Tag Archives: dairy cows

Oceans Of Grass – And How To Make The Best Use Of It!

Dairy and beef farmers find themselves in the almost unique positions of having grass banks building up on their farms on a par with what they would expect to be dealing with during the very best spells of spring weather. But irrespective of how good grass growth rates are at the present time, it must […]

New Lifelong Approach To Dairy Efficiency

Crystalyx Heifer 730

The team at Crystalyx have used their 40 years’ experience in UK ruminant agriculture to develop the first range of feed blocks specifically formulated for dairy systems from calf rearing through to milking cows. “Feed blocks are well established as an effective method of supplementing beef and sheep to optimise performance and margins,” comments Crystalyx […]

Pre-Calving Nutritional Advice

Crystalyx Pre-Calver, molasses feed mineral cattle lick

Pre-Calving Nutritional Advice The key to successful calving is cow condition. Cows should be fit – not fat – when they calve down, ideally a condition score in the range 2.5-3 at calving. Overfatness comes from over feeding in late lactation or the early dry period. Cows should be at the target calving condition when […]