Challenges of Grazing Cornstalks in Mid-Winter - Don't Let Cows Go Backwards
We CRYSTALYX® Bloggers have written several articles about cattle grazing cornstalks and other crop residues. In Nebraska, I often refer to cornstalk residue as our “winter pasture”. In most years, this is a very abundant and relatively inexpensive feed resource and of decent quality. Much information has been written and studied by university extension services in a multitude of states about the effects of cornstalk grazing on cow performance, subsequent…
The cows clean well and take off milking.
Larry Wilterdink milks 80 cows with his family. They work with Barb Grzywinski of Adell Cooperative. They use CRYSTALYX® Dry Cow Formula™ with the dry cows. They have been using CRYSTALYX® for 10 years. “The convenience of putting CRYSTALYX® out to balance the mineral and vitamin needs of the dry cows is a big factor for usi…
Livestock Intake Calculator for Supplements (LICS) App Now Available
Download the NEW LICS App - FREE!
Ridley Block Operations (manufacturers of CRYSTALYX® Brand Supplements) has released a new app for livestock producers called LICS; Livestock Intake Calculator for Supplements. The new LICS app is designed to be a useful calculator with minimal, intuitive inputs that makes free-choice supplement perfo…