Cow’s Match WarmFront Milk Replacer Introduced

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Land O’Lakes Animal Milk Products introduces Cow’s Match® WarmFront™ calf milk replacer, formulated with a unique combination of carbohydrates correctly balanced for when temperatures moderate. In warm weather conditions, calves’ energy requirements for maintenance are reduced. Transitioning to WarmFront™ calf milk replacer results in greater feed efficiency and bottom line potential. Cow’s Match®WarmFront™ calf milk replacer also provides the most …

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BIVI Combines 2 Vaccines for Swine Respiratory Diseases

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Producers and veterinarians wanting to protect their swine herds against a couple of the most important respiratory diseases in pigs will soon be able to do so with a smaller package. Starting this January, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI), maker of the single-injection FLEXcombo® vaccine against porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae, will offer it in a 50-dose …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Boehringer Ingelheim, Disease, Swine

A Roadmap Through American Lamb

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American Lamb Board chairman, Dan Lippert, provided an update on the lamb industry and some programs they are promoting that help producers and consumers alike. We chatted during the National Association of Farm Broadcasting’s Trade Talk held in Kansas City, MO. “The Roadmap was initiated because we saw some extreme volatility in the markets. Producers were concerned about longterm profitability. …

Ag Group, Audio, Lamb, NAFB, Sheep

Land O’Lakes Offers Protein Blend Calf Milk Replacer

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Land O’Lakes Animal Milk Products has come out with a calf milk replacer it says will save producers money and help calves grow to be their best. The company has introduced the Cow’s Match® ColdFront® Protein Blend calf milk replacer. “The new protein blend formula offers a more economical way for producers to feed calves to their full potential, while …

Agribusiness, calf, Calves, Cattle, Feed, Land O'Lakes, Nutrition

Rapid Intensification of Brazilian Beef Production to Continue

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In response to rising global beef demand, Brazil is set to step up the rapid intensification of its beef production sector over the next ten years, enabling the industry to expand into higher-value export markets. According to its latest report “Beefing up in Brazil: Feedlots to Drive Industry Growth,” the Rabobank Food & Agribusiness Research (FAR) and Advisory group expects …

Agribusiness, Beef, Food, International, Markets, Meat

New SpotOn® Temp Probe Offers Digital Accuracy & Speed

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Innoquest, Inc., the designer and manufacturer of sensors and measurement instruments, has released the SpotOn® Temp Probe, which was created for large agricultural and commercial operations that require accurate, quick temperature measurements of hay bales; compost, forage and mulch piles; stored grain; and soil temperatures. “The SpotOn® Temp Probe is unique from others in the market,” Bill Hughes, President of …

Agribusiness, Equipment, Forage, Hay, Nutrition

A New Approach to Calf Milk Replacer Formulation

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Land O’Lakes Animal Milk Products introduces a new approach to calf milk replacer formulation with protein blend calf milk replacers. Growing demand for whey protein drives both milk prices and the input costs of calf milk replacer protein – an opportunity for dairy producers and a challenge for the dairy industry. “Not long ago, whey protein was a waste product …

Agribusiness, calf, Calves, Nutrition

Alltech’s Formula for Success: E=P+S

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All livestock producers are looking for that formula for success. Our friends at Alltech believe that success is most likely attained when farmers and ranchers apply good environmental practices that boost their economical gains. At the recent Alltech Global Dairy & Beef Conference in Deauville, France, Chuck talked with Kevin Tuck, Managing Director of Alltech Technology Center, Ireland about Alltech’s …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Alltech Global Dairy/Beef, Audio, Beef, Dairy

Select Sires Canada & GenerVations Become One

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Select Sires Canada Inc. and GenerVations Inc. have joined forces to form Select Sires GenerVations Inc. following Select Sires Inc.’s purchase of GenerVations. Select Sires GenerVations will market semen across all of Canada including western Canada, which was formerly served by All West/Select Sires, creating a truly Canadian company. Talented and passionate employees of these organizations have combined to form …

Agribusiness, Cattle, Dairy, Reproduction, Select Sires

Topigs & Norsvin Announce Merger During WPX14

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A major announcement was made during this year’s 2014 World Pork Expo: TOPIGS International and Norsvin International have merged into one company: Topigs Norsvin. The merger will create a global swine breeding company with annual revenues in excess of US $179 million. The newly merged company’s headquarters will be located in Vught, the Netherlands. TOPIGS Nederland, Varkens K.I. Nederland and …

Animal Health, Audio, Pork, Swine, World Pork Expo