Dairy Cows Articles

  • Things You Need To Know About Dairy Cattle Feed Pellets Formulations

    Dairy cattle’s stomach is different from pigs, horses, rabbits, and other livestock, generally, feed without sufficient chewing will reach the stomach. It is not only large in volume but also different in structure and function from that of single stomach livestock. Animal feed machine is indispensable equipment to make ...

  • 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 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 ...

  • Agricultural Manure Drying Machine for Cows

    Manure drying machines are utilized in agricultural settings to remove moisture from wet manure. The drying process breaks down manure, kills bacteria and creates pathogen-free bedding. The drying process also cuts down on storing and disposing of bulk manure and the costs associated with both activities. Dried Manure Solids (DMS) can be used as bedding for the dairy industry. A lactating dairy ...

  • How does Hustler help a Taranaki farmer, do a better job feeding out his bales?

    Based at the bottom of Mount Taranaki, Paul Lightoller farms 580 cross-breed dairy cows on 244 effective hectares with the great help of two SL360X (Unrola LX105) Hustler bale feeders. Read more to discover when it comes to feeding out bales, ...


    By Robertson Manufacturing

  • 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 ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

  • 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 ...


    By Robertson Manufacturing

  • 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 ...


    By IPEX, Inc.

  • Saving on back pain and down time with the hustler sl360x

    Why has this Austrian diary farmer Karl Schaberreiter, changed from traditional feeding methods to a Hustler SL360X Karl Schaberreiter runs a small 11-hectare dairy farm with around 20 cows in Strallegg, Austria. ...


    By Robertson Manufacturing

  • 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. ...

  • 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 ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • 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

  • Florida Dairy Succeeds With AD System

    North Florida dairy with 6,100 mature cows and 5,500 replacements installed anaerobic digestion system that is yielding multiple benefits. Dairy farming in Florida has financial and logistical challenges, including hot, humid summers; high electrical costs; access to fresh water; odor; greenhouse emissions and sandy soil issues. Alliance Dairies in Trenton, Florida has found sustainable ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • 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 ...


    By Grober Nutrition USA

  • Chicken Manure Management, Recycling, and Composting

    Chicken Manure Fertilizer Manufacturing Process If you have chickens, you will have manure. Fortunately, chicken manure is among the most prized of manures. Fresh chicken manure is considered a “hot” manure, which is unsuitable for immediate use. Chicken manure needs to be composted and aged at least two to three months before you add it to your garden. If you don’t wait ...

  • 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 ...


    By Struvite Removal

  • Research highlights cattle emissions reduction opportunity - Case study

    Researchers in Denmark have measured the quantities of greenhouse gases in the breath of dairy cows and demonstrated a heritable variability between individual animals. Researchers in Denmark have measured the quantities of greenhouse gases in the breath of dairy cows and demonstrated a heritable variability between individual animals. “This means that we have an opportunity to select for ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Research highlights cattle emissions reduction opportunity

    Researchers in Denmark have measured the quantities of greenhouse gases in the breath of dairy cows and demonstrated a heritable variability between individual animals. “This means that we have an opportunity to select for breeding those individuals which will produce offspring that generate less methane,” says Dr Jan Lassen who led the research project on individual methane ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Farm digester evolution in Vermont

    In the fall of 2012, Brian Jones of Joneslan Farm in Hyde Park, Vermont spread the first load of manure that had gone through the farm’s new anaerobic digester. “It didn’t smell at all,” recalls Jones. “And we’ve been told that the nitrogen in the digested manure is more available to the plants we grow.” When the Joneslan Farm digester went on line in ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • New Mexico Business Weekly Passing biogas: R-Qubed project converts cow manure to methane

    Some locals sarcastically joke that the stretch of dairy farms along Interstate 10 south of Las Cruces should be re-named “Buenos Aires” (fresh air). It’s a reference to a less than aromatic sector of I-10 in southern New Mexico, not a reflection on the capital of Argentina. But that soon might change, thanks to a US$72 million plan by R-Qubed Energy Inc. of El Paso to build ...


    By entec biopower gmbh

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