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Dry Cow Management - best practices

Dry cow management is one of the most challenging aspects of managing a dairy farm. The management, nutrition, and health practices that are implemented during the dry period have significant effects on the cow’s production level and profitability in the next lactation. 

The dry period is the milking cow's restoration and preparation for the major changes in metabolism and production that occur when the calving is over.

A number of conditions during the dry period are of great importance in preparing the cow in the best way possible. It is about energy levels, eating space, group and relocation management, comfort and other factors related to management and housing. We are going to cover all the different aspects of dry cow management in the next advices.

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Dry cow management