“Feeding primary antioxidant combination selenium yeast Alkosel and vegetal SOD Melofeed to finishing beef bulls helps improve meat quality”, this is the main conclusion of a recent trial performed at the Universidad Politéchnia de Madrid, in Spain, confirming previous trial with selenium yeast. What is meat quality and how is it assessed? Today, meat quality […]
Our expert Dr. Frédérique Chaucheyras-Durand explains the sequence of rumen microbiota colonization and tells us why it is so important to take particular care during the first weeks of a calf’s life and to help optimize rumen microbial maturation and development.
The transition around calving is a critical time for the dairy cow with major dietary, metabolic and physiological changes. In particular, the transition from a high-fiber to a high carbohydrate diet represents important challenges for rumen microbiota and, thus, rumen health with a negative impact on the cow’s inflammatory status. Using endoscopy and quantitative RT-PCR […]
The transition period in dairy cow spans from dry-off through the postpartum and fresh phases. It represents a critical time for the cow with major dietary, metabolic and physiological changes. Feed management is crucial as the transition from a high fiber diet to a diet high in rapidly fermentable carbohydrates can be a challenge for […]