Diabetes ‘can be kept at bay with a glass of milk every day’
Drinking milk at breakfast time cuts the risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes, research suggests.
New dairy cattle breeding method increases genetic selection efficiency
Brazilian scientists at São Paulo State University (UNESP) collaborating with colleagues at the University of Maryland and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) have developed a dairy cattle breeding method that adds a new parameter to genetic selection and conserves or even improves a population’s genetic diversity
Beef farmers – need some help this summer?by Simon Gee
French students seek internships on UK beef farms
Top genetic traits to improve lifetime yield revealedby Marco Winters
AHDB Dairy have revealed the genetic traits dairy farmers should focus on if they are aiming to increase their herd’s daily lifetime yields for fat and protein
Changes to the Holstein Type Merit Index in April 2019by Darren Todd
In the upcoming April 2019 proof run, Holstein UK will implement a new Type Merit formula, which dictates the makeup of the overall Type Merit Index. NBDC geneticist, Darren Todd explains the changes to the formula
Beef farmers advised about the risks of straw impactionby AHDB Beef & Lamb news release
Reports of cows dying from straw impaction is highlighting the risks associated with feeding straw-based rations to suckler cows.
Lip smacking Juicy in Californiaby Simon Gee
Sire Co-Op Aardema JUICY sires the sale topper at the recent Convention Sale in California