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VES Merges with Artex Barn Solutions to Form the All-New VES-Artex

January 11, 2021

  VES and Artex Barn Solutions Merge to Accelerate Dairy Innovation and Optimize Animal Welfare New organization establishes itself as the premier technology solutions provider for environmental systems, sustainability and dairy efficiency Chippewa Falls, WI –  VES and Artex Barn… Read more »

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Supplemental Long Day Lighting Can Boost Milk Production During Winter Months

January 20, 2021

Quality and consistent milk production is the foundation of all successful dairies. But achieving consistent production from your herd is not as straightforward as it may seem with changing seasons both in terms of weather and lighting conditions. That’s especially… Read more »

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Water: A Key Element for Cow Cooling from The Inside-Out

October 29, 2020

When thinking about achieving cow comfort, our focus at VES revolves around the engineering, design, and layout of fans, lighting, soaking technology, and high-pressure fogging within a barn. Those elements comprise the core of what we do, but it’s not… Read more »

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Planning a Successful Ventilation Retrofit

September 14, 2020

By: Gabe Sterling, VES Dairy Expert   In a perfect world, every barn would be a new build where ventilation could be entered into the formula throughout the design, engineering, and building process. That fantasy, as you may have guessed,… Read more »

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The Long-Term Ramifications of Heat Stress on Dry Cows

August 26, 2020

At VES, there are few aspects of cow care that fester in our craw more than ignoring the impacts of heat stress on dry cows. It’s a critical period in a cow’s lactation cycle that deserves every ounce of care… Read more »

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Heat Abatement Options: Choosing the right cooling strategy

August 18, 2020

By Michael J. Wolf, consulting veterinarian, VES Inc.   On dairies around the world, the challenge of keeping cows comfortable and avoiding heat stress is one of the greatest health challenges dairy producers face. It can also have considerable ramifications… Read more »

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Hidden Costs of Heat Stress

July 6, 2020

Cooling strategies are for more than just combating summer heat stress production losses. Learn how proper cooling tactics also reduce lameness, prevent premature culling, minimize vet bills, maximize production in fall months, and improve cow comfort. By: Dr. Matthew Brady,… Read more »

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Reducing Heat Stress Through Environmental Design Improves Milk Production, Pregnancy Rates

June 22, 2020

By Michael J. Wolf, consulting veterinarian, VES Environmental Solutions The financial success of modern dairies is tied to the wellbeing of each animal throughout its lifetime. Even before a calf is born, the specific environment in which it was conceived,… Read more »

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April 3, 2020

Dr. Michael J. Wolf, DVM Animal Health & Productivity Webinars Would you like to be notified when we start our next webinar series? Sign up below and we’ll let you know.   We hate spam too. You won’t get any… Read more »

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VES Selected as one of the “World’s Greatest!..” in Designing Healthy Environments for Dairy Cattle

April 2, 2020

Chippewa Falls, WI – VES is chosen by How2Media, the producers of the television show “World’s Greatest!…”, to be featured as the best in designing healthy environments for dairy cattle and will be showcased this Spring. VES scientifically designs Animal-Centered… Read more »

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Healthier cows maximize the production, profitability, and potential of your dairy farm. Improvements in dairy technology can drive instant ROI for your farm.

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