Amaferm® – A wise investment, not an extra cost

Chris Cassady, Ph.D., BioZyme® Inc., Beef Technical Sales Manager Profitability in beef production is dependent upon output revenue exceeding input costs. Elevated calf prices have pushed gross returns yet profit margins have shrunk due to the rising cost of production. A general rule of thumb is that at least 60% of your operational expenses are […]

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Feed Additive Categories: What Exactly Do They Mean?

Feed Additive Categories: What Exactly Do They Mean? Chris Cassady, Ph.D., Beef Technical Sales Manager, BioZyme® Inc Global food demands continue to outpace available resources. Consequently, producers are continually asked to “do more with less” as urban sprawl, regulations and consumer concerns continue to add pressure to the agricultural industry. Animal performance is a major influence […]

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Seedstock Producers Appreciate “Progress you can See”

Registered Angus producers Katie and Jason Jagels are focused on raising top quality genetics for the commercial cattle producer on the edge of the Nebraska Sandhills. However, they are just as passionate about being stewards of the land while building personal relationships with their customers and others in agriculture. “We like to say we are […]

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Importance of a Year-Round Supplementation Program

Chris Cassady, PhD, Beef Technical Sales Manager, BioZyme® Inc., St. Joseph, MO  Cow nutritional requirements fluctuate throughout the annual production cycle. For spring calving herds, most calves have been weaned and cows are in midgestation. Collectively, this current timepoint represents the lowest nutritional requirement for that cow. Available forage quality decreases at the same rate […]

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Fall Breeding Nutritional Considerations

Chris Cassady, Ph.D., Beef Technical Sales Manager, BioZyme® Inc  Beef production is vast and diverse and includes the type of calving season producers might choose to best fit their means and resources. The benefits of fall calving are numerous. It’s much easier to avoid heat stress during the breeding season, and since only 25% of […]

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How Today’s Cow Nutrition Impacts Next Year’s Calf Crop

By Chris Cassady, Ph.D., BioZyme Inc. It’s well established that the nutritional requirements of cattle fluctuate throughout the year and depend on the production cycle of the cow. Although the nutritional cost for maintenance remains somewhat constant, there are many factors that influence these added nutritional “taxes.” Growing heifers have elevated needs to support their […]

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How BioZyme Products are More than “Just a Mineral”

Cattle values are reaching all-time highs, but the cost of inputs have also paralleled. Producers make the initial financial commitment in their genetics, so it’s important to have every tool needed for long term success. The VitaFerm® and Gain Smart® lines of products are great investments in any cattle operation because they provide a precision […]

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The American Rancher | BioZyme Concept•Aid

American Rancher: BioZyme Concept•Aid

Dec 7, 2020 Vitaferm® Concept•Aid® is a line of vitamin and mineral supplements for beef cattle formulated to promote effective, easy breeding when fed 60 days pre-calving through 60 days post-breeding. High concentrations of vitamin E and organic trace minerals, coupled with the Amaferm® advantage, supports quick repair of the reproductive tract and more energy […]

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How the Amaferm Advantage can help Stretch your Forage Resources

Between the widespread drought, increased need for hay resources and lack of pastures, cattle producers across the country are looking for ways to cut their input costs. During a time when they should be turning cows out to pasture, those pastures aren’t as nutrient dense as normal, and hay is at a premium, making the […]

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Nutrition Company Gives Back to its Customers

Working in agriculture is a natural gamble. Producers take a chance every day with the markets, weather, breeding and feeding decisions. Since we know that livestock producers are natural risk takers, BioZyme® Inc., makers of Vita Ferm® and Gain Smart® nutrition products, want to reward that risk this summer with a Lucky 7 Promotion.  This […]

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