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Effects of weekly regrouping of prepartum dairy cows on innate immune response and antibody concentration.
Objectives were to evaluate the effects of a stable prepartum grouping strategy on innate immune parameters, antibody concentration, and cortisol and haptoglobin concentrations of Jersey cows. CowsExpand
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Evaluation of Weather Information from On-Farm and Meteorological Stations to Assess Heat Stress in Dairy Cows in Southwest Kansas
This report is brought to you for free and open access by New Prairie Press. It has been accepted for inclusion in Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports by an authorizedExpand
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Association Between Reproduction and Postpartum Cow Health during Summer Months in Dairies Located in the Great Plains Region
Postpartum cow health has an impact on fertility of dairy cows, and impaired fertility in dairy herds ultimately influences profitability of dairy farms. During summer months, postpartum cow healthExpand
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Benchmarking Reproductive Efficiency and Transition Cow Health of Kansas Dairy Herds
Comparing key performance indicators across dairy farms may provide insightful information to dairy producers. Differences in management philosophies, facilities, and locations of dairy farms mayExpand
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Case Study: Improving Heat Abatement Strategies for Lactating Dairy Cows in Southwest Kansas
Temperature loggers attached to intravaginal devices can be used to assess severity of heat stress in dairy cows. Vaginal temperature data collected using this method can be used to evaluateExpand
Assessing Training Methods to Educate Dairy Workers
Training employees is fundamental for dairy producers to achieve efficiency in order to increase profitability. Training videos offered online are becoming more common and recommended to trainExpand