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Category: Dairy Farm Management

Dairy farm management is an essential topic for all dairy farm managers. Good management will ensure the best conditions for the cows and the working team. We have to consider the multiple factors that we have to take care of as dairy farm managers. The combination of good herd health, the best suitable feed for our cows and excellent milking procedures will give us vital management tools to manage our dairy herd.
What is the difference between a good and an average dairy farm? At the bottom line, it is the amount of milk produced, the quality, and the cost of production. Dairy managers must enhance their management skills to be successful in their dairy farms. Learn how to manage your dairy herd by attending our dairy herd management seminars.

Dairy Herd Management The Main Principles

Seven main principles in Dairy Herd Management  An overview of the key Herd Management principles for Dairy Farmers Dairy Herd Management is an important factor for Dairy farms that maintain long-term high production. They need to successfully manage several key factors: cow nutrition, reproduction, comfort, and milking. Alongside these essentials, all dairy farms must deal with the logistics of weather, transportation, and expenses. It can be a lot to balance,…

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Cow Cooling the Effective Israeli Way for Better Dairy Farming

Cow Cooling the Dairy Farming system we use in Israel keeps your cows cool throughout the summer, making sure you have happy, healthy, and fertile cattle. As with humans, cows need a specific temperature to be at peak health. The temperature becomes too high on dairy farms, causing female cows to lose milk production and fertility. The human body uses homeostasis to maintain its temperature. We may jump in the…

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Newborn Calf Care of Fresh Cow and Newborn

Newborn Calf Care of Fresh Cows Caring for a newborn calf and her mother are critical to the success and survival of both the mother and the calf.  When a cow is ready to give birth, it’s essential that someone be there to keep watch, checking on her often to monitor the progress and ensure everything is going well.  At times the cow or heifer may have complications during pregnancy,…

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Dairy Farmer Next Generation

Dairy Farmer, the success keys for the next generation Running a small dairy farm is a difficult career choice, and owning one can be a risky business.  It’s not a mystery as to why.  The long hours, the intense labor, and small profit margins are driving the next generation farmer away from the fields and into other professions in hopes of finding a better option. Owning a farm, tending the…

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Calf Health and Colostrum Management

Calf Health and Colostrum Management The Importance of Colostrum for Calf health One of the most critical factors for calf health occurs in the first hours after birth: colostrum intake. Colostrum is the first milk a female mammal produces after birth. It is higher in nutrients, protein, and antibodies than regular milk. When a calf is born, it does not have any disease protection inherited from the mother; it must…

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Advanced Dairy Herd Management Technologies

Advanced Dairy Herd Management Technologies One of the key reasons Israeli’s dairy industry stands apart is its use of advanced dairy farming technologies. Advanced Dairy Herd Management technological advancements have become essential to the dairy industry worldwide, and Israeli companies are some of the global leaders in producing new technologies. This refined technology helps dairy farmers, both in Israel and elsewhere, to improve their cows’ and goats’ health, manage farms…

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Advantages of Parlor Milking System

Advantages of Parlor Milking System The modern dairy Parlor Milking System has vastly improved the strenuous activity of milking. There is an undeniable intimacy to growing up on a small dairy farm when you are a child. The entire farm was our playground, there was no Parlor Milking System, the animals our friends, and our imaginations would run wild. Through a child’s eye, a small farm can seem like the perfect…

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Improving Dairy Herd Management between Israel and Taiwan

Improving Dairy Herd Management between Israel and Taiwan We love our summer seminars for the chance to share dairy herd management strategies and to build connections with dairy farmers all over the world. This summer we hosted a particularly special seminar with a group of 23 young farmers from Taiwan. These young men and women are all second-generation Dairy Farmers, who have already learned a lot about the industry from…

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Did you set your yearly Dairy farm goals?

Did you set your yearly Dairy farm goals? The New Year isn’t just an excellent time for setting personal goals; it’s the perfect time for business goals too. If you run a Dairy farm, a goat or sheep farm, plans can help you to drive your business forward this year. This is an ideal time to evaluate your farm over the last year and think about what you want to…

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What Are Your Dairy Farm Goals?

What Are Your Dairy Farm Goals? The New Year isn’t just a great time for setting personal goals; it’s the perfect time for business goals too. If you run a Dairy farm, goat or sheep dairy, goals can help you to drive your business forward this year. This is an ideal time to evaluate your farm over the last year and think about what you want to continue and what…

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Dairy Herd Nutrition Management E Book

Dairy Herd Nutrition Management By Dr Ofer Kroll, Senior Israeli Dairy Nutritionist You can buy it now.
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