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  1. Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-3/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    current prices of nutrients are acceptable.The price of net energy of lactation (NE L) is about 48% lower ... neutral detergent fiber (eNDF) are about 10 and 20% higher compared to the 5-year averages ($0.42/lb and ... $0.08/lb, respectively). The price of MP is about 30% higher than March ($0.36/lb), but the price of NE ...

  2. Should You Consider Reducing Mineral Supplementation in Periods of Low Milk Prices?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-3/should-you-consider-reducing-mineral-supplementation

    slight excess (e.g., about 20%), totally independent of milk prices. Magnesium and supplemental ... about 0.75 lb/day. Compare the cost of the buffers to the value of milk fat when determining whether to ... however, most data show that feeding vitamins A, D, and E at about NRC levels (approximately 70,000, 25,000 ...

  3. On Farm Biosecurity to Keep Us and Employees Safe

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/farm-biosecurity-keep-us-and-employees-safe

    disinfecting our boots, we need to disinfect all surfaces around us and all our employees touch. This may also ... mouth disease in the United Kingdom in 2001, can help us through the current pandemic. Looking back at ... current human viral outbreak and keep our farms running. Unless they are sick, farmers don’t usually tell ...

  4. Turbulence in the Dairy Industry

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/turbulence-dairy-industry

    damage before it hits. While many of us were focusing on the many aspects of COVID-19 on our personal ... discussed in the January Issue of Buckeye Dairy News. With less travel in the US with the ‘shelter in ... place’, fuel use for automobiles has drastically dropped and thus so has gas prices. The average US gas ...

  5. Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    the 5-year averages, the current prices of nutrients are good. For NE L and MP, they are both about ... the price of e-NDF is still about 20% higher compared to the 5-year average. The price of MP and e-NDF ... are both about 5% and 62% higher than January ($0.35/lb and $0.11/lb, respectively). This is ...

  6. Update to the OARDC Feed Energy Equation

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/update-oardc-feed-energy-equation

    been made since then, but our lab is in the process of making a major update to the equation. Because ... finally to NEL: ME (Mcal/lb) = (1.01*DE) – 0.20 NEL (Mcal/lb) = 0.66* ME When our equation was developed, ... making to our equation is to replace NFC with starch and a fraction we call residual organic matter (ROM) ...

  7. How to Get Ready for Spring Planting Now

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/how-get-ready-spring-planting-now

    weather outlook for our spring planting season is not encouraging, as it is expected to be wetter than ... normal again, although hopefully not as bad as 2019. The purpose of this article is to stimulate our ... about calibrating drills: https://forages.osu.edu/video/drill-calibration?width=657px&height=460px ...

  8. Keeping Cows and Calves Cool Through Ventilation System Maintenance

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/keeping-cows-and-calves-cool-through-ventilation

    is also the time when our barn ventilation systems roar back to life to keep our cows and calves ... maintenance, we can keep our ventilation system working at maximum efficiency, keeping cows cool and ...

  9. Establishing New Forage Stands

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/establishing-new-forage-stands

    source adapted to our region. Planting “common” seed (variety not stated) usually proves to be a very ... In my experience, seeing some seed on the surface indicates most of the seed is about at the right ...

  10. Effects of Dietary Protein Level in Dry Cows and Heifers on Milk Production

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/effects-dietary-protein-level-dry-cows-and-heifers

    articles. Most studies used Holstein dry cows and heifers. About 20% of those studies provided separate ... be about 11% MP of diet DM or 14 to 15% CP of diet DM for a late gestation heifer consuming 22 lb/day ...

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