Hoard's Dairyman Dairyman Extras


Dairyman Extras contains material that compliments
subject matter in the printed version.

July 2014
"When life turned ugly" article discussing domestic violence in rural communities and reader responses printed in subsequent issues.

April 25, 2014
Management of the Herd Level SCC chart complimenting the article, "Find your SCC stumbling blocks" on page 310.

March 10, 2014
Video of dairying in Uganda, complimenting the article, "Uganda: Where hand farming and high-tech coexist" on page 170.

September 25, 2013
Word document template with boxes for images and adjacent boxes for text, information to compliment the article on page 685.

September 10, 2013
August 2013 Hoard's Dairyman Bull List
Bob Walton: He added science to the art of breeding

July 2013
Examples of internet-based resources to assist in writing protocols, additional information to compliment the article on page 470.

April 2013
April 2013 Hoard's Dairyman Bull List

February 25, 2013
Blog: Producers share insight on milking cows with robots
Blog: Robots repairs are few and far between

December 2012
December 2012 Hoard's Dairyman Bull List

October 25, 2012
Dairy Foods Top 50 processors

October 10, 2012
Top 50 Milk Cooperatives

September 10, 2012
August 2012 Hoard's Dairyman Bull List

May 25, 2012:
Will robots make or break the bank? Additional information to compliment the article on page 363.

April 25, 2012:
April 2012 Hoard's Dairyman Bull List

March 25, 2012
Taking a Ride in Masachusetts, additional photos and video from the visit to the Carter and Stevens Farm. Original article appears on page 190.

March 10, 2012:
2011 Dairy cow statistics by state
2011 Dairy farm statistics by state

December 2011:
December 2011 Bull List

October 10, 2011:
2010 Top Milk Cooperatives

Images from the All Dairy Antique and Collectibles Show as part of the All-American Dairy Show in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

September 25, 2011:
Additional worksheets and reports from the article,"Is feeding steers worth it?", which appears on page 606.

September 10, 2011 (and Expo Supplement):
Additional interview questions for Ontario's Bert Stewart

August 25, 2011:
August 2011 Hoard's Dairyman Bull List
Accrual accounting for replacement costs, additional material from the article, "What do your fresh heifers cost you" on page 526.

July 2011:
China: the next frontier (slide show from Kathryn and Anna's dairy experience)

June 2011:
Better Options May Exist to Synchronize Estrus

May 25, 2011:
Out with the new and in with the old
Birth Date Predictor Chart

May 10, 2011:
To presynch or not to presynch

April 25, 2011:
April 2011 Hoard's Dairyman Bull List

March 25, 2011:
"Cow PTAs to get more adjustments in April" chart with Holstein cow adjustments using December 2010 proofs. Article appears on page 222.

January 25, 2011:
"Research hones in on making more pregnancies" additional material from the article on page 57.
World Ag Expo Supplement

January 10, 2011:
"Animal welfare is their focus," additional material from the article on page 7.

December 2010:
December 2010 Hoard's Dairyman Bull List
"Breeders share insight on A.I. choices", chart of the 27 traits and selection factors that contribute to their decision to choose AI sires ranked from highest to lowest, supplement to page 800.

November 2010:
DCRC Top Reproduction Award Winners

August 25, 2010:
August 2010 Hoard's Dairyman Bull List
“Evaluating employees made easier” Performance appraisal worksheet, supplement to page 569

July 2010:
“It isn’t business as usual”, additional roundtable discussion from page 469

May 25, 2010:
“In case of fire, prepare now” Farm Fire Preplan Worksheet, supplement to page 389

May 10, 2010:
LAND brings retiring and beginning farmers together starting career in dairy farming questionnaire, supplement to pg 346
LAND brings retiring and beginning farmers together exiting career in dairy farming questionnaire, supplement to pg 346

April 25, 2010:
April 2010 Hoard's Dairyman Bull List

March 25, 2010:
Look for these hoof-trimming problems, supplement to page 211
Sample layout of a robotic facility, supplement to page 213

March 10, 2010:
"Only 1,285 dairies hang up milkers for last time", By state reporting of dairy farm numbers, page 137

January 25, 2010:
"How they're handling sire selection" rountable, supplement to pg 50

January 10, 2010:
2009 National Dairy Quality Awards
"Answering questions about animal welfare audits", supplement to pg 11

November 2009:
"Genomics-an early report card", supplement to pg 697
"Lighting Factsheet", from Where is Energy Heading? supplement
"DCRC Reproduction Award Winners", supplement to page 702

September 10, 2009:
"He is Mr. Gracious-Maurice Core ", additional stories about Maurice Core from Expo supplement pg 7
"Higher nonfat solids standards for fluid milk ", additional material from the Editorial Column on page 554

August 10, 2009:
"PDCA Unified Scorecard, revised April 2009", supplement to pg 500
"What's your summer milk hit?" Cooling affects milk production regardless of season, supplement to pg 503

May 10, 2009:
"Who stays? Who goes dry? Who goes for good?", This spreadsheet allows you to input several costs and factors of production to calculate breakeven milk production per cow, supplement to pg 324

April 25, 2009:
April 2009 Hoard's Dairyman Bull List

March 10, 2009:
"Fewer dairies quit milking last year," pg 163

February 10, 2009:
W.D. Hoard quote in spanish about proper care of cows and calves, "Notice to the help", page 83

January 25, 2009:
"Do's and Dont's of Manure Management" poster, supplement to pg 52

raw milk header

Raw milk has become a popular topic in recent years. Hoard's Dairyman has collected articles from our past issues to better help producers and consumers understand the ongoing debate behind of raw milk.

Raw milk ignorance persists May 25, 2012

Hoard's Dairyman Editorial: Raw milk is a raw deal March 25, 2012

Raw milk nearly killed this dairyman June 2010

Raw milk a health risk to consumers May 25, 2010

Drinking raw milk is a raw deal November 2009