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You Won't Regret It

Many factors come into play when it comes to pregnancy rates and breed-backs. Bull breeding soundness, semen quality, cow body condition — the list goes on and on. Jill Peine discusses supplemental nutrition that can help avoid the regret of not supplementing.

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Your Blueprint® for Fly Control

Flies are here to stay, and with the negative economic impact that comes from the stress they bring and the disease they spread, we must plan ways to control them. Harrison Smith discusses the different fly control options on the market, let this blog serve as a Blueprint® for planning your attack on flies this year. 

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Are You Tracking Your Calving Distribution?

What was your average weaning weight last year? What was your conception rate? How many calves made it to weaning? These all impact your paycheck, so they are usually top of mind as well.

But calving distribution? What is that? Why track it? Can you improve it, and if so, what does that improvement pay you?

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What makes CRYSTALYX® unique?

Today, the large lick tub market consists of literally hundreds of brands and many manufacturing forms, but even after all these years, there’s still only one CRYSTALYX® brand. Fifty years of unmatched experience and quality have built a good reputation in the industry, one we’ll never take for granted.

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The magic of CRYSTALYX® explained

In 2027, CRYSTALYX® will celebrate its 50th birthday. While the look and feeding characteristics of this Generation-X supplement have stayed the same, our understanding of how it works has changed greatly over the years.

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How much does a pound of supplement earn?

A pound doesn’t seem like a lot, but it is actually worth more today than it ever has been in the history of the cattle industry. Although we operate in terms of 1,200- to 1,500-lb. cows, tons of hay and acres of pasture, the little things really make the difference — and are sometimes the critical factor behind profits or losses at the end of the year.

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