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Breeding Age

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“Research over a number of years has indicated that, economically the optimum age at first calving is between 23 and 25 months of age.” The Dairy Site Making decisions based on economics when you are dealing with a biological function … Continue reading

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Drying Up the Cow

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  It’s that time of the year again — yes, spring, but that wasn’t exactly what I had in mind. This is also the time of year when the milk cow should be dried up to give her a break … Continue reading

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