Two proposals to advance the curriculum and improve veterinary medical training and care at the UW School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) have been awarded funding through the UW-Madison Educational Innovation (EI) initiative. EI aims to leverage the inherent creativity of … Continue reading
In its 83-year history, the Hoard’s Dairyman Cow Judging Contest has seen 5.5 million entries, and only 84 individuals have ever received a perfect score by aligning their rankings with that of the official judges. Five of those perfect scores … Continue reading
In a 2,000-cow herd, the annual cost to treat subclinical and clinical hypocalcemia, along with the subsequent milk loss, adds up to an estimated $60,750 each year. “Prevention is just as critical as ever,” Dr. Gary Oetzel, DVM, UW-Madison School … Continue reading
Designing and installing a positive pressure tube should be done by a skilled professional., otherwise costly mistakes may result. Authored by Dr. Ken Nordlund, Dr. Becky Brotzman, and Dr. Arturo Gomez.
Although hutches pose challenges when the weather is wet — particularly for the people taking care of calves — it is not recommended to add an additional roof over the hutches as this will limit ventilation, says Becky Brotzman, veterinarian … Continue reading
Positive pressure tubes offer a solution to key calf barn struggles: ventilation and respiratory health. Authored by Dr. Ken Nordlund, Dr. Becky Brotzman, and Dr. Arturo Gomez.
With proper specifications, calves can thrive in a barn environment. Authored by Dr. Ken Nordlund, Dr. Becky Brotzman, and Dr. Arturo Gomez.
The public is invited to help welcome the cows back to campus as UW-Madison dedicates its refurbished Dairy Cattle Center on Saturday, March 9. Doors at the facility at 1815 Linden Dr. will be open to the public from 9-11:30 … Continue reading