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.
Heifer nutrition

With dairy heifer prices around £2,000 a head and rearing costs approaching £1,500 there are clear reasons to focus on efficient heifer rearing to improve overall dairy herd profitability. One of the key factors affecting the cost of heifer rearing is the growth rate achieved.

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Fresh grazing brings acidosis risk

Summer is finally here, the cows are out grazing lush grass and you can forget about complicated winter rationing and let the cows look after themselves. If only it was that simple!

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Careful dry cow management is critical

If you want to achieve economic milk yields and good fertility then the management of late lactation cows and the dry cow period are critical. We take a look at some of the key issues to consider...

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Maintain your herd’s persistency during summer with Actisaf live yeast

As we look ahead to the mid-lactation period for dairy herds throughout Ireland, it is important that herds strike the right balance between maximising grass intakes and balancing this with maintaining milk solids yield persistency and ensuring cows are back in calf after the 12-week breeding period...

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