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February Is All About Calves

  Gordon B. Hinckley said “You can’t build a great building on a weak foundation”.  This could not be more true when talking about raising calves.  Animal husbandry, genetics, & nutrition all play major roles in...

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Mineral Feeding During the Winter

As we are now into the new year, 2021 calving cows are entering their 3rd trimester. This is an important to take note of this for several reasons, it is a critical time period for both the cow and the in-utero calf. When monitoring the cow, we...

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Why Purchase a Protein Tub from Purina/Gilman?

An increase in fed protein while grazing corn stalks or late season forages will help increase forage digestion. The 30-13 tub is great for that. The high fat tubs have different levels of fat to be paired with the energy requirements and the body...

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Dry Cow Strategies

The week leading up to and the 2 weeks following calving time are the most critical in a cows life. These few weeks will ultimately have the largest influence on a cows profitability and health for the entire lactation. The following are my Top 5...

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Roughage Buster

Benefits of Roughage Buster

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Why Buy Roughage Buster Tubs?

Roughage buster tubs have a biuret. Biuret is a slow release urea that aids in fiber digestion, especially on poor quality forages. Roughage Buster tubs also have Comax Cobalt. Comax cobalt also aides in forage digestion. 5 trials cows that were...

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Silage Harvest Checklist

Silage harvest will soon be here and with it comes the challenge of harvesting your entire year’s crop in as little as a few days. This is a list of some harvest practices that can yield great dividends if applied at harvest time. #1 Safety. It...

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Beating the Heat

There are a few factors we can manage as horse owners to help our equine partners against heat stress. The first is protein intake. Excess protein digestion causes excess heat production which leads to elevated core temperature. Most mature, idle...

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