Webinar Recordings Now Available

The Alternative Forages Webinar (April 3, 2020) and Considerations for Landspreading Milk (April 7, 2020) are now available! Alternative Forages Feed Inventory Forage and Dairy Performance Grain and Sorghum Forages Alternative Forage Sources  Resources Tools to Determine On-Farm Forage Inventories Comparing Forage Yield, Quality & Cost of Production Between Corn Silage, Annual Ryegrass and A […]

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Measuring Success

How do you Measure success regarding milk quality? Check out these key performance indicators for microbial quality bulk milk to see how your farm is performing. Key performance indicators and sources of typical bacteria used to troubleshoot problems with bacteriological quality of raw bulk milk. Other key performance indicators include: • Qualitative bulk milk cultures […]

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Clandeboye Champion Willow Cow

Measuring Success

How do you measure success regarding milk quality? Check out these key performance indicators for milking systems & performance to see how your farm is performing. Selected key performance indicators (KPI) for milking systems and milking performance Other key performance indicators include: • Qualitative bulk milk cultures • Milking systems & performance • Subclinical mastitis UW-Milk Quality promotes […]

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Mastitis Treatment Protocols and Key Performance Indicators

Mastitis treatment protocols more than answer what antibiotic to use, how often to use it and at what volume. Mastitis control programs need a comprehensive plan, everything from cow identification, defining clinical cases, reviewing complete milking procedures, training milk technicians, testing milking equipment, sampling bulk milk, recording treatment, and following milk withholding times. Treatment protocols are […]

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