DKC APPLIED SCIENCES

In today’s world, dairy leaders are facing difficult challenges. Industry consolidation along with changes in consumer perception of dairy products makes the dairy industry very competitive. Understanding and responding to the main trends is paramount to the dairy operation’s success. The DKC’s team selects, evaluates, and summarizes the latest dairy research published in scientific journals.

The DKC’s multidisciplinary team researches and brings insights and strategies that help dairy leaders to drive better business decisions. The DKC’s insights provide valuable knowledge in critical business areas such as nutrition and feeding, reproduction, housing, replacement, and management practices.

Feed additives are defined as products used in animal nutrition for improving the quality of feed or the animals’ performance and health. They may be classified as technological, sensory, nutritional, or zootechnical additives. Information regarding new products, dosage, time of application, or return on investment is critical to ensure that additives are included efficiently in the diets.

Maintaining healthy herds is a priority in commercial dairies. Prevention, early diagnosis, and effective treatment of health disorders is required to improve cow performance and enhance longevity of the animals. Most of the metabolic problems of the dairy cow happen during the first two weeks of the lactation. It has been reported that nearly 25 percent of the cows that leave the herds do so during the first 60 days in milk. DKC’s Clinical Reports show recent advances on infectious diseases and metabolic disorders of dairy cattle.

Adequate ration balancing is a crucial component of a dairy farm budget. Undetected nutrient deficiencies or excesses can have different and variable effects on cows’ performance and health. Nowadays more feed ingredients are available to be included in dairy diets. With feed comprising the largest operating expense, nutrient composition of feed ingredients and feeding strategies are the key profit drivers in modern dairy farms. The DKC’s Feed Library publishes recent research on the main forages and concentrate feeds included in dairy cattle diets.

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Subscription 12 Months
$365

DKC APPLIED SCIENCES

  • Insights
  • Clinical Reports
  • Feed Additives
  • Feed Library
Subscription 6 Months
$240

DKC APPLIED SCIENCES

  • Insights
  • Clinical Reports
  • Feed Additives
  • Feed Library
Subscription 3 Months
$150

DKC APPLIED SCIENCES

  • Insights
  • Clinical Reports
  • Feed Additives
  • Feed Library

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