March 3, 2016
Listen in on this short video form Dr. Mike Hutjens from the University of Illinois as wraps up his series on Milk Protein with a session on Factors That Impact Milk Protein. Dr. Hutjens will cover all of the major causes of low milk protein: protein, energy, and non-nutrient factors.
Take Home Messages:
– Explore on-farm areas if milk protein levels are low.
– Understand how each factor can impact a cow’s response.
– Look beyond the ration on paper.
Dr. Mike Hutjens obtained his bachelors, masters, and PhD degrees from University of Wisconsin-Madison. From 1971 to 1979, Dr. Hutjens was extension dairy specialist at the University of Minnesota where he coached the national champion team in 1978 at the World Dairy Expo. Since 1979, he has been a member of the University of Illinois Animal Sciences Department as extension dairy specialist. He has spoken at 60 to 70 meetings and conferences in 46 states, 17 foreign countries, and nine Canadian provinces. Dr. Hutjens writes feed columns for Hoard’s Dairyman and Dairy Today, and hosts the Hoard’s Dairyman monthly webinars. Dr. Hutjens has received several awards within the dairy industry and served as the president of the American Dairy Science Association. Dr. Hutjens retired from the University of Illinois on Dec 31, 2010 and continues to teach part time.
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