Formulating DCAD to Drive Milk Fat

April 10, 2019
Based on Dr. Rich Erdman’s conference presentation Summary by Kai Yuan, PhD Dietary Anion Cation Difference (DCAD) is not only important for pre-fresh dry […]

Nutritional Strategies to Help Beat the Heat

April 10, 2019
Katie Raver, M.S. Dairy Technical Services Manager Although summer is often a time associated with having fun in the sun, our four-legged friends don’t […]

One of the Most Economical Ways to Maximize Milk Components: Feeding Urea Through Molasses-Based Liquid Feeds

April 10, 2019
Kai Yuan, Ph.D., Senior Research & Technical Advisor   In today’s tough milk market, producers and nutritionists are trying to maximize milk components using […]

It’s Time to Prepare for Fly Season!

February 11, 2019
For many of us, fly season is quickly approaching!  Year after year flies pose a significant nuisance and economic threat for cattlemen. USDA scientists have […]

Managing Grass Tetany

February 11, 2019
By Chelsey Saevre, M.S. & Mike Jarosz, Ph.D. Tetany Characteristics As we transition into warmer weather, discussions involving grass tetany begin to rise. Often times, […]

The Rising Cost of By-Products for Fed Cattle Rations

February 11, 2019
By Jeff Pastoor, Beef Technical Consultant The #1 question my fellow consultants and I have been hearing is “why are by-product prices so high […]

Feeding High Yeast Corn Silage and High Moisture Corn to Feedlot Cattle

February 11, 2019
By Howard Blalock, Ph.D The growing season in 2018 was quite diverse across the Midwest, upper Midwest and Eastern United States in particular.  Across […]

2018 Feed Facility of the Year: QLF Clovis

February 6, 2019
By Sarah Muirhead The Quality Liquid Feeds (QLF) facility in Clovis, N.M., is the Liquid Feed Category winner of the American Feed Industry Assn./Feedstuffs […]

Effects of Different Starch Levels on the Performance of Fresh and Peak Cows

December 18, 2018
Summary by Kai Yuan, PhD, Senior Research & Technical Advisor A study conducted by Dr. Heather Dann from Miner Institute evaluated the effects feeding […]

How Do Dairy Cows Chew?

December 5, 2018
Summary by Kai Yuan, PhD, Senior Research and Technical Advisor In the field, we usually pay attention only to the particle size of feed […]
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