Livestock Management

Resources on how to take good care of your dairy livestock.

Kevine Otieno Jul 27, 2022, 7:20 AM
Calves can be very vulnerable to external conditions, which can increase their chances of death. It is necessary to implement the calf management practices we'll discuss in this article to reduce chances of death. Calves under these conditions will also grow faster and healthier.
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Kevine Otieno Jul 27, 2022, 8:25 AM
Mastitis in cows is manifested as the inflammation of the cow's mammary gland and udder tissue. This disease/condition is a...
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Kevine Otieno Jul 8, 2022, 9:54 PM
A positive diagnosis is given when the blood calcium level goes below 8.5 mg/dl (or 2 mmol/l). Incalf cows need...
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Kevine Otieno Jul 8, 2022, 6:10 PM
With average digestibility of 70%, this grass has better returns for the farmer given the time it takes to maturity...
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Kevine Otieno Jul 11, 2022, 2:51 PM
Zoonotic diseases are infectious diseases that are naturally transmitted between humans and animals. They can be transmitted by bacteria, fungi,...
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Kevine Otieno Jul 7, 2022, 11:42 AM
Bacterial zoonoses pose a greater health risk to humans. Viral zoonoses compound the risk since they spread fast and are hard to contain.
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Kevine Otieno Jul 7, 2022, 4:58 PM
Freemartinism is a severe form of sexual abnormality in cattle. Affects female calves born to male twins 90% of the...
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Kevine Otieno Jul 13, 2022, 11:32 PM
Hardware disease in cattle, also known as bovine traumatic reticuloperitonitis, is one of the most overlooked phenomena by cattle farmers.
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Kevine Otieno Jul 11, 2022, 2:55 PM
Diagnosing animal diseases becomes a key component of farm management.
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