Equine: What’s the difference between prebiotics and probiotics?

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Researchers and veterinarians believe a healthy gut reduces gas and/or colic, improves digestion and absorption of nutrients, benefits the immune system, protects the horse against infection (e.g., by diarrhea-causing organisms such as Salmonella or Clostridium), and minimizes the occurrence of laminitis. Something occurs almost daily that can shift the microbial population in the gut of […]

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Which Concept-Aid is Right for My Operation

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With 11 different Concept•Aid breeding mineral formulas you may be asking, “Which product is right for me?” With both tub and loose mineral options, protein and non-protein formulas, and varying phosphorus levels, we can offer the Concept•Aid formulation that is best suited for your operation. Knowing your animals’ phosphorous requirements is important, however, it is also important […]

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Boost Your Odds: Prepare Like a Champion for NWSS

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By Jason Lackey, Sure Champ Swine Specialist For many, late December means vacation, Christmas presents, and eating more food than you need. However, the stock show community sees it much differently and starts to hit a different gear when thinking about their livestock projects and the preparation that they’ll need to get them ready for January shows. […]

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Concept-Aid on American Rancher

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Reproduction is the most important aspect of beef production. On Monday, December 1 at 8 PM CST, and Sunday, December 7 at 11 AM CST The American Rancher on RFD-TV will be featuring VitaFerm Concept-Aid. In the show you’ll lean how Concept-Aid can help you achieve improvements in conception rates, herd health and forage utilization. […]

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5 Tips for Winter Supplementation of the Beef Cow Herd

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Now that the first blast of winter weather has occurred, have you thought about what that means to your beef cows? Cold temperatures significantly raise energy requirements. Undeveloped winter hair coats, wet hides, and wind all combine to magnify this increase in energy requirements. The combination of calving cows and colder environmental conditions can easily result […]

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Is Your Nutrition Program On Par With Today’s Cattle Prices?

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With record low cattle numbers and feed costs, many producers are excited for fall runs to begin. Many are questioning whether they should wean their calves and background as they always have in the past. However several factors should be considered before making that call. Weaning and backgrounding to add additional high value weight gain […]

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Reproduction Service Internships

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Reproduction service internships look to offer much more than the usual office experience, and more of a hands on experience. Internships are a great way to enhance your resume, but if you are looking for an internship that allows you to step away from the computer and office and into the laboratories and on research […]

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Controlling Consumption on Molasses Tubs

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Cooked molasses tubs offer a competitive way to supplement cattle, but to truly maximize their cost effectiveness it is important to properly manage the tub consumption. Paying attention to the number of cattle you are feeding per tub is key. The directions are there for a reason! If the tub is designed for 20 head then […]

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Product Feature: Sure Start Pellets

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With weaning season quickly approaching it is time to start thinking about your nutrition strategy. When looking at weaning protocols nutrition is equally important as vaccinations. By ensuring we have a healthy digestive system we can fight off many of the problems that are associated with this high stress time before they start. The VitaFerm […]

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The Difference Sure Champ Makes in Horses

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We always love to hear the impact that Amaferm has made in the lives of your animals. Nicole Richardson sent us a message with high praise for Sure Champ Horse. “Recently, I had a friend that had a rough experience with a trainer. The horse was a really nice horse, but when he came back from 30 […]

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