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Dairy Metabolism Lab
Dept. Animal Sci. & Ind.
Kansas State University
135 Call Hall
1530 Mid-Campus Dr. N.
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-5681 fax
Email: bbradfor@ksu.edu

Media Coverage

Site of Starch Digestion - Does it Matter, and Why?

September 2017 Progressive Dairyman article


5 Steps to Prevent Inflammation in Transition Cows

September 2017 Dairy Herd Management article


Fiber, Fill, and Fermentability

The Nutritionist February 2017 webinar


Inflammation around calving: What does it mean and how should we approach it?

November 2016 Hoard's Dairyman Webinar


Early identification of health issues in transition cows

May 2016 article by Gail Carpenter and Barry Bradford in Progressive Dairyman


Researchers find that new use for old drug equals more milk

February 2016 article in Progressive Dairyman


Reduce Inflammation After Calving to Boost Milk Production

November 2015 article in Feedstuffs


Inflammation: Friend or Foe?

October 2015 Hoard's Dairyman article by Barry Bradford and Caroline Ylioja


KSU Team Seeks to Uncover Yeast and Immune System Link in Postpartum Cows 

September 2015 article in Feed Navigator


Food Technologies Require Consumer Acceptance

An overview of our collaborative project on agricultural applications of RNA interference (Fall 2015)


K-State Faculty Down Under

Coverage of several Australian sabbaticals (Fall 2015)


Fatty Acid Forum Series on Immunity in Dairy Cattle


Nutrition and Immunity: Odd Couple Underlying Animal Health

August 2014 Progressive Dairyman article by Barry Bradford and Kai Yuan


Study Of 1.5 Million Cows Shows Daughters Get More Milk Than Sons

January 2014 National Geographic Phenomena blog coverage of this article



"The Daughter Difference" Sex Biased Milk Production in Holsteins

A February 2014 feature on the Agriculture Science Today podcast covering this article


Inflammation May Be Helpful to Postpartum Dairy Cows

October 2013 article in Western Producer (Canada) on this article


Successfully Incorporating Non-Forage Fiber Sources Into Dairy Rations

A July 2013 piece in the Nutrition Plus newsletter covering this review article along with field insights


The Transition Dairy Cow: Biology and Management 

A July 2013 presentation by Kai Yuan at the annual meeting of the American Dairy Science Association (scroll down to the 3rd video)


Use Nutrition to Boost Transition Cow Immunity and Health

A 2012 summary of nutrition / immunity links from the Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council


Is Alfalfa Hay Worth the Price?

February 2010 Hoard's Dairyman article by Chad Mullins and Barry Bradford in reference to this article