More than minerals with Sollus support

Testimonial – Hamish Johnston, Timaru
When Hamish Johnston started discussing his herd health problems with Sollus he soon found he was getting more than just the opportunity to buy some minerals to deal with the problem. “When Sollus first rang me and we started talking I soon found we were getting a company that understood animal nutrition very well and was not interested in just selling us some product.” […]

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Getting the balance right

Testimonial – Bryan Holmes, Matamata
Making his farm system more “cow-centric” and basing his feeding system to his herd’s needs has started to pay dividends for Matamata farmer Bryan Holmes.
Bryan’s 720 head herd is split 50:50 between spring and autumn calving but one problem has underscored the past years’ calving is having to grapple with milk fever at levels that were becoming unmanageable […]

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New Approach to Transition Feeding Favoured

New Zealand dairy farmers are urged to tip their thinking about calcium supplements and wintering on its head to get the most out of their herd’s production into spring time and beyond.

Dr Joe McGrath, Asia-Pacific is the manager for nutrition company DSM and adjunct senior lecturer in ruminant nutrition at the University of New England in Australia. Dr McGrath’s research focuses on the critical relationship between between macro minerals, primarily calcium, and health […]

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