As the weather warms up and we look forward to spring and summer, it’s time to start thinking about combatting flies, specifically horn flies, and their unwanted damage. These blood-feeding pests can not only cause irritation, reduce weight gain and decline milk production but horn flies have been associated with estimated losses of $1 billion annually. More
With Spring right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about booking fly control products. One of our popular fly control products is JustiFLY Feedthrough, an Insect Growth Regulator (IGR).
What is JustiFLY? An insecticide feed supplement used to prevent the development of horn flies, face flies, house flies, and stable flies. When mixed with feed or mineral supplements, JustiFLY Feedthrough’s active ingredient, diflubenzuron, passes through the digestive tract and into the manure to kill fly larvae. More
Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) ushers in a new era of transparency. The federal Veterinary Feed Directive means the days of no records and verbal treatment protocol are gone. Now, as we move into the VFD, a veterinarian is going to have to make a FDA accessible record of what drug is authorized to be used for treatment. In follow-up, the FDA may go to any site that a VFD copy is at and investigate how it was used.
With the new year, our Feed Ingredients Division has added a few new Diamond V products to our lineup; SmartCare and NutriTek.
SmartCare is a natural nutritional health product for use with all types of pre-weaning liquid calf diets that can be used in milk replacers or whole milk. SmartCare consists of proven Diamond V functional metabolites and new fermentation metabolites with enhanced antioxidant capacity. These components work together to support calf immunity, health, and performance by: