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Dairy Cattle / Ruminant Health & Nutrition

The latest dairy cattle and ruminant health and nutritional feeding strategies, scientific research, news and analysis from the editors of Feed International and Feed Management magazines to help producers provide the proper feed ingredients during various stages of lactation to raise healthy dairy cows, calves and bulls.

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How storage of specialty feeds affects protein quality

Specialty ingredients, especially for young animals, contain a great amount of protein that is not only expensive but also highly prone to deterioration when stored under unfavorable conditions.
Most specialty feeds, and particularly those designed for young animals, contain relatively high concentrations of sensitive ingredients.
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Zinpro names Dr. Adam Geiger as research nutritionist – dairy

Dr. Geiger to help North America dairy customers with technical support and research
Zinpro Corporation announces that Adam Geiger, Ph.D., has joined the company as research nutritionist – dairy. In this position, Dr. Geiger works with the company’s Research and Nutritional Services (RNS) team to assist with Zinpro dairy research and to provide customers with dairy nutritional services and training.
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Hanigan receives dairy nutrition research award

The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) and the American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) recognized Mark Hanigan, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Dairy Science at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, for his achievements in dairy nutrition Monday, June 26, at the ADSA Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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JBS Food Canada to sell Alberta beef cattle feed yard

Deal subject to regulatory review and approval
JBS Food Canada Inc. will sell Lakeside Feeders, its beef cattle yard and adjacent farmland in Brooks, Alberta, Canada, to MCF Holdings Ltd., a subsidiary of Nilsson Bros. Inc., a livestock-based agricultural business in Alberta, for CA$50 million (US$39.6 million). Completion of the transaction is subject to regulatory review and approval.
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