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  1. A Look at the Pricing Opportunity on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME)

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-4/look-pricing-opportunity-chicago-mercantile-exchange

    (July 2005 through June 2006) are looking very good. This tells us two things. First, those buying and ... that the market will give up about a $1.00/cwt on the Class III milk price. This is consistent with the ...

  2. Management of Dry Cows to Promote Udder Health

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-4/management-dry-cows-promote-udder-health

    that about 50% of teat canals close in the first week. However, by the 6th week, only 77% were closed, ... dry cow therapy; DCT) has been a longstanding recommendation for US dairy producers. This is based on ...

  3. Fall 2006 Ohio Dairy Challenge Contest

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-6/fall-2006-ohio-dairy-challenge-contest

    a herd of about 250 cows that are housed in free stalls and are milked in a double-12 parallel parlor. ... The contest started by the students and the judges spending about two hours at the farm on Thursday ...

  4. Selecting Corn Hybrids for Silage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-1/selecting-corn-hybrids-silage

    hybrid" is about zero. This article will provide some general guidelines that should assist you in ... average corn silage yield reported in Ohio, silage yields among hybrids could vary by about 4 tons/acre. ... On average, we would expect corn silage from the lowest yielding hybrid to cost about $4/ton more ...

  5. 2014 News & Notes Archive

    https://ohio4h.org/ohio-4-h-news-and-notes/2014-news-notes-archive

    Winter Manure Application, Travel Updates November 23, 2014 INDEX:   4-H Professionals UPDATE- 2015 ... Reps for OH 4-H Foundation Board, OH 4-H Foundation Grant Applications, Excellence in 4-H Nominations ... 2015 State Fashion Board Application, Cloverbud Connections June 29, 2014 INDEX:  Ohio's Statewide ...

  6. Recommendations for Special Needs Facilities

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-4/recommendations-special-needs-facilities

    with the neck rail about 32 inches high and an upper bar about 18 inches above it.  The rump rail ... should be about 40 inches high. There needs to be 2 feet of space for their heads in front of the forward ... rail, and about 4 feet of working space behind the cows.  Single lane chutes should be about 32 inches ...

  7. Milk Price Inversion in Ohio Federal Milk Marketing Orders

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-1-issue-10/milk-price-inversion-ohio-federal-milk-marketing

    milk producer you also know that the utilization for Class 1 typically runs about 50% (53% #36) and ... Class 2 about 25%(13% #36) in July of the year. That leaves Class 3 at 25%(34% #36) With these typical ... the short answer version of my explanation if you are interested in the details about how your milk ...

  8. Feeding Lower Quality Hay Crop Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-4/feeding-lower-quality-hay-crop-forages

    production. Intake depression becomes substantial when diets have more than about 25% of the DM as forage NDF. ... adversely affects intake. About the only solution to this problem is to feed less of the poorly fermented ... steers (about 600 lb of body weight). Cattle in both experiments sorted against severely molded hay. ...

  9. Farm Financial Analysis- The Ready, Set, Go Program

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-17-issue-1/farm-financial-analysis-ready-set-go-program

    financial and production records can do the analysis of 2014 now.  Contact us to get started right away.  ...

  10. Milk Prices May Firm as the Summer Heats Up and U.S. Milk Production Cools Off

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-4/milk-prices-may-firm-summer-heats-and-us-milk

    for yet lower prices. However, with record heat across all of the U.S. dairy production regions, milk ... increase in milk production for the U.S. {Check this out ...

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