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April 2012 evaluations out- 21 New Graduates with World Wide Sires

Tweet In the most recent evaluations (April 2012), 21 new graduates move into the active line up with World Wide Sires. The new sires truly offer bulls that transmit high milk yields, exceptional type, superior health traits and provide outcross opportunities. The new graduates are sired by 13 different sires, and 19 maternal grandsires. As [...]

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Why a dry period for cows and management tips

Tweet The mammary gland of the dairy cow requires a non-lactating (dry) period prior to an impending parturition to optimize milk production in the subsequent lactation. This period is called the dry period, and it includes the time between halting of milk removal (milk stasis) and the subsequent calving. Generally, 50 to 60 days is [...]

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