Information and tools to assist in managing dairy cattle nutrition and feed management, including resources on forage, silage, pasture, and water needs. Tips on monitoring heifer growth and weaning strategies for heifers and calves.
This free webinar recording is part of a Dairy Management Monday series, which includes presentations on topics important to managing a dairy farm.
Learn about double cropping winter annual forage in a corn silage rotation with a farmer who is using it. This event is both indoors and outdoors.
By Coleen M. Jones, Jud Heinrichs
Annual event provides continuing education for feed industry professionals.
WhenMultiple Options Available Length1 hour, 30 minutes
This series of free webinars is geared toward dairy producers, employees, and agribusiness professionals.
By Jud Heinrichs, G. I. Zanton, G. J. Lascano
Replacing forage dry matter with concentrates offers potential to improve the efficiency of heifer feeding, while maintaining similar rates of gain and reducing excretion of manure and nutrients.
Dry cows and heifers take up on average 20 percent of the farm’s total feed costs (home raised and purchased).
Ideal body condition scores can not be achieved overnight. A good foundation in precision feeding and monitoring body scores are essential.