Technical Information: Cows and Beef Cattle

We are proud of our products and their positive impact on livestock performance. As such, we want to share with you our scientific and technical data. Please browse through this section to examine up-to-date product information, trial results and research data to understand how our live yeast products could benefit the cows and beef cattle in your care.
Actisaf® helps to meet transition demands

Actisaf® Sc47 live yeast is a powerful tool to help the most demanding period in the lactation cycle, from the transition period into early lactation.

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Poor feed efficiency: A hidden expense in finishing beef and lamb

With feed and forage representing 70% of the variable costs of finishing beef and lambs, improving its utilisation can have a substantial impact on profitability. Feed efficiency, or the amount of growth achieved on a decided amount of feed, is affected by a number of factors including genetics, env...

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Save on production costs by maximising efficiency

Making the most of forage and feed will be key to controlling costs on dairy farms across the country. Feed efficiency is a crucial element of dairy profitability and sustainability, and this is true for both grazing systems and housed herds.

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Balancing nutrients in grass with compound feed

Maximising the utilisation of high quality home grown forage is vital for any profitable dairy enterprise. And, with grazing season well underway, many dairy farmers will be focusing their attention on grazing and maintaining yield and milk quality.

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The role of rumen microbes in Net Zero

Under pressure from all sides, the dairy industry is exploring ways to reduce its environmental impact, while also maintaining production and profitability. Kevin Doyle, technical manager for Phileo UK & Ireland, explains the role that rumen microbes can play...

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Optimise the rumen for improved feed efficiency and lower costs of production

Rising prices of feed, fertiliser and energy keep putting pressure on the dairy sector, with production costs at farm level remaining high as milk prices fall. Throughout the agricultural sector, inputs such as these are driving the cost of milk production to more than 32ppl in some cases. Dependi...

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