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    • 4-H dairy individual animal record 

      Hartman, D. A. (Dennis A.) (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 1992)
      A book for keeping records of a 4-H dairy heifer project.
    • 4-H dairy project 1 

      Hartman, D. A. (Dennis A.) (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 1991)
      A 4-H project book designed to teach proper care of dairy calves.
    • Adventures in dairyland : member's manual 

      Hartman, D. A. (Dennis A.) (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 1991)
      A project for 4-H school clubs and first year 4-H members who may or may not own or be able to own a calf.
    • Computerized concentrate feeding 

      Stallings, Charles C. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 1991)
      Computerized feeders are tools for implementing total feeding systems on dairy farms, but proper management is needed for effective use.
    • Cystic ovaries in dairy cows 

      Nebel, Raymond Lee, 1953- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 1994)
      Although cystic ovarian disease is one of the oldest recorded diseases in dairy cattle, it remains a major problem in many dairies.
    • Dairy loafing lot rotational management system 

      Swisher, Jerry M., 1949-; White, Harlan E.; Carr, Scott B., 1934- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 1994)
      Discusses the benefits and concerns of a dairy "loafing lot". Describes how to develop a loafing lot and management of the lot by rotation.
    • Dairy Pipeline, January/February 2018 

      Winston, David R.; Martel, Cynthia (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2017-12-21)
      This issue has two articles: the first focuses on collection of data about the dairy herd, for better farm management, and the second one discusses training of farm owners and employees in better ways to handle their dairy cattle.
    • Dairy Pipeline, March 2018 

      Siegle, Laura; Ferreira, Gonzalo (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2018-03-01)
      This issue has two articles; the first focuses on smart phone applications for use on the dairy farm, while the second discusses hulless barley in food rations for lactating dairy cows.
    • Dairy Pipeline, November-December 2017 

      Petersson-Wolfe, Christina S.; Daubert, Jeremy (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2017-11-03)
      This issue contains two articles. The first examines the use of antibiotics with dairy cattle, while the second is a brief discussion about lifelong learning and its importance for dairy farmers.
    • Dairy Pipeline, September 2017 

      Ceh, Carrie; Daniels, Kristy; Daubert, Jeremy (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2017-09-04)
      The two articles in this issue focus on colostrum and calf health, and on genomics.
    • Dairy Pipeline, September 2018 

      Hanling, Haylee; Corl, Ben; Martel, Cynthia (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2018-08-24)
      This issue has two articles. The first article discusses hairy heel warts caused by bacteria, symptoms including lameness, and treatment. The second article focuses on agriculture education in the public schools.
    • Dairy Pipeline. April 2016 

      Martel, Cynthia; Ferreira, Gonzalo; James, Robert E. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2016-03-31)
      This issue contains two articles. The first article focuses on problems with mud and the health effects of muddy fields and lots on dairy cattle. The second article discusses the density of corn planting for silage production ...
    • Dairy Pipeline. April 2017 

      Callan, Peter L.; Cayford, Eleonor; Cockrum, Rebecca; Petersson-Wolfe, Christina S. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2017-03-30)
      This issue includes an article examining inbreeding depression problems in dairy cattle, and an ongoing genomic evaluation effort compared to the traditional use of pedigrees. There is also an article highlighting the ...
    • Dairy Pipeline. January/February 2019 

      Owens, Connor; Cockrum, Rebecca; Martel, Cynthia (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2019-01-30)
      This issue has two articles. The first article focuses on criteria used in evaluation of fertility in dairy cows. The second article discusses how the Virginia Cooperative Extension program can help farmers.
    • Dairy Pipeline. June 2017 

      Enger, Kellie; Ferreira, Gonzalo; Petersson-Wolfe, Christina S.; Teets, Christy L. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2017-06-22)
      This issue includes an article about the use of antibiotics in the dairy industry, and an article about preventing silage-related injuries and fatalities.
    • Dairy Pipeline. May 2017 

      Petersson-Wolfe, Christina S.; Spurlin, Kevin; Steele, Nicole (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2017-05-02)
      This issue has an article about the feeding and grazing behavior of cattle, and the importance of noting what cows are actually eating. It also has an article about gestational heat stress and the effects on dairy calves.
    • Dietary phosphorus and water quality 

      Myers, Kelly; Knowlton, Katharine Frost; Jones, G. M. (Gerald Murray), 1941- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2000)
      There is a direct relationship between phosphorus levels in dairy cattle rations and the amount of phosphorus excreted in manure. Phosphorus accumulates in surface water and can pollute ponds, streams and lakes.
    • Early heifer development and colostrum management 

      Bailey, Thomas Lee, 1951-; Murphy, Julia Mary; James, Robert E. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 1999)
      Raising dairy replacement heifers should represent a sound investment, as their impact on future herd profitability is enormous.
    • Economics of forage testing and feeding balanced rations 

      Jones, G. M. (Gerald Murray), 1941- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 1992)
      The most economical ration is a balanced ration, in which the feed requirements of the animal are met without an excess of any nutrient.
    • Environmental streptococcal and coliform mastitis 

      Jones, G. M. (Gerald Murray), 1941-; Swisher, Jerry M., 1949- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 1998)
      Cows in low SCC herds are most susceptible to environmental streptococci and coliform infections after drying off and just prior to calving, but which appear in early lactation.