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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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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Which Concept-Aid is Right for My Operation

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

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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5 Tips for Winter Supplementation of the Beef Cow Herd

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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Nutrition Program for Reproductive Success in Goats

While cutting edge goat research may leave producers desiring more information there is a lot of applied ruminant research that can certainly help us answer important questions. One question that is commonly asked is “Which VitaFerm product should I be using to maximize reproductive success in my does”?  The question becomes even more important as […]

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Dealing with Bloat in Show Animals

A parent’s worst fear is having to tell their child that their 4-H project or prized show steer was found dead in the pen because of bloat. It’s something we’ve all seen and had to deal with. Fortunately, if bloat is caught early enough it can be treated, but in times when no one is […]

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Product Feature: VitaFerm Mineral Lyk Tub

At BioZyme we are always looking for new ways to better serve our customers and their animals, and one of the ways we feel we can accomplish this is through new product development. With that being said, we are pleased to announce our VitaFerm Mineral Lyk, a 200 lb. molasses cooked tub containing Amaferm trace minerals and […]

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