Utilize Second Crop to Meet Your Nutrient Needs

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John Klein, Corn Replacement Feed & Forage Products Business Manager for ADM had a chance to visit with Chuck the other day about one of the products they offer called ADM Second Crop. The title was given to a process they created for treating crop residue. “It got the title Second Crop because after harvesting your grain you come in …

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The Revolution of Precision Nutrition

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Chuck recently spoke to ADM’s Jeff Hill about their product AMPT which is revolutionizing mineral nutrition. “AMPT is a new range cow free choice mineral. As the acronym implies AMPT stands for Advanced Mineral Performance Technologies. We took a very specific approach trying to target just the nutrients that the animal needs at the right levels and also enhance it …

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Zoetis Brings On-Farm Diagnostic Tests to Dairies in China

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Zoetis Inc. announced the introduction of on-farm cattle health screening tests for the dairy industry in China. These tests will enable China’s dairy farmers and veterinarians to rapidly screen cattle on the farm for sub-clinical mastitis and ketosis, two of the leading causes of lost production and poor milk quality in China. Test results will be available within five minutes, …

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Feeding for 30® Forum Focus on Sow Longevity

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Sow longevity was the focus of the Feeding for 30® Forum at the recent World Pork Expo. This third annual forum was hosted by Purina Animal Nutrition, DSM Nutritional Products and Zinpro Corporation. During the forum, producers and industry representatives discussed the importance of a balanced herd parity structure, gilt development, nutrition and feeding, and management for achieving greater sow …

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UdderOne Provides New View for Milking

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A new transparent technology is offering dairy farmers the ability to actually see the full milking of their cows. Polymer Extrusion Technology (PET), a South Florida based company specializing in developing and manufacturing specialty resins and polymers, has developed UdderOne™ – a totally new concept in dairy liners, shells, hoses and accessories. Using revolutionary crystal clear polymers and unprecedented technology, …

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USDA Approves VaxLiant Adjuvants for Vaccines

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USDA has just approved six adjuvants from VaxLiant that can be added to vaccines to help improve the resulting immune response in cattle and swine. “What this means is that companies can bring new vaccines to market using a shorter timeline, since we already have conducted the research needed to confirm safety for these ENABL adjuvants,” says Steve Schram, VaxLiant …

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Wireless Monitoring of Your Cows and Herd

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We’re hearing a lot about health applications of mobile and wearable technology lately. The anticipated iWatch from Apple is expected to open some new doors into that technology. But that’s for humans. What about cows? Well a Scottish company is introducing a bluetooth way to monitor cow and herd health – The Well CowTM Bolus. Monitor the health of your …

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National Safety Conference on Poultry Issues

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Through speaker presentations and a series of more informal roundtable discussions, the 2014 National Safety Conference for the Poultry Industry will address current safety challenges facing industry safety professionals today. Recognizing an ongoing opportunity, special emphasis will be given to ergonomics and reducing cumulative trauma disorders. The Conference is sponsored by the Georgia Tech Research Institute/ATRP, U.S. Poultry & Egg …

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National Farriers Week

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Farriers work hard year-round to provide quality hoof care for horses worldwide. To honor their dedication and service, American Farriers Journal created National Farriers Week. In its 16th year, National Farriers Week is an opportunity to honor your farrier.2014 National Farriers Week American Farriers Journal started the “Farriers Spotlight” in 2012, which is an online-exclusive compilation dedicated to showcasing some …

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Kelton Spain Joins Vets Plus, Inc. Sales Team

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Kelton Spain brings a 30 year record of success in animal nutrition sales to his new position with manufacturer Vets Plus, Inc. Spain will be National Account Manager for food animal business in the western United States. Spain comes to Vets Plus after 4 years as a sales representative with Boehringer-Ingelheim VetMedica. He was responsible for representing the animal health …

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