Water: The Essential Nutrient

Water: The Essential Nutrient

News + Insights Water: The Essential Nutrient KEY TAKEAWAYS IN THIS ISSUE OF TECHNICAL TOPICS: 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,...
Milking for Components

Milking for Components

News + Insights Milking for Components KEY TAKEAWAYS IN THIS ISSUE OF TECHNICAL TOPICS: Higher butterfat and protein production will bulk up your milk check. Feed for higher butterfat by maintaining a consistent rumen environment that does not cause drops in rumen pH....
Subclincial Hypocalcemia: Rethinking an old problem.

Subclincial Hypocalcemia: Rethinking an old problem.

KEY TAKEAWAYS: A reduction of blood calcium after calving is needed to provide negative feedback for the animal and allow for the metabolic changes that will maintain blood calcium levels during lactation. Measuring blood calcium at calving or within the first 24...