Tune in to Great Nutrition at the BioZyme® Booth in Nashville

Cattle producers who are at the Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show, August 10-12 in Nashville, Tennessee, will want to stop by booth 1364 in the trade show to visit with BioZyme® staff and enter multiple chances to win some great prizes. BioZyme marketing and sales staff are looking forward to visiting with cattle producers from across […]

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Amaferm Increases Protein Efficiency during period of Increased Feed Prices

. By Jack Oattes, M.S., BioZyme Inc. Protein is critical to the performance of all beef cattle, and like other key nutrients it is required for bodily functions such as maintenance, growth, lactation and reproduction. Given that feed commodity prices, specifically protein sources like soybean meal have reached near record high prices in recent months, […]

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Joe Johnson

“After I completed a feed trial with CFC, the results of adding Amaferm® to the diet were proved to me, so I started feeding the Gain Smart® mineral in addition to the Amaferm pellets to the 1,000 head of stockers I run each year. The health of the cattle is noticeably better; they just feel […]

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Rex Claxton

“We fed another mineral for eight or nine years, maybe 10. I thought it was the best mineral around. There was a friend of mine that handled a lot of roping calves and he was telling me how good they were getting along with VitaFerm®. I started on VitaFerm products and I haven’t looked back. […]

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Signs of Heat Stress in Cattle

Raise your hand if you enjoy heat and humidity? If you are in production agriculture and specifically in the livestock business, chances are those hands remained at your side or maybe tucked deep inside your pockets. Summer’s high heat and humidity brings extra challenges to livestock producers when it comes to overall health and performance.   Heat stress […]

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4 Tips to Successfully Wintering Stocker Calves

It’s no doubt, agriculture is a risky business. There are a lot of uncertainties, especially when you add the environment and the ever-changing weather into the mix. But with a good plan and some of these best management practices in place, you can come out in the springtime with healthy, growthy calves that are ready […]

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Progressive Cattlemen Focus on Improved Efficiencies over Generations

To be successful in any business, takes dedication, skills and the desire to improve efficiencies with new technologies while embracing tradition that still is applicable. Alpers Farms at Hudson, Kan., is one such business that has stood the test of time and has adapted to new technologies to improve proficiencies and increase profitability with each generation that […]

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A Guide to Low-Stress Shipping

The cool, crisp mornings are a hint that fall is just around the corner. And for cattle operations, that means one thing – shipping time is quickly approaching. Shipping your cattle might seem like an easy task. Get them penned up, load them up and send them on their way. However, keeping your calves healthy and as low-stress as possible during this […]

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Tips for Marketing Feeder Calves

As Summer slowly gives way to Fall, the daylight hours get shorter each day. It also means time is nearing for those who graze and background calves to finalize their marketing strategy for the year. Several marketing options exist for those who have backgrounded their calves. They can sell them privately, take them to the […]

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Every Animal has Value: Keeping Cull Calves Profitable

Each fall when you go to market with your weaned calves, it seems like there are a handful of outliers in your calf crop that could cost you some premiums. But don’t dismay; there are ways to find value for every calf that you’ve produced; it might just take some extra time or some different […]

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