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Underestimating mycotoxin threat is putting cow performance and health at risk

Monday, October 7, 2019

A higher risk of mycotoxins in winter rations this year could be negatively affecting milk yields, fertility and cow health. Dr Derek McIlmoyle explains.

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Better rumen function critical for milk solids and milk value this winter

Monday, September 9, 2019

Extracting the greatest possible milk value from home-grown forage will be one of the primary factors affecting both feed costs and margins per litre this winter. For many, that includes maximising butterfats, and the key to that is a well-functioning rumen.

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Optimising the rumen key to higher grass finished beef margins

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Finishing cattle off grass can be one of the most cost-effective ways to produce quality beef. Yet too often the potential advantages of lower feed costs and higher margins are undermined by poor rumen function and low feed efficiency.

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Improve ration digestibility for lower heifer feed costs and higher lactation performance

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Our EMEA Ruminant Technical Director Dr Derek McIlmoyle explains that trials showing the effect of ration digestibility on heifer feed intakes and performance highlight the potential to improve margins

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Maximise butterfats this summer to give milk value and income a boost

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Maintaining butterfat levels during the grazing season is one of the main challenges facing milk producers at this time of the year. It’s a particular issue for spring calving herds, where cows are also hitting peak yield and need to retain sufficient condition for good fertility.

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