Genetics and Milk Quality

Dairy producers are offered many opportunities to try new products and technologies.  While new opportunities frequently promote their positive aspects, it is important to consider any potential negative aspects.  What do you think that your response would be if you had to choose between these 2 products?  Both products have the same cost to purchase and the same implementation protocol.

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Theo Lam is manager Research and Development at GD Animal Health Services in The Netherlands. He’s also professor of Applied Ruminant Health Research at the department of Population Health Sciences in the faculty of Veterinary Medicine at Utrecht University.

Effective communication key to successful knowledge transfer

Ten years ago, Dutch researchers Dr. Theo Lam and Dr. Jolanda Jansen were involved in organising a high-level, international conference on udder health and communication in Utrecht. Highlights of the three-day conference included presentations on national mastitis control schemes from…...

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Dr Lago about his background, his education and his work at DairyExperts

Dr Alfonso Lago is the Director of Dairy Herd Management and Contract Research Solutions at DairyExperts, Inc. – a dairy cattle research, consulting and laboratory firm based in Tulare, California, USA. He founded the company six years ago and moved…...

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Switching to robotic milking: how to prepare for success

Ever since the installation of the first commercial milking robot in 1992, automatic milking has been on the rise. According to industry estimates, there are currently over 35.000 operational milking robot units in dairy farms across the globe. The largest…...

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