On the Blog

CRYSTALYX® IONO-LYX® for Low Cost Replacement Heifer Development

Raising replacement heifers has been studied a lot.  As times and cattle have changed, so have some of the systems used to develop replacement heifers.  A better focus on low cost development and selection for fertility and longevity makes economic sense.  Traditional development programs recommend breeding heifers at 60-65% of their mature body weight as most heifers should have reached puberty by the time they reach this weight.  More recently it’s been well documente…   MORE >>

In the Field

I am most impressed with the fact that our conception rate has improved from 87% to 92% with Stable-lyx®.

Glenn Fontenot of Ville Platte, LA, has been in the quarter horse business for over 25 years. Currently, he has 15 mares and two stallions. Typically, Glenn's horses graze good Bermuda grass with about 15 pounds of grain per-head, daily, during gestation and lactation. The addition of Stable-lyx® Supplement, a CRYSTALYX® Brand Supplement…   MORE >>

From the Cattle Call®

Livestock Intake Calculator for Supplements (LICS) App Now Available

Download the NEW LICS App - FREE! Ridley Block Operations (manufacturers of CRYSTALYX® Brand Supplements) has released a new app for livestock producers called LICS; Livestock Intake Calculator for Supplements. The new LICS app is designed to be a useful calculator with minimal, intuitive inputs that makes free-choice supplement perfo…   MORE >>