Articles in Category: Dairy Tech

Anionic Salts Pre-calving

Anionic Salts Pre-calving

Most dairy farmers are well aware of the health complications that can occur around the time of calving, and the importance of good transition cow management and nutrition. At calving, a high percentage of the calcium circulating in the bloodstream crosses the blood-milk barrier and ends up in the colostrum.

Be ready for the new season

Be ready for the new season

Planning ahead the next season is part of the success, take your time, make your budget, put your targets and be ready. It is also important to have a “plan B” and sufficient flexibility in your farm that allows us to adapt to possible changes throughout the season (weather, pay-out, animal health ...).

Count down to calving

Count down to calving

Managing your cows correctly in the last 3 weeks prior to calving is one of the most critical stages in the cow calendar. If things go wrong at this stage the full season can be affected.

Fodder Beet Utilization

Fodder Beet has increased in popularity in the last years due to the high production and high energy feed.

Fodder Beet Utilization

Fodder Beet has increased in popularity in the last years due to the high production and high energy feed. For many farmers management has been the big concern with fodder beet, acidosis, milk fever symptoms, utilisation is many of the issues that people find when starting feed fodder beet. Because it is not a cheap crop to produce, the right utilisation is the key point to obtain good results and profit from it.