inter-calving Articles

  • Bull Calves Need Care Too

    By far, most bull calves will never become a lasting benefit to a dairy herd, and as such may not always receive the same level of care that heifer calves do. Harmonizing your calf rearing programs will yield positive results for all calves and your bottom line. All calves require excellent care, especially in the first few days of life. Without adequate, timely colostrum and proper ...


    By Grober Nutrition USA

  • The Strategic Inter-Institutional Agenda in Guatemala

    Working together to create resilient communities, the Partners for Resilience3 (PfR) identified a significant opportunity to increase collaboration between the governing bodies in Guatemala. Partners for Resilience joins the Ministry of the Environment and Natural Resources (MARN), the Executive Secretariat of the National Coordinator for Disaster Reduction (SE-CONRED), and the National Council ...


    By Wetlands International

  • Molecular characterization of giardia isolates from calves and humans in a region in which dairy farming has recently intensified

    Giardiasis is a notifiable disease of high prevalence in New Zealand, but there is limited knowledge about the sources of Giardia duodenalis genotypes that can potentially cause human infections. Dairy calves are one environmental source of Giardia isolates, but it is unknown whether they harbor genotypes that are potentially capable of causing ...

  • Inter-organisational routines and transformation of customer relationships in collaborative innovation

    Innovation, learning and knowledge leverage are crucial for the competitive edge of knowledge-intensive firms. In recent research on business relationships, the significance of studying routines embedded in inter-organisational learning has been stressed as a key element in understanding the development of relationships. The purpose of this paper is to introduce an approach for increasing ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Market efficiency and welfare effects of inter-sectoral water allocation in South Africa

    The need for increased agricultural production to meet the growing demand for food, coupled with concerns for environmental sustainability, economic growth and poverty reduction has increased demand on the already scarce water in South Africa. At the same time, because of agriculture's minimal contribution, compared to the industrial and mining sectors, to South Africa's GDP and employment, the ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Inter-annual variability and interaction of remote-sensed vegetation indexand atmospheric precipitation in the Aral Sea region

    The remotely sensed Normalized Difference Vegetation Index(AVHRR NDVI) and precipitation data were analysed in the Aral Sea region in Central Asia during two recent decades. Both variables exhibited pronounced seasonal variation, with maximum precipitation in March and maximum NDVI in May–June. The regions of synchronous seasonal and interannual variability between the vegetation indexand ...

  • Increased inbreeding and inter-species gene flow in remnant populations of the rare Eucalyptus benthamii

    Eucalyptus benthamii Maiden & Cambage is a forest tree of interest for conservation and plantation forestry. It is vulnerable to extinction, occurring on the alluvial floodplains of the Nepean River and its tributaries, south-west of Sydney, Australia. These floodplains were largely cleared of native vegetation for agriculture by the mid-1800s. Flooding of the Cox Valley for Sydneys water supply ...


    By Springer

  • Technology and inter-firm relationships in the automotive industry: the case of the Basque Country and Navarre (Spain)

    This article focuses on the nature and significance of inter-firm technological relationships in the automotive industry. Following a theoretical explanation, the key technological role of (interfirm) buyer-supplier relationships is shown for firms in the automotive industry. This approach is valid when determining a firm's competitive position as well as its anchorage in the industry. The paper ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Identification of inter‐specific differences in phase II reactions: Determination of metabolites in the urine of 16 mammalian species exposed to environmental pyrene

    Inter‐specific differences in xenobiotic metabolism are a key to determining relative sensitivity of animals to xenobiotics. However, information in domesticated livestock, companion animals, and captive and free‐ranging wildlife is incomplete. The present study evaluated inter‐specific differences in phase‐II conjugation using pyrene (PY) as a non‐destructive biomarker of polycyclic aromatic ...


