Rising Calf Prices Warrant Attention to Fetal Protection

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Beef producers working to maximize the reproductive potential of their herd with modified-live virus (MLV) vaccines from Zoetis also can take advantage of the industry’s most comprehensive vaccine guarantee — the Fetal Protection Guarantee. “The fetus relies on the dam’s immune system for disease protection throughout most of the pregnancy,” said Jon Seeger, DVM, managing veterinarian with Zoetis. “Without protection, …

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1st North American DairyProQ Breaks Ground

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GEA Farm Technologies is proud to announce that ground has been broken on the first North American installation of DairyProQ, a revolutionary milking system allowing farms to install individual, fully automatic, robotic milking stall modules on a rotary parlor. The installation of the 72-stall DairyProQ rotary parlor is occurring at Mlsna East Town Dairy, Cashton, Wis., where the groundbreaking was …

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Combination Vaccine Gives Swine Industry Options

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Fostera™ PCV MH — the porcine circovirus (PCV) and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (M. hyo) combination vaccine that was built from the ground up by Zoetis — now has the longest demonstrated duration of immunity (DOI) to help protect pigs from porcine circovirus-associated disease (PCVAD) caused by PCV Type 2 (PCV2). The U.S. Department of Agriculture has granted the combination vaccine the …

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Udder Tech, Inc. Launches Green Vet Gear, Milk Testing Aprons

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Udder Tech, Inc. announces that their popular veterinarian items are now offered in the color green and new milk testing aprons are now available. “We are excited to offer our vet gear in the new green color,” said Cheryl Mohn, president of Udder Tech, Inc. “We have been expanding our product color choices through the years, most recently offering select …

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Zoetis U.S. Cattle & Equine Marketing Adds to Team

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Zoetis welcomes Cheryl Marti as senior marketing manager for U.S. Dairy Genetics and Reproductives. Marti joins the Zoetis U.S. Cattle and Equine marketing team following a successful nine-year career at Zoetis as a territory business manager and senior dairy production specialist based in Wisconsin and fresh cow reproduction manager in the Great Lakes states. Throughout her career, she has demonstrated …

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Land O’Lakes Bovine IgG Colostrum Replacement Reformulated

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Land O’Lakes Animal Milk Products announces improvements to its LAND O LAKES® Bovine IgG Colostrum Replacement; now featuring instant mix formulation. “With this formulation update, now LAND O LAKES® Bovine IgG Colostrum Replacement can be mixed in approximately 15 seconds and is ready to feed to newborn calves,” says Dr. Tom Earleywine, director of nutritional services, Land O’Lakes Animal Milk …

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Udder Tech, Inc. Celebrates 20th Year at World Dairy Expo

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Udder Tech, Inc. first went to World Dairy Expo in 1994 to debut their first product, the Towel Tote. It conveniently keeps both paper towels and teat dip cups within reach when milking cows. Cheryl Mohn, President of Udder Tech and previous dairy farmer, saw a need for a more efficient way to get things done in the barn, and …

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New Zealand Dairy Industry Continued Growth

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New Zealand’s global dairy dominance will continue through greater economic engagement with Asia-Pacific states, rather than with competing markets in Europe and America, according to a new paper issued by the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI). In CIGI Paper No. 37, The Role of International Trade in the Rise of the New Zealand Dairy Industry from its Beginnings to …

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Veterinarians, Producers Gain New Tool to Assess Residue Risk

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Swine veterinarians can help pork producers measure the farm risk level for violative residues in pork with the new Swine Residue Risk Assessment app. The free app is available in the Apple® App Store® for iPad® devices. “This app is a simple way to review practices and evaluate risk levels before your product enters the pork supply,” said Michael Senn, …

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Largest Crop Nutrition Research Farm to Host Tours

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Agro-Culture Liquid Fertilizers will host growers and retailers at their North Central Research Station, outside St. Johns, Mich. later this month. Educational tours and crop nutrition demonstrations will begin and end at the company’s new world headquarters facility at the corner of DeWitt Rd. and M-21 on the northwest corner of St. Johns. Buses will transport attendees to the 750 …

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