minerals for cows

VitaFerm® Offers Minerals for Cows in Every Stage of Production 

Minerals for Cows Everywhere you turn, input costs keep creeping up, slowly and steadily. Feed, medicine costs, fencing, and basic supplies for cattle producers are increasing. Often times the first sacrifices that producers make are vitamins and minerals for cows.   Cows require vitamins and minerals for various essential physiological functions to support overall health, growth, […]

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How to Treat Heat Stress in Cattle 

Nobody likes to feel stressed, cattle included. And those cattle definitely don’t want to experience heat stress. But with the summer quickly approaching, it’s inevitable that heat stress is going to strike, ready or not.   Preventing heat stress is actually preferred over treatment. But there is always going to be some need to treat heat […]

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Garlic for Cattle: an Ideal Fly Control Method 

Garlic for Cattle Out of sight; out of mind. But what if that nuisance we can’t see is going to cause more than $1 billion in damage to the U.S. beef industry? It’s time to make flies top-of-mind. Yes, that tiny black fly causes a huge economic impact to the beef industry each year.   It’s […]

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Listen to What your Cattle Tell you they Need

Sixth & Final in a Series based on 1980s Ads Featuring BioZyme® Founder Wouldn’t it be nice if livestock could tell you what they need and when they need it? For instance, when the grass is greening up and cows are being turned out to pasture, if cow number 782 could say, “Mr. Producer, I am […]

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BioZyme® Brands Cover all Sectors of Beef Business

If you are in the cattle business, chances are you’ve likely heard of VitaFerm®, and perhaps over time you’ve mistaken VitaFerm as a company. If you have, you aren’t alone. However, VitaFerm is one of several offerings in the family of brands manufactured by BioZyme® Inc.   VitaFerm is a line of nutritional supplements for beef […]

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Manure: How your Inputs could Save you on Your Outputs

Third in a Series based on 1980s Ads Featuring BioZyme® Founder  Manure happens. It’s the final phase of the digestive process, and according to the third in a series of 1980 VitaFerm® advertisements, “It’s not much fun to step in. But it can tell you plenty.”   As cattle producers and feeders, you probably think long and […]

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4 Tips for Staying Profitable During the Summer

Chances are if you are a cow-calf producer, you are constantly looking for ways to stay profitable. With uncertainties in markets, environments and climate, there are several challenges that exist to getting a handle on your bottom line. However, following a few best management practices will help your operation thrive during the summer and help […]

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Partnerships Lead to Increased Performance for Universities

For an animal nutrition company that encompasses the core principles of outreach and innovation, it makes sense to partner with land grant universities that have purebred cattle herds that serve as a learning resource for students. Partnerships with the Kansas State University and Oklahoma State University purebred beef units allow for the university herds to get the best nutrition […]

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Don’t Take Chances with Your Nutrition Program

“Leave nothing to chance.”  That is perhaps one of the most important lessons that Spencer Nero learned during his time at college. He didn’t learn it from some educated professor in a giant lecture hall. Instead, he learned it from the late Nathan Payne, owner and operator at Bud’s Barbershop along The Strip in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Nero […]

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