Four factors that limit cows’ time budgets

In recent years, several research groups have started to prioritize studies on cow behavior to determine the benefits herd management can have on milk production. Early studies have shown the basic needs of a cow will consume 20 to 21 hours per day, which leaves...
Quality corn silage starts now

Quality corn silage starts now

Corn silage harvest is arguably the most critical time of the year for a dairy’s future productivity and profitability. In a period of a few weeks, nine to 14 months of feed inventory is created. Getting it right is critical to desirable feed quality for a long period...