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Is your worker training effective? Ask the cows and reduce protocol drift.

  title={Is your worker training effective? Ask the cows and reduce protocol drift.},
  author={J. Wenz and R. Alan Smith},
Significant increases in herd size in the dairy industry have resulted in hired labor providing primary care and management of the cows guided by protocols. Worker training programs have been instituted to provide workers with an understanding of the hows and whys of the protocols they are asked to follow. The ultimate goal of training is to have competent workers carrying out best management practices on the dairy in a manner that promotes the health, well-being and productivity of cows in the… 

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