Table of Contents
The Fundamentals of Profitable Milk Production
I: Priming for Production.
Feeding Management during the Transition Phase
Anion, Vitamin E, and Se Supplementation of Diets for Close-Up Dairy Cows
II: Feeding and Management Strategies.
Ionophores - Mode of Action and Effects on Milk Yield and Milk Composition
III: Risk Management.
Environmental Risk and Dairy Farming
Legal Issues of Risk Management in Agriculture
Policy Risk: Implications for Dairy Farm Management
Digestibility of Forage Fiber - Variation, Measurement, and Relationship to Animal Performance
Effective Fiber in Barley-Based Diets
Enzymes to Enhance Utilization of Feed in Dairy Cows
V: Getting the Most out of Feed Resources.
Calf Management - Birth to Weaning
Profitable Forage Management Strategies
Cost Effectiveness of Feed Additives
Buffers - What and When to Use
VII: Health and Production.
Fine-Tuning Mastitis Control Programs
Body Energy Management
Preventing Abomasal Displacements
Manure Scoring as a Management Tool