Advantages and Disadvantages of Various Dry-off Methods for Dairy Cows
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Keywords

milking management
dairy cows
dry-off protocols
dry-off methods
cost analysis

How to Cite

Pattamanont, Pornpamol, Marcos Marcondes, and Albert De Vries. 2020. “Advantages and Disadvantages of Various Dry-off Methods for Dairy Cows”. EDIS 2020 (5), 6. https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-an360-2020.

Abstract

This paper reviews 4 dry-off methods for dairy cows. Advantages and disadvantages are discussed. An illustrative budget shows how to calculate the economically most optimal dry off method.

https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-an360-2020
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References

USDA. 2016. Dairy 2014, Milk Quality, Milking Procedures, and Mastitis in the United States, 2014. USDA–APHIS–VS–CEAH–NAHMS. Fort Collins, CO. #704.0916.

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