January/February 2015 Dairy Pipeline - The VTDairy Newsletter
(New video by Dr. Gonzalo Ferreira)
Group housing and feeding systems for calves-opportunities and challenges
Feeding Recommendations for automatic calf feeders
from the calf autofeeder meeting in Rocky Mount, VA
Pasteurizer use for calf feeding, presentations by Dr. Bob James
Group housed calf systems--better recruiting and training is required
Felix Soriano, MS, PAS, APN Consulting, LLC
(former Virginia Tech Dairy Science graduate student)
Staphylococcus aureus Mastitis: Cause, Detection, & Control
Extension publication by: C.S. Petersson-Wolfe, I.K. Mullarky,
and G.M. Jones
Reference Guide for Mastitis-Causing Bacteria
Extension publication by: C.S. Petersson-Wolfe and J. Currin
Advances in Precision Phosphorus Feeding Webcast webcast
Feb. 3, 2015
VANTAGE No-Til conference
Feb. 4-5, 2015
PA Dairy Summit, Lancaster, PA
Feb. 4-5, 2015
Canadian Dairy Xpo,
Ontario Canada, http://www.dairyxpo.ca/
Feb. 18-20, 2015
69th Annual Virginia State Feed Association and Virginia Tech Nutritional Management "Cow College"
Brochure | Register online
Additional registration options now available!
Attend one day (your choice) for $100.
Use the online registration link above OR mail/fax (with your choice of day and $100) written on the form.
Mar. 9-13, 2015
Area Dairy Conferences
--March 9 - Amelia
--March 10 - Harrisonburg
--March 11 - Culpeper
--March 12 - Rocky Mount
--March 13 - Marion
As of 12/31/14--
VA DHI cows: 59,591
VA DHI herds: 324
VA DHI average herd size: 184
Virginia October 2014
mailbox price: $26.11
more mailbox prices...
US cows: 9,276,000
VA cows: 93,000
VA dairy herds as of
Map is being updated.
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