By feeding the rumen microbiome, you can protect your herd from heat stress and maintain better body condition for a successful, more profitable lactation period.Read More
Have you for-cotton something in your ration?
Now may be a good time for producers to take advantage of low whole cottonseed pricing and affordable transportation costs.Read More
What is a trace mineral and why does a cow need it?
Ensure cows receive the mineral nutrients required for immune function and reproductive efficiency.Read More
Improving milkfat production in the U.S.
Feed additive increases milkfat production and income over feed cost on Southwest dairy farm.Read More
Essential fatty acids: Still a lot to learn
We know a lot about the benefits of EFAs, but we continue to learn more about the mechanisms involved in how a cow’s nutritional status impacts postpartum immune function and subsequent reproductive performance.Read More
Been there, done fat: A revisit to fat feeding and sources
A refresh on the roles of fat sources, components and combinations, and how they play into production, health and reproduction.Read More
A tale of two cows: Dosing the animal versus the feed
Rethink quantity versus concentration when dosing feed additives, especially when the mode of action is in the rumen.Read More
Beyond the hybrid: Dietary factors in NDF digestibility
When considering what corn silage hybrids to purchase, remember that other factors can limit NDF digestion in the rumen, such as rumen pH, growth factors for fiber-digesting bacteria and antagonistic factors.Read More
2023’s hottest new technologies earn Nexus Innovation Awards
One of the award winners requires zero wires to work, another can separate corn stover from corn silage after it's been in the pile, yet another inhibits pathogen growth in recycled manure solids, one can tell you how much water and how often your cows drink, and the final winner uses a smell-masking technology to bring a product back into service last offered in the 1980s that increases energy-corrected milk production.Read More
Supporting heat stress mitigation with feed management practices
Water availability, diet composition and feed management can reduce the risks of heat stress, which minimizes health and production losses.Read More