The progression of ruminant nutrition along with new insights into the rumen microbiome has led to the advancement in targeted feed services and ingredients to optimise rumen function and overall animal health.
Consistent heifer growth and performance
The diet and its content, density, balance of nutrients and palatability factors, especially with younger animals are all significant factors in heifer development.
We also do not want cattle to develop bad habits because of how we raise them. That can include rations that encourage them to learn to sort feed, or delivery programs that encourage them to eat slugs of feed, or to become competitive at the feed bunk. Or if it is a less dominant animal, not to eat only what it needs.
Consistency is important not only in animal feed formulation, but how and when the ration is presented to minimise waste. We can help establish practices and habits which can be implemented to help reduce waste in animal feeds.
Combining industry-leading products and optimal feed strategies to increase ROI
Axcelera C is a highly digestible lactose pellet for faster growth of calves, faster rumen development and earlier weaning age.
Vistabet is a natural betaine source which helps preserve gut integrity; improve carcass quality, spares choline and reduces methionine inclusion.
Vistacell improves and stabilises the gut microflora; increases the presence of beneficial bacteria; and improves nutrient composition in sow milk.
THE RIGHT FEED FOR YOUR HERD
As the industry’s understanding of the rumen environment improves, so too does our knowledge of how to overcome frequently seen challenges, in dairy and beef digestion. For example, the efficiency of the rumen to utilise feedstuffs can be impaired by the presence of oxygen, pH changes and changes to the microbiome. This knowledge provides producers with the opportunity to include rumen beneficial feed additives to increase rumen efficiency and overall herd profitability.Schedule a call
Tuesday, 3rd August 2021
Fibre is a key component of the ruminant diet and subsequently has a notable impact on performance. Digestibility of fibre can markedly affect performance through its influence on the availability of energy and protein.
Friday, 9th July 2021
The beef and dairy industries are facing multiple challenges – including increasing levels of sustainability and meeting changing consumer needs and wants – as they look to maintain their important role in global food production.
Monday, 5th July 2021
Feed ingredients can have a significant impact on animal health and performance. Unbalanced diets can put dairy cattle at risk from diseases, such as sub-acute ruminal acidosis (SARA).
AB Vista launches online dietary fibre calculator to help nutritionists optimise animal diets
AB Vista supports customers’ sustainability programmes with emissions reporting service
Stimbiotic product Signis’ effectiveness in pig diets recognised in peer-reviewed research paper
Achieve greater feed cost savings whilst maintaining animal performance by targeting maximum nutrient utilisation
Helping you assess feed quality to optimise animal performance