the straw during cold weather. The goal is to ... important to keeping the calf warm. Test the dryness of the bedding by kneeling down into it. If your knees ... ammonia accumulation while avoiding any direct drafts on the calf. A general recommendation for winter ...

  3. Emergency Forages for Planting Early to Mid-Summer

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/emergency-forages-planting-early-mid-summer

    As we move into late May and early June, we must switch to planting warm-season species. Corn silage ... as silage, which vary greatly with maturity stage at harvest. Generally for hay, expect lower crude ...

  4. Foliar Fungicides for Corn Silage: A Benefit or an Expense?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-4/foliar-fungicides-corn-silage-benefit-or-expense

    with fungal infections is that they may bring high levels of mycotoxins into the feed, but ...

  5. Midwest Regional Dairy Challenge

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-2/midwest-regional-dairy-challenge

    improvement that would allow increased efficiency and financial viability. This information is compiled into ... universities and technical schools throughout the Midwest. From this, we combined a variety of ideas into the ...

  6. Manure Sampling for Nutrient Analysis

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/manure-sampling-nutrient-analysis

    during loading, use a plastic bucket to collect a representative sample of what is going into the ... into the spreader. University of Massachusetts Extension has a publication entitled “Sampling Dairy ...

  7. Making High Quality Baleage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/making-high-quality-baleage

    quality. With less wraps than this, bale spoilage is often prevalent. The general recommendations for ... layers of bale wrap are provided in Table 1. Table 1. General recommendations for layers of bale wrap. ...

  8. Assessing Winter Damage and Evaluating Alfalfa Stand Health

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-2/assessing-winter-damage-and-evaluating-alfalfa-stand

    the crown as compared to the other. Generally, these plants green up in the spring of the year and ... production year, especially if we have a hot, dry year.  In general, if more than 30% of the split roots have ...

  9. Dairy Palooza 2019

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/dairy-palooza-2019

    Cloverbuds had their own identity with a fun-filled program that transformed them into caped, super cow ...

  10. Manure Spill Prevention

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-5/manure-spill-prevention

    application. These spills are the result of surface runoff or rapid movement through the soil profile and into ... spills, said that generally manure spills happen for one or more reasons. One is mechanical failure of ... into a stream, be prepared to pump 20 to 25 times the volume of the manure that entered the stream ...

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