American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers


Fifth International Dairy Housing Conference for 2003


  1. BACTERIAL CONCENTRATIONS AND SAND USAGE IN FREE STALLS BEDDED WITH FRESH OR RECYCLED SAND
    Authors:   J. K. Bernard, D. R.Bray, and J. W. West
    Keywords:   Dairy housing, Free stall, Bedding, Sand, Bacteria
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11594
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  2. ENVIRONMENTAL STREPTOCOCCAL MASTITIS: FACTS, FABLES, AND FALLACIES
    Authors:   J.S. Hogan and K.L. Smith
    Keywords:   Environmental streptococci, Mastitis, Housing
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11595
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  3. ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND MILK QUALITY
    Authors:   H. Spencer
    Keywords:   
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11596
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  4. PHOTOPERIOD AND IMMUNE FUNCTION IN DAIRY CATTLE
    Authors:   G. E. Dahl, T. L. Auchtung, J. L. Salak-Johnson, and D. E. Morin
    Keywords:   Photoperiod, Immune function, Prolactin, Dairy cattle
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11597
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  5. OBSERVATIONS ON DAIRY COW COMFORT: DIAGONAL LUNGING, RESTING, STANDING AND PERCHING IN FREE STALL
    Authors:   N. G. Anderson
    Keywords:   Behavior, cow comfort, housing, lying, standing, lunging, perching, diagonal
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11598
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  6. QUALITY MANAGEMENT STANDARDS FOR DAIRY EXCELLENCE
    Authors:   D. E. Dill, D. L. Newslow, and D. R. Sasseville
    Keywords:   ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, HACCP, quality, process, system, efficiency
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11599
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  7. AN OVERVIEW OF PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT ISSUES FOR AUTOMATED MILKING
    Authors:   D. J. Reinemann
    Keywords:   Robotic Milking, Automatic Milking, Regulations, Milking Management, Biosensors
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11600
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  8. CAPACITY AND COSTS TO MILK COWS IN AUTOMATIC (AMS) AND MANUAL SYSTEMS
    Authors:   K. Sällvik and A. Sällvik
    Keywords:   
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11601
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  9. A SNAP SHOT OF AUSTRALIAN MILKING SYSTEMS AND THEIR PRODUCTIVITY
    Authors:   D E Klindworth
    Keywords:   Labour productivity, herringbone dairies, rotary dairies, milk harvesting, milking systems, clusters
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11602
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  10. WORKING CONDITIONS & ERGONOMICS WHEN MILKING COWS
    Authors:   P. Lundqvist, M. Stäl and S. Pinzke
    Keywords:   Dairy production, working conditions, ergonomics, milking
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11603
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  11. OPTIMIZATION OF A MILKING MACHINE LINER
    Authors:   S. B. Spencer and G. W. Rogers
    Keywords:   Liner, pulsator ratio, vacuum, milking machine
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11604
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  12. CHANGES IN MILKING LINER PERFORMANCE WITH AGE
    Authors:   J. Eric Hillerton, David Boast, Derek Davies, Ian Ohnstad, and Nicola Middleton
    Keywords:   Liners, cow’s teat, milk flow rate, ageing of rubber, calcium salts
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11605
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  13. A PORTABLE SIMULATOR FOR DYNAMIC ANALYSIS OF MILKING MACHINES
    Authors:   E.J O’Callaghan
    Keywords:   Milking machines, Vacuum, Simulation
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11606
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  14. MONITORING OF QUARTER HEALTH STATUS BY PERIODIC MILK CONDUCTIVITY MEASUREMENT: A USEFUL MANAGEMENT TOOL IN DAIRY HERDS
    Authors:   K. Barth and H. Worstorff
    Keywords:   dairy farming, milk production, management, mastitis, electrical conductivity, somatic cell
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11607
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  15. MILK LEAKAGE – AN INCREASED RISK IN AUTOMATIC MILKING SYSTEMS?
