Serotonin may prevent milk fever

Daily infusions with a chemical commonly associated with feelings of happiness were shown to increase calcium levels in the blood of Holstein cows and the milk of Jersey cows that had just given birth. The results, published in the Journal of Endocrinology, could lead to a better understanding of how to prevent milk fever (hypocalcaemia) in cows.
Daily infusions with a chemical commonly associated with feelings of happiness were shown to increase calcium levels in the blood of Holstein cows and the milk of Jersey cows that had just given birth. The results, published in the Journal of Endocrinology, could lead to a better understanding of how to prevent milk fever (hypocalcaemia) in cows.
MANAGEMENT during the calving period can have a big impact on the ability to get back in-calf, according to DairySA Innovation Day keynote speaker Jim Spain.
13 Jun 16 MANAGEMENT during the calving period can have a big impact on the ability to get back in-calf, according to DairySA Innovation Day keynote speaker Jim Spain.
Tail docking is already outlawed in some states, and the incoming Animal Welfare Standards for Cattle will make docking of cows' tails for management purposes illegal in all states.
11 Apr 16  1 Tail docking is already outlawed in some states, and the incoming Animal Welfare Standards for Cattle will make docking of cows' tails for management purposes illegal in all states.
With the hot dry dusty weather the risk of pink eye infection (keratoconjunctivitis) increases.
05 Apr 16 With the hot dry dusty weather the risk of pink eye infection (keratoconjunctivitis) increases.
Lameness is estimated to cost farmers at least $250 for each cow that develops the problem and can significantly reduce cow comfort and longevity.
29 Mar 16 Lameness is estimated to cost farmers at least $250 for each cow that develops the problem and can significantly reduce cow comfort and longevity.
Australian dairyfarmers are missing out on the opportunity for more profit by not better managing their home-grown feedbase, according to Gardiner Dairy Foundation chair Dr Bruce Kefford.
24 Mar 17 Australian dairyfarmers are missing out on the opportunity for more profit by not better managing their home-grown...
Rick Blackshaw was rightly proud of his oats crop, as he let his dairy herd into the paddock for their first grazing at the end of April last year. 
27 Feb 17 Rick Blackshaw was rightly proud of his oats crop, as he let his dairy herd into the paddock for their first grazing...
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Hi Mike What a ignorant example of multinational company,s point of view. Which company do you
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Our company, ABM Metal Detectors P/L is currently looking into designing a new type of metal
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"Aldi brags on its website that the majority of its brands are sourced from Australian
A New Zealand dairy farm and a milking contractor have been fined $29,000 each for letting dairy effluent accumulate on a paddock, which risked contaminating groundwater.
14 Mar 17 A New Zealand dairy farm and a milking contractor have been fined $29,000 each for letting dairy effluent accumulate...
DAIRYING in the subtropics at Dobies Bight, NSW, Wayne and Paul Clarke know too well the importance of keeping cows comfortable in hot and humid weather.

06 Jan 17 DAIRYING in the subtropics at Dobies Bight, NSW, Wayne and Paul Clarke know too well the importance of keeping cows...
Monopoly market may confront cropping sector under mega-merger proposal.22 Sep 16 Monopoly market may confront cropping sector under mega-merger proposal.
Australian farm chemical manufacturer Nufarm has repaired its balance sheet and is now hunting for acquisition opportunities.25 Sep 16 Australian farm chemical manufacturer Nufarm has repaired its balance sheet and is now hunting for acquisition...