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Journal of Dairy Science announces 2 new article collections

Free collections on stocking density for dairy cattle and lactic acid bacteria

Elsevier Health Sciences


As a service to all those who work with dairy cattle, a collection of articles on the science of stocking density has been compiled by Cassandra B. Tucker, University of California, Davis; from articles published in the Journal of Dairy Science (JDS). This collection includes 10 articles from JDS, published between 2006 and 2015. Topics addressed include effects of stocking density on animal behavior, health, hygiene, and biological responses. This special set of articles is freely available online at


A collection of JDS articles on lactic acid bacteria, focusing on selective culturing, isolation, and general characteristics, has been compiled by Matthew Renschler and John L. McKillip, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana. This collection includes 30 articles published between 1962 and 2016. The articles from JDS articles are hosted by Elsevier and freely available at


The Journal of Dairy Science is committed to publishing scientific research that informs industry and maintains collections on topics that are of special interest to the dairy community. For more information, please visit the journal website,

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