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Count the costs of pen moves

September 15, 2016

Pen movement is an overlooked aspect of a fresh cow program.

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Sidelined by parasites? Keep Calf Wellness in play.

September 07, 2016

Nutrition and disease management are vital in the first 120 days of a heifer’s life.

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Respiratory protection in changing weather

September 01, 2016

Changing weather conditions can create respiratory challenges for your calves.

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Identify bovine respiratory disease symptoms

August 29, 2016

Take time every day to stop, look and listen for bovine respiratory disease symptoms.

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Lameness: Can you stand to lose?

August 18, 2016

If 12.5% of your cows experienced lameness, what would that mean for your bottom line?

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Watch these cows for violative residues

August 10, 2016

The causes of violative residues in milk often can be traced to cows milked accidently.

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Test the tank, not the cow

July 25, 2016

Research has shown that testing individual cows, instead of the bulk tank, can create false...

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Genetic Selection for Reduced Lameness Made Possible

June 27, 2016

Lameness is an animal welfare concern that cannot be overlooked on your dairy operation.

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Solution to manage mastitis risk

June 27, 2016

Despite improvements in milk quality management, mastitis continues to challenge herd health and...

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When breeding heifers, how big is big enough?

May 17, 2016

Genomics offers insight into animal size variability at breeding age. These insights can help...

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Dairy Vaccines 101: Storage and handling

May 12, 2016

A vaccine program is only as effective as a dairy’s storage and handling protocols.

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Tips for a cleaner calving area

May 04, 2016

Are your calves born into a clean environment? These maternity pen management tips can help calves...

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The not-so-obvious signs of calfhood respiratory disease

March 31, 2016

Look for the right signs to detect respiratory disease early and help prevent chronic infections...

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A critical role of the dry cow program

February 02, 2016

Is your dry cow program helping or hurting the number of high somatic cell count cows on your

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Manage milk quality for better repro, more milk

January 25, 2016

Use the Healthy Start Program to identify and treat subclinical mastitis, and start fresh cows on a...

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Top Posts

Solution to manage mastitis risk

June 27, 2016

Despite improvements in milk quality management, mastitis continues to challenge herd health and...

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A critical role of the dry cow program

February 02, 2016

Is your dry cow program helping or hurting the number of high somatic cell count cows on your

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Test the tank, not the cow

July 25, 2016

Research has shown that testing individual cows, instead of the bulk tank, can create false...

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When breeding heifers, how big is big enough?

May 17, 2016

Genomics offers insight into animal size variability at breeding age. These insights can help...

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Five truths about raising Jerseys

November 17, 2015

Jerseys have unique characteristics, which make managing their first 60 days of life just as...

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Watch these cows for violative residues

August 10, 2016

The causes of violative residues in milk often can be traced to cows milked accidently.

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Help reduce stress of disease at weaning

July 28, 2014

It’s time to think about weaning calves. Are you thinking about everything they might be...

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LUTALYSE® HighCon: A new management tool for added reproductive efficiency

November 24, 2015

New LUTALYSE® HighCon Injection (dinoprost tromethamine injection) enhances dairy reproductive...

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Genetic Selection for Reduced Lameness Made Possible

June 27, 2016

Lameness is an animal welfare concern that cannot be overlooked on your dairy operation.

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Maintaining footbath effectiveness

April 27, 2016

As with any management protocol, it’s important to standardize footbath procedures based on...

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Zoetis introduces new EXCENEL RTU EZ

November 05, 2013

The responsible fresh cow treatment that producers and veterinarians have trusted for more than...

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Don't settle for a quick mastitis fix

May 23, 2014

With milk quality as a primary focus, producers Kara Hale and Chad Martin know that a quick fix for...

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Dairy Vaccines 101: Storage and handling

May 12, 2016

A vaccine program is only as effective as a dairy’s storage and handling protocols.

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Predict future health and profitability of Holstein heifers

March 22, 2016

CLARIFIDE® Plus gives dairy producers the ability to directly predict disease risk in Holstein...

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Show employees why following protocols matters

October 01, 2013

Help your employees understand why following protocols is important.

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Contributors

Bradley Mills

13 Articles

Since joining Zoetis, Dr. Mills has focused on helping dairy producers and veterinarians improve udder health and reproduction. Dr. Mills...

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Doug Hammon

7 Articles

Dr. Hammon brings a broad perspective to veterinary medicine — with experience as a clinical veterinarian, consultant, instructor and...

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Gary Neubauer

34 Articles

Meet the head of the Dairy Technical Services team at Zoetis for the eastern United States. Dr. Neubauer’s broad expertise includes milk...

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Greg Edwards

32 Articles

After 27 years in veterinary practice — working with dairies ranging in size from 50 to nearly 4,000 cows — Dr. Edwards knows the...

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Mark Kirkpatrick

7 Articles

In his position with Zoetis, Dr. Kirkpatrick works with veterinarians and dairy producers to evaluate their dairy records — and put those...

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Mike Lormore

3 Articles

Working with producers, veterinarians and sales staff, Dr. Lormore supports Zoetis dairy products from a technical and business applications...

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Richard Wallace

24 Articles

From private practice to veterinary instruction, Dr. Wallace brings a wealth of experience to his role at Zoetis. Dr. Wallace has served as a...

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Roger Saltman

7 Articles

As group director of technical services at Zoetis, Dr. Saltman brings an extensive background in veterinary medicine. He practiced as a...

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Victor Cortese

1 Articles

Dairy people know Dr. Cortese as one of the world’s foremost experts in cattle immunology. He puts his knowledge to work educating...

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