Is it time to ditch the negative DCAD pre-fresh ration?

time to ditch the negative DCAD?

Anywhere from 50 – 80% of dairy herds in North America are utilizing the negative DCAD pre-fresh ration to some extent. But why? Research shows that the cows are still experiencing subclinical hypocalcemia at calving. This is also the case when practicing the negative DCAD approach under University conditions.     The above study/graph shows that a properly managed negative DCAD …

Drying and disinfection will help the little pig.

drying and disinfection

A newborn pig is challenged in many different ways. It must stay warm, find food and fight off bacteria. These factors are also the reason why a piglet may not survive or the reason that it gets off to a bad start. Written by Hans Aae, Professional Manager at DLG. – Translation by Lasse Jakobsen Stalosan F. dries the pig …

Come and say hello to our new website.

The new site is now live at protekta.com (Saturday, November the 13, 2016) and even though there are still a few functions throughout the site which are not running yet (maps). These will be functional within the next few coming weeks. There were a few primary reasons for us launching a new site… 1. A Blog –  the perfect way to communicate …