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 …

Land O'Lakes

BIVI Swine Vaccine Available in a 50-dose Presentation

Jamie Johansen

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) makes it easier for producers and veterinarians to vaccinate pigs against porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae with a single injection of FLEXcombo®. FLEXcombo®, a member of the FLEX Family™ of vaccines, is now available in a 50-dose presentation, in addition to a 250-dose presentation, giving producers and veterinarians a choice of sizes …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Boehringer Ingelheim, Swine, Vaccine

BIVI Combines 2 Vaccines for Swine Respiratory Diseases

John Davis

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

Jamie Johansen

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

John Davis

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

Jamie Johansen

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

Jamie Johansen

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

Jamie Johansen

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

John Davis

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

Jamie Johansen

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