CRYSTALYX® - The Game Changer
This may show that I watch a little too much reality TV, or, as a Friend calls it, “Far from reality TV”, but, I many times hear the phrase “this is a game changer”. People mining for gold in Alaska, may bring some new equipment or technology into play, and they proudly state, “This, is a game changer”, hoping to strike it rich.
In the beef production industry, we have many potential game changing decisions every year. While we also have many decisions…
overall the cows are better and healthier since we started feeding CRYSTALYX® products."
Retained placentas and trouble with cows staying on feed led Rod Cyr and his son, Russell, to try Close-Up Dry Cow™ for their dry cows. They milk approximately 50 Holsteins with a rolling herd average close to 24,000 pounds at Windy Hollow Farms in southwest Alberta.
The Cyrs feed a total silage program containing bagged barley and alfalfa…
Grass Tetany Prevention
Treating a cow with grass tetany requires a call to the vet and it’s not always successful. Preventing grass tetany requires having a very palatable self-fed supplement with adequate magnesium available at all times when grazing low magnesium pastures. However, while magnesium oxide is a good source of magnesium, it is unpalatable at high inc…