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Practical Organic Dairy Farming Practical Organic Dairy Farming

New! Combining the intricacies of dairy cow health care with the welfare protocols of the USDA organic program, author and veterinarian Paul Biagiotti details vital information for managing organic dairy animals. The book contains academic as well as experiential recommendations formed during the author's 28 years of veterinary service.

How to Control Somatic Cell Counts How to Control Somatic Cell Counts

by Peter Edmondson
Controlling somatic cell counts can be an ongoing battle for many dairy farmers. How to Control Somatic Cell Counts is written by a veterinarian who specializes resolving mastitis issues, making this book a great resource.

Manual of Foot Care in Cattle

SECOND EDITION: Greatly expanded, this invaluable guide covers infectious and noninfectious diseases, now in two chapters. Diagnosis of upper leg lameness in calves through adult cattle is probably the most complete information anywhere. The newest data on managing footbaths is presented. Staying on top of herd foot problems through better data management, and the tools to do this are recommended. Cow handling facilities as recommended by Dr Temple Grandin and Bud Williams are described and illustrated. Finally, protocol for humanely managing lame cows. Still offers great basics on anatomy and foot trimming, and causes of lameness. By Drs. Jan Shearer and Sarel van Amstel. 132 pages.

Calf Care

by Coleen Jones and Jud Heinrichs. Completely updated, this all-new book gives you what you need to raise healthy calves. English and Spanish editions. 72 pages

Dairy Herd Health

Newly revised and updated, chapters include: Maintaining a healthy herd; From calf to cow; Achieving reproductive efficiency; The udder and mastitis; Digestive and metabolic disorders; Respiratory diseases; Foot, eye and skin disorders; Other diseases and disorders; Biosecurity on the farm; Care of bulls. 104 pages.

Body Condition Scorecard

Body Condition Scorecard helps achieve maximum production and breeding efficiency: gives desired scores with stages of lactation; high quality photos for comparison. Folds to pocket-size, dirt & water-proof.

Cow Signals

“Cows send out useful information every moment of the day. You just need to know how to read the signals.” Signals are continuous: cows’ health, their well-being, nutrition and production. The challenge is to recognize and use these signals.

Dairy Cattle Fertility and Sterility Book

Nutrition, genetic factors, diseases of reproduction, embryo losses, breeding heifers, pregnancy diagnosis, synch strategies, fine-tuning your reproductive program, also description of anatomy and explanation of the basic reproductive processes.

Produced in cooperation with Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council, 92 pages

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Functional Claw Trimming DVD

A 30-minute DVD shows claw trimming technique as described in the book Manual of Foot Care. DVD includes both English and Spanish versions.

Tecnico Funcional para el Recorte Correctivo de las Pezuñas DVD
Video de 30 minutos muestra el tecnico como descrito en el libro Manual de Cuidado de las Pezuñas en Bovinos. DVD contiene dos idiomas, español y ingles.

Less Mastitis, Better Milk

by Pierre Lévesque. This important new book includes all aspects of the disease, including causes, prevention and treatments. Main points are highlighted with outstanding illustrations, and both basic and advanced information make it a must-read for Spanish-speaking milkers as well as managers: how to understand, investigate and solve your farm's mastitis problems. 96 pages.

Caring for Transition Cows

by Mike Hutjens & Earl Aalseth, DVM.
Get cows off on the right start – every effort and dollar spent on transition cow well-being pays off in the following lactation. Managing far-off, close-up cows and springing heifers; Transition cow disorders; Management tools. 64 pages

Profitable Milking DVD / Ordeño eficiente

This 34-minute video presents best practices related to the efficiency of milking, udder health and milk quality practices. An excellent tool for training indispensable milkers. Spanish, English and French. Its content includes:

* The importance of routine;
* Identification of treated or infected cows and milking order;
* Lowering the milking time and the effect of stress;
* Milking Routine: detection of mastitis, teat cleaning, attachment and adjustment of the cluster, withdrawal of the unit, post-dipping the teats;
* Organization of work in the milking parlor and preparation of the milking and cooling;
* And much more!

Fresh Cow Exam DVD/Conduciendo el examen de las vacas post parto DVD

Dr. Sheila McGuirk, DMV takes us through the fresh cow pen to show how to determine which cows should be examined and how to identify the eight conditions that commonly occur in fresh cows. English and also dubbed in Spanish.

La Dra. Sheila McGuirk, MV nos guía a través del corral de vacas post parto para mostrarnos como determinar que vacas deben ser examinadas y como identificar las ocho condiciones que ocurren comúnmente en vacas post parto.

People and Parlors

Written by milk quality specialists, this 56-page employee training manual features side-by-side English and Spanish lessons. This guide provides in-depth training related to mastitis basics, parlor practices, treatment philosophies, and more. Also included are a quiz and certificate for use upon completion of the material. This book dives into the whys and hows of milk quality - perfect for your next employee training!