On the Blog

Exercise Programs Compared to Grazing Management Systems for Beef and Dairy Cattle

Intensive High Impact Workouts Verses Consistent and Strategic Activity There are at least two times during the year that most people will think about exercise; around the New Year for making resolutions and in the summer when headed to the lake or beach. Personally, I prefer a comfortably paced walk compared to running a 5K and much prefer being active outside as compared to going to a gym.  A reason people may give up on an exercise programs is the intensity and cost while convenien…   MORE >>

In the Field

CRYSTALYX® Brigade® Barrels Start Billy Sonderegger’s Calves off Fast

Billy Sonderegger began using CRYSTALYX® Brigade® barrels to help reduce sickness with highly stressed calves that he receives at his back grounding lot near Amity, Missouri. Within minutes after the calves are unloaded off the truck Bill says they start licking on the Brigade® barrels. Then the calves get a drink of water and begin t…   MORE >>

From the Cattle Call®

Weatherability to Match Any Environment

NEW! from CRYSTALYX® BioBarrel® The CRYSTALYX® BioBarrel® is made from a proprietary blend of ground cereal straw and wood fiber, coated with a soy flour solution that is pressed and molded. It is made of 100% renewable materials. There are no chemicals or adhesives used to make the container, and is designed to degrade as livest…   MORE >>