Nutrition

Cows eat pounds, not percentages

It’s not uncommon when discussing rations to talk in terms of percentages. While these terms work well when discussing the ingredients themselves, they don’t provide much information as to the amount of nutrition actually consumed by the cow. FULL STORY »

Research leads to more answers about amino acids

Are there amino acids besides methionine and lysine limiting milk production? Penn State researchers have determined that histidine also may be a limiting amino acid in high-producing dairy cow diets. FULL STORY »

Cut down on ration costs

If high feed prices are forcing you to start getting creative with your rations, don’t overlook the money-saving power of rumen degradable starch. FULL STORY »

Time for a check-up on winter water sources

We often think about focusing on water supply for dairy cattle during the summer when water intake is the highest and heat stress occurs. However, limited water availability is often an issue during the winter months. FULL STORY »

Diagnose problems in your nutrition program

A recent webinar examines how to use transition and early-lactation cow records to diagnose problems in a nutrition program. It has been recorded for viewing at your convenience. FULL STORY »

Pistachio shells: A hidden danger

Pistachio hulls contaminated with pistachio shells resulted in the death of dairy cows and heifers on three California dairies last month. It's a sober reminder to be vigilant about what is going into your dairy diets. FULL STORY »

Researchers study potassium's effect on milk fat

Researchers at Washington State University and Clemson University are studying options to improve fat production in cows that have a normal fat test. Potassium may play a pivotal role. Here's what they know so far. FULL STORY »

Dairy producers – Get your water tested!

Water is the single most important nutrient for dairy cows. FULL STORY »

Advice on feeding corn stalks to lactating cows

Corn stalks can be used sparingly in lactation diets, but you need to use caution. FULL STORY »

5 mycotoxin management tips

Due to this year’s ominous drought, many producers are now faced with the challenge of how to feed the 2012 corn and soybean crops to their livestock. FULL STORY »

5 priorities for fall/winter feeding

Here is the first article in a six-part series on emerging dairy cattle nutrition topics from the DAIReXNET web resource. FULL STORY »

Prev 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next

5M Series

Five M Series Models: 5065M, 5075M, 5085M, 5100M, and 5115M (65-115 hp). If you spend a lot of time on ... Read More

View all Products in this segment

View All Buyers Guides

)
Feedback Form
Leads to Insight