Dairy Cattle

 

How Seaweed Is Reducing Methane Emissions from Dairy Cows & Beef Cattle

How Seaweed Is Reducing Methane Emissions from Dairy Cows & Beef Cattle

 

  It’s unquestionable that cattle offer sustenance and even livelihoods for people worldwide, but every juicy steak or cold glass of milk comes with an unintended consequence: runaway methane emissions. Like all ruminants, cows release this greenhouse gas as a byproduct of healthy digestion. Yet with roughly one billion-head in the global herd and a […]

 

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How Dairy Farmers Can Survive COVID-19 and Heat Stress in Dairy Cows

How Dairy Farmers Can Survive COVID-19 and Heat Stress in Dairy Cows

 

  This summer has been a scorcher. All across the United States, temperatures spiked, bringing on heatwaves that made August 2020 the third warmest on record. These extreme weather patterns create problems for the dairy industry by impairing milk production and lowering cattle reproduction rates. What’s different this year are the unpredictable consequences of COVID-19. […]

 

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Want Dairy Cattle Feed Efficiency? Seaweed Is Your Answer

Want Dairy Cattle Feed Efficiency? Seaweed Is Your Answer

 

  These days, dairy farmers have plenty of reasons to cry over spilled milk. Growing environmental stress, a 50% drop in milk exports to China, and shortages of hay and other grasses throughout the Midwest are thinning the possible profit margins for dairy farmers. If dairy farmers are going to keep their expenses in check, […]

 

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