On the Blog

An Easy Benchmark to Remember for Cow-calf Producers

I recently read an internet article written by Kris Ringwall from North Dakota State University that appeared on the Drovers Cattle Network, March 30th e-newsletter.  In the article Dr. Ringwall, who oversees the CHAPS beef cow-calf record system with the University, talks about a reproductive measurement that is easy to remember and so critical to defining the profitability of a cow-calf operation.  The number is “60%” and it is the percentage of cows that need to have cal…   MORE >>

In the Field

After using CRYSTALYX®, we had fewer displaced abomasums and fresh cow ketosis.

Ben and Micheal Hughs of Pickett, WI milk 300 cows. They work with Hugh Jones of Larsen Coop. They use Transition Stress™ Formula for the fresh cows, Close-up Formula™ for the dry cows and embryo transfer (flush) cows. “After using CRYSTALYX®, we had fewer displaced abomasums and fresh cow ketosis. We have also had better r…   MORE >>

From the Cattle Call®

Shoo Flies!

Everyone knows that flies spread disease, lower weight gains and generally cost you money. CRYSTALYX® offers several excellent options for fly control combined with the high quality nutrition for which CRYSTALYX® is known. CRYSTALYX® ROLYX® supplements containing Rabon® or CRYSTALYX® IGR supplements containing Altosid®…   MORE >>