    Authors:   K. Persson Waller, T. Westermark, T. Ekman, and K. Svennersten-Sjaunja
    Keywords:   Automatic milking, milk leakage, mastitis, dairy cows
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11608
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  16. LIGHTING DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT OF PHOTOPERIOD MANAGEMENT IN FREESTALL AND TIESTALL DAIRY BARNS
    Authors:   C.A. Gooch, D.C. Ludington
    Keywords:   Photoperiod, lighting, dairy housing, dairy profitability
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11609
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  17. REMODELED PARLORS
    Authors:   D.W. Kammel, V.J. Haugen, T.K. Rehbein, M.W. Mayer
    Keywords:   Parlor, Dairy, Milking, Remodel
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11610
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  18. ECONOMICS OF SUCCESSFUL STALL BARN MODERNIZATION
    Authors:   W. F. Lazarus, K. A. Janni and J. K. Reneau
    Keywords:   Remodeling, Dairy facilities, Financial analysis
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11611
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  19. COMPARISON OF COMMONLY USED INDICES TO EVALUATE DAIRY CATTLE LYING BEHAVIOR
    Authors:   M. W. Overton, D. A. Moore, and W. M. Sischo1
    Keywords:   
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11612
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  20. FREESTALL DESIGN: COW RECOMMENDED REFINEMENTS
    Authors:   D.F. McFarland
    Keywords:   Dairy housing, dairy shelters, freestalls, cubicles, stall design, dairy design
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11613
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  21. EFFECTS OF STALL DESIGN ON DAIRY CATTLE BEHAVIOUR
    Authors:   M. A. Gaworski, C. B. Tucker, D. M. Weary and M. L. Swift
    Keywords:   Cow comfort, animal well-being, behaviour, stall cleanliness, cubicle
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11614
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  22. THE EFFECT OF NECK RAIL AND MOUNTING RAIL POSITION ON COW BEHAVIOR
    Authors:   H.K. House, J. Rodenburg, B. R. Lang
    Keywords:   stall design and management, animal health – housing interactions, cow comfort, cow behavior, stall preference
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11615
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  23. COW PREFERENCE FOR DIFFERENT FREESTALL BASES IN PENS WITH DIFFERENT STOCKING RATES
    Authors:   R. W. Palmer and A. M. Wagner-Storch
    Keywords:   Bedding types, Cow comfort, Cow preference, Freestall base, Stocking density
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11616
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  24. OBSERVATIONS ON FLOORING AND STALL SURFACES FOR DAIRY CATTLE HOUSED IN A FREE-STALL BARN
    Authors:   F. J. Vokey, C. L. Guard, H. N. Erb, D. M. Galton
    Keywords:   claw lesion, hock lesion, lameness, free-stall design, prolonged standing, holding area
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11617
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  25. SOFT WALKING AREAS IN LOOSE HOUSING SYSTEMS FOR DAIRY COWS
    Authors:   Thomas Jungbluth, Barbara Benz and Hermann Wandel
    Keywords:   Animal behavior, animal health, dairy housing, flooring material
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11618
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  26. FORAGE STORAGE DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT TOOLS
    Authors:   B. J. Holmes, R. E. Muck, M. C. Rankin
    Keywords:   Silage, Forage, Storage, Harvest, Website
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11619
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  27. BUNKER SILO SYSTEMS ENGINEERED FOR PRODUCER PROFIT
    Authors:   P. Miller, J. H. Marter
    Keywords:   engineering, bulk storage, dairy farming, economic evaluation, farm management, feeding, livestock farming, safety, silos, site preparation, walls
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11620
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  28. EFFECT OF FEEDLINE BARRIER ON FEED INTAKE AND MILK PRODUCTION OF DAIRY CATTLE
    Authors:   M.J. Brouk, J.F. Smith, and J.P. Harner
    Keywords:   dairy equipment, facilities, cow comfort
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11621
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  29. EFFECT OF LOCATION OF WATER ACCESS ON WATER CONSUMPTION OF LACTATING COWS HOUSED IN 2- AND 4-ROW FREESTALL BUILDINGS
    Authors:   M.J. Brouk, J.P. Harner, John F. Smith
    Keywords:   Water, dairy, freestalls, housing, Holstein
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11622
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  30. THERMAL ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS ON FEED INTAKE IN COMMERCIAL DAIRY HERDS
    Authors:   D.M. Allen, J.G. Linn, and K.A. Janni
    Keywords:   Dairy, Dairy housing, Dry matter intake, Thermal neutral zone
