Dialing into your best dairy

David Balbian, Area Dairy Specialist
Central New York Dairy and Field Crops

June 29, 2020

Episodes in this series will discuss management practices and tips to reach your herd's full genetic potential. In 8 episodes, PRO-DAIRY and CCE Dairy Specialists will discuss the different life stages of the dairy cow, including raising calves through the milk phase and weaning; managing weaned heifers up to freshening; making decisions about which replacements to keep including talking about inventory, disease prevention, and culling decisions; feeding and nutrition management during lactation; facilities, time management, and ventilation considerations throughout lactation; and management factors around reproduction, gestation, and the dry period.

Find the entire series here, along with more information:

Episode 1: Reaching Your Herd's Genetic Potential  Available 6.15.20

Episode 2: Calves - Birth to Weaning Available 6.22.20

Episode 3: Heifers and Springers Available 6.29.20

Episode 4: Don't be a Heifer Hoarder - Heifer Inventory Management   Available 7.6.20 
Episode 5: Nutrition and Feeding for the Lactating Cow   Available 7.13.20 
Episode 6: Managing the Lactating Cows' Environment   Available 7.20.20 
Episode 7: Reproduction, Gestation and the Dry Period   Available 7.27.20
Episode 8: Pulling it All Together - Management for Record Setting Cows   Available 8.3.20


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