In Canadian dairy herds, the average stillbirth rate is 8 percent, but this varies between 0 and 17 percent across herds; the best 25 percent of these herds could be used as home-grown producer benchmarks for the industry.
Breezy Holsteins’ new freestall barn allowed Roger and Karen Haag to bring two herds together under one roof and use the vacated tiestall barn for newborns and weaned calves. They also constructed a small barn with automatic feeders for pre-weaned calves.
After 25 years of publishing practical and profitable information that helps U.S. dairymen succeed, Progressive Dairyman is now offering a Canadian edition at no cost to Canadian dairymen and others involved in the industry.
Progressive Dairyman is rated by producers and dairy-related professionals as one of the leading industry-specific publications.
Provide forward-thinking dairy producers with practical, unbiased dairy operation and cattle feeding articles, management/business tips, timely news, technology updates and thought-provoking opinions.
Create an open forum for industry discussion and an easy-to-read magazine of expert information about the dairy industry.
Assist dairymen in improving their profitability and efficiency while enjoying the life experiences associated with producing Nature’s perfect foods — dairy products.
Progressive Dairyman magazine combines current news and events, market reports and industry trends with dairy management and production articles, publishing information dairymen can rely on to help serve their farms’ needs.
Each issue of Progressive Forage contains articles which focus on a particular topic area within the forage industry. These timely themes deliver information relevant to forage producers and other forage professionals to help them be more successful and profitable in their areas of operation.
Progressive Cattleman magazine captures the essence of the cattleman and ranching experience. This monthly publication is tailored for all segments of the beef industry and will consistently provide compelling features and photography, timely news, expert industry voices and entertaining commentary.