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  • Milk of sheep, goat, and buffalo: a public health review

    The objective is to integrate nutritional, technological, and human health characteristics of milk from sheep, goat and buffalo as viable substitute for cow milk. Ewe milk is much richer than cow milk in riboflavin, thiamine, niacin, pantothenic acid, vitamin B6, vitamin B12 and biotin. Compared to cow milk, goat milk has minor –s–1–casein, –carotene, agglutinin; and is lower in citric acid, Na, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Lead and zinc content of cows' milk affected by varying traffic density

    This study was conducted to investigate the influence of vehicle emissions on zinc and lead content of cow's milk, grazing at 15 different locations near to roadsides in Sakarya, Turkey. The results obtained for zinc were between 1262 μg kg−1 and 6566 μg kg−1. An acceptable range of zinc content from various sides confirmed the absence of possible toxicological risks in this region. The lead ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • SomaDetect Integration: Platform

    SomaDetect is a precision dairy technology company milk quality and dairy data company with offices in Fredericton, NB, Buffalo, NY and Thorold, ON. SomaDetect has designed and produced an in-line sensor that measures critical dairy-quality indicators from every cow at every milking. SomaDetect’s technology uses no consumables, chemicals, or cartridges, and with no lost milk. ...

  • The water footprint of soy milk and soy burger and equivalent animal products

    As all human water use is ultimately linked to final consumption, it is interesting to know the specific water consumption and pollution behind various consumer goods, particularly for goods that are waterintensive, such as foodstuffs. The objective of this study is to quantify the water footprints of soy milk and soy burger and compare them with the water footprints of equivalent animal products ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • AFLATOXINS Toxins in Peanuts, Vegetable Matter and Milk

    Aflatoxins occur naturally in peanuts, peanut meal, cottonseed meal, corn, dried chili pepper, etc. However the growth of mold does not always indicate the presence of toxin since the yield of Aflatoxins is dependent on growth conditions such as moisture, temperature, and aeration. The Aflatoxins are characterized as B for blue fluorescence and G for green fluorescence. The numerical subscripts ...


    By Pickering Laboratories, Inc.

  • CAFO Manure Treatment-Struvite Removal and Struvite Prevention

    CAFOs (Confined Animal Feeding Operations) face struvite in their manure holding ponds and manure lagoons, as well as their recirculation systems. On a dairy farm in Neb. that operated with 15,000 milking cows, they were generating 500,000 gal per day of wastewater laden with manure. Over the summer, they noticed a reduction in their pumping capacity because the first lagoon was filling faster ...


    By Struvite Removal

  • Happy cows = better milk producers - Case Study

    Recycling areas: TyreVarious scrap Company name: Erri-Comfort A/S (Danish Genetics A/S) Located: Skærbæk, Danmark Erri-Comfort A/S was founded by veterinarians specialised in diseases of cattle. They aim at preventing diseases and improve production in dairy herds. They produce a great part of our products ourselves and they are able to optimize in accordance with the ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

  • Understanding the Fat in your Milk Replacer

    Fat digestion in the young calf Commercial milk replacers are often compared and evaluated based on the percentage of protein and fat on the label. Discussion rarely delves into what makes up the components of fat and its effects on digestion, absorption or growth. Fats are comprised of short chain, medium chain and long chain fatty acids. The length of the chain is determined by its ...


    By Grober Nutrition USA

  • Environmental and Economic Perspectives of Milk Production in Feedlot and Grazing Systems

    Abstract Dairy production systems involve large inputs and large outputs. In environmental and economic terms, this means dairying is potentially a large consumer of natural resources and a generator of large amounts of pollutants and waste as green house gases (GHG) and manure. To ensure a sustainable milk production system; it becomes important to understand the environmental and economic ...


    By IFCN dairy research center

  • Feeding Bales and Maize with One Machine Provides an Efficiency Breakthrough for Dairy Farm

    Marike Ostebuhr, a dairy farmer from Strackholt, Germany, tells us about how she changed the way she fed her cattle, making it more time efficient and reducing feed waste... Marike Ostebuhr, a Dairy farmer, runs a small operation in Strackholt, Germany with around 120 livestock and 50 milking cows. The name "Strackholt" means "elongated forest". No wonder since it is well known for ...


