Browsing Dairy Day, 1996 by Author "Dunham, J.R."

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Browsing Dairy Day, 1996 by Author "Dunham, J.R."

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  • Stokka, Gerald L.; Smith, J.F.; Dunham, J.R.; Van Anne, T. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1996)
    Foot problems are major concerns for dairies, and care should be taken to avoid promoting them. Preventive measures, with the aid of a veterinarian, must be followed if the problem is expected to be controlled. ...
  • Dunham, J.R. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1996)
    Milk urea nitrogen (MUN) analyses can be used to evaluate the nutritional status of dairy herds and for fine tuning the feeding program. MUN values >18 mg/100 ml indicate that dietary protein is being wasted and feed ...
  • Stokka, Gerald L.; Smith, J.F.; Dunham, J.R.; Van Anne, T. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1996)
    Always consult your veterinarian when making vaccination decisions. The most common errors are failing to give booster immunizations and doing so at the incorrect time. Animal comfort is a greater determinant of production ...
  • Dunham, J.R. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1996)
    High-producing dairy herds can consistently average a somatic cell count (SCC) <200,000. Herds with consistently higher averages can decrease SCC and realize higher profits. The SCC report discloses the pitfalls that ...