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SOUTHWEST DAIRY DAY

October 20th, 2022

Scotland, TX

Booths and the main gathering area will be at K of C Hall in Scotland Texas for participants and allied industry folks’ interactions. Participants will be transported by bus to tour each of the three dairies. Topics will include activity and rumination monitoring collars, cow comfort, and retrofitting barns for robotic milking systems. Please see the announcement flyer below and if you have any questions please reach out to Dr. Jennifer Spencer (jennifer.spencer@ag.tamu.edu) or Dr. Juan Pineiro (juan.pineiro@ag.tamu.edu)

YouTube Videos

Disease Prevention in Dairy Cattle

🩺This is the first of a series of videos regarding preventing diseases during the periparturient period of dairy cows with a special focus on metritis. 👇 Stay tuned as more videos are released!

“Biochar because Manure Happens”

Below is the link for the YouTube recording of the webinar held on March 17th from 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm. Please reach out to the presenters or Dr. Jennifer Spencer at jennifer.spencer@ag.tamu.edu if you have any questions.

Robotic Dairies

“Don’t be afraid of technology”

These YouTube videos are proudly presented by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension and discuss robotic milkers and technologies.

VIDEO 1: Mr. Adam Wolf is a 4th generation dairy farmer and is the owner and operator of Wolf’s Legendairy. Mr. Wolf is interviewed by Dr. Jennifer Spencer an Extension Dairy Specialist with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension and he explains what considerations and challenges he faced when transitioning to robotic milking systems.

VIDEO 2: Dr. Juan Pineiro, an Extension Dairy Specialist for Texas A&M AgriLife Extension interviews Dr. Fernanda Ferreira and Camila Lage with UC Davis about the current research they are conducting about robotic dairies in the U.S.

 

 

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