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11623
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  31. WATER INTAKE AND BEHAVIOR OF DAIRY COWS IN RESPONSE TO ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS
    Authors:   S. Vanessa Matarazzo, M. Perissinoto, I. J. Oliveira da Silva, D. Jorge de Moura, and K. Botigeli Sevegnani
    Keywords:   Water intake, behavior, thermal comfort, dairy cow
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11624
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  32. DESIGN PARAMETERS FOR HOT-WEATHER VENTILATION OF DAIRY HOUSING: A CRITICAL REVIEW
    Authors:   R. R. Stowell, C. A. Gooch, and W. G. Bickert
    Keywords:   Air exchange, air distribution, air velocity, heat stress, heat transfer
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11625
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  33. TUNNEL VENTILATION FOR FREESTALL FACILITIES – DESIGN, ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS, COW BEHAVIOR, AND ECONOMICS
    Authors:   C. A. Gooch and R. R. Stowell
    Keywords:   Airflow, Heat stress, Thermal environment
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11626
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  34. Environmental Temperatures In A Tunnel Ventilated Barn And In An Air Conditioned Barn In Florida
    Authors:   D. R. Bray, R. A. Bucklin, L. Carlos and V. Cavalho
    Keywords:   Air condition, Tunnel ventilation, Heat stress
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11627
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  35. DESIGN OF HIGH VOLUME LOW SPEED FAN SUPPLEMENTAL COOLING SYSTEM IN DAIRY FREE STALL BARNS
    Authors:   D.W. Kammel, M.E, Raabe, J. J. Kappelman
    Keywords:   Fans, Supplemental Cooling, Dairy
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11628
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  36. HEAT STRESS CLIMATIC CONDITIONS AND THE PHYSIOLOGICAL RESPONSES OF CATTLE
    Authors:   J.A. Nienaber, G.L. Hahn, T.M. Brown-Brandl, R.A. Eigenberg
    Keywords:   Heat wave, Temperature-Humidity Index, Shade, Respiration rate, Sprinkling
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11629
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  37. EFFECT OF SPRINKLING FREQUENCY AND AIRFLOW ON RESPIRATION RATE, BODY SURFACE TEMPERATURE AND BODY TEMPERATURE OF HEAT STRESSED DAIRY CATTLE
    Authors:   M.J. Brouk, J.F. Smith and J.P. Harner
    Keywords:   heat stress, facilities, cow comfort
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11630
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  38. ASSESSMENT OF A THERMAL COMFORT INDEX TO ESTIMATE THE REDUCTION OF MILK PRODUCTION CAUSED BY HEAT STRESS IN DAIRY COW HERDS
    Authors:   E. Frazzi, L. Calamari and F. Calegari
    Keywords:   Heat stress, Dairy cows, Milk production
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11631
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  39. EVALUATING THE EFFECT OF ENVIRONMENT IN HOLSTEIN COWS UNDER TROPICAL CONDITIONS
    Authors:   I.A.Naas, S.R.L. Souza, D.D.Salgado, F.G.Marcheto
    Keywords:   Milk yield, environment, cooling equipment
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11632
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  40. EFFECT OF SLOPE OF CUBICLE FLOOR ON LYING AND RUMINATING BEHAVIOUR IN CATTLE TIED IN EXPERIMENTAL BOX STALLS
    Authors:   P. NØRGAARD, N. RØRBECH, P. M. CHRISTENSEN
    Keywords:   Dairy housing, Flooring, Rumination, Cubicle floor, Freestall, Slope, Floor, Ruminating periods
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11633
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  41. HOCK LESIONS AND FREE-STALL DESIGN: EFFECTS OF STALL SURFACE
    Authors:   L. Mowbray, T. Vittie and D. M. Weary
    Keywords:   stall design & management, animal health – housing interactions
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11634
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  42. ASSOCIATION OF FLOORING SURFACE TO ESTROUS BEHAVIOR IN LACTATING DAIRY COWS AS DETERMINED BY RADIOTELEMETRIC ESTROUS DETECTION
    Authors:   H. Lopez and M. P. Shipka
    Keywords:   Flooring surface, Estrus
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11635
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  43. EFFECTS OF VENTILATION AND MISTING ON BEHAVIOUR OF DAIRY CATTLE IN THE HOT SEASON IN SOUTH ITALY
    Authors:   F. Calegari, L. Calamari and E. Frazzi
    Keywords:   Cooling systems, Behaviour, Dairy cows, Milk yield
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11636
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  44. EFFECT OF UTILIZING EVAPORATIVE COOLING IN TIESTALL DAIRY BARNS EQUIPPED WITH TUNNEL VENTILATION ON RESPIRATION RATES AND BODY TEMPERATURE OF LACTATING DAIRY CATTLE
    Authors:   M.J. Brouk, J.F. Smith and J.P. Harner
    Keywords:   heat stress, facilities, cow comfort
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11637
