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Barbara Wadsworth

Managing Precision Dairy Farming Technologies
9/22/2015 (new)

 UK Authors: Jeffrey Bewley, Lauren Mayo,
 Departments: Animal and Food Sciences
 Series: Animal Science (ASC series)

Precision dairy farming is the use of technologies to measure physiological, behavioral, and production indicators of individual animals to improve management strategies and farm performance.

web only | 3 pages | 1,183 words | 32 downloads | PDF: 1,872 kb

Stall Bases: Are Your Cows Comfortable?
3/18/2013 (new)

 UK Authors: Jeffrey Bewley, Barbara Wadsworth
 Departments: Animal and Food Sciences
 Series: Animal Science (ASC series)

Cow comfort generally refers to minimizing animal stress in order to maximize milk production and animal well-being. Lying behavior plays a critical role in the production, profitability, and well-being of dairy cattle. The potential economic impact of increased production, reduced lameness, improved milk quality, reduced culling rates, and increased longevity are immense.

web only | 3 pages | 1,703 words | 67 downloads | PDF: 640 kb