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July 2011 Blog Posts (3)

Friday Focus – Prevention of heat stress

In June, as temperatures began to rise, we discussed drinking behavior in dairy cows, noting that water plays a key role in milk production, control of body temperature and many other body functions in dairy cattle.

Today, with the recent heat wave that is impacting many in the U.S., we want to focus on the prevention of heat stress.

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Added by Lely North America on July 29, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

Wordless Wednesday - July 13

We know Wordless Wednesday is supposed to be “wordless,” however, we can’t help but share this photo and testimonial from “Lely Family” members in Iowa.

“It’s just amazing to sit and watch the cows. They’ll come in one right after another and do their thing.”

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Added by Lely North America on July 13, 2011 at 10:11am — No Comments

I Scream, You Scream!

For the entire month of June, many may have heard about how it was dairy month.  Perhaps you even bought a little extra milk, cheese or yogurt to celebrate.  Dairy consumption actually drops about 30 percent in the summer month as school breakfasts and early mornings have ended for many.  While school may be out of session, three servings of dairy are still needed to support overall wellbeing.  Nine essential nutrients of calcium; potassium; protein; phosphorus; vitamins A, D and B12;…

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Added by Nicole Scahendorf Heslip on July 6, 2011 at 7:59am — No Comments

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