Transition Cow

We have gathered a collection of recent conference proceedings (below) that relate to specific issues associated with the Transition Cow.

Conference Proceedings:

Transition Cow Grouping Strategy: Effects on Cow Health

Chebel, R.C. and P. R.B. Silva. Transition Cow Grouping Strategy: Effects on Cow Health. University of Minnesota.

http://www.livestocktrail.illinois.edu/uploads/dairynet/papers/Transition%20Cow%20Chebel%20Silva.pdf


Pen Moves and Facility Designs to Maximize Transition Cow Health and Productivity

Cook, N. B. Cook.  Pen Moves and Facility Designs to Maximize Transition Cow Health and Productivity.  University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine.

http://www.vetmed.wisc.edu/dms/fapm/publicats/proceeds/makinmedizzy08.pdf


Facility Designs to Maximize Transition Cow Health and Productivity

Cook, N. B.   2009.  Facility Designs to Maximize Transition Cow Health and Productivity.  WCDS Advances in Dairy Technology Volume 21:13-22.

http://www.wcds.ca/proc/2009/Manuscripts/FacilityDesignsMaximizeTransition.pdf


Five Steps to Creating the Ideal Transition Cow Barn

Cook, N. B.  2011.  Five Steps to Creating the Ideal Transition Cow Barn. University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Vet.

http://www.uwex.edu/ces/dairynutrition/documents/WASAWeb.pdf


Nutritional Management of Transition Dairy Cows

Drackley, J. K., PhD.  2011.  Nutritional Management of Transition Dairy Cows.   The AABP Proceedings, VOL. 44.


The Other Side of the Transition: Effects on Colostrum and Calf

Drackley, J. K.  2011.  The Other Side of the Transition: Effects on Colostrum and Calf.  Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference.

http://tristatedairy.osu.edu/Proceedings%202011/Drackley%20paper.pdf


Managing Transition Cow Issues

Duffield, T.  2011.  Managing Transition Cow Issues.  Western Dairy Management Conference.

http://www.wdmc.org/2011/Managing%20Transition%20Cow%20Issues%20pg%2043-51.pdf


Absorption capacity of the rumen of dairy cows during transition

van Duinkerken, G., J. T. Schonewille  and A. T. M. van Knegsel.  2012.  Absorption capacity of the rumen of dairy cows during transition.   International symposium “Nutritional management in early lactation.

http://www.wageningenur.nl/en/show/International-Dairy-Nutrition-Symposium-2012-1.htm


Managing the Transition Cow-Emphasis on Ketosis and Fatty Liver Syndrome

Grummer, R.R.  Managing the Transition Cow-Emphasis on Ketosis and Fatty Liver Syndrome.  Balchem Corp.,

http://www.vtdairy.dasc.vt.edu/pub-pres/docs/cow-colleges/2011-cowcollege/18-grummer-paper.pdf


Early Predictors of Transition Cow Disorders

Huzzey, J. M.  and T. R. Overton .  2008.  Early Predictors of Transition Cow Disorders.  Pages 67-76 in The Cornell Nutrition Conference For Feed Manufacturers.


Cow Comfort Drives Transition Cow Success

Nordlund, Dr. K.   2011.  Cow Comfort Drives Transition Cow Success. Dept. of Medical Sciences University of Wisconsin.

http://www.livestocktrail.illinois.edu/uploads/dairynet/papers/18%20Nordlund.pdf


Creating the Physical Environment for Transition Cow Success

Nordlund, K.V.  2010.  Creating the Physical Environment for Transition Cow Success.  Penn State Dairy Cattle Nutrition Workshop.

http://extension.psu.edu/…/creating-the-physical-environment-for-transition-cow-success/view


The Five Key Factors in Transition Cow Management of Freestall Dairy Herds

Nordlund, K.  2009.  The Five Key Factors in Transition Cow Management of Freestall Dairy Herds.  Proceedings 46th Florida Dairy Production Conference.

http://dairy.ifas.ufl.edu/dpc/2009/Nordlund.pdf


Transition Cow Index

Nordlund, K.  2006.  Transition Cow Index.  The AABP Proceedings—VOL. 39.

http://www.vetmed.wisc.edu/dms/fapm/fapmtools/tci/transition_cow_index.pdf


The Use of Records to Evaluate and Improve Transition Cow Performance

Overton, M.W.  2010.  The Use of Records to Evaluate and Improve Transition Cow Performance. Pages 43-50 Four-State Dairy Nutrition and Management Conference.

http://www.uwex.edu/ces/dairynutrition/documents/WASABook.pdf


Identifying Transition Cows at Risk and How Best to Manage Them

von Keyserlingk, M.A.G. and D.M. Weary.    2011.  Identifying Transition Cows at Risk and How Best to Manage Them.  Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference.

http://tristatedairy.osu.edu/Proceedings%202011/von%20Keyserlingk%20paper.pdf


Transition Management Checklist

Overton, M. W. 2009. Transition Management Checklist, Western Dairy Management Conference

http://www.wdmc.org/2009/Transition%20Management%20Checklist.pdf