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  1. Variation in Corn Silage Will Result in Different Dietary Strategies

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-14-issue-4/variation-corn-silage-will-result-different-dietary

    lactating cows generally contain 25 to 35% starch, the cost of corn has caused us to re-examine the amount ... of starch in the diet. In general, dropping below 20% starch in the diet may compromise the microbial ... in diluting starch when forage availability is low, but in general, the lower limit is 16% FNDF in ...

  2. Educators Needed- Wild Hearts African Farm

    https://ocvn.osu.edu/news/educators-needed-wild-hearts-african-farm

    conservation and incorporate that into the plan. I now have a 31-acre farm in Lewisburg, Ohio (Preble County) ...

  3. Genetically Modified Organisms- Feeds and the Food Chain

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-1/genetically-modified-organisms-feeds-and-food-chain

    Control Act 1 Taken from NRC, 2000. Some GMO may fall into the category of Generally Regarded As Safe ... coli is removed, the bovine gene for somatotropin (growth hormone) is inserted into the plasmid, and ... the plasmid in reintroduced back into the E. coli. The bacteria then are grown in a fermentation ...

  4. Water Usage on Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-1/water-usage-dairy-farms

    intakes. Intake of water by animals is also dependent on its availability. Generally, it is recommended ... from the plate cooler will be discharged into. Cows drink by sucking water into their mouth, so they ... General guidelines for water quality for animals. Item Concentration Comments pH 6.8- 7.5 May affect ...

  5. Summer Coliform Mastitis,

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-3/summer-coliform-mastitis

    a difference in these instances. In general, however, our holding pens are the biggest culprit when it comes to ... stress as long as adequate outside air can be drawn into the holding area. Otherwise, the water ... mess. Alleviating heat stress does not have to be overly expensive. Returns on investments generally ...

  6. Should I Sell My Development Rights?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-3-issue-2/should-i-sell-my-development-rights

    simple, in general you own that property and can do with it what you wish. In other words, none of your ... Therefore, generally farmers are asked to "bid down" the purchase price so agencies can purchase ... and his or her heirs are able to and willing to continue farming well into the future, through future ...

  7. Dairy Policy and Market Watch

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-6/dairy-policy-and-market-watch

    New York and has a number of backers. There is not enough space here to go into detail, but suffice it ... prices, milk component prices, and Class prices is fairly robust. A general tight supply and demand ... January 2005. Higher prices in 2004 will translate into increases in cow numbers and increased production ...

  8. Dairy Commodity and Milk Price Outlook

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-17-issue-3/dairy-commodity-and-milk-price-outlook

    2015 period. MPP Margin Forecast for 2015-2016 Looking out into 2016, the USDA/FSA tool shows ... futures prices for both Class 3 and Class 4 milk show an anticipated increase in price into the last half ... following four months into 2016 at $16.80/cwt.  The Class 4 price is expected to increase strongly from the ...

  9. Dairy Records

    https://dairy.osu.edu/resources/dairy-records

    Management Systems, Raleigh, NC Dairy One DHI Provo General Information on Computer Programs: Comparing ...

  10. Does TMR Sampling Provide Useful Nutrient Composition Data?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-18-issue-5/does-tmr-sampling-provide-useful-nutrient

    and nutrient composition. A stem of hay is light, long, and is generally high in fiber; whereas, ... ingredients were sampled and analyzed and amounts of each ingredient put into the mixer was electronically ... 30 ft and place it into the bucket. For shorter bunks sample at 10 ft intervals but for very long ...

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