Transition Cow

Dr. Barbara BartonDrying off high producing dairy cows can be a challenge. This article summarizes recent research that investigated different approaches to drying off cows that may have the potential to improve health and well-being.

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Barbara Barton is Research and Product Development Manager for Balchem’s Animal Health and Nutrition division. Barbara began her career as a faculty member in the Animal Science Department at the University of Maine. Since then she has held positions in research and development as well as technical services with feed companies and suppliers to the feed industry. She has extensive knowledge of the dairy production both nationally and internationally.