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.
Managing your dairy herd and youngstock this autumn and winter

Summer 2018 has been a difficult season for grass growth, resulting in most farmers having less silage in store for next winter than they’d like, with many having to tap into winter stocks already to make up for the lack of grazing. Technical Manager for Phileo Lesaffre Animal Care in the UK & Irela...

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Video: Managing heat stress in dairy cows

Tips on managing heat stress in dairy cows from Kevin Doyle, Technical Sales Manager (GB) for Phileo UK and Ireland.

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Using Actisaf at grass

Download our updated technical handbook on using Actisaf at grass.

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Top tips for turnout to grass

Making the most of grazed grass is critical for any profitable dairy enterprise. When weather conditions allow, farmers will already be trying to get cows out grazing by day and will get their herds out full time as soon as weather and ground conditions, as well as grass supply, allow.

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Successful heifer rearing - focus on the period from birth to weaning

Heifer rearing costs represent the second highest cost on dairy farms after feed, with costs amounting to up to 20 per cent of total milk production costs...

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The springboard to successful lactation - the dry period

The few weeks around the dry and transition period are the springboard for the next lactation, so it is important to focus on cow nutrition and management during this time to avoid production and health issues in the subsequent lactation, including milk fever, retained placentas, DAs, ketosis, high ...

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