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What about reducing methane emissions in cattle (part 2)?
What about reducing methane emissions in cattle (part 2)?
3 minutesDegree of technical knowledge: 3/5
In the first part of our blog, we discovered the rumen and read about methane production. But how to reduce methane production naturally? Learn about in part 2...
3 minutes | Thierry Aubert | 14. January 2020
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What about reducing methane emissions in cattle? (part 1)
What about reducing methane emissions in cattle? (part 1)
5 minutesDegree of technical knowledge: 3/5
It's getting hotter and hotter. Climate Change not only affects us but especially our livestock. But what role plays methane here? Find out in part 1 how ruminants contribute to methane emissions...
5 minutes | Thierry Aubert | 8. January 2020
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Respiratory diseases in dairy calves
Respiratory diseases in dairy calves
5 minutesDegree of technical knowledge: 4/5
It is worth to support calves from the beginning. Respiratory diseases in calves are associated with enormous economic losses. But what role can phytogenics play?
5 minutes | Gonçalo Martins | 4. December 2019
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Ever heard of phytogenics preventing protein loss in dairy cows?
Ever heard of phytogenics preventing protein loss in dairy cows?
5 minutesDegree of technical knowledge: 4/5
Stinking algae pollute the beach of Brittany. But what have nitrogen emissions from ruminants got to do with it? And what role play phytogenics?
5 minutes | Thierry Aubert | 19. November 2019
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Ruminant Tour 2019: From Farm to Fork
Ruminant Tour 2019: From Farm to Fork
2 minutesDegree of technical knowledge: 2/5
Did you know that most of the growth of global milk production in the coming years will take place in India and Pakistan? International experts in animal nutrition presented these and more interesting facts at Delacon’s Ruminant Tour in Amsterdam.
2 minutes | Christoph Hartinger | 11. July 2019
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Pioneer meets pioneer
Pioneer meets pioneer
2 minutesDegree of technical knowledge: 1/5
Gerhard Reingruber is the first farmer to produce A2 milk products in Austria. The farmer and Delacon have things in common. Both are pioneers and appreciate phytogenics as valuable feed additives.
2 minutes | Katharina Mayrhuber | 8. May 2019
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Protein efficiency – not just a topic for the cow’s performance
Protein efficiency – not just a topic for the cow’s performance
5 minutesDegree of technical knowledge: 4/5
Reduce eutrophication. Over-fertilization of the fields. High nitrate pollution of the waters - Nitrogen losses are a big issue. Interested in how to overcome this challenge?
5 minutes | Anne Oberdorf | 23. November 2018
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Leveraging the power of plants for feed efficiency in ruminants
Leveraging the power of plants for feed efficiency in ruminants
2 minutesDegree of technical knowledge: 2/5
It takes a cow around 0.5 to 1.8 kg of dry matter intake to produce one liter milk. A quite big range, with vast potential to optimize feed costs. Isn’t it?
2 minutes | Katharina Mayrhuber | 22. October 2018
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Deer breeding at the highest level
Deer breeding at the highest level
Actifor® improves feed intake, vitality and antler growth
3 minutesDegree of technical knowledge: 3/5
Achieving extraordinary results often goes along which leaving traditional paths. This is what Guenther Kitzmueller has done. How? The pioneering deer breeder from Austria trusts in the power of nature when it comes to animal feed. Meet Guenther and find out more about his unconventional way.
3 minutes | Marlene Forrai | 17. October 2018
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Facilitating digestibility with phytogenic feed additives
Facilitating digestibility with phytogenic feed additives
< 1 minuteDegree of technical knowledge: 1/5
When it comes to dairy production, optimization strategies are needed to meet the growing global demand. Do you know about the 5 ways phytogenics can improve digestibility in ruminants and thus increase feed efficiency?
< 1 minute | Katharina Mayrhuber | 9. October 2018
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