Category: NIS Information
NIS Role In Calf Weaning
Calf starter should be high in starch & sugar and the fibre portion should be able to act as a ‘toothpick’.
Balancing Spring Rations Economically
Great comments by Mole Valley Farmers, NIS is an extremely useful ingredient to balance high protein grass
Poor Nutrition Costing Beef Finishers £200 per Head
This article neatly summarises the challenge of meeting the nutritional requirements for finishing cattle diets.
Going Green Can Be Profitable British Dairying Aug 2019
NIS is an ideal fibre to feed to animals on a grass based diet and if fed properly will significant improve protein utilization and increase