Dairy Essentials

The Dairy Essentials are four-page chapter summaries from the English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Russian, and Chinese Technical Dairy Guides. The Dairy Essentials introduce the core topic areas of dairy management. You can either view or download each link.

Nutrition and Feeding

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1. Digestion in the Dairy Cow
2. Composition and Analysis of Feeds
3. Carbohydrate Metabolism in Dairy Cows                                         
4. Lipid Metabolism in Dairy Cows
5. Protein Metabolism in Dairy Cows
6. Feeds for Dairy Cows
7. Concrete Feeding Guide

Reproduction and Genetic Selection

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8 The Reproductive Function of Dairy Cattle
9 Heat Detection, Natural Service and Artificial Insemination           
10 Pregnancy and Calving
11 Reproduction and Nutrition
12 Body Condition Scores
13 Managing Reproductive Efficiency
14 Basic Genetic Concepts
15 Principles of Selection
16 Predicted Transmitting Ability and Reliability
17 Selection Goals
18 Choosing a Bull

Lactation and Milking

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19 Milk Composition and Nutritional Value
20 Milk Secretion in the Udder of a Dairy Cow
21 Principles of Milking                                                                        
22 The Milking Machine
23 Mastitis: The Disease and its Transmission
24 Mastitis: Prevention and Detection
25 Milking Procedure

Raising Dairy Heifers

26 Factors Affecting Size & Productivity of Dairy Replacement Herd 

Birth to Weaning

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27 Overview of Sound Management                                                     
28 Importance of Colostrum Feeding
29 Feeding Milk and Milk Replacers
30 Feeding Hay, Concentrates and Water
31 Neonatal Diarrhea
32 Pneumonia                                                                                      

Weaning to Calving

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33 Feeding and Housing                                                                       
34 Growth Rate
35 Measuring Growth

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Created:2015-06-18 11:49 CDTUpdated:2017-12-02 13:46 CDT
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