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How to Take Care of Calf Colostrum. Your Guide to Storing and Pasteurizing Your Most Valuable Asset.

Posted by Laura Stensberg

Colostrum is the most valuable asset on your dairy. Knowing how to properly pasteurize and store colostrum is an essential requirement for any dairy. Here is how to do it right. Pasteurizing Colostrum Heat treating colostrum, often called pasteurizing, can be done – but not the same way you pasteurize whole milk for older calves.…
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Brr… It’s Getting Chilly Out There, it is Time to address Cold Stress and How to Prevent it

Posted by Laura Stensberg

Fall is in full swing with it we usher in the cold weather and calf jackets. Chances are that when you woke up this morning, you checked the weather. You probably checked the weather before you went outside this morning to see if you needed to put on a coat.  Does this make you think…
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What’s the Composition? Milk And Colostrum And How To Treat Each

Posted by Laura Stensberg

“That depends,” you say. “Are you talking about comparing the two liquids or whether colostrum feeding affects future production?” “Both,” I say. Comparing Colostrum to Milk Components Colostrum is notorious for containing high levels of immunoglobulins. At 85 to 90 percent, the most prevalent one is immunoglobulin G (IgG), a large Y-shaped protein produced by…
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Plan for Calf Jackets now!

Posted by Dagmar Beckel Machyckova

Don’t get caught off guard by winter, plan for Calf Jackets now. Cold stress is sneaky and you don’t want your calves to get sick. Take advantage of our new Calf Jacket Sale. Buy Online SAVE 25% on CALF JACKETS Our calf jackets are made in Wisconsin by Wisconsin dairy farmers and come in three…
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My WDE Love Affair

Posted by Dagmar Beckel Machyckova

Ever since I met my husband, I count my life blessings by World Dairy Expos. It all started the weekend after the 2003 World Dairy Expo when we first met. Since then we haven’t missed a single one and have experienced every aspect of it fully.  We started by showing the cows and thoroughly enjoyed…
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