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When troubleshooting udder health challenges on a dairy farm, it might be obvious to work with your veterinarian to identify the cause, but in many cases producers aren’t necessarily making full use of all the tools and knowledge dairy veterinarians can provide to help them fully investigate and enhance milk quality opportunities.

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Everyone loves a happy ending, but for fairlife in Canada, this is a happy beginning.

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“I really like numbers and data,” says Janet Harrop of Harrcroft Acres Ltd. Janet and her husband, Ian Harrop – who operate the 120-milking cow dairy north of Fergus, Ontario, with their son Ryan and his wife, Jessie – have recently implemented telemetry cattle monitoring in their herd.

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Two ways activity monitoring can help find ketosis 

If you own an activity monitoring system, you know the efficiencies you can gain on farm. Time, labor and decision making, to name a few. But, with any piece of technology, there are likely more uses and efficiencies to gain – ones that can help you maximize your return on investment. One area to advance efficiency in is ketosis detection.

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More than 700 people logged in from around the world to hear 10 start-ups give their elevator pitches during the first-ever Global Dairy Tech Start-up Spotlight in early October.

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My brother and I both had the privilege of working off the farm after high school before we came back to take over the dairy. One of the things we learned in our experience in manufacturing settings was in regard to equipment usage, specifically in terms of the number of hours a day a piece of equipment was used.

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