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Find educational material about dairy cattle, including nutrition and feed management, health and care, reproduction, facilities and technology, and business management from Penn State Extension.

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FSMA's Preventive Controls for Animal Foods Rule
FSMA's Preventive Controls for Animal Foods Rule - Videos Videos

FSMA's Preventive Controls for Animal Foods Rule

Luke LaBorde, Ph.D., Ginger D Fenton, PhD

16:31

The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Preventive Controls for Animal Foods rule is discussed in this video. Learn if your operation is affected and what you need to do to comply. More
Characteristics of the Bovine Estrous Cycle
Characteristics of the Bovine Estrous Cycle - Videos Videos
This video introduces some of the key characteristics of the estrous cycle in cattle. More
Determining Forage Dry Matter
Determining Forage Dry Matter - Videos Videos

Determining Forage Dry Matter

Jud Heinrichs, Coleen M. Jones

9:21

Understanding dry matter is a key concept in animal nutrition. Learn the importance of dry matter and how to measure it using a microwave or Koster tester. More
California Mastitis Testing for Dairy Cows
California Mastitis Testing for Dairy Cows - Videos Videos
In this video, you will learn how to perform a simple mastitis test called the California Mastitis Test. This test will help to decrease mastitis on your farm. More
Using a Colostrometer
Using a Colostrometer - Videos Videos

Using a Colostrometer

Jud Heinrichs, Coleen M. Jones, Sonia Arnold

3:10

Demonstration of using a colostrometer to estimate IgG content in colostrum. More
Using a Brix Refractometer
Using a Brix Refractometer - Videos Videos

Using a Brix Refractometer

Jud Heinrichs, Coleen M. Jones, Sonia Arnold

4:11

Learn how to use optical and digital Brix refractometers to determine how much IgG colostrum contains. More
Wet Sieving to Measure Particle Length
Wet Sieving to Measure Particle Length - Videos Videos
In this video Dr. Jud Heinrichs demonstrates wet sieving, used to determine the particle size of high-moisture samples, such as rumen digesta or feces. More
Ro-tap Particle Separator
Ro-tap Particle Separator - Videos Videos

Ro-tap Particle Separator

Jud Heinrichs

In this video Dr. Jud Heinrichs demonstrates the Ro-Tap Particle Separator, the method used to develop the concept of physically effective fiber. More
Penn State Particle Separator
Penn State Particle Separator - Videos Videos
In this video Dr. Jud Heinrichs demonstrates the Penn State Particle Separator, a popular method for on-farm particle size determination. More
ASABE Particle Separator
ASABE Particle Separator - Videos Videos

ASABE Particle Separator

Jud Heinrichs

In this video Dr. Jud Heinrichs demonstrates the ASABE Particle Separator, the standard method for the determination of forage particle size. More
Tag
RFID: How to Apply the Tag - Videos Videos

RFID: How to Apply the Tag

Greg Strait

4:12

This video explains tagging requirements for livestock and demonstrates how to apply the RFID tag properly. More
Minimizing Interservice Intervals
Minimizing Interservice Intervals - Videos Videos

Minimizing Interservice Intervals

Andrew Sandeen

9:45

This video defines interservice intervals and provides suggestions for how to improve them to maximize reproductive efficiency and dairy herd profitability. More
Proper Animal Mortality Disposal
Proper Animal Mortality Disposal - Videos Videos

Proper Animal Mortality Disposal

J. Craig Williams

4:16

This video provides an overview of the approved methods of animal disposal in Pennsylvania, along with best management practices for each method. More
Livestock Transportation
Livestock Transportation - Videos Videos

Livestock Transportation

Robert E. Mikesell, Dr. Elizabeth Santini

3:26

How to safely move between facilities, to another farm or to a livestock market, during livestock transportation. More
cows
Cattle Euthanasia - Videos Videos

Cattle Euthanasia

Ernest Hovingh, DVM, PhD

This video will help the viewer determine the most ideal time for euthanasia, and instruction on how to choose and perform appropriate euthanasia techniques. More
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