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Overview of Bovine Respiratory Disease Complex

Bovine respiratory disease (BRD), shipping fever pneumonia, or undifferentiated fever is a respiratory disease of cattle of multifactorial etiology with Mannheimia haemolytica and, less commonly, Pasteurella multocida, Histophilus somni ( see Histophilosis), or Mycoplasma bovis being the important bacterial agents...

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Achieving 7 lbs fat/protein has big impact on milk income

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Shipping 7 pounds of combined milk fat and protein is the threshold minimum for improved profitability. Heather Dann of Miner Institute in Northeast New York was part of a panel discussion during the Pennsylvania Dairy Summit, which...

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Dairy cow milking order impacts feed intake

The dairy industry is constantly evolving, with producers employing various strategies to optimize milk production and animal welfare. One such factor that has gained attention is the milking order of dairy cows. While traditionally cows were milked in a set...

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Key factors affecting milk quality

Milk is a vital part of our diet, and the quality of milk that we consume is of utmost importance to our health and well-being. The quality of milk is influenced by various factors, and it is important to manage...

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How to start a dairy farm business

Starting a dairy farm business can be a challenging yet rewarding experience. It requires careful planning, attention to detail, and a willingness to learn and adapt to changing market conditions. Here are some steps to help you create a solid...

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How to make the right cottage cheese

Are there any additional requirements for raw milk for curd production? Low protein content of raw milk can be the main reason for low curd yields. It is important to know not only the protein content of the raw milk,...

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Main trends in the dairy market

Article about what is now happening in the dairy market, in what direction the dairy industry is developing and what the producer needs to do to be competitive. What are the main trends in the dairy industry? During the “coronary...

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Plate Separators: An Innovative Solution for Food Processing

Plate separators are an innovative technology used in the food industry to separate solid and liquid components of food products. This equipment is particularly useful in the dairy and beverage industries, where it can improve efficiency and product quality. How...

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5 steps to building a successful dairy plant in 2023

In recent years, the dairy industry has been undergoing a transformation. After the explosive increase in production in 2014, a new stage has arrived, characterized by tougher competition, the departure from the market of weak players and the development of...

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Filtration systems

How can you improve the result of pasteurization, preserving the taste and all the useful properties of milk? It’s easy! Back in 2007, scientists at Cornell University found that microfiltration could extend the shelf life of pasteurized milk up to...

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