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On-Farm Dry Matter Analysis to Improve Feed Delivery Precision on Dairy Farms
Uncertainty in dairy ration content impacts feed efficiency, milk production, expenses, and environmental losses. When measuring silage by weight, unknown changes in dry matter (DM) may change the total mixed ration. The ...
In Vitro Study of an Orange Oil Derived Alternative to Antibiotics in the Treatment of Bovine Mastitis
Bovine mastitis is a costly disease in the U.S. dairy industry. Its major causative agent Staphylococcus aureus is often unresponsive to antibiotic therapy. Our first study examined terpeneless, cold-pressed Valencia ...
Campylobacter spp. in bulk tank milk and milk filters from US dairy farms
Campylobacter spp. are a common cause of foodborne outbreaks associated with raw or unpasteurized milk, and Campylobacter spp. have also been detected on most dairies in the US. An estimate of the prevalence of thermophilic ...
Immune response after intramammary challenge with Streptococcus uberis mastitis for cows fed OmniGen-AF® during mid-lactation
Mastitis is one of the costliest diseases in the dairy cattle industry. Environmental pathogens, such as Streptococcus uberis (Strep. uberis), are the most prevalent causes of mastitis infections, while contagious pathogen ...