The Genetics and Management of Sound Feet and Legs in Dairy Animals (pdf file, 564KB)
Sound management of feet and legs in dairy animals affects performance. This guide offers guidelines for good managment practices.
How to Reduce Heat Stress (pdf file, 350KB)
Four ways to reduce heat stress and maintain production and fertility in dairy cattle are found in this NebGuide.
How to Body Condition Score Dairy Animals (pdf file, 320KB)
Routinely scoring the body condition of dairy animals can help detect potential problems that might cause a decrease in milk production.
Managing Dairy Cattle for Cow Comfort and Maximum Intake (pdf file, 606KB)
This NebGuide describes housing, milking, and feeding systems that promote cow comfort, maximum feed intake, and profitability.
Johnes Disease This site maintained by the University of Wisconsin contains information on Johnes Disease.
To obtain additional informatiuon on the Nebraska Program --simply go to " QUESTIONS "
and send a message to the " DAIRY HEALTH and DISEASE ".
This message will go directly to Dr. Dave Smith for a response.