Balancing the diet of cows during the transition period: anionic salts and protected fats

A highly-producing cow undergoes significant metabolic changes in the transit period.

Profitable comfort

In the previous issue of the magazine we talked about the general principles of comfort for cows and how important it is to milk production, health and reproduction of the herd.

Kischenzi officially opened the rotary milking parlour

02.07.2018 09:40:55

On June 12, «Kischenzi», in the village of Dobra, Cherkasy region, was the official opening of the rotary milking parlour for 80 places.

Beet pulp: how not to lose nutrition

We continue to discuss the use of beet pulp in feeding cows. According to the estimate of the German nutritionist Udo Weber, today the maximum possible price of squeezed pulp with a dry matter content of 20-25% - as a feed, but not a byproduct - is 30-40 euros per ton. At the same time, the total actual cost of silaged pulp in Ukraine is about 10 euros/t (product cost + transportation + putting in the sleeve).

Rye is an alternative forage

Winter rye is less popular feed culture than alfalfa. And with the technology of cultivating the latter on hay, haylage or silage, domestic milk producers are better acquainted. However, the editorial staff of the magazine «Milk and Farm» decided to learn more about the value of winter rye by visiting practical seminar on the basis of «Terezine» (Bila Tserkva district, Kyiv region).

Precise feeding: trend or need?

At domestic dairy farms more and more often you can see high-tech equipment, including feeding. This is not just a trend, but a time requirement.

Prevention and treatment of mastitis: Estonian experience

We will add the theme of the fight against mastitis with the practical advice of the doctor of veterinary medicine of the Estonian University of Natural Sciences, Piret Kalmus, who was also among the speakers of this year’s Milk congress.

Efficiency of feed production: how many cows hectare can feed

One of the main prerequisites for the success of dairy business is the effective use of land under feed crops. I think it is very appropriate to turn to this topic right now, because the season of feed preparation is approaching.

Beet pulp: to know and preserve the value

Last year, 14 million tons of sugar beet was collected in Ukraine. From this amount of raw materials in the production of sugar you can get potentially about 3 million tons of byproduct and at the same time very valuable product - squeezed pulp with a content of dry matter 20-25%. Its price - as a feed, and not as byproduct - according to the calculations of European specialists, is 30-40 euros per ton.

Benchmarking: compare and analyze to milk and earn

Political and economic instability, which has become almost the norm of our lives, as well as constant fluctuations of prices on the milk market, make its producers increasingly cautious to count every penny and look for reserves.

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