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20 August 2018

Workshop ‘reducing antimicrobial use in European dairy farming’ (PPT)

To exchange knowledge WP5 Animal Care organized, together with the Netherlands National Committee of IDF, a cross border workshop about reducing antimicrobial use in European dairy farming on 17 and 18 April 2018 in the Netherlands. The aim of the workshop was to exchange knowledge about (national) approaches and practical experiences in the reduction of antibiotics […]

10 August 2018

Save-this-date: workshop ‘Improving feed efficiency – sharing lessons across Europe (16 + 17 October 2018, UK)

Feed efficiency in dairy farming is hot topic in Europe. An extremely hot and dry summer in Europe makes this topic top of mind for all dairy farmers. That’s why the network of EuroDairy organises a technical workshop “Improving Feed Efficiency – sharing lessons across Europe”. When? October 16th and 17th 2018 (somewhere in the UK). […]

10 August 2018

Technical leaflet – Lame cows? No antibiotics without diagnosis

Lameness caused by hoof and leg ailments in dairy cows may impose a signifi cant cost upon the dairy farmer if not followed up and addressed correctly. Lame cows produce less milk, take longer to conceive and are more likely to be culled. Lame cows also eat less often resulting in a lower body condition. […]

26 July 2018

Jane Dyson – Q&A of the seminar on the resilience of dairy farmers (16-17 November 2017)

In November 2017 EuroDairy pilot farmer Jane Dyson attended a two day workshop in France, that focussed on the resilience of dairy farming. Around 40 participants attended the workshop, from across Europe. We asked her a few questions on her return back to the UK to learn what her key take-home messages were. What was […]

26 July 2018

New webinar – Managing heat stress in dairy cattle (Tuesday 31 July 2018, 20h CEST)

Join Professor Albert De Vries to discuss both the short and long-term strategies for managing heat stress in dairy cattle. He will discuss tips around short-term management that can be implemented now, such as through nutrition. Longer-term strategies such as implementing cooling mechanisms will also be discussed.  When? Tuesday 31 July 2018, start: 20.00h CEST […]