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Prevalence of lameness in high-producing holstein cows housed in freestall barns in Minnesota.
A cross-sectional study was conducted to estimate the prevalence of clinical lameness in high-producing Holstein cows housed in 50 freestall barns in Minnesota during summer. Locomotion and bodyExpand
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Performance and welfare of dairy cows in an alternative housing system in Minnesota.
The compost bedded pack dairy barn is an alternative housing system for lactating cows that has received increased attention in the last 2 yr. No descriptive data were available about this housingExpand
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Management and characteristics of recycled manure solids used for bedding in Midwest freestall dairy herds.
Interest in using recycled manure solids (RMS) as a bedding material for dairy cows has grown in the US Midwest. Cost of common bedding materials has increased in recent years and availability hasExpand
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Mortality and health treatment rates of dairy calves in automated milk feeding systems in the Upper Midwest of the United States.
Automated calf feeding systems are increasing in use across the United States, yet information regarding health and mortality outcomes of animals in these systems is limited. The objective of thisExpand
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Learning About Dairy
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Advances in robotic milking