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  1. Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-16-issue-5/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    futures have just closed at $23.89 for October, $21.25 for November, and $19.20/cwt for December 2014 ... identify feedstuffs that currently are significantly underpriced as of October 20, 2014.  Price estimates ... ne-NDF is currently discounted by the markets (i.e., feeds with a significant content of ne-NDF are ...

  2. Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-16-issue-2/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    balance of 2014, the Class III futures are averaging $20.35/cwt.  On the feed side, corn has inched up ... significantly underpriced as of March 17, 2014.  Price estimates of net energy lactation (NE L, $/Mcal), ... a significant content of non effective NDF are priced at a discount), but the discount of-12.1¢/lb is close to ...

  3. Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-16-issue-3/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    settled at $22.57/cwt, an increase of $4.05 over May of last year.  For the balance of 2014, the Class III ... underpriced as of March 17, 2014.  Price estimates of net energy lactation (NE L, $/Mcal), metabolizable ... feeds with a significant content of non-effective NDF are priced at a discount), and the discount ...

  4. Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-16-issue-4/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    milk settled at $21.60/cwt, an increase of $4.20 over July of last year.  For the balance of 2014, the ... currently are significantly underpriced as of August 25, 2014.  Price estimates of net energy lactation (NE ... prices.  The cost of ne-NDF is currently discounted by the markets (i.e., feeds with a significant content ...

  5. Pulse on Ohio’s Dairy Industry

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-11-issue-4/pulse-ohio%E2%80%99s-dairy-industry

    page) pdf file The economic crunch on Ohio’s dairy industry has been overwhelming. The rising costs of ... 0.4% (approximately 1,000 cows) compared to 2008, but milk production has increased 0.6%. The mild ...

  6. Estimating Alfalfa NDF in the Field

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-13-issue-2/estimating-alfalfa-ndf-field

    mixtures is described at http://www.ansci.cornell.edu/pdfs/pd2007october19.pdf. The PEAQ procedure is NOT ... a field average NDF. NOTE:  This procedure estimates alfalfa NDF content of the standing crop. It does not ... NDF content by 3 to 6 units, assuming good wilting and harvesting conditions. This procedure is most ...

  7. First Harvest of Forages is Just Around the Corner!

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-1-issue-6/first-harvest-forages-just-around-corner

    concentration, particularly neutral detergent fiber (NDF) content, is the primary variable of concern when ... evaluating quality of alfalfa for use by ruminant animals. On May 1st, the estimated NDF content of alfalfa ... of 1997 (this should come as no surprise, given the early spring this year). The optimal NDF content ...

  8. Botulism Prevention with Small Grain Baleage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-18-issue-3/botulism-prevention-small-grain-baleage

    content and wrapped with plastic as baleage. Both of these harvest methods depend upon fermentation to ... to 4.5 or lower, ensiling or wrapping at the proper moisture content, and the exclusion of air. ... acid-producing bacteria to lower the pH. Cereal forages, such as rye, wheat, and oats, have lower WSC contents ...

  9. Release of eXtension for Dairy Cattle

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-9-issue-4/release-extension-dairy-cattle

    the Land Grant University System customized to focus on your needs where you live, 4) its content is ... (COP). The internet content for the COP for Dairy Cattle (http://www.extension.org/dairy_cattle) was ...

  10. Nutrition of Jersey Cows- Little Holstein Cows or a Breed Apart?,

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-4/nutrition-jersey-cows-little-holstein-cows-or-breed

    energy) content, as well as a higher milk protein content and manufacturing quality. A higher dry matter ... maintenance requirement, which is associated with the higher solids content of her milk. These comparisons ... digestibility. Milk fat composition and ration fiber content: The higher milk fat content of Jersey milk is ...

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