Basic Dairy Cattle Biology

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Unformatted text preview: dr y c ow feeding wor ks best. a nima lsc ie nc e 2.uc da vis.e du/a ns1/ha ndouts/da ir y_c a ttle .html 2/3 10/12/13 Ba sic Da ir y Ca ttle Biology F . S o c i a l / An i ma l Ag r i c u l t u r e To pi c s As in other spec ies, the inter a c tion of subur ba n expa nsion a nd fa r m pr oduc tion a r e c r itic a l a r ea s. In pa r tic ula r , wa ter use a nd wa ter pollution ha ve bec ome ma jor pr oblems for da ir y pr oduc er s. The Envir onmenta l Pr otec tion Agenc y ha s bec ome mor e a nd mor e inter ested in ma nur e ma na gement a nd wa ter r unoff fr om da ir ies into str ea ms a nd r iver s. The biggest soc ieta l issue for da ir ymen is B st - B ovine soma totr opin or gr owth hor mone. Rec ently a ppr oved for use in da ir y c ows, ma ny c onsumer s do not wish to pur c ha se milk fr om B st- tr ea ted c ows. So, a lthough da ir ymen like the dr ug, bec a use it inc r ea ses milk pr oduc tion, most a r e wa r y of losing c ustomer s a s the ima ge of milk a s a wholesome pr oduc t is sha tter ed. Addi t i o n a l H a n do u t o n B S T a nima lsc ie nc e 2.uc da vis.e du/a ns1/ha ndouts/da ir y_c a ttle .html 3/3...
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