Buckeye Dairy News: Volume 2 Issue 3

  1. Yikes! The USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Report is now out and in that report, the projected milk production for the United States is set at 161.5 billion pounds for the marketing year ending September 1999.

  2. The first priority of dairy rations should be to maintain rumen health. Traditionally, forages of sufficient particle size are used to stimulate cows to chew feed during eating and cud-chewing (the latter is called rumination).