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  45. MODEL FOR PREDICTING MILK PRODUCTION IN JERSEY COWS IN HOT WEATHER
    Authors:   L, A. Laloni , I. A. Nääs , M. Macari, D.F. Pereira and M.G. Pinheiro
    Keywords:   Environment, dairy cows, model
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11638
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  46. EFFECTS OF MAGNETIC FIELD DURING GESTATION ON DAIRY COWS AND THEIR CALVES
    Authors:   J.J.J. Broucek, C. W. Arave, M. Uhrincat, A. Sandor, S. Mihina, A. Hanus, P. Kisac
    Keywords:   Magnetic field, Animal housing, Dairy cows, Calves, Milk yield, Behavior
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11639
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  47. THE WELFARE OF MAN IN FUTURE SCANDINAVIAN DAIRY PRODUCTION
    Authors:   P. Lundqvist
    Keywords:   Dairy production, working conditions, leadership, management
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11640
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  48. MANURE SPILL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
    Authors:   J. M. Smith
    Keywords:   Animal manure, Over application, Runoff, Emergency management plan, Environment, Environmental damage, Tile drainage, Marine life, Water control structure, Tile plugs, Written report
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11641
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  49. OBSERVATIONS ON BUILDING DESIGN AND YOUNGSTOCK HEALTH
    Authors:   C. E. Gardner
    Keywords:   Disease, Injuries, Pneumonia, Protection, Ventilation
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11642
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  50. EARLY DETECTION OF CALF DISEASES BY AUTOMATIC RECORDING OF BEHAVIORAL CHANGES
    Authors:   T. Eberhardt, H. Grimm, T. Richter, P. Savary
    Keywords:   Calf, Calves, Behavior, Automatic, Detection, Diseases
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11643
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  51. COMPUTER CONTROLLED CALF REARING
    Authors:   F. Seipelt, A. Bunger, R. Heeren, D. Kähler, M. Lüllmann, G. Pohl
    Keywords:   Calf & heifer facilities, Automation & labor management, Automatic calf feeding
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11644
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  52. CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES IN MANURE MANAGEMENT
    Authors:   W. G. Bickert
    Keywords:   Dairy farms, manures, environmental impact, air quality, water quality, society
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11645
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  53. ODOR AND HYDROGEN SULFIDE EMISSION FROM A DAIRY MANURE STORAGE
    Authors:   José R. Bicudo, Kevin A. Janni, Larry D. Jacobson and David R. Schmidt
    Keywords:   Odor, hydrogen sulfide, manure, dairy, housing, storage
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11646
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  54. DAIRY ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS – A THREE-STATE PILOT TEST
    Authors:   P. E. Wright, B. J. Holmes, L. Holloway
    Keywords:   Dairy, Environmental Management Systems, Assessments
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11647
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  55. FLUSH SYSTEMS AND SAND
    Authors:   J. D. Elder and R. Petty
    Keywords:   Flush, Sand Bedding, Flush Systems, Manure Removal, Waste Management
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11648
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  56. EXPERIENCES WITH HANDLING SAND LADEN MANURE USING GRAVITY
    Authors:   J.P. Harner, J.P. Murphy, J.F. Smith, M Brouk, T.D. Strahm
    Keywords:   sand laden manure, flushing, separation, freestalls
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11649
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  57. BIOSECURITY ON DAIRY FARMS USING RISK ZONES FOR ANIMAL GROUPS AND FACILITIES
    Authors:   D.R. Wolfgang, R.E. Graves, R.J. Van Saun, J.E. Tyson, and D.F. McFarland
    Keywords:   Ag engineering, biosecurity, BVD, Cattle housing, Cattle manure, Contagious diseases, Dairy farms, Decontamination, Disease control, Farm buildings, Farm management, GI diseases, Johne’s, Micro-organisms, Salmonella
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11650
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  58. DISCUSSION OF OPTIMUM DAIRY SIZE
    Authors:   T. A. Gribble
    Keywords:   Dairy, size, efficiency, parlor, herd size, ultimate size, expansion, growth, limits, large dairy, optimum, milking
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11651
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  59. FINANCIAL IMPLICATIONS OF FACILITY DESIGN
    Authors:   M. J. Hoekema, D. E. Dill, and J. G. Martin
    Keywords:   Facility design, capital efficiency, operating efficiency, sustainable growth, economic analysis, financial risk
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.11652
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