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This study presents a basic description and analysis of 20 common health disorders/diseases monitored in 289 802 dairy cows in the Czech Republic. The data were provided by farmers on a one-time basis from 1 183 herds and were collected between July 2015 and June 2016. In 55% of cows, no...

Author(s)
Kasna, E.; Fleischer, P.; Zavadilová, L.; Slosárková, S.; Krupová, Z.; Stanek, S.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2018, No.23, pp 173-177
AbstractFull Text

The number of dairy farms in the United States has seen a steady decrease from 70,375 herds in 2003 to 41,809 in 2016 while the number of dairy cattle has stayed relatively the same or even slightly increased from 9,103,000 milking cows in 2001 to 9,328,000 in 2016. Wisconsin statistics mirror the...

Author(s)
Fourdraine, R. H.; Coburn, A. D.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2018, No.23, pp 1-7
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With Herd Navigator frequent measurements ensures close monitoring of the herd to allow pro active action on a number of parameters such as reproduction parameters, mastitis, ketosis and urea. It is evident that alerts informing the herd manager about need for insemination or other immediate...

Author(s)
Asmussen, T.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2010, No.14, pp 291-293
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A comprehensive database system, integrated with DHIA and automatic milk recording has been used for total management of a herd with 7600 female animals located in Florida. Cow identity is provided by Allflex RFID tags. The herd's primary data resides in PCDART along with real-time milk weights and ...

Author(s)
Webb, D. W.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2010, No.14, pp 249-251
AbstractFull Text

NMR has provided an on line application for use by customers since 2005 called Herd Companion- an information management system for customers benefiting from NMR (National Milk Records) and NML (National Milk Laboratories) services. It allows farmers and their advisors to view fertility, health,...

Author(s)
Craven, T.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2010, No.14, pp 97-112
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The milk production increase of the individual cow and the growth in dairy cow herd size in the last decades are generating new challenges for health and reproduction performance in the modern dairy farms. Detection of oestrus and early diagnosis of sick cows are important keys in the management of ...

Author(s)
Arazi, A.; Ishay, E.; Aizinbud, E.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2010, No.14, pp 113-127

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