Correct mineral and vitamin supplementation in a dairy cow pre-calving feeding program is essential to animal health and performance. Mineral imbalances or deficiencies in the dry cow period results in metabolic disorders such as:
- Retained cleanings
- Milk fever
- Weak calves & higher mortality rates
- Reduced heath performance…
The milk price for the month of November is unchanged at 37.71 cpl (171.43 cents per gallon) at 3.60% butterfat and 3.30% protein, including Winter Somatic Cell Count (SCC) bonus of 0.88 cpl and VAT at 5.4%.
The average price paid for the month is 44.88 cents per litre. This is based on the average butterfat of 4.55% and protein of 3.67%, including SCC bonus…read more