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CowSignals® Theory Series

Welcome to CowSignals® e-learning! We are excited to teach you how to keep dairy cows healthy and happy. With CowSignals®, dairy cows produce more milk and have longer productive lives. Farms reach 2 more lactations, have lower replacement rates and produce more milk with the same amount of resources!

This course contains the first two chapters of the full CowSignals® e-learning. We will teach you the theory of CowSignals. After this course, you know what cows need to live longer, healthier lives, and which solutions the best farmers in the world have used to optimize their dairy management.

In chapter 1, we will introduce you to:
1. Looking through the eyes of the cow: Why is it so important, and how does it work?
2. The CowSignals® Diamond: What does a cow need for a healthy life?
3. UNO’s: Look, think, act: how can you observe efficiently, recognize problems, and find the cause?
4. Waiting cows and risk animals: When and where should you be extra alert? Why are waiting cows your best management advisors?
5. The Stress-free Calving Line: How can you minimize problems around calving?

In this chapter, you will learn about the six angles of the CowSignals® Diamond: feed, water, light, air, rest, and space. We call these "the six freedoms of the pasture", but cows need them in the barn as well. In this course, we’ll teach you how to make sure cows get enough of each:

1. Feed
2. Water
3. Light
4. Air
5. Rest and Space

If you know these, you are one step closer to making dairy cows live healthier, longer, more productive lives!

- 10 Theoretical video lessons
- Total video content: 1 hour and 42 minutes
- Study questions