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Beet pulp in dairy cattle rations

In previous issues of the magazine, we talked about the value of ensiled pressed beet pulp and the economic feasibility of its use in cattle feeding, based on the results of research and practice of German dairy farms.

Reproduction of cows: Ukrainian experience

We used to consider foreign experience as reference and take it as an example. Meanwhile, in Ukraine, there are a number of dairy-commodity farms that have reached production indicators of the world level, including reproduction.

Strategies for improving reproduction of cows: experience of TD Dolinske

In the leading enterprise of the Association of Milk Producers LLC «TD „Dolinske“» from Kherson region, it became clear that literally for the quarter it is possible to improve the fertility rate by more than 10%.

Balancing the diet of cows during the transition period: anionic salts and protected fats

A highly-producing cow undergoes significant metabolic changes in the transit period.

Profitable comfort

In the previous issue of the magazine we talked about the general principles of comfort for cows and how important it is to milk production, health and reproduction of the herd.

Kischenzi officially opened the rotary milking parlour

02.07.2018 09:40:55

On June 12, «Kischenzi», in the village of Dobra, Cherkasy region, was the official opening of the rotary milking parlour for 80 places.

Beet pulp: how not to lose nutrition

We continue to discuss the use of beet pulp in feeding cows. According to the estimate of the German nutritionist Udo Weber, today the maximum possible price of squeezed pulp with a dry matter content of 20-25% - as a feed, but not a byproduct - is 30-40 euros per ton. At the same time, the total actual cost of silaged pulp in Ukraine is about 10 euros/t (product cost + transportation + putting in the sleeve).

Rye is an alternative forage

Winter rye is less popular feed culture than alfalfa. And with the technology of cultivating the latter on hay, haylage or silage, domestic milk producers are better acquainted. However, the editorial staff of the magazine «Milk and Farm» decided to learn more about the value of winter rye by visiting practical seminar on the basis of «Terezine» (Bila Tserkva district, Kyiv region).

Precise feeding: trend or need?

At domestic dairy farms more and more often you can see high-tech equipment, including feeding. This is not just a trend, but a time requirement.

Prevention and treatment of mastitis: Estonian experience

We will add the theme of the fight against mastitis with the practical advice of the doctor of veterinary medicine of the Estonian University of Natural Sciences, Piret Kalmus, who was also among the speakers of this year’s Milk congress.

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