Beyond the Barrel Podcast

Looking for timely information to help you manage your livestock operation? Welcome to the Beyond the Barrel Podcast brought to you by CRYSTALYX Brand Supplements. It all adds up to Results by the Barrel. Subscribe on Apple Podcast, Spotify or Stitcher!

Spring has sprung

Mar 28, 2024

The temperatures are getting warmer, the days are longer, and the grass is turning green. Brayden Hawkins and Harrison Smith discuss the spring mineral needs of cattle, cattle markets, and fly control.


The evolution of CRYSTALYX®

Dec 12, 2023

CRYSTALYX® is approaching 50 years since its inception. Mark Robbins and Jon Albro each bring over 25 years of experience working with CRYSTALYX® to this discussion,  in this episode they reflect on the brand’s rich history and how it’s evolved.


Does CRYSTALYX® Pencil Out? Part Four

Aug 30, 2023

Jon Albro and Jill Peine wrap up the latest podcast series "Does CRYSTALYX Pencil Out?", by discussing the economics of self-fed supplements and the cost of choosing not to supplement. 


Fly Control in the Canadian Marketplace

Apr 28, 2023

Fly control is always a hot topic when spring finally arrives in Canada. We discuss the negative impact that flies can have on an operation and the options available to combat the problem.


Steps to a Successful Embryo Transfer

Mar 30, 2023

Mineral and vitamin deficiency can really be detrimental to reproductive success for cattle. In this podcast we discuss why that is, and how a good nutrition program can help bridge the gap.