THYMOX™ Announces Enviro-Tech as Exclusive North American Distributor for Dairy Market

Source: EconoTimes THYMOX™, the innovative, botanically-derived brand of animal health products by Laboratoire M2, has announced an exclusive North American distribution agreement with Enviro-Tech LLC, a subsidiary of Eakin Enterprises Inc., for THYMOX FOOTBATH™ and THYMOX HOOFCARE™. The distribution...

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Measures protecting Canadian dairy industry under fire at U.S. NAFTA hearing

Source: CBC News Canadian measures to protect the dairy industry came under the microscope at a U.S. congressional hearing on revamping the North American Free Trade Agreement Tuesday, suggesting the Liberal government will have a tough time convincing legislators...

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Phibro Animal Health Corporation to Utilize New Research in Serving the Dairy Industry

Recent Findings Presented at the American Dairy Science Association 2017 Annual Meeting Will Help Producers with Feeding and Management Methods. Phibro Animal Health Corporation supported several research studies presented at the American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) 2017 Annual Meeting...

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GEA brings automation to the barn with the FRone feed pusher

Source: Press Release – GEA The FRone automated feed pusher from GEA works around the clock to keep fresh, high-quality feed at the bunk, maximizing your cows’ production potential while giving you back countless hours of valuable time. “Dairy...

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Canadian dairy farmers celebrate World Milk Day

Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) is pleased to share how we celebrate the vibrant dairy industry in Canada on World Milk Day. “World Milk Day is a great time to invite everyone to take a moment and enjoy a...

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Farmers in Maxime Bernier’s riding vote against him for supply management ‘lie’

Source: CBC News Local MP promised to protect set prices and quotas before election, then changed his tune for leadership bid Maxime Bernier’s quest to become leader of the Conservative Party of Canada has inspired more than a thousand farmers in...

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Silage Trial Shows Dow Seeds bm3 BMR Increases Milk Potential

The latest research from The William H. Miner Agricultural Research Institute in Chazy, NY confirms that the Dow Seeds™ brand brown midrib-3 (bm3) BMR silage corn leads to increased milk production. The Miner Institute conducted the trial to evaluate...

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The Maranda Family – Keeping the Dairy Tradition Alive in Quebec

In celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary, Dairy Farmers of Canada has produced a book, Dairy Farmers—Deeply Rooted for a Strong Future that honours Canada’s dairy tradition and the contributions dairy farmers have made to Canada’s emergence as a nation....

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5 C’s Of Calf Care

Source: Grober Nutrition Every producer has individual opportunities and challenges due to their housing environment and management strategy. The key to maximizing growth, health, and long-term profitability is establishing a sound system of care for your pre-ruminant livestock. No...

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Hoyt dairy farm’s history showcased in new book

Source: CBC News Canada Farm established 247 years ago represents New Brunswick in book about Canada’s dairy history A New Brunswick dairy farm is a little more famous this year. Dixon Valleyview Farms in Hoyt, now owned by Diana...

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Chair on the Sustainable Life of Dairy Cattle by: Dr. Elsa Vasseur of McGill University

Source: Dairy Research Blog Dr. Elsa Vasseur of McGill University has held the Chair on the Sustainable Life of Dairy Cattle at McGill University for over a year. Novalait has produced a new video providing an overview of the work underway on behalf of Canada’s dairy farmers! Click on the link to watch it now: Dr.

Agriculture ministers reach five-year, $3-billion deal to boost farm sector

Source: The Globe and Mail Agriculture ministers signed a $3-billion partnership with Ottawa aimed at strengthening the industry and developing new markets as federal officials prepare for looming trade talks with the United States. Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay said the Canadian Agricultural Partnership is intended to help the $100-billion sector come up with innovations

THYMOX™ Announces Enviro-Tech as Exclusive North American Distributor for Dairy Market

Source: EconoTimes THYMOX™, the innovative, botanically-derived brand of animal health products by Laboratoire M2, has announced an exclusive North American distribution agreement with Enviro-Tech LLC, a subsidiary of Eakin Enterprises Inc., for THYMOX FOOTBATH™ and THYMOX HOOFCARE™. The distribution agreement will significantly accelerate the commercialization of THYMOX in the world’s most valuable dairy market. “We

A Step Towards Genetic Improvement for Hoof Health

Source: Canadian Dairy Network What are the major health issues in your lactating herd? Chances are good your answer includes some or all of the following: mastitis, reproductive issues and lameness. Great strides have been made in terms of genetic selection for reduced somatic cell, improved resistance to clinical mastitis and higher daughter fertility. But

Saputo Inc. (TSE:SAP) Rating Increased to Outperform at Royal Bank Of Canada

Source: Stock News Times Saputo Inc. (TSE:SAP) was upgraded by investment analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada from a “sector perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note issued on Wednesday. The firm presently has a C$48.00 price objective on the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada’s price objective would indicate a potential upside

Measures protecting Canadian dairy industry under fire at U.S. NAFTA hearing

Source: CBC News Canadian measures to protect the dairy industry came under the microscope at a U.S. congressional hearing on revamping the North American Free Trade Agreement Tuesday, suggesting the Liberal government will have a tough time convincing legislators to look past the long-standing trade irritant. “We want to end these discriminatory practices,” said Congressman

Response from Dairy Farmers of Canada on the U.S. starting positions for the re-negotiation of NAFTA

Source: Dairy Farmers of Canada The U.S. starting positions for the re-negotiation of NAFTA were released today, and we are currently reviewing them. Our initial reaction is that the US objectives remains fairly broad, and there isn’t anything new. We will not comment further at this time. Canada’s own consultation on the re-negotiation of NAFTA

Scott Brown Weekly Livestock Update, July 17th 2017

Some highlights from this week’s Weekly Livestock Market Update: •The USDA released its latest WASDE report. Scott notes that beef production estimates were increased by 270 million pounds for 2017. That lowered their fed steer price by a $1 for 2017 average. Barrow and gilt estimates were raised $2, driven mostly by continued strong demand

Organic New Entrant Quota Assistance Program

Source: Dairy Farmers of Ontario To ensure there are new entrants to maintain the organic milk supply due to producers exiting the dairy industry, DFO is giving priority access for up to 3 positions from the 2018 New Entrant Quota Assistance Program. The Organic New Entrant Quota Assistance Program (ONEQAP-2018) is for the application period

Focus on Feet: Wet feet may be okay for ducks but moisture can lead to cows on the limp

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Providing dry footing for your herd may be one of the keys to promoting healthy hooves. One group of researchers has been looking into the notion that environmental conditions on some farms may be causing changes to feet that make cows more prone to foot ailments.

The Porter Family – Resiliency and Perseverance in BC

Source: Dairy Farmers of Canada Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) is proud to present the book Dairy Farmers, Deeply Rooted for a Strong Future, which features, representing British Columbia, the Porter family of Porter’s Dairy Farm, in Chemainus, British Columbia. Showcasing the contributions of Canadian dairy farmers in the building and growth of our country,

Feed restriction before calving negatively affects fertility in dairy cattle

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Negative energy balance post-calving leads to fertility problems in dairy cows During the transition from late pregnancy to lactation, most dairy cows decrease the amount of feed they consume. At the same time, their energy requirements increase, leading to a period of negative energy balance which may hinder future fertility