Drought: Tools and Solutions to Make it Work

As many producers are once again dealing with drought, it is important to utilize all resources and tools to ensure you make the most of what you have.

Know What You've Got

Our staff of nutritionists are ready to assist with the challenges you may be encountering within your operation due to drought. We will work with you to determine the nutritional content of your forages and develop a feeding program that cost effectively achieves your performance goals.

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Stretch What You Have

Amaferm® is the key ingredient in our product lines and is a natural prebiotic that maximizes the nutritional value of feed. It delivers more microbial protein and energy to the animal through increased digestibility thus allowing the animal to utilize more of what they are currently consuming and improve performance without additional inputs.

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Get More of What You Need

Whether you need help locating hay from another source or testing the hay you have, our team is here to help! Our Area Sales Managers are more than just sales people - they are cattleman themselves who know and understand your needs. Our mission is simply to help in whatever way possible.

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Other Resources

We have developed an extensive online tool called the Regional Feed Barometer to help you identify economical choices for your rations. By selecting ingredients that are considered a good buy, relative to cost, you may be able to reduce overall drought feed costs.

Regional Feed Barometer

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How to Treat Heat Stress in Cattle 

Heat Stress in Cattle As cattle producers, when the temperature rises, you begin to feel the pressure of keeping the herd healthy and performing. The warmer it gets outside, the more your herd runs the risk of decreased performance, increased sickness and, ultimately, economic losses. Put yourself in the shoes of the stocker operator, this pressure is magnified as you try to keep calves performing through their prime growth period.  Summer brings multiple challenges to cattle producers, including but not limited to insects and heat stress. At BioZyme®, we place a primary focus on animal well-being through the health and ...Read More

Stick to the Basics with Cattle Nutrition

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Keep the “Cow” Factory Running with Good Nutrition Powered by Amaferm®

“This is one of the most efficient factories on earth. And we can help you keep it that way.”   That quote isn’t about an auto manufacturing plant. Or even a widget factory. It is about something we are all more familiar with – the cow. Even back in the middle part of the 20th century, one visionary in the livestock business understood the importance of keeping the cow herd running efficiently with high-quality nutrition.  “Most of the time, cattle do what Mother Nature designed them to do. They turn roughage and feedstuffs into meat and milk. And they do so ...Read More