Los trabajadores Lácteos Módulos de formación

A medida que se expanden las granjas lecheras, añadir vacas a la operación a menudo requiere contratar empleados con las destrezas necesarias para llevar a cabo todas las tareas asociadas con una operación lechera grande. Ya que el inglés no es el primer idioma de muchos trabajadores lecheros de habla hispana, UW-Extension Dairy Team’s “Dairy […]

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Foto del parto de la vaca, utilizado con permiso. Foto por Sandy Stuttgen, Condado de Taylor UW-Extension.

Serie de video de parto lechero

Se está desarrollando una nueva serie de videos para ayudar a los trabajadores lecheros a manejar el proceso de parto. Puede ver el primer video de la serie a continuación. Aplicación apropiada de cadenas obstétricas a los pies y las piernas para ayudar al parto El video anterior muestra la forma correcta de aplicar cadenas […]

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Photo of cow calving, used with permission. Photo by Sandy Stuttgen, Taylor County UWEX.

Dairy Calving Video Series

A new video series is being developed to help dairy workers that managing the calving process.  You can view the first video of the series below. Properly Applying Obstetrical Chains to Feet and Legs to Assist Calving The above video shows the correct way of applying obstetrical chains to the feet and legs of a […]

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Gas Monitors

With the recent manure gas incident in Wisconsin, there has been increased interest in safety around manure handling equipment.  Below is an informational article on gas monitors. Provided by UW Extension Farm Safety Specialist Cheryl Skjolaas Investing in a gas monitor – Which one should I buy? Recent incidents with loss of life – human […]

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Photo of the head & neck of a Holstein cow.

The Dairy Partner/ El Compañero

The Dairy Partner/ El Compañero website hosts the archive of the bimonthly dual-language newsletter for dairy farm employees.  The newsletter has articles available in Spanish and English.  The newsletter articles are written by UW-Extension agriculture agents and state specialists.  From the website: “The purpose of this newsletter is to provide information directly to farm employees to help them improve […]

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Photo of the head & neck of a Holstein cow.

Livestock Owners Pay Careful Attention to Animals During Cold Weather

January 3, 2014- Weather forecasts are predicting some very cold weather for the weekend.  Livestock owners should pay special attention to their animals this weekend and through next week.  Pay attention to calves as they are more susceptible to the cold than mature animals.  If possible, provide extra dry bedding this weekend to help protect […]

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