Missouri Dairy Business Update  
Volume 6, Number 8
August 2006

University of Missouri Dairy Management Protocols

To be efficient and profitable, dairy operations require good, simple management protocols that will be followed.

New dairy management protocols were added to the Herd Management Page on the Missouri Dairymen's Resource Guide. Developed by Dr. Scott Poock, these generic protocols that can be downloaded as a Word document and then customized for your dairy with the assistance of your veterinarian.

University of Missouri Dairy Management Protocols

Fresh Cow


Milk Quality


Handling Fresh Cows


Dry Cow

Herd Health for Heifers

Pre-fresh, Freshen, and Post-fresh

New and Sick Calf

Simple Mastitis

Herd Health for Cow Herd

Fresh Cow Treatment

Newborn Calf

Mastitis Culture


Fresh Cow

Sick Calf

Clinical Mastitis


Proactive Fresh Cow








DISCLAIMER: These pages were developed as generic protocols, complete protocols should be developed with the assistance of your local veterinarian.



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