Audit Feed Additives to Control Feed Costs

Audit Feed Additives to Control Feed Costs

KEY TAKEAWAYS IN THIS ISSUE OF TECHNICAL TOPICS: Feed additives can increase your feed cost/cow/day significantly. Therefore, it is necessary for the producer and nutritionist to conduct a periodic review of reed additives in the diet to help control feed costs.Feed...
Understanding Vaccines

Understanding Vaccines

KEY TAKEAWAYS IN THIS ISSUE OF TECHNICAL TOPICS: Vaccines help develop immunity by imitating a natural infection, but without causing illness. Think of them as a “primer” of the immune system.A well designed vaccination program will greatly reduce the risk of large...
Water: The Essential Nutrient

Water: The Essential Nutrient

Outside of oxygen, water is the most vital nutrient to life.Reduction of water intake causes reduced feed intake and production.Poor water quality can impact water intake, as well as supply unhealthy levels of minerals.Each dairy and well is different, and the type of...