Optimising reproduction for lifetime performance

Beef cow and calf

Improving the lifetime performance of a beef herd will greatly impact the success and profitability of your farming enterprise. Beef farmers need a cow that delivers a live calf without difficulty, maintains her body weight and condition, comes in to heat promptly, conceives early in the breeding season, nourishes a developing foetus, and adequately nurses…

Trace mineral research shows benefits for gestating cows

brahman cows beef

A research study at Oregon State University shows that supplementing gestating beef cows diets with the performance trace minerals contained in Availa®4 can significantly enhance calf weaning weights while decreasing the prevalence of bovine respiratory disease (BRD) during the feedlot growing phase. Trace Mineral and Cow Gestation Research Overview Zinpro Corporation partnered with Oregon State…

Availa®Zn Improved Ruminant Gut Health in Heat-Stressed Holstein Steers

Availa®Zn Improved Ruminant Gut Health

This study was designed to assess the effect of Availa®Zn on ameliorating the negative impacts of heat stress on intestinal integrity and villi morphology in Holstein steers. Feeding Availa-Zn improved DMI, reduced rectal temperature, and altered intestinal morphology resulting in improved ruminant gut health of heat-stressed steers. Read More >

Die duurste spoormineraal is die een wat NIE WERK NIE

Die voerkraalprodusent poog om vleis so doeltreffend as moontlik te produseer en ‘n goeie winsmarge te genereer. Om bloot spoorminerale aan te vul vir ‘n gesonde bees met ‘n blink haarkleed is net nie die moeite werd nie. Waarom sal mineraalaanvullings die voerkraal-produsent dan baat? Hoefprobleme:Tot 70% van alle beeste wat uitgeskot word omdat hulle…

Beeste vertel nie leuens omtrent spoormineraalprestasie nie

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Vandag se beesprodusent en voedingkundige het ‘n wye verskeidenheid mineraalaanvullings om uit te kies. Hoe onderskei mens dan die kaf van die koring en waar word watter aanvullings gebruik? Die antwoord is eenvoudig: Konsulteer met jou beeste, want diereprestasie is die enigste onfeilbare maatstaf van spoormineraal-prestasie. Die Zinpro-bul gee: In ‘n studie op vleisrasbulle by die Universiteit…