Dairy Direct

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  • Dry Cow & Pre-Calver Minerals

    Dry Cow & Pre-Calver Minerals

    The period of time from drying-off through the dry period, pre-calving period, and calving is a time of transition.  The management, nutrition, and health practices implemented during this transition period will have a major effect on her productivity, fertility and health during the next lactation. Poor fertility is often a result of insufficient attention to detail during the Dry Cow period. Lactating Cow minerals are rich in Calcium.  Dry...

  • Non-Protected Fats

    Non-Protected Fats

    Immediately post calving the demands on energy reserves are high and appetite is low.  Energy requirements remain high, particularly during the first 100 – 120 days of lactation.  This can result in cows milking 'off their backs'. Conventional energy sources such as cereals do not have sufficient 'energy density' to fulfill the cows dietary requirements in early or mid lactation and that’s where Fats have an important role to play. Fat supplements can...