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.
Feeding for performance and health in a difficult winter...

The incessant wet weather over recent months has created huge pressure on dairy and beef farmers for the coming winter. It is, therefore, important to plan winter feeding now to mitigate the financial impact on farm.

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Dietary buffering

Feeding dairy cows is a balancing act. It is important 
to get sufficient energy and protein into the cow to maximise genetic potential in milk yield, and yet energy dense diets can increase rumen acidity, leading to health problems and poor performance.

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Avoid costly issues at turnout this spring...

Turning livestock out to grass as soon as weather and ground conditions allow and once sufficient grass covers have built up, should at least in theory be the core focus for farmers over the
 next few weeks. Because grass is cheaper than silage or concentrate feeds, getting cows out 
to grass early ...

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Beef: Actisaf improves antibody response and daily gain

Actisaf Sc 47 is widely regarded as the most 
effective live yeast on the market for creating and
 maintaining a stable rumen pH. Rumen stability is 
of vital importance in order to facilitate the effective
 digestion and absorption of nutrients, which is essential 
if average daily gains are to be ...

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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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