Fabric Welding Replaces Sewing

Are Probiotics Beneficial for Calves?

Feeding probiotics to calves is not something new, they have been around for many years. Recently there has been a revived interest in feeding calves nutritional products to improve gut health, by fighting off bad bacteria. Studies show that feeding calves probiotics, improves digestion and feed conversion rate, for a better calf development at the […]

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An Improved Way to Keep Calves Warmer in Freezing Temps

A decade ago, a dairy producer came to us for a door or cover solution for the entry into a calf hutch. Young calves are extremely vulnerable in heavy snow and freezing conditions and need extra protection to stay well in adverse weather. At the time there was not an acceptable solution on the market. With […]

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Diversify with Miniature Cows for High Profits

Over a century ago, cows were a lot smaller, families didn’t have a need large 1,2,00-pound animals. Their requirements were different, a smaller cow was a perfect fit for the average homestead, providing ample milk and meat. A smaller cow was much easier to handle, simple fences kept them in, and they were very efficient […]

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Delay Weaning Calves for Higher Profits

Start raising healthier calves for higher profits by calving in late spring and weaning the following spring when calves are around 10 months old. Numerous cattlemen are opting to calve later in the spring and delay weaning until after winter, resulting in healthier calves with better weight gain. In late spring calf and cow get […]

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Paybacks of Fall Calving

Calving in the fall certainly has some solid advantages to consider when planning your calving season. Calves born in the fall will be sold in the spring when demand is high. Most spring born calves are weaned and sold in the fall. The calf price for weaned calves is lower in the fall and higher […]

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Why do Europeans Oppose GMOs?

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Why is there such strong opposition to GMOs in Europe? GMO offers incredible benefits to the agriculture industry; millions of dollars are spent on research before a GMO product is approved for human consumption. There are no known cases of GMOs compromising health in human beings in any way, yet the majority of European countries […]

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What is GMO?

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Mention GMO to people, and you will get a variety of reactions. It has been said that GMO wheat causes celiac disease, when in fact there is no such thing as GMO wheat. While others believe GMO is bad for you or poisonous, however, the real issue is people don’t understand what GMO is. It […]

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Protecting Irrigation Power Units from the Weather & Theft

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Protecting irrigation power units from the weather and theft are important steps to take, just like performing routine maintenance, this process ensures your valuable equipment will be there up and running when you need it. Placing your irrigation equipment in a field to do its job exposes it to all types of extreme weather and […]

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Dairy Industry Losing a Billion Dollars a Year

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As noted in DairyBusiness The Future of Dairy March 31, 2018 Heat Stress is Detrimental to your Cows Even with today’s modern management techniques heat stress effects cause the dairy industry to lose a billion dollars a year as a result in lower milk yields, declined reproductivity, and butterfat production.  It is common knowledge that […]

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Protect Horses from Summer Heat

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In training season your, goal is to keep your horse in top condition at his best performance level. An important part of equine care in keeping them in peak condition is to keep them comfortable in summer heat. Be sure your horse has access to shade and plenty of clean water on hot, humid days […]

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