So what, exactly, is a Flunixaminer? An injection for use in lactating dairy cows, apparently. Fort Dodge Animal Health just received FDA approval for their branded injection of flunixin meglumine.
How about some more news out of USDA today. This one’s from their World Outlook Board. USDA reporter, Brenda Curtis, has a story about milk prices being forecast lower due to higher production and higher stocks.
Maybe not quite, but USDA is working on a solution. The Ag Research Service is working to determine if we can genetically engineer our cows to resist the infection altogether.
We’ve heard a lot about Omega 3-s and now there’s a milk line from Omega Farms with the healthy stuff. The information gets pretty complicated but you’ll get the point.
Chances are they’re not. The good news, however, is that you can change that. The American Academy of Pediatrics reports that while parents are a key influencer in children’s consumption of calcium, and a new study indicates that most children and adolescents are at risk forbone fractures and osteoporosis later in life because of low calcium intake.
In Sullivan County, NY a travelling cheesemobile helps dairies to process their milk into cheese.
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Prices for dairy products fell again last week, with average prices for Cheddar, Butter, Nonfat Dry Milk and Dry Whey all sliding.