Publications

February 1, 2014

Maize & WCC Silage Making

High dairy payouts have encouraged more use of maize and whole crop silages, to increase milk yields by balancing diets, filling feed gaps, maintaining pasture cover, extending lactations, and increasing condition on cows.  Silages need to be made and conserved well, and used efficiently to generate increased profits for dairy farmers, as they are not [...]
Forage, Publications
January 1, 2014

Roles of Zinc and Copper in Preventing Facial Eczema

Facial eczema is a disease of the liver caused by the toxin sporidesmin.  Not all animals affected show physical signs or symptoms, yet unseen liver damage can limit performance long after facial eczema (FE) season. Production losses caused by FE are often greater than they appear. Even if liver damage is insufficient to cause clinical [...]
Dairy, Publications