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Are You Listening To Your Cows?

Have you observed your cows’ legs and feet lately? Watched them walking? What about their eyes? Have you taken a close look at their production and health records? Cows can give us signs by how they look, perform and behave on whether or not they are at ease. We all agree they deserve to be

Dairy cows need personalized care

It may no longer be possible to give each cow in the dairy barn her own name, but treating cows as individuals could help them live longer. The Dairy 2007 USDA survey reported 5.7 per cent of cows died on-farm across the country in 2006. That’s an increase from 4.8 per cent in the 2002