Paying it Forward with a Successful Transition Cow Program

dc.contributor.author Bentley, Jenn
dc.contributor.author Breuer, Ryan
dc.contributor.author Ramirez-Ramirez, Hugo
dc.contributor.author Ramirez, Hugo
dc.contributor.author Timms, Leo
dc.contributor.author Lenth, Ron
dc.date 2018-08-25T22:01:42.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-29T23:36:57Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-29T23:36:57Z
dc.date.copyright Sun Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2017
dc.date.issued 2017-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>This educational program guided decision-making process to assist small, beginning, traditional commercial producers to determine best management practices in their transition cow program. Focused topic areas included facilities, nutrition, health, records, financial and production variables. Twenty-five risk management surveys, 7 on-farm workshops, 3 on-farm demonstrations of transition cow monitoring tools, 3on-line learning modules, and 60 individual visits were used to increase awareness, understanding, and decision-making ability. Following the educational programming along with numerous articles published in national dairy magazines, 48 producers have begun to develop or implement change to their transition cow program best suited for their management, labor, and financial structure. Long term application of these management changes includes changes in reduced stress, reduced fresh cow problems, and improved milk production through a better start of the cow’s lactation.</p>
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dc.identifier.articleid 2264
dc.identifier.contextkey 9913219
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.31274/ans_air-180814-304
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dc.identifier.submissionpath ans_air/vol663/iss1/24
dc.identifier.uri https://dr.lib.iastate.edu/handle/20.500.12876/9322
dc.language.iso en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Animal Science Research Reports
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dc.subject.disciplines Dairy Science
dc.title Paying it Forward with a Successful Transition Cow Program
dc.type article
dc.type.genre dairy
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