Dairy Cows - Momma & Calf

Optimal Herd Health Starts at Birth

The Triumphs of Tomorrow Start with Good Beginnings How successful a milking herd is in the future begins with the health of calves being born today. By providing proper nutrition and management, a calf’s gut microbiome and immune system can get off to a good start and help production, performance, and ultimately a dairy’s bottom…

VPP Digital Audit

VPP Auditing Process Made Easy

Have You Signed Up for the VPP Digital Audit App? “The digital VPP Audit App has streamlined the audit process, allowing me to perform the task much more efficiently. The notifications after audits are submitted and approved are great because I know my audit did not get lost somewhere in the submission process, and ensures my…

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Herd Health and Welfare

The Impact of Nutrition on Herd Health and Welfare We’re all aware of how critical nutritional management is to overall herd health and productivity. We’re also learning more and more about how the connection between nutrition and efficiency begins at birth. It’s vital to deliver the necessary nutrients to each cow, at the correct stage…

Trevor Caviness

Caviness Beef Packers

DQC Talks with Trevor Caviness About His Role as President of Caviness Beef Packers Recently we had the pleasure to sit down and talk with Trevor Caviness, President of Caviness Beef Packers and one of our Verified Premium Plus (VPP) partners. Caviness Beef Packers, LTD, is a progressive beef packer and processor whose products are…

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Did You Know?

VPP Audit Impacts More Than 776,000 Cows Annually! For years the work of the Dairy Quality Center (DQC) has been focused on the health and wellbeing of animals and people alike. We continue to look for ways to add value to our customers and to provide information, education, updates on enhancements, and opportunities with our…