    By Robertson Manufacturing

  • Digitanimal at the 11th European Conference on Precision Agriculture

    The eleventh European Conference on Precision Agriculture was held last 16-20 July in Edinburgh, Scotland, celebrating 20 years since the first Congregation. The event brought together more than 500 congressmen from all over the world, with especially high participation from countries such as South America, North America and Asia, especially from China. The main research centers of Precision ...


    By Digitanimal

  • Reuse of dairy lagoon wastewater through SDI in forage crops

    Abstract California has become the leading dairy products producing state in the USA. This has resulted in farms commonly milking several thousand cows per day. The care and feeding of the animals has produced large waste streams commonly collected and stored in lagoons. Environmentally safe handling and reuse of the lagooned wastewater is the objective of this study. A system of Subsurface Drip ...


    By Geoflow, Inc.

  • Water: A Key Element for Cow Cooling from The Inside-Out

    When thinking about achieving cow comfort, our focus at VES revolves around the engineering, design, and layout of fans, lighting, soaking technology, and high-pressure fogging within a barn. Those elements comprise the core of what we do, but it’s not everything. Consider this: 88 percent of milk consists of water, so ensuring plenty of fresh drinking water is available to cows at all ...


    By VES Environmental Solutions

  • The Long-Term Ramifications of Heat Stress on Dry Cows

    At VES, there are few aspects of cow care that fester in our craw more than ignoring the impacts of heat stress on dry cows. It’s a critical period in a cow’s lactation cycle that deserves every ounce of care and attention as all others and can have long-term implications on a herd if ignored. Dry Cow (n.) – A late gestation, non-lactating cow. Often considered an afterthought ...


    By VES Environmental Solutions

  • Choosing a tanker to fit the task

    Many factors are taken into consideration when choosing a slurry tanker. With the variety of makes, models and accessories involved, the options can be bewildering to both novice and seasoned buyers. The Major range of slurry handling equipment covers a variety of conditions for farmers and contractors. Divided into four classes, tankers in each category are designed and built around a specific ...


    By Major Equipment

  • Catastrophic cost of Foot and Mouth Disease

    Foot and Mouth disease has never completely disappeared. Although it has been almost 20 years since the last major outbreak of Foot and Mouth disease in the UK, which cost the industry more than £8 Billion, it does not mean that the disease is not still a very real risk to the economy. This August the first outbreak since 2001 in the UK was identified at an abattoir in Brentwood in ...

  • Dairy Farms need IPEX too Case Study

    T he Pelletier dairy operation near La Pocatière, Québec needed a wiring and panel upgrade that would be sturdy enough to manage the demands of an 80-cow dairy herd and the insurance inspectors. Dairy barns are unique environments, aside from the cows, the barns need secure wiring for the milking stations and lighting, and that wiring needs protection from regular exposure to ...


    By IPEX, Inc.

  • Reduce Summer Heat Stress in Dairy Cows and Mitigate Winter Pneumonia - Case Study

    Fetzer Farms operates a double-20 parallel DeLaval milking parlor as well as its own calf and heifer facilities in Elmwood, WI. Their animal environments need to accommodate unpredictable summer humidity and heat, followed by below-zero winter temperatures and shorter daylight ...


    By VES Environmental Solutions

  • Integration of the environment – flagship project for entire region - Case Study

    Location: Stowell Farms, Wiltshire (England) Capacity: 499 kWel Input materials: Manure, grass and maize silage, feed remains Features: Processes the slurry of 500 herds of cattle into high-quality fertilisers. Digestion facility brings in revenues and helps boost the image of agriculture Stowell Dairies required capital investment to improve the dairy unit at East Stowell and to meet amended ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • The Science of Genetics & Its Application to Aquaculture

    Genetics is defined as that branch of the biological sciences devoted to the study of inherited variation. Genetics investigations deal with the “why” and “how” of this variation, examining both the origin of inherited variability and the resulting outward expression of characters due to this variability. The applications of genetics in today’s society are far ...

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