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  1. Dietary Phosphorus: Economics vs. Environment

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-14-issue-2/dietary-phosphorus-economics-vs-environment

    efficiently and correctly, options must be considered to reduce manure P at the farm level.  An obvious option ... reduce P excretion by the replacement animals on the farm.  Scientists at the University of Wisconsin ... farm.  A diet with 0.43% P could reduce feed costs compared to a diet with 0.40% P if the extra P came ...

  2. Feed Sorting and Acidosis

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-4/feed-sorting-and-acidosis

    a semi-regular schedule, recent research that is interesting (at least to us) and may have direct application to ... dairy farms will be reviewed for the Buckeye Dairy News.  The three abstracts discussed below were ...

  3. Free Stall Bedding Options: Important considerations from the cow's perspective

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-1/free-stall-bedding-options-important-considerations

    performance of cows, and ultimately profit of the farm. While use of free stalls may be greatly influenced by ... 2002). On average, 92% of cows on farms using mattresses had skin lesions on the hock, while only 24% of ... cows on farms using sand bedding had lesions (Weary and Taszkun, 2000). Cows kept on solid rubber mats ...

  4. Costs and Returns on Ohio Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-10-issue-3/costs-and-returns-ohio-dairy-farms

    negative on the typical Ohio dairy farm. However, 2008 stands out as a stark exception. With the mailbox ...

  5. Now that the Forages are Harvested

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-2-issue-7/now-forages-are-harvested

    the quantity of forage available on the farm (supply) and determine tons needed until next harvest ...

  6. Dairy Management Workshops

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-3/dairy-management-workshops

    include Finpack assessments and a visit to each farm by the instructors for assessing opportunities for ...

  7. Management

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-11-issue-2/management

    that the farm’s equity and future profitability are not endangered.  Dairy Cows:  Lighting and/or rbST ...

  8. Federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Releases New Rules for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO)

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-1/federal-environmental-protection-agency-epa-releases

    issues about these new regulations: January 21, Fisher Auditorium, Wooster, 7:00 pm; January 22, ...

  9. Dairy Heifer Replacement Programs

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-2/dairy-heifer-replacement-programs

    or want to improve heifer management on your dairy farm, check the schedule below for the location ...

  10. New Information on Feeding Behavior and Intake by Lactating Cows

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-5/new-information-feeding-behavior-and-intake-lactating

    and facility factors that can affect feeding behavior and dry matter intake. One study conducted at ...

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