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  1. Managing Stress

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-1-issue-3/managing-stress

    months as a result of lower than expected milk prices, crop and weather concerns, and uncertainty about ... the future. What can be done about this? The following paragraphs will help you understand what stress ...

  2. Market View

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-13-issue-6/market-view

    producers of $2.017 million and U.S. taxpayers $1.739 million.  Average contract size is 33,741 cwt. 2) The ... insured contract liability for the U.S. is $707.9 million dollars. The margin insured per cwt is $17.39. ...

  3. Where to Test Forages for Nitrates.

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-14-issue-4/where-test-forages-nitrates

    omitted.   Check your chosen lab's web site, as many are already posting information about nitrate ... testing and many have specific instructions about how to take and handle the sample. Samples should be ...

  4. Stretching Corn Silage Supplies

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-3/stretching-corn-silage-supplies

    = 3 tons/day), the remaining corn silage will last about 113 days (340 tons remaining divided by 3 tons fed/day). ... can be fed is 340 tons divided by 150 days = 2.3 tons/day or about 30 lb/head/day. To ensure adequate ... lb/day. Soyhulls have about 60% NDF; therefore, 3.7 lb of soyhull DM would be needed to provide 2.2 lb of ...

  5. 2008 Recipients of the Dairy Science Hall of Service Awards

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-10-issue-3/2008-recipients-dairy-science-hall-service-awards

    Buckeye Dairy Club. He served in the U.S. Army Artillery during 1956-1957 and then returned home to farm ... started a research/Extension program on foot health and lameness. He was one of the first in the U.S. to ... students, veterinarians, and industry personnel that "I care about you" and then in these ...

  6. Molds and Mycotoxins

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-11-issue-5/molds-and-mycotoxins

    thousands) of different mycotoxins exist and unfortunately we know very little about most of them.  The ... distillers grain with about 3 ppm DON (on a dry basis).  Some extremely high concentrations of DON have been ... about 5 ppm DON on a dry basis).  Because of the potential of mycotoxin contamination and other reasons ...

  7. The Costs of Nutrients, Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices, and the Current Dairy Situation

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-13-issue-6/costs-nutrients-comparison-feedstuffs-prices-and

    and effective NDF (e-NDF, $/lb) are reported in Table 1. Compared to its historical average of about ... priced at about 5¢/Mcal.  The cost of ne-NDF is currently discounted by the markets (i.e., feeds with ... 6-year average (-9¢/lb).  Meanwhile, unit costs of e-NDF are historically high, being priced at about ...

  8. Acute Bloat Syndrome in Dairy Calves

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-19-issue-4/acute-bloat-syndrome-dairy-calves

    and understood. Unfortunately, there are still many uncertainties and unknowns about this disorder, ... and further research is needed in order to learn more about the syndrome and the specific species of ...

  9. Managing Feed Costs for Lactating Cows

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-1/managing-feed-costs-lactating-cows

    about 22% of dairy herds and 8% of beef herds. These are conservative estimates. As evidence of the ... concern expressed by the livestock industries about this disease, in 2003 the USDA made available about ... survive in the environment for about a year. The key to control of the disease is sanitation and ...

  10. Reducing the Use of Copper Sulfate in Footbaths

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-12-issue-5/reducing-use-copper-sulfate-footbaths

    4 consecutive milkings once a week, reducing the copper sulfate from 5% to a 2% would save about 2200 lb of ... copper sulfate use would be reduced by about 3000 lb annually.  However, these savings in copper sulfate ...

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