Give beef heifers the best start

Heifers, being the future breeding stock on the farm, should be given the best opportunity to show us what they can do from the get-go. If a heifer can become pregnant and produce a calf at her first breeding, this will have a great impact on her lifetime contribution, and hence profit, to the farming…

What does your gut feeling say about enteric disorders?

young weaner pigs

We have all experienced it, that uneasy feeling in the pit of your stomach. Perhaps you felt it just before you had to stand up in front of a large crowd to deliver an important speech, or maybe once when you were on holiday and tried a new dish. It is not a pleasant feeling…

Preventing inflammation and leaky gut in animals

The gastrointestinal tract is among the largest immune organs in the body, responsible for up to 70% of the animal’s immune response activity. Thus, optimal gut health, including preventing inflammation and leaky gut, is vital to production animal performance. One of the responsibilities of the gastrointestinal tract (GIT) is to digest and absorb nutrients via…