Down cow first aid

Down cow first aid

We all know that sinking feeling when one of the cows in the paddock does not get up or we see one laid flat out instead of sitting up! Usually, it is either raining or on a day when we already have too much to do! What to do next? There are really two things that...
Ketosis in Dairy cows

Ketosis in Dairy cows

Ketosis is one of the metabolic diseases we routinely deal with in dairy cows in early lactation and can cause significant issues in the herd at a sub-clinical level. In early lactation all cows are in some degree of negative energy balance, as they are...