Lifestyle Feed News

Formula For Show Pig Success Includes Starting Slow

Dec 17, 2019

Show pig success is dependent on a variety of factors, from daily care to presentation, to quality of project and beyond.

Laying Hens FAQs

Dec 17, 2019

You’ve celebrated the arrival of your first farm fresh eggs and your hens are laying breakfast daily – or so you thought. Have eggs suddenly gone missing from the nesting box? Is your hen moody and taking a vacation from laying eggs? Don’t fret. There are ways to get laying hens back on track.

The Why and How To Dry Up A Dairy Goat

Dec 13, 2019

Dry off of dairy goats before the next lactation is beneficial for does’ health and helps improve goat milk production in future lactations. Start by choosing a dry off date based on your herd goals. Adjust dairy goat feed for 2-3 weeks before dry off and continue milking until your selected date.

The Why and How to Dry Up a Dairy Goat

Dec 12, 2019

Dry off of dairy goats before the next lactation is beneficial for does’ health and helps improve goat milk production in future lactations. Start by choosing a dry off date based on your herd goals. Adjust dairy goat feed for 2-3 weeks before dry off and continue milking until your selected date.

Communicating in the Calf Barn

Dec 12, 2019

Calf managers often focus on addressing sanitation, nutrition and general calf management concerns. But, how much time is really spent addressing employee-related issues? Could communication or the lack thereof be at the root of calf management challenges? Before assessing whether communication is a limiting factor on an operation, there are a few questions managers may want to consider:

What can a Prebiotic do for Your Horse?

Dec 04, 2019

Probiotics, also known as direct-fed microbials, are ingredients that deliver live bacteria to your horse’s digestive tract. Ideally, the bacteria colonize the digestive tract and help improve your horse’s overall health and digestion. But it’s important to remember there are countless strains of microbes living in your horse’s digestive tract, and it’s difficult to tell which probiotics for horses are beneficial.

Mare's Match Foal Milk Replacer

Dec 04, 2019

When you’ve got a mare that can’t give her foal the needed nutrition, you need a milk replacer that can. LAND O LAKES Mare’s Match® foal milk replacer. Mare’s Match® is made with high quality milk protein and fat levels equal to Mother’s own, providing the nutrition your foals need to reach their maximum potential.

Nutrient Profiles From Mazuri Exotic Animal Nutrition

Nov 27, 2019

Zinc is a mineral which must be provided on a regular basis. Most zinc is absorbed in the small intestine where it performs many functions. Zinc is key to healthy reproduction in males and females. It also supports growth rate and the development of long bones, the immune system, the central nervous system and regulation of Vitamin A in the blood.

Sudden Loss of Fish

Nov 27, 2019

Pond turnover may occur at any time of the year. However, one of the most common times is in late summer, when the water is very warm and oxygen demand is already high.

Seven Vital Trace Minerals for Cattle

Nov 22, 2019

Ranchers and feedlot operators need to know whether or not these minerals are available in their regions and supplement deficiencies accordingly. This TDN excerpts an article by Oklahoma State University animal nutritionist Fred Owens which identified the geographic availability of trace minerals. The original article appeared in the May, 1988 issue of Beef as "The Haves and the Have Nots."

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