The official journal of the American Dairy Science Association®, Journal of Dairy Science® (JDS) is the leading general dairy research journal in the world. JDS readers represent education, industry, and government agencies in more than 70 countries with interests in biochemistry, breeding, economics, engineering, environment, food science, genetics, microbiology, nutrition, pathology, physiology, processing, public health, quality assurance, and sanitation. JDS has been ranked number 2 in impact factor in the Agriculture, Dairy and Animal Science category of the Journal Citation Reports® 2012, published by Thomson Reuters, with an impact factor of 2.564.
Kids reduce stress in goat herds
The introduction of young dairy goats into an existing herd is stressful for all animals involved. Rank fights and aggressive behaviour can further result in injury. Researchers at the University of Veterinary ...
Even for cows, less can be more
With little research on how nutrition affects reproductive performance in dairy cows, it is generally believed that a cow needs a higher energy intake before calving. Research by University of Illinois scientists challenges ...
Dairy study in top agriculture journal
Massey University researcher Dr Jean Margerison has had a research article accepted for publication in the prestigious Journal of Dairy Science.
Cows fed flaxseed produce more nutritious dairy products
Dairy cows that are fed flaxseed produce more nutritious milk, according to a new study by Oregon State University.
Study finds that selective dairy breeding could help prevent lameness, boost productivity
Dairies could increase their efficiency, reduce their carbon footprints and improve the health of their herds if they considered foot warts and other hoof ailments when they develop breeding plans, suggests ...