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Inquiring Minds Want to Know: Why is Colostrum Management So Important?

Posted by Laura Stensberg

Like most things in life, we just do what we have always done without question and many times without knowing why we do it. We just have grown up with our parents doing it one way and now we do it the same way as well. This is also the case with life on the…
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Keep it in the Family: Stay Small and Buy Local

Posted by Laura Stensberg

The times, they are crazy! Right now, the world seems to be closing in on us, half the time we don’t even know what direction we are headed in. Two steps forward and one step back seems to be the motto. We don’t know where to turn, we feel like we are losing control and…
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More Farm Choices: Is the Second Feeding of Colostrum Needed?

Posted by Laura Stensberg

By now, we all know how important colostrum is to the neonatal calf. But, now we face the question, how many feedings are enough? Is it just a one-and-done kind of thing or is there more to it? This is a relatively new topic of research and much still needs to be learned. Before we…
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The Life and Times: A Background on Pasteurization

Posted by Laura Stensberg

Are you thinking about starting a colostrum management program? Running a dairy farm is tough, and starting new practices on your farm can be difficult. In this article, we will begin with a little background on pasteurization and give you some reasons why you should be choosing to do this with your colostrum. What is…
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Stressed, Blessed, and Farm Life Obsessed

Posted by Laura Stensberg

The life of the farmer is one that has many blessings yet much stress. Life on the farm is always on their mind. While every job has its stressors, the farmer experiences stress a little differently, because as you probably already know, being a farmer is not a typical 9-5 job, rather, it is a…
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