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Calving Heifers at 21 Months: Real Dollars, Really Achievable

April 13, 2016

Calving first lactation females on your dairy earlier than you currently do today can challenge your thinking.  Some might not even think it’s possible. To shave a month or two, […]

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Enzymes and their Application in Swine Diets

March 30, 2016

The genetic and management advancements in swine production over the past few decades have created a pig which is extremely efficient at converting grains to protein rich pork. Despite these […]

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PerFourMax 21 Heifer Program

March 21, 2016

Form-A-Feed’s new PerFourMax 21 Heifer Program was created based on goals to raising healthier heifers, calving earlier, with faster payback. The basic principles to the PerFourMax21 Heifer Program are: 1. Metabolizable […]

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Flies: More Than Just a Nuisance for Cattle

March 16, 2016

While the calendar may be telling us there are still a few more days of winter, it’s hard to deny it feels very much like spring across much of the […]

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Stay on CUE to Reach Your Cattle Performance Goals

March 13, 2016

Alternative feeding strategy questions are being asked more and more with the upcoming veterinary feed directive (VFD). Finding ways to proactively manage both health and performance alongside proper feed yard […]

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What happens when heifers fail to meet growth goals?

March 4, 2016

Most dairy producers want their heifers to grow bigger and faster, but how often are we actually reaching those goals?  If your heifers are not reaching growth goals, you could […]

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New VFD Regulations Will Affect Most Livestock Producers

February 11, 2016

We are now about 10 months away from the implementation of sweeping changes in FDA regulations affecting the use of antibiotics in animal feeds. These changes will affect the use of […]

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Feed an Amino Acid Balanced Diet for Transition Cow Performance

January 4, 2016

In today’s dairy farming operations we are all affected by the global milk markets.  As nutrition suppliers we are always asked to “get more milk” or “do it cheaper with […]

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Iodine Values: Pigs are what they Eat

December 1, 2015

While pork carcasses are not typically classified by quality like beef carcasses, there is one measure of carcass quality which is very closely monitored by meat packers: iodine value (IV). […]

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Meet nutrition demands of cattle with lic tubs

November 17, 2015

It’s been a beautiful fall and we can all finally breathe a little bit easier as the crops are off the fields, cows are hitting the stalks and feed yards […]

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Form-A-Feed Internship a Great Learning Experience

September 17, 2015

As the new school year begins, my time at Form-A-Feed has come to an end. For those of you I never got the chance to meet, my name is Allison […]

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2015 Swine Conference Highlights

September 2, 2015

We are continuing to make our Professional Swine Conference bigger and better each year.  2015’s Swine Conference was no exception as we offered two days of activities, networking, and educational […]

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