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AVS 1510
MIDTERM EXAM
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Thursday, October 6, 2016
Dairy Lab
-Manager: Steve Wagner
-Farm was started in 1976 but cows were kept on campus in 1935
-Cows are sent out into the pastures and separated according to age
-Parlor: where cows are milked
-130-140 thousand gallons are picked up by PET every other day
-8 cows can be milked at a time
-Before milking, teats are striped to test for bacteria such as mastitis then a pre-dip is
applied for 30 seconds
-After milking, teats are dipped in post-dip
-The cows’ ear tags contain several pieces of information: cow’s number and the sire
-The cow’s number is put into the computer and the cow’s specific milking records can
be looked at
-Milk is pasteurized by heating to 145 degrees Fahrenheit, milk is also heated to feed
to the calfs
-Calfs are fed 4 pints twice a day
-The farm has four types of cows: Jerseys and Holsteins are the most common but
Guernseys and Brown Swiss live there as well
-All cows are milked twice a day at 3am and 3pm
-Cows live in free stalls with sand for bedding
-Fed a total mix ration which is left out all day
-Cows with red chains around their necks have mastitis
-Cows with yellow chains are fresh cows: cows that have just calved
-Mixed in with the feed is silage: fermented corn with max nutrient content because it
contains stalks, corn, and ears
-Some cows have a fistula in their stomaches to allow the cud to be examined
-Colostrum: the first milk a calf gets that contains many antibodies
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Thursday, October 6, 2016
-Close up cows: within 3 weeks of a calf
-Far off cows: 2-3 months from calf
-Manure goes into a lagoon then can be spread over fields for fertilizer
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