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  1. Livestock Medication Records: Are They Really Necessary?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-5/livestock-medication-records-are-they-really

    may have become contaminated with filth, or whereby it may have been rendered injurious to health.” ... M. Schuenemann, Professor and Dairy Extension Veterinarian, Department of Veterinary Preventive ... Medicine, Ohio State University Extension At a recent Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) training session, we ...

  2. H2Ohio Cover Crop Usage

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    could plant a small grain ($35/acre), apply manure and incorporate it ($35/ acres for litter and ... Jamie Hampton, Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Auglaize County, Ohio State ... Richland, Sandusky, and Shelby Counties.  With the expansion of counties, it will be beneficial to revisit ...

  3. Answering Farmers’ Questions About the Pandemic in 2021

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    Program Coordinator, Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, The Ohio State University COVID-19 has ... research question may lead to several new research questions, or the correct answer backed by science is no ... coming from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC develops and changes their ...

  4. Antibiotic Stewardship in Calves – Part 1

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    disease-causing organism. Vaccines prevent disease, not cure it. Lastly, what about NSAIDs, or non-steroidal ... infection. Examples include flunixin meglumine, phenylbutazone, or meloxicam. Now, back to antibiotics. It ... Haley Zynda, Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Wayne County, Ohio State ...

  5. Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins, and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-5/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    April F. White, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State ... state. This year’s approximate price for normal corn silage (32 to 38% dry matter), based on a $5.36/bu ... by ~$14/ton compared to last season ($46.63/ton). However, based on its nutritive value, home grown ...

  6. Promising Vaccine Development to Control Johne’s Disease

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/promising-vaccine-development-control-johne%E2%80%99s

    incubation period (it could take years), (2) the absence of clinical signs until advanced stages, and (3) the ... Dr. Gustavo M. Schuenemann and Dr. Jeffrey D. Workman, Department of Veterinary Preventive ... Medicine, Ohio State University Extension Johne’s disease is a chronic enteritis associated with ruminants ...

  7. Forage Fertility: Where We Are and Why it Matters

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/forage-fertility-where-we-are-and-why-it-matters

    State University Extension Hay and haylage crops are grown on just over 1 million acres in Ohio (NASS, ... state of Ohio (NASS, 2017). Fertilizer costs represent 40 to 60% of the variable input costs of forage ... hay production (Ward et al., 2016, 2018), and so managing these costs is key to an Ohio forage ...

  8. Harvest Management of Sorghum Forages

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    the forage could have been harvested almost 80 days after planting (67 inches tall) and still be ... Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Crawford County, The Ohio State University Summer annual ... cows, forage with NDFD levels of 50% are usually acceptable, and levels as low as 40% NDFD could ...

  9. Key Mastitis Control Points for Best Milk Quality

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    mastitis prevention, it is important to record how many cows are infected and how many are not infected at ... Dr. Luciana Bignardi da Costa, and Dr. Gustavo Schuenemann, Department of Veterinary Preventive ... Medicine, The Ohio State University Mastitis is the most common and costly disease affecting dairy cows, ranking ...

  10. Steps to Speed up Field Curing of Hay Crops

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    surrounding states is making it difficult to harvest hay crops.  We usually wait for a clear forecast before ... Extension Educator, Sandusky County, The Ohio State University The rainy weather in many regions of Ohio and ... cases, it may be better to gamble more on the weather just to get the old crop off and a new one started. ...

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