June 26, 2020

What’s in Your Hay?

As producers are beginning the haying season, there are always environmental things to prepare for as well as knowing what is in the hay you are cutting. This year there have been sightings of a potential nuisance commonly found in alfalfa hay. The b...

February 21, 2020

Calving season is already underway for some and the rest of us will follow soon after. Once winter fades away, it will quickly be replaced by spring, often leading to wet and muddy conditions. Spring offers a multitude of health issues for producers to fight in their c...

September 30, 2019

With wheat being the same protein and energy as corn and soy beans and the market value of wheat being so low, we have a great opportunity for it to be a good replacement feed source for our livestock.

There are a couple things that we need to consider before feeding to...

April 3, 2019

A cows condition at calving is the single most important trait determining when a cow resumes heat cycles and when she is likely to re-conceive for the next calf crop. After the calf is born, nutrient requirements rise dramatically to meet the demand of milk production...

May 30, 2018

Each horn fly drains blood and profits from your herd 20 to 30 times per-day. Other flies, such as face flies, stable flies, and house flies are known carriers of costly diseases such as pinkeye and mastitis. Their annoyance and irritation to cattle interferes with nor...

May 30, 2018

Alfalfa is a staple in the diets of most of our cattles nutrition in the winter/spring months across the nation due to its ideal contributions of crude protein and physically effective fiber in TMRs. Still, alfalfa remains one of the most difficult and challenging fora...

April 11, 2018

Feeding rumensin to your bred cows before calving? Why not improve condition on your cows, all while preventing and controlling coccidiosis!?

A heavily pregnant cow does not gain or maintain weight as well and a newly pregnant or an open cow. Rumensin is a cost-effectiv...

April 11, 2018

Yes, mineral prices have gone up... but now is definitely not the time to be shorting your cows the important vitamins and minerals they need for their developing calves!

All our mineral products are set at NRC’s requirements; including bags, blocks, tubs, and liquid.

An...

April 11, 2018

Getting those calves started right? Much like depending on the weather forecast to provide us with accurate weather predictions (especially lately), we can't always rely on fresh cows to give us the quality colostrum calves need.

Quality colostrum is the key to achievin...