Dairy Recipe - Milk Puddding Pie from Greece

Published: June 05, 2017
We love dairy! In appreciation of dairy farmers & their cows around the world, we’re sharing favourite dairy recipes of some of our colleagues. First recipe comes from Angeliki Govila in ...

Interesting Facts about Dairy

Published: June 01, 2017
Dairy cows are amazing animals. They can turn grass and grains into milk, which is among the most widely consumed and versatile foods on our planet. Find out more fascinating ...

Women in Science – Sabine Bongaerts

Published: April 11, 2017
I want to know how the world works – a simple yet complex desire that drives my work in science. There is so much knowledge to be gained. But most important is what we choose to do with that knowledge. Bringing different thinking and perspectives together leads to ...

What Does Dairy Cattle Well-Being Really Mean?

Published: April 06, 2017
Well-being. It means different things to different people but one thing that can be agreed on is that it is important to maintain at the highest standard, particularly with dairy cattle. So what are the important factors, how do we reliably assess dairy cattle well-being and where are the common ...

Keeping A Lid On Ketosis

Published: April 06, 2017
Sub-clinical ketosis is an under-identified threat, estimated to affect 41 to 43% of cows at least once in the first 2 to 3 weeks postpartum. How much is this ‘silent’ form of the condition really worth worrying about though? Let’s look at the ...

To Feed or Not To Feed

Published: April 05, 2017
In the dairy industry, it is common practice to restrict a calf’s access to milk - on the one hand, to save money, on the other hand it is believed that restrictive feeding of milk encourages the calf to eat more solid feed, thus beginning the weaning process earlier. This approach was recommended and accepted as a standard industry practice. However, these recommendations have been challenged with new ...

Farmers Are The Gatekeepers to Herd Fertility

Published: April 05, 2017
Fertility is the cornerstone of success for any dairy farm, regardless of management system used. Where improvements are needed, it’s often beneficial to not just look at the cows but also consider farmer ...

What’s New in Bovine Mastitis Management?

Published: April 05, 2017
As modern approaches to managing bovine mastitis take an ever increasing ‘prevention is better than cure’ direction, we take a look at three of the latest developments in the ...

Dairy – What Does The Future Hold?

Published: April 04, 2017
With all the complexities affecting the dairy industry, accurately predicting the future of the industry is a difficult task. However, one organization – the International Farm Comparison Network (IFCN) – is helping give the industry a glimpse into the future by collating extensive data from a variety of sources obtained since 1996. Welcome to a glimpse of the dairy world in 2025 done by IFCN in ...

Vet Students around the World – Meet Janice Magayano from the Philippines

Published: March 16, 2017
We think veterinary students are awesome! Together with the International Veterinary Students' Association, we are telling the stories of vet students around the world. This time, meet Janice L. ...