    By John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

  • The Supreme Court of India and Inter-State water dispute: an analysis of the judgments on Mullaperiyar Dam

    This paper addresses the issue of the Mullaperiyar Dam dispute between Kerala and Tamil Nadu with specific reference to the two judgments delivered by the Supreme Court of India on the matter. This paper attempts to examine the arguments, facts, and the judgment of the Court on each of the primary issues raised during the course of the dispute. The first case was filed by the Mullaperiyar ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Grober Calf Coat

    Keep them warm and they will grow Did you know…when a calf is comfortable they will turn feed into gain more efficiently. In other words, a calf that isn’t comfortable will need more milk. Since keeping warm is energetically expensive it’s important to understand that a warm calf has more energy to grow! By using a Calf Coat they will use less energy for body ...


    By Grober Nutrition USA

  • Improved Performance Through Weaning

    Weaning can be a stressful event for calves.  Taking the time to wean gradually can help reduce that stress and give the calf time to adjust their eating patterns to include more starter.  It is important to establish the right time to wean ensuring (a) the calf has received enough milk for optimal growth and (b) is consuming enough starter to wean gently and not lose body condition ...


    By Grober Nutrition USA

  • Protein fractions of tifton 85 and rye-ryegrass due to sward management practices

    In the South, early weaned calves (Bos taurus) can be raised on pasture-based feeding programs, but to effectively meet their nutritional requirements, more information is needed on forage protein characteristics. Experiments were conducted from January to April and May to July 2003 and 2004 to evaluate the effects of N fertilization and regrowth interval on crude protein (CP) fraction ...

  • High Fat Feeding - Case Study

    The challenge Design a milk replacer feeding schedule to maximize efficient growth while considering: fat content of milk replacer encourage grain intake prior to weaning maintain growth rate through weaning cold weather feeding implications Using a higher milk volume feeding schedule and offering calves a higher fat content in ...


    By Grober Nutrition USA

  • Maximize Growth Potential & Production

    Every farm environment has unique opportunities and challenges. Your young animals’ performance is determined by your ability to recognize their specific needs and to make the necessary adjustments to your feeding program based on their genetic potential, housing environment, and environmental conditions. The greater the producers’ ability to recognize the challenges of the ...


    By Grober Nutrition USA

  • 5 C’s Of Calf Care

    Every producer has individual opportunities and challenges due to their housing environment and management strategy. The key to maximizing growth, health, and long-term profitability is establishing a sound system of care for your pre-ruminant livestock. No matter the system you choose, ensuring these 5 keys to management are acknowledged and defined for you and your team will enhance the ...


    By Grober Nutrition USA

  • Accelerating innovation through knowledge co-evolution: a case study in the Taiwan semiconductor industry

    This paper attempts to propose a conceptual framework that explains the relationship between knowledge co-evolutionary mechanisms and innovation development. Combining strategic management, innovation management and organisational ecology theories, we try to review and explain the development of product innovation or process innovation through organisational knowledge interactions between two or ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Comparison of data from two vegetation monitoring methods in semi-natural grasslands

    Two vegetation-monitoring methods were compared: subplot frequency analysis (SF) and visual estimation of percentage cover (VE). Two independent observers collected data from two semi-natural, species-rich grasslands on three different occasions during the growth-season. During the last data collection period, survey times were also recorded. The two different data sets from the two methods were ...


    By Springer

  • Composting Feedlot Manure

    Situated in the Texas panhandle is an area known as the Rolling Plains ecological region, a topography consisting primarily of open-range pasture and cropland. Approximately one-third of the Rolling Plains region is dedicated to production agriculture, where huge fields of wheat, cotton and sorghum extend into the distance for as far as the eye can see. The remaining area is native grassland, ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • An assessment of farmers' willingness to participate in water trading in southern Spain

    This study applies contingent valuation to assess farmers' willingness to trade irrigation water. We analyse farmers' willingness to pay for water and their willingness to accept the selling of water through a seasonal market, under both normal rainfall and drought conditions. A survey of 241 farmers (irrigators and non-irrigators) in the Guadalquivir River Basin and in the ...


    By IWA Publishing

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