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Are you locomotion-scoring your cows?

If you aren’t locomotion-scoring your cows, you may want to consider making it part of your management practices. Locomotion scoring, as well as effective prevention and management of lameness is going to play an increasingly important role in the dairy industry, says Ernest Hovingh, extension veterinarian with Penn State.

Best Of DairyCast: Longevity and Dry Cow Nutrition, part 3

This is part 3 of a 3 part Best of DairyCast series, providing you information from on longevity and dry cow nutrition.

Proper management of dry cow nutrition is essential in ensuring a cow's success in the upcoming lacation. Dr. Gary Oetzel, UW-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine, shares his suggestions.

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Best Of DairyCast: Longevity and Dry Cow Nutrition, part 2

This is part 2 of a 3 part Best of DairyCast series, providing you information from on longevity and dry cow nutrition.

Bennet Cassell, well known animal scientist from Virgina Tech, concludes our conversation on enhancing longevity in our cow herds.

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Best Of DairyCast: Longevity and Dry Cow Nutrition, part 1

This is part 1 of a 3 part Best of DairyCast series, providing you information from on longevity and dry cow nutrition.

The focus on increasing the longevity of our nation's dairy herd has sparked a lot of interest recently. But what should we be selecting for? Lucy Andrews, Holstein UK, and Dr. Tom Lawlor, Holstein Association USA, Inc., share their answers to that question.

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2008 World Dairy Expo Education Seminar: Dr. Bennet Cassell on Longevity…What Should We be Selecting For

2008 World Dairy Expo Education Seminar: Longevity…What Should We be Selecting For with Dr. Bennet Cassell, Virginia Tech Extension.