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Canadian Dairy Xpo – Live Colostrum Feeding Demonstration

Posted by Dagmar Beckel Machyckova

Join us for this year’s Canadian Dairy Xpo in Stratford, Ontario! After a huge success last year, we will be once again doing live calf feeding demonstrations. Come and visit with us during the first week in February and learn how to better manage your colostrum. Find out about the many ways of testing colostrum…
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Calf Management and Nutrition Meeting & Farm Tour (December 5, 2013)

Posted by Dagmar Beckel Machyckova

Calf Management and Nutrition Meeting When: Thursday, December 5, 2013 (10:00 -1:30 with Lunch being served) Where: Breezy Point Farms W2184 County Road K, Durand, WI  54736 (Directions: 8 miles south of Durand on Hwy 25 to East Cty Rd K then 3.5 miles.  Farm is on the left. Park by Lactating Barn) Hosts: Deric, Becky,…
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HOT World Dairy Expo Deals!

Posted by Dagmar Beckel Machyckova

  Are you wondering what you can get forFREE at World Dairy Expo this year? The answer is ice cream! Stop by our booth in the lower level of the coliseum and get FREE ICE CREAM.  Your taste buds will be satisfied while you can ask questions about calf care and colostrum. Take a minute to chat…
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Brian, 600 cows, Brillion, WI

Posted by Dagmar Beckel Machyckova

“Testing colostrum was a game changer for us.” Brian’s Dairy is very conscious about the quality and cleanliness of their colostrum. Prior to receiving a colostrometer with their ColoQuick system, they would dump all the heifers’ colostrum and only feed cows’ colostrum. Once they started testing, they found out that they were wasting their good…
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Up your colostrum game with thawing unit (Progressive Dairyman)

Posted by Dagmar Beckel Machyckova

Studies have shown significant benefits of a proper colostrum- feeding protocol. These represent the need to rapidly thaw and feed 4 liters/quarts of high-quality colostrum within 30 minutes after a calf is born. For farms wanting to use their own colostrum, getting a fresh cow milked, or banked colostrum thawed, in that amount of time…
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