As we get into the new year, a few changes are coming to the dairy industry. This year is expected to face a few challenges, but there are opportunities within the market.
Looking for answers to the burning questions facing dairy? We are udderly devoted to the space and the hard working folks involved.
Cows come in many shapes and sizes, and breeds! The number of recognized cattle breeds varies, but it is estimated that there are over 250 different types of cows worldwide. There are Holsteins, Jerseys, the Brown cow who makes chocolate milk (we all wish that was true), and more.
Each breed has different benefits due to its genetic makeup, which allows them to have different purposes like dairy, work, or meat. Different species of cows are fit for certain climates, so the location of the cow and breed are just some of the things to consider when picking a herd.
Here are a few facts about different cow breeds.
What are greenhouse gases (GHG)?
If you want to know anything about dairy or cows, World Dairy Expo is the place to be. Hosted in Madison, Wisconsin from October 2 to 7, the expo was filled with show cows' along with new and emerging dairy technologies.
Dairy farming can be a stressful job. Long days, labor shortages, fluctuation in commodity prices, and animal well-being are just some of the sources of stress for dairy farmers.
Queen Elizabeth II, the longest serving British monarch and the longest recorded of any female head of state in history, passed away yesterday.
Dairy production has evolved over the last century, heck it’s evolved a lot over the last five years! Automatic milking systems (AMS), also called voluntary milking systems (VMS), are monitored by herd management software. This system has many parts and can measure milk quality, cow health, and much more.
A happy employee produces better quality work, supposedly. This is equally true for cows.
We’ve heard it all. Almond milk this, soy milk that, oat, hemp, cashew, coconut… To quote the comedian Jack Whitehall, "Can we stop milking things already?!" But the big question we often get asked in the dairy industry is: