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Dairy Newsletter - 23rd June 2008
Monday 23rd June 2008
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Genus - Value through science and genomics
* This Week's Feature Articles

We have 4 new features this week:

Sand for Bedding and the Dangers of Mastitis
Sand has been used to bed cattle for many years and producers tend to give it little thought, yet sand can carry a lot of bacteria posing health concerns to animals. David R. Bray, writing in the University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS), Dairy Update Volume 8, explains how he came to find out more.
Teat End Condition Matters
This spring I have noticed a lot rougher teat ends than usual, writes Jeffrey Reneau, Professor of Dairy Management, University of Minnesota, Dairy Extension.
Animal Cloning and Implications for the Food Chain
This report examines the potential issues involved with cloning animals for commercial industry, prepared for COI, on behalf of their client, The Food Standards Agency.
US Beef and Dairy Outlook Report - June 2008
By U.S.D.A, Economic Research Service - This article is an extract from the June 2008: Livestock, Dairy and Poultry Outlook Report.
DuPont Animal Health Solutions
* Global Dairy Cattle Industry News (link to all this weeks news)


    FMD NEWS: Test Differentiates Vaccinates And Infections
    BLUETONGUE: Infertility Problems with Vaccine Denied
    Arla Attracting Organic Production

   United States

    Weekly US Cattle Outlook - Cattle Market Down
    Nebraskan Economy Develops as Dairy Expands
    In The Cattle Markets
    Observe Phenotype to Determine Genotype
    Complaints Filed Against Horizon Organic Label
    Wisconsin’s Dairy Industry Looks to Expand
    Weekly Outlook: Rationing the 2008 US Corn Crop
    The Low Cost Alternative to Milking Parlours
    Brucellosis Confirmed in Wyoming Cattle Herd
    Weekly Roberts Report
    US Farm Bill Becomes Law of the Land
    A Local Issue: Sustainable Farming and Health
    EPA Urged to Push Biofuels Out of Food Domain
    Cattle Prices Shoot up as Rains Pour Down
    Cutbacks Coming on Back of Corn Inflation
    USDA Establishes Dairy Reporting Programme
    Mad Cows and Mad Policies
    US Livestock Slaughter Statistics
    Mexico in Denial: The Source of Montana Brucellosis
    GE Animals Full of Promise in Brave New World
    Weekly US Cattle Outlook - Choice Beef Retail Prices Up
    Meat Price Bubble in Wake of US Flood John Deere - Premium Versitality
   United Kingdom

    UFU and United Dairy Farmers Discuss Milk Prices
    Profit Margins Under Pressure
    Alberta's $356 Million Livestock Makeover
    UK Steps Up to 'Controlled' BSE Risk Status
    Iodine Levels in UK Milk Deemed Safe
    JAB Warns Against Complacency on Vaccination
    EBLEX Publish Mini Feeds Directory
    JAB Warns Against Complacency on Vaccination
    UK Dairy Claims 11% Emission Cuts are Unrealistic
    Scottish Farmers Gather to Push Dairy Forward
    National Statistics on the Incidence of TB in Cattle
    Brown Says GM Animal Feeds are Key to Food Crisis
    Infertility Problems with Vaccine Denied
    Scotland Eyes Changing Shape of CAP Health Check
    Milking the Benefits of Breakfast
    Dairy Diet: Losing Weight With Better Bones

   European Union

    EU Compound Feed Production Still Rising
    EU Food Chain Action Welcomed
Nuflor -

    Anthrax Confirmed in India's Gujarat State


    "Product of Canada": Farmers Welcome Label Guidelines
    CIFA Call for Anthrax Protection


    Clamp Down On Antibiotic Residues
    Weekly Australian Cattle Summary
    FMD Test Differentiates Vaccinates And Infections


    Ill Timed Milk Cut Slashes Producers Margins
    Competition Report on Vets Gets Thumbs Up


    Kuke Cattle Quarantined in Botswana

   Serbia and Montenegro

    World's 1st On-farm E.coli Intervention Vaccine? Allflex

That's all for this week!



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