Introducing the Concept-Aid Power Products

We are very excited to introduce our new Concept•Aid Power Products protein line. The only thing is this product line really isn’t “new,” rather it is a name change to more accurately reflect the products benefits. So why the name change? All along each of the Power Products contained a bag of Concept•Aid mineral in […]

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Four Easy Steps to Effective Selection at a Live Sale

#1 Do Your Homework Prior to the Sale Most breeders go to the extent of organizing a catalog for review prior to the sale. These catalogs contain pertinent information about breed, date of birth, pedigrees and EPDs. If this is your first time to purchase from a particular breeder, make a phone call well before […]

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Improve Your Creep Feed Ration

Now is the time to begin thinking about your creep feed rations. Creep feed allows producers to efficiently put weight on young calves, as small calves are very efficient at converting feed to gain. Also, as calves pass the 90-120 day mark they begin to need additional supplementation as the lactating beef cow is only […]

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Do I Need to Feed Salt to My Cattle?

by Kevin Glaubius, Director of Nutrition and Technical Support Our VitaFerm mineral labels often say in the feeding instructions to offer additional salt. Beef cattle do have a requirement for salt and in most of the formulations we strive to meet the basic need. However, not all of the products contain salt and with those products […]

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Larry Ehlert: Progress in the Cow/Calf Business

Around the office you will find several old VitaFerm ads from the 80s featuring BioZyme founder, Larry Ehlert. Larry was a man much ahead of his time and provides advice that even today’s modern cattlemen will gain value from. In the cow/calf business, progress must be ahead of us because it sure isn’t behind us.  […]

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Fly Control For Your Horse

As the weather warms up, so do fly populations and it’s important to make sure your horse is well protected. Once spring hits, it’s generally time to get on with other jobs around the farm so your horse may not be attracting your attention, but it will be interesting the local fly population! It may […]

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Health Protocols for Newborn Calves

Calving season is here for many producers, and right around the corner for others. Now is the time to begin thinking about health protocols for newborn calves. This is a stressful period in a young calf’s life, and by ensuring they receive the proper nutrition, vitamins and minerals, you can make sure calves are off […]

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Vita Charge Drench vs. Liquid Boost

Vita Charge® is now available in seven formulas allowing you flexibility in how the product is administered. Vita Charge Drench, or “the green stuff” as some refer to it, has been one of the most popular Vita Charge products. However, with the introduction of Vita Charge Liquid Boost, which can be used as a drench, […]

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Successful Horn Fly Control Using IGR

The key to a successful horn fly control program is starting early. Starting late can mean big losses for your cattle customers. It is estimated that horn flies cost North American cattle producers more than $1 billion each year. Fortunately, BioZyme offers a variety of products that contain Altosid IGR Feed-Thru. This additive disrupts the life […]

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

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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