Using NIS To Balance Fibre
How one farmer uses NIS to balance on farm fibre sources at various stages throughout the year.
Monitoring Rumen Health Using Dung
The best monitor of rumen health and efficiency is dung score. Loose dung indicates a lack of effective fibre.
Using NIS Increases Butterfat Yield
By feeding NIS a farmer increased his butter fat by 0.2% without dropping yield making an extra 58p/cow/day.
Improving Acidosis By Using NIS
AB Vista quote an Irish trial that shows that 50% of cows are either suffering, or are at high risk of acidosis and suggests that the first solution should be to correct the fibre balance.
Benefits of NIS in housed in dairy cow diets
Summary of 3 on farm trials recording the benefits achieved by incorporating NIS in housed dairy cow diets.
Improving Utilisation Of Grass In The Rumen
Leading Welsh farmer aims to improve utilisation of grass in the rumen.
Using NIS Increased Calves Weight Gains
Replacing soya hulls in calf diets increased growth rates by 10%.