Winter regime for summer cattle

Macmillan, Shirley
August 2006
Farmers Weekly;8/11/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 6, p38
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the use of regular footbathing to control digital dermatitis among the cow herd at the Manor Farm owned by Anthony Jeanes in Somerset, England in the 2006 summer season. Jeanes emphasizes the importance of clamp management and trough hygiene. The farm assesses silage in order to monitor the changes in its fermentation. The farmer mentions the risk of secondary fermentation despite the practice.


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