14 Ways to Increase Profits on Today's Dairy Farms without rBST
Consumer demands have started to drive the dairy industry away from the use of rBST and many milk plants will no longer take rBST milk starting in 2018. Read on about strategies producers can utilize to help improve production and profits without the use of rBST.
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How to help your cows through heat stress
Heat stress in dairy cows starts to show up at 75° F. As the temperature increases, a cow’s maintenance energy requirement goes up as she expends energy trying to cool herself, while her appetite and actual dry matter intake typically goes down. For every one pound decrease in dry matter intake, it is estimated that milk production declines 2 pounds.
Faster feedout reduces silage spoilage
When temperatures start rising in spring and early summer, spoilage could occur in haylage and silage, especially if they were ensiled under less than desirable conditions. Feedout rates can have a big impact on feedout losses.
Doboy Mineral Tub Promotion
Purchase a pallet of 8 Doboy Mineral Tubs, and get a $5.00 discount per tub! Codes 920V8 and 925V8. Offer good through April 14, 2017.
Beef Cow Mineral Promotion
Purchase 9 bags of Doboy Beef Cow Mineral, Code 793 and receive the 10th bag FREE! If you purchase 35 bags, get 5 bags free! Offer good through April 14, 2017.
Doboy Heifer Mineral Promotion
Heifer mineral promotion: When you purchase 9 bags of one heifer mineral, receive the 10th bag FREE! If you get one ton, pay for 35 bags, get 5 bags free! Promotion runs now through April 28, 2017.
Why feed a coccidiostat
Preventing coccidiosis with Deccox is the one way to make sure calves eat more, gain better, and stay healthier allowing them to reach their full growth potential.
Digital dermatitis (hairy heel warts)
Digital dermatitis, also known as hairy heel warts, is present in many dairy herds. Proper management, treatment, and feed additives can help reduce the impact of this disease.
TDS Custom Mix
Total Dairy Systems is a cutting edge feed technology system. Simply put, it is an advanced, one of a kind, dairy balancing program that will most accurately formulate a ration for your herd utilizing your forages.