Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Upcoming DAIReXNET Webinars

Dr. Jason Karszes, Cornell University

December 16, 2013 12:00 PM Central

Dr. Karszes will discuss some key items every dairy farmer should consider in heifer raising. He will cover the costs involved, factors that influence those costs, the economic impact of the replacement program on the dairy farm's performance, and several other factors to consider in a replacement program. 

Other Upcoming Webinars

January Basic Vaccinology: Why Vaccines Work or Don’t Work– Dr. Dan Grooms


February Forage Fermentation: How to Make Good Silage– Dr. Limin Kung

Setting Nutrient Specifications for Formulating Diets for Groups of Lactating Dairy Cows

Most software used to formulate diets requires inputs for a specific dairy cow. For example, a diet might be formulated for a third-lactation, 1,450-lb cow producing 80 lb/day of milk with 3.8% fat and 3.1% protein, but most cows in the United States are housed and fed in groups. The nutrient specification goals, such as the concentrations of metabolizable protein, used in diet formulation for groups of cows can have a substantial impact on income over feed costs, and they should be considered carefully.  

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