Jun 05

Making Strides in Sport Horse Nutrition at the Alltech Symposium

Making Strides in Sport Horse Nutrition at the Alltech Symposium
The diets of the Olympic sprinter and the long-distance runner vary because each athlete requires the nutritional intake to compete in different levels of sport. According to Veronique Julliand, an equine researcher at Agrosup Dijon in France, this logic also holds true for performance horses. In fact, the equine health industry is moving toward more targeted nutrition for specific levels of athleticism and activity, from the high-speed Thoroughbred to the persevering endurance Arabian.

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Jun 04

Russian Ruminant School

Russian Ruminant School Russian Ruminant School

Every autumn, the Russian-speaking ruminant specialists go to one of the European countries to study at the Russian Ruminant School and to share their experience with their colleagues.

Каждую осень русскоязычные специалисты молочного скотоводства собираются в одной из стран Европы для обучения в Российской школе скотоводства и обмена опытом с коллегами. Обучение включает в себя теоретическую часть, практику и гостевые визиты на фермы.

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Jun 02

A Day in the Life of Mark Kolotovkin

A Day in the Life of Mark Kolotovkin Examining alfalfa for dairy cow feed
My day usually starts on the road. This week I am in the Belgorod area which has some of the biggest dairy farms in Russia. It can take me up to 3 or 4 hours to reach these farms. Big country means long distances! Мой день, как правило, начинается с дороги. Это Белгородская область, здесь расположены некоторые из крупнейших молочных хозяйств в России. Иногда, чтобы добраться до хозяйства, необходимо 3-4 часа провести в дороге. Большая страна – большие расстояния.

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May 13

Are My Cows Affected by Heat Stress?

Are My Cows Affected by Heat Stress?

The Sunshine State Beats the Heat
It is estimated in 2003, the United States dairy industry lost $897 million due to heat stress related issues.  How can an industry lose this much money to a climate change, how can we combat it, and can you imagine all of the positive things that could have been done with $897 million?

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