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  1. Key Mastitis Control Points for Best Milk Quality

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/key-mastitis-control-points-best-milk-quality

    within the top two reasons for early removal of cows within US dairy herds. This disease affects cow ... significantly increases the risk for environmental mastitis and lower milk quality.      Think about cow comfort ... mastitis during lactation. About 50 to 80% of clinical cases of mastitis may not benefit from an antibiotic ...

  2. Forage Fertility: Where We Are and Why it Matters

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/forage-fertility-where-we-are-and-why-it-matters

    across the state. Understanding current practices and limitations to forage fertility will guide us in ...

  3. Assessing Calf Death Losses in a Beef-Dairy Crossbreeding Program

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/assessing-calf-death-losses-beef-dairy-crossbreeding

    semen (Holstein bulls); thus, more females calves were born. About 52% of first-calf heifers calved with ... is important to note that about 60% of all multiparous cows were bred following observation of ... overall for the US (5.1%). However, the top 10% dairy herds in the US, in terms of calf survival, are ...

  4. (Backyard) Bird is the Word- Raise Your Own Little Chicks

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/backyard-bird-word-raise-your-own-little-chicks

    interesting point about this is vaccinated chicks need to be fed unmedicated feed to prevent a nulling effect ... or brooder box to keep them warm – about 90-95 degrees for the first week of life. A chick feeder and ... drink from. Now let’s talk about a few breeds. Cornish Cross: T he most popular meat breed and what you ...

  5. Swine

    https://wayne.osu.edu/swine

    Wayne County 4-H Swine Department Things To Consider Before Taking A Swine Project Think about how ... Skillathon will be offered virtually between July 1 and July 23.  Check our Skillathon page for more ... overview of the most important things youth and parents should know about taking a dairy project including ...

  6. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/seeding-perennial-forages-late-summer

    grasses 20 to 30 ppm Mehlich-3. The optimal soil potassium level is 120 to 170 ppm for most of our soils. ... usually lower yielding and not as persistent, and from our trials, the savings in seed cost is lost within ...

  7. Horses

    https://wayne.osu.edu/horses

    Wayne County 4-H Horse Department Things to Consider Before Taking A Horse Project Think about how ... Skillathon will be offered virtually between July 1 and July 23.  Check our Skillathon page for more ... complete this project. Draft Horse (181)-  Are you fascinated with draft horses and want to know more about ...

  8. Poultry

    https://wayne.osu.edu/poultry

    Wayne County 4-H Poultry Department Things to Consider Before Taking a Poultry Project Think about ... Are you prepared to invest the money and time involved in caring for, grooming, learning about, and ... 1 and July 23.  Check our Skillathon page for more information. August 1- Jr. Fair Class Entries Due- ...

  9. Rabbits

    https://wayne.osu.edu/rabbits

    Wayne County 4-H Rabbit Department Things To Consider Before Taking A RAbbit Project Think about ... Skillathon will be offered virtually between July 1 and July 23.  Check our Skillathon page for more ... the most important things youth and parents should know about taking a dairy project including ...

  10. Goats

    https://wayne.osu.edu/goats

    Wayne County 4-H Goat Department Things To Consider Before Taking A Goat Project Think about how ... virtually between July 1 and July 23.  Check our Skillathon page for more information. July 8th- Goat ... youth and parents should know about taking a dairy project including important dates, deadlines, animal ...

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