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    05-10-2017, 11:15 PM
    cows250 replied to a thread Going off BST in Herd Health
    It depends how many processors ban its use. If it gets banned across most of the nation I see Elanco shutting down production, as most of the rest...
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    05-10-2017, 11:00 PM
    cows250 replied to a thread Going off BST in Herd Health
    The BTO was at 390 for a calving interval when I left...and they didn't stop breeding because of DIM or times bred. My big push was always how many...
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    05-06-2017, 09:47 PM
    cows250 replied to a thread Going off BST in Herd Health
    IMO up until lately the "consumer" didn't put 2 and 2 together and figure out that cheese, butter, and ice cream were made out of milk, let alone...
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    05-06-2017, 09:35 AM
    And then.....the first cow takes a dump. Seriously though, any bacteria on the udder just got a free ride into the liner. That's a milk quality...
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    05-06-2017, 08:54 AM
    Almost all the farms I have worked at have had a variable speed vacuum pump(s). IMO the biggest savings is the reduced horsepower requirements...
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    04-30-2017, 08:28 AM
    cows250 replied to a thread AI tanks in Reproduction
    A common way tanks die is that they rust or are worn down on the bottom (in a truck bed for example). The best way to keep them alive is keep them...
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    04-27-2017, 09:37 PM
    cows250 replied to a thread Grassland in General Dairy Topics
    The 40's surrounding me are priced at $7200 for tax purposes ($180/acre)....not sure they would accept my offer. That said, I know Wisconsin has...
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    04-25-2017, 09:35 AM
    cows250 replied to a thread Grassland in General Dairy Topics
    Like buying any cheap load of spot milk they could get their hands on? That was the reason that Grassland's shift away from bST was so far reaching...
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About cows250
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Wanna be dairy farm owner.
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Barron, Wisconsin
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I like cows
Cow breed(s) being milked:
Holstein with a little other random stuff
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Herdsman/Breeder

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