Experts at Penn State University recently unveiled three new spreadsheets designed to help you fine-tune your dairy’s nutrition program. They include revisions of previous versions, as well as new tools.
1. This spreadsheet can be used to modify a TMR batch mix based on changes in forage dry matter that may occur once a feeding program has been developed. The tool is available at:
2. This tool is a series of revised heifer growth spreadsheets. Go to the Web site at:
3. This set of spreadsheets is for plotting body condition scores for individual and groups of cows, as well as for heifers. To download them, go to the Web site at: www.das.psu.edu/dcn/catnut/#bcs