Don't Gamble With Lower Calf Prices
Calf prices seem to be in a freefall here lately. If we look at what CattleFax has for their summary of five and six-weight calves this week compared to last year, we see a fifty dollar per CWT decline, with 15 dollars in the last week. Certainly the market is adjusting to all the red ink in the feeding industry.
As profitability in the cow-calf sector declines, it is only human nature to make changes in purchasing decisions. The purchase of supplements, equipment and genetics…
CRYSTALYX® gives us the confidence that all the cows are getting what they need.
Dan and Robert Biese own Biese Farm in Wisconsin and milk 185 cows. They work with Jerry Hillman of Henry Carstens and Sons, located in Brillion, WI.
"We have been using CRYSTALYX® Dry Cow Formula™ for several years. The block gives us the confidence that all the cows are getting what they need. The barrels are easy and convenient…
Grass Tetany Prevention
Treating a cow with grass tetany requires a call to the vet and it’s not always successful. Preventing grass tetany requires having a very palatable self-fed supplement with adequate magnesium available at all times when grazing low magnesium pastures. However, while magnesium oxide is a good source of magnesium, it is unpalatable at high inc…