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Patricia Villamediana

SDSU Extension Dairy Field Specialist

605-882-5140

SDSU Extension Watertown Regional Center
1910 W Kemp Ave
Watertown, SD 57201

Patricia Villamediana supports the citizens of South Dakota in her role as the SDSU Extension Dairy Field Specialist based in Watertown.

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Watertown Regional Center

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Veterinarian talking with dairy producer inside a dairy cattle barn.

Is There an Ideal Voluntary Waiting Period for Inseminating Your Dairy Cows?

The voluntary waiting period is a crucial management decision that designates a target number of days postpartum, after which cows will be inseminated.

Dairy cow bonding with newborn calf.

Calving in Dairy Cows: Step by Step

Calving is a critical time in the lifecycle of dairy cows and calves. Learn about the key stages of calving to help ensure healthy, high-performing cows and calves.

Small herd of dairy cattle in an outdoor lot.

Managing Stress in Dairy Cows

Which stressors are your dairy cows experiencing? The economic effects of stress can be significant, so developing a strategy to manage it can be profitable.