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  1. Dairy Teat Health and Management During the Winter

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/dairy-teat-health-and-management-during-winter

    with high emollient content or powder based dips can be used to maintain skin conditioning and the ...

  2. Corn Silage Production

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    potential to make high quality silage is harvest moisture content.   If the crop is not chopped at the ... correct moisture content, it will not matter if all the next steps are done right, silage quality will be ... poor.  The goal is to chop corn at a whole plant moisture content of 65-70%, or 30-35% dry matter.  Some ...

  3. Forage Management and TMR sampling

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    pasture, frost is actually good news because the sugar content within fescue increases.  It is part of the ... small particles. 4.      After you have walked the entire feed bunk, mix the contents of the bucket and ... then dump the contents onto a clean floor or large piece of plastic. 5.      Spread the contents out ...

  4. Forage Harvest Guidelines

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    determines forage quality. Forage quality declines as the forage matures and fiber content increases.  This ... respiration losses continue from the time the plant is cut until it dries down to a moisture content somewhere ... handled the higher those leaf shatter losses will be. The maximum safe moisture content of dry hay depends ...

  5. Corn Silage Moisture Testing Clinics

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    harvested at the correct moisture content nothing done after that can improve the quality.  In order to help ... moisture content information, they will also receive information about making high quality silage and ... production information and then will call in to receive their moisture content information and harvest date ...

  6. Adding Value to Feeder Calves

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    current beef cowherd expansion that started in 2014 has increased the supply of animals and has turned ... things more towards a “buyer’s market.” Market signals in 2014 and 2015 told the producer to provide the ...

  7. Livestock Need Good Quality Drinking Water

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    livestock owners know the nutrient content of the grains and forages they are feeding their livestock and ... physical and chemical properties, mineral content, toxic compounds and microbial contamination.  If quality ... coliform bacteria content and the E. coli bacteria content.  Some of these parameters have guidelines and ...

  8. Colostrum Management for New Born Calves

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    immunoglobulins, often referred to as IgG’s.  In addition, colostrum has a high content of protein, energy and ...

  9. Thanksgiving with the Family

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    (http://www.foodsafety.gov/blog/2014/11/turkey-tips-step-4-lets-loving-your-leftovers.html) Remember that Pumpkin pie, is a custard and must be refrigerated to be safe. If you don’t have ...

  10. Forage and Feed Sampling

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    livestock a major portion of the diet is typically composed of forages.  Forage nutrient content is affected ... moisture content at harvest, and handling of the forage during the harvest and storage period.  While most ... I can probably use book values for the nutritional content of corn no matter where it comes from, all ...

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