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In recent years, dairy researchers have argued the social and economic benefits of a longer, healthier life for cows. Dairy producers, as well as consumers, are increasingly interested in understanding exactly how improvements to cow environments, health and decision-making tools can positively influence the lifetime productivity of cows.

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There is a growing understanding that lame cows, once identified, should be treated as soon as possible. This can be difficult when producers rely on hoof trimmers, which may not be available on short notice.

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As a passionate farmer, you do everything you can to keep calves looking and performing their best. But what if one of the greatest opportunities to support calf health is something you cannot visually see?

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COVID-19 has led to many changes in 2020. Everything from public gatherings and social experiences to home and work life is different today than it was a year ago.

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Author’s note: This article was written Sept. 30. Please follow directions, laws and regulations set forth by your local health department and provincial guidelines in your area.

With cases of COVID-19 rising across Canada and a second wave predicted, it is very important employers and employees do not get complacent with the control measures they have put into place.

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