News tagged with dairy cows

Calves conceived in winter perform better

Cows and humans have something in common: If you take better care of the mother during pregnancy, her children are likely to be healthier – and this impact should last a lifetime, a University of Florida scientist says.

dateJun 22, 2017 in Other
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Novel antibiotic resistance gene in milk

Researchers of the University of Bern have identified a new antibiotic resistance gene in bacteria from dairy cows. This gene confers resistance to all beta-lactam antibiotics including the last generation of cephalosporins ...

dateApr 27, 2017 in Cell & Microbiology
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Collars monitor cow health, freeing up farmers' time

A Fitbit for cows? Collars with tags that carry an accelerometer – the same technology used in the popular fitness-tracking device – are effective noninvasive tools for tracking the health of dairy cows, according to ...

dateNov 18, 2016 in Other
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