Dairy cows at feed
Using rumen boluses to monitor pH changes has helped one North Devon farmer improve routines to meet cow requirements and drive yield up. Consistency in routine has become one of the primary focuses for the team at Newlands Farm after rumen bolus data showed small deviations from the norm had significant effects on cow performance, even when cows showed no symptoms. With the 200-cow herd receiving a simple diet of grass silage and/or grazed grass and concentrates, rumen acidosis had […]