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  1. Factors to Consider in a Program for Heat Detection

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-1-issue-4/factors-consider-program-heat-detection

    point to remember about estrous detection in cattle is that the only definitive sign that a cow is in ... metestrous bleeding and occurs about 35 to 45 hours after the end of estrus.  This is not an indication of ... from about 18-24 days and averages 21 days. If a cow is showing estrus more frequently than this, she ...

  2. CD Wire- March 19, 2013

    https://comdev.osu.edu/cd-wire/2013-03-18

    you are free to ask questions on April 3 too. To help us plan for the right amount of pizza and salad ... about the event. NCRCRD 'Poverty & Other Socioeconomic Distress in the North Central Region: ... of poverty and other distress across the U.S. They will also take a detailed look at the North ...

  3. More Milk- Good for Me? Good for Our Industry?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-5/more-milk-good-me-good-our-industry

    of milk per cow has increased at the rate of about 250 lb per cow per year for the past 45 years. ... the market. When milk volume increases to the point whereby we are oversupplying the market by about ... cow numbers. The average decrease in cow numbers during the last 10 years is about 0.5% annually, ...

  4. Small Grains Field Day

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-18-issue-3/small-grains-field-day

    demonstrations about small grains as cover crops, alternative forages, and how they fit into row cropping ...

  5. How the Weather and Feed Shrink Affect Your Bottom Line

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-18-issue-3/how-weather-and-feed-shrink-affect-your-bottom-line

    we think about minimizing feed shrink, we typically focus on forage shrink and forget how quickly ... feeding a silage-based ration, feed cost will increase by about $0.60/cow/day. If these losses could be ... or minus 10 lb, even if they count by fives. The accuracy error is typically about 1%, but varies ...

  6. Environmental Stewardship- Minimizing Risk and Being Prepared

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-5/environmental-stewardship-minimizing-risk-and-being

    risks-it's just a factor of life. Yet, a general mindset seems to have settled among us that we demand ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. CD Wire- March 26, 2013

    https://comdev.osu.edu/cd-wire/2013-03-25

    about reporting  Programs and Events in RiV  as well as another area in which each of us can fine tune ... ‘fireside chat’ about all things Extension CD with Extension Director Keith Smith before lunch from ... officials, developers, and others interested in local land use decisions will learn about cost-effective ...

  9. 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. ...

  10. 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 ...

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