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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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After a long season in the cab of a forage harvester, the winter months are an ideal time to inspect your machine and identify any parts that need to be repaired or replaced.

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Producers have many forage options that can be looked at as tools in their toolbox. Since every farm has different circumstances, there isn’t a “one-size-fits-all” forage option.

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When making a several-hundred-thousand-dollar investment with a piece of machinery, we typically do our homework. You can probably share stories of test-driving self-propelled forage harvesters or tractors, prior to investing hundreds of thousands in the machine.

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“Pregnant.”

Hearing that word during herd check is music to every dairy farmer’s ears. And it should be.

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