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    05-21-2017, 07:16 AM
    wisjag replied to a thread Planting 2017 in General Dairy Topics
    Some hay fields looked horrible at first but came around. I was talking to one of the field crew guys at the neighbors farm last night and he said at...
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    05-21-2017, 07:01 AM
    wisjag replied to a thread Going off BST in Herd Health
    If your Elanco rep is Kevin I would tell him to go fly a kite. I know he is doing his job in promoting Elanco but I just can't stand his arrogance ...
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    05-21-2017, 06:57 AM
    wisjag replied to a thread Planting 2017 in General Dairy Topics
    In NZ they can just push the sheep up the mountains further and they would have more feed for cows. Lol Sent from my SM-G360R6 using Tapatalk
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    05-21-2017, 06:55 AM
    wisjag replied to a thread Planting 2017 in General Dairy Topics
    Tempature swings have been common here also. Read one report that had Iowa replanting around 3 million acres of corn because it is rotting on the...
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    05-21-2017, 06:53 AM
    wisjag replied to a thread Planting 2017 in General Dairy Topics
    We lost about 40% of our alfalfa to wintetkill. One neighbor took all of his out because it looked so bad. Sent from my SM-G360R6 using Tapatalk
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    05-20-2017, 12:33 PM
    wisjag replied to a thread Planting 2017 in General Dairy Topics
    Is there a lot of difference between Australia and NZ for weather patterns? One Facebook page I watch about NZ farming showed decent yields but lots...
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    05-20-2017, 12:30 PM
    wisjag replied to a thread Planting 2017 in General Dairy Topics
    What is your quality goal for alfalfa? Sent from my SM-G360R6 using Tapatalk
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    05-20-2017, 12:30 PM
    wisjag replied to a thread Planting 2017 in General Dairy Topics
    How does triticale feed for you? The custom harvesting guys around here swear at the stuff because it doesn't go through the discbines and choppers...
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    05-20-2017, 12:28 PM
    wisjag replied to a thread Planting 2017 in General Dairy Topics
    What is all the barley used for? Feed or malting? Sent from my SM-G360R6 using Tapatalk
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    05-19-2017, 05:57 PM
    How is eveyone planting season going? Been having to dodge rain showers here along Lake Michigan in Wisconsin. All of our new alfalfa seeding will be...
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    05-11-2017, 07:30 AM
    wisjag replied to a thread Going off BST in Herd Health
    I wouldn't want to take any chances getting caught though. In the current state of overproduction any reason for a processor to drop a patron. ...
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    05-11-2017, 06:38 AM
    wisjag replied to a thread Going off BST in Herd Health
    Will the bulls selected for use be higher production or higher in fertlity? Starting to think there may be more of a focus on components to make up...
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    05-11-2017, 06:34 AM
    wisjag replied to a thread Going off BST in Herd Health
    There can't many processers left that accept bst milk. Does DFA take bst supplemented milk? I can't see it be profitable for Elanco to continue...
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    05-10-2017, 07:20 PM
    wisjag replied to a thread Going off BST in Herd Health
    What happened to your DM intakes after going off? With having crossbreds what has happened to the body condition in the past year? I think it is...
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    05-10-2017, 07:12 AM
    wisjag replied to a thread Backflush in Facilities
    That is a great looking barn entry way. Sent from my SM-G360R6 using Tapatalk
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    05-02-2017, 09:44 AM
    wisjag replied to a thread Going off BST in Herd Health
    What breeds do you use in your program? Your thought on breeding is close to what I am leaning towards. Lower my voluntary waiting period. We use...
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    05-02-2017, 09:05 AM
    wisjag replied to a thread Going off BST in Herd Health
    They may not be the most health conscious but they are mothers who are on the internet. Since everything those mothers read on the internet is gospel...
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    05-02-2017, 07:22 AM
    wisjag replied to a thread Going off BST in Herd Health
    Sent from my SM-G360R6 using Tapatalk
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    05-02-2017, 06:57 AM
    wisjag replied to a thread Going off BST in Herd Health
    Hard to pin an exact number because of feed cost always changing but most months we had about a $1,000 dollar profit for the herd of 300 cows. That...
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    05-02-2017, 06:53 AM
    wisjag replied to a thread Going off BST in Herd Health
    We are giving our shots every 10 days to keep from dropping milk. Sent from my SM-G360R6 using Tapatalk
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    05-02-2017, 06:52 AM
    wisjag replied to a thread Going off BST in Herd Health
    We already milk 3 times a day so does anyone have experience going off and being 3x milking? We did not start any new cows after we got out notice....
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    05-02-2017, 06:43 AM
    wisjag replied to a thread Going off BST in Herd Health
    So Agropur is the reason we have to go off BST. Land o lakes sells milk to them and as long as Agropur didn't flip thier stance on BST we wouldn't...
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    05-01-2017, 07:26 PM
    wisjag started a thread Going off BST in Herd Health
    For farms that used BST and then stopped what did you change in your management? Did culling strategy change? What about cows that had a poor start...
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    04-30-2017, 06:51 AM
    If it was me I would refrain from reuse. If you are spending the time to insert them, give a prostaglandin injection and breeding I would want the...
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    04-30-2017, 06:43 AM
    wisjag replied to a thread AI tanks in Reproduction
    White Mountain Genetics on Facebook has tanks. He is from Plymouth, WI. Phone number is 1-802-477-2052 Sent from my SM-G360R6 using Tapatalk
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    04-26-2017, 06:59 AM
    wisjag replied to a thread Grassland in General Dairy Topics
    Minnesota producers for picked up by Agropur Sent from my SM-G360R6 using Tapatalk
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    04-24-2017, 10:06 AM
    wisjag replied to a thread Grassland in General Dairy Topics
    One of my old high school friends farm got picked up by DFA. The only reason they were able to get in though was they are close to the interstate and...
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