Read the Progressive Dairy Canada digital edition
advertisement

FEED & NUTRITION

Learn about all aspects of the dairy cow ration, from harvest to storage and balancing additives to forage supplementation.

LATEST

In dairy cows, the transition from gestation to lactation results in a sudden large demand for calcium due to the production and secretion of colostrum and milk.

Read more ...

Yeast products are commonly used in dairy cow diets, but we are often asked whether they should be used and if it matters if the live or inactivated products are included.

Read more ...

This is the third in a three-part series on forage hygiene. The previous articles focused on in-field management tips and animal health.

Hauling away spoiled silage is no fun. There’s a sinking feeling that comes with throwing out feed.

Read more ...

Obviously, the right nutrition has a significant impact on the health of your herd. But delivering those nutrients consistently every time can play a large role in whether cows are productive and healthy.

Read more ...

Feed mixing and delivery is one of the most important activities on the dairy. Mixing and feeding a total mixed ration (TMR) is a multiple-times-per-day activity.

Read more ...

As a child, I would spend hours at a time putting together puzzles. Although I don’t have nearly the time to dedicate to puzzles as I once did, I still enjoy spending a few hours putting all the pieces together.

Read more ...