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  1. Steps to Speed up Field Curing of Hay Crops

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/steps-speed-field-curing-hay-crops

    but waiting for the perfect stretch of weather can end up costing us through large reductions in ... long-lasting effects on hay crops. We’ve seen many fields where stand loss in wheel tracks led to lower forage ... weather limits how far we can push the limits, these techniques can help us improve the chances of success ...

  2. 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

    information may or may not be applicable to other situations. The overall objective was to assess calf death ... heifers had less calf death losses compared to multiparous cows (Table 3). This is due to the fact that ... semen (Holstein bulls); thus, more females calves were born. About 52% of first-calf heifers calved with ...

  3. Creeping Towards Harvest

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/creeping-towards-harvest

    on which way you think about it, heavily influences silage yield and the quality of the fermentation ... and preservation once it is stored. Taking field samples will be essential in getting harvest timing ... 19” will decrease neutral detergent fiber (NDF) content by about 8% and increase starch content by ...

  4. Graduate

    https://ansci.osu.edu/graduate

    a Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. Training is offered in both applied and basic aspects ... of animal sciences. The MS degree is designed to provide academic training beyond the Bachelor of ... Extension. The PhD program is designed to prepare students for positions that involve application of ...

  5. Promising Vaccine Development to Control Johne’s Disease

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/promising-vaccine-development-control-johne%E2%80%99s

    goats. In the US, it is estimated that over 90% of dairy herds are infected with MAP. The clinical signs ... disease worldwide (e.g., Gudair, Silirium); however, in the US, Mycopar ® was the only USDA-licensed ... vaccine available for use (discontinued in the US in 2019).  Its use was restricted to cattle, and only ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    compare the prices in Table 1 to the 5-year averages. The price of NE L and peNDF are about 37 and 41% ... used for average US cows weighing 1500 lb and producing milk with 3.9% fat and 3.2% protein. For July’s ... issue, the income over nutrient cost (IONC) for cows milking 70 lb/day and 85 lb/day is about $9.33 and ...

  7. Honors Research with Distinction

    https://ansci.osu.edu/courses/meatsci-4999h

    FAES 1100H, CPHR 3.4 or above, major GPA 3.4 or above, and permission of honors project supervisor. ...

  8. Research with Distinction

    https://ansci.osu.edu/courses/meatsci-4999

    or above in major, and permission of project supervisor. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 cr hrs or ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Animal Health, Zoonoses, and Food Safety

    https://ansci.osu.edu/research/animal-health-zoonoses-and-food-safety

    quote about graduate program with supplemental image “CFAH trains students in cutting edge research ... internationally renowned faculty.  They are engaged in research on food animal health, training of graduate ... wellbeing of food animals and humans. Students are expected to complete a research project and thesis, ...

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