For their work and dedication to sustainable farming, the McMahons have received numerous honors over the years. In 2018, Dairy Management Inc. recognized the McMahons with its U.S. Dairy Sustainability Award.
SCH cows don’t display traditional signs of hypocalcemia, such as lethargy and cold ears. Instead, they are likely to consume less feed and produce less milk, both of which impact productivity and profitability.
Sanitation, nutrition, hoof trimming and proper animal handling contribute to lameness prevention. But when a cow’s claw becomes infected or injured, timely blocking promotes healing, cow comfort and milk production.