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.
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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Maximising milk production from forage this winter

As we head towards autumn, things are looking more positive on many dairy farms. Milk prices seem set to continue rising in the weeks ahead and forage quality appears to be better than last year. Add to this the fact that the milk price:feed price ratio is as good as it has been for many years and t...

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Top tips for turnout to grass

Making the most of high quality grazed grass and efficiently converting it into milk solids is critical for any profitable dairy enterprise. As the grazing season approaches here are some top tips to making the best of spring grazing, highlighting some of the factors that can cause issues...

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Successful heifer rearing: focus on the pre-weaning calf

Heifer rearing costs represent the second highest cost on dairy farms after feed, with costs ranging from 13-20 per cent of total milk production costs.

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Driving feed efficiency in beef cattle

This summer, Kevin Doyle from Phileo UK and Ireland (pictured right) was invited to speak at an AHDB Beef and Lamb event in Dorset. The theme of the day was ‘Driving feed Efficiency in Your Beef Enterprise’ and Kevin presented a session on nutrition, looking at practical ways for beef farmers to get...

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Actisaf heat stress presenter

Download our technical handbook on heat stress

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