Dairy operation management practices and herd milk production.

  title={Dairy operation management practices and herd milk production.},
  author={Willard C. Losinger and Arlyn J. Heinrichs},
  journal={Journal of dairy science},
  volume={79 3},
A national US survey collected data on herd milk production and management of Holstein herds. Step-wise selection identified management practices that were related to herd milk production using only operations that calculated herd milk production as well as using data from all operations. Results were similar. Milk production was highest in the West. Operations with < 100 dairy cows had lower production than did larger operations. Operations with > 25% registered cattle had higher production… CONTINUE READING

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