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  1. Viable Alternatives for Animal Protein Feeds

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-2/viable-alternatives-animal-protein-feeds

    risks in the event that additional cases of BSE exist in the US, the FDA has proposed prohibiting the ...

  2. Lead Hikes during Wellness Week

    https://ocvn.osu.edu/events/lead-hikes-during-wellness-week

    hours to lead some nature walks, of about 30-40 mins max. They have a land lab with trails and a pond as ...

  3. Economics

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-10-issue-5/economics

    Competitiveness gives guidance about competitive levels and what to do if you are asking your cows to do too much. ...

  4. Making Corn Silage in Drought Conditions

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-14-issue-4/making-corn-silage-drought-conditions

    shrink by 2 percentage units has a value of about $2/ton. Homolactic inoculants (these are the ... digestibility.  Generally a theoretical length of cut (TLC) of about ½ inch is acceptable (longer with kernel ...

  5. The Costs of Nutrients and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-15-issue-1/costs-nutrients-and-comparison-feedstuffs-prices

    of about 10¢/Mcal, NEL is still a highly priced nutrient  For MP, its current price (41.2¢/lb) is ... 6-year average (-9¢/lb).  Meanwhile, unit costs of e-NDF are historically high, being priced at about ...

  6. The Costs of Nutrients and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-15-issue-5/costs-nutrients-and-comparison-feedstuffs-prices

    about 10¢/Mcal, NEL is still a highly priced nutrient at 17.9¢/Mcal.  This is important because a cow ... unit costs of e-NDF are about at their historical average, being priced at 1.5¢/lb compared to the ...

  7. Your Milk Check is Under Attack! Where are all the Federal Order 33 Pool $$'s Going?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-4-issue-3/your-milk-check-under-attack-where-are-all-federal

    Federal Order 33. In fact, just about all of the milk continues to go to its normal buyers outside of the ... I understand what you are discussing but, how much money are we talking about? Is this really important to my ... about it? Unfortunately, in the short term there is really nothing that you can do to stop the flow of ...

  8. Harvesting and Storing Corn Silage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-12-issue-3/harvesting-and-storing-corn-silage

    plants gain about 0.5% units of DM each day after dent stage (can range between about 0.3 and 1% unit).  ... has been a problem or if silage feed out rate will be slow (less than about 6 inches/day) and/or the ...

  9. 2016 Corn Silage Crop in Ohio

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-18-issue-5/2016-corn-silage-crop-ohio

    shrink by 2 percentage units has a value of about $2/ton. Homolactic inoculants (these are the ‘standard ... a theoretical length of cut (TLC) of about ½ inch is acceptable (longer with kernel processing and BMR silage), ... of the silage for about 60 days will increase the digestibility of the silage, and thus optimize ...

  10. Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/january-2016/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    mentioned previously. However, the jump is still lower compared to its historical 6-year average of about ... effective NDF, so the daily cost of providing this nutrient is only about $1.40/cow/day (i.e., 10.5 lb ... herd. In short, this is about a $1/cow/day less than it was in November. Table 1. Prices of dairy ...

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