WATCH: Help avoid the butterfat drop


Butterfats fall and even crash on many dairy enterprises in the summer months; this is because farmers are starting the second rotation of the grazing season.

“This grass is very lush - it is high in sugar and is very low in fibre.” Conor McCaffery B.Agri.Sc – Technical Sales at Kiernan Milling – explained.

The animal does not have adequate time to absorb nutrients and butterfat starts to crash.

New Product

In order to avoid this problem and the major financial implication it has on-farm, Kiernan Milling has created a new 15% CP high-energy nut for its customers.

It has Actisaf and acid buff to help overcome a drop in butterfat; it is high in energy to help drive milk yield and protein.

It has good fibre sources to help avoid the butterfat drop and it has a protected mineral pack for the upcoming breeding season, according to the company.

Information

For more information, contact Kiernan Milling.

Video produced and edited by TF Media

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