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How Dairy Barn Design Affects Hoof Health

By Dale Baker and Chip Hendrickson
AgroChem Hoof Care Technical Experts

Building a new barn can be an exciting experience. However, don’t overlook the importance of hoof health in design and materials. 399 more words

Hooves

What is Dairy Cow Lameness Really Costing You?

By Dale Baker and Chip Hendrickson
AgroChem Hoof Care Technical Experts

A lame cow is an economic liability on a dairy farm. On a 500-cow dairy with a lameness incidence rate of 20% and a per-cow cost of $90, lameness can cost a dairy operation $9,000 a year. 171 more words

Hooves

Morning Milking Musings: Somewhere On A Beach.....

As we are buried under like half a foot of snow and more to come until tomorrow afternoon in addition to the start of temperatures under 30 degrees, I’m dreaming of those hot summer days where I was sweating through my shirt wishing for cooler ones.   289 more words

Agriculture

Guernseys of the Past

If you’re curious what a Guernsey cow looked like in the past, here are some snapshots from the 1950’s through 1980’s of Guernsey cattle from the Graysmarsh & Family Hill bloodlines (and some other cows purchased by the farms): 9 more words

Dairy

Come to the World Dairy Expo!

The 50th World Dairy Expo kicks off October 4-8, 2016.

The World Dairy Expo is where the dairy industry meets.  No other dairy event in the world compares. 309 more words

Nasco

AgroChem has relocated!

By Dale Baker and Chip Hendrickson
AgroChem Hoof Care Technical Experts

AgroChem, Inc. has relocated to a new production center to meet the growing demand for effective, safe chemical products for dairy producers worldwide. 143 more words

Hooves