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Dairy Hygiene

How to dry off a dairy cow for a succesful transition

Three main check-points for drying off

80% of disease and animal losses in the dairy herd occur from 21 days pre-calving to 60 days post-calving. Here are 3 main check-points for drying off, to ensure a more successful transition:

  • Body condition score 3.0
  • Healthy claws
  • Milk yield at dry off less than 10 litres

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5 tips for underperforming dairy cows this winter

5 Tips for underperforming dairy cows this winter

Each winter presents a different set of challenges for our dairy herd particularly during the months after housing. This season is no exception with milk yields nationally back 3.6% as of November 21 versus November 20 (source: AHDB).

Consider some of this season's challenges below and some suggested solutions by some of our specialist dairy team.

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Start Planning Your Parasite Control for Housing Dairy Animals Now

Start Planning Your Parasite Control For Housing Dairy Animals Now

Now is the time to consider parasite control for animals that will be housed over the winter period. In conjunction with your RAMA or vet, you need to work out what parasites you need to treat, which products to use, and when to administer them.

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The 4 Key Areas of Dry Cow Management

The four ‘F’s’ of dry cow management

The transition period impacts cow health, fertility and production, therefore, effective and efficient management during this time is key. To do so, Wynnstay dairy specialist David Jones, recommends focussing on four F’s: feet, forage, feed and facilities.

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