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by Kai Yuan, PhD. QLF Senior Technical Advisor & Senior Scientist Robotic milking systems are gaining popularity among dairy producers. There are several key nutritional factors to success with milking robots. Excellent feed bunk management Feed high quality forage in partially mixed ration (PMR). Ideally, forage in PMR should provide good

The Sweet Secret to Surviving the new 2023 SNF:BF Quota Ratios

As of Feb.1, 2023, the NS, NB and ON dairy boards have announced a change in the solid non-fat to butterfat ratio (SNF:BF) decreasing the maximum eligible payment from 2.25 to 2.20. To fully understand what this entails, let's break down what this ratio means. 

Heat stress is a major issue impacting the dairy industry and many other production animals as well. So how do we prevent it? While we can’t control the climate/ weather there are some strategies we can implement to give our animals the best shot at surviving and even thriving in hotter conditions!

Managing high-straw dry cow diets

Progressive Dairy - October 13, 2022 by Trevor DeVries

Maintaining dry matter intake pre-calving by feeding a high-straw diet with proper straw chop length, as well as adding water and molasses, will help keep transition cows healthy through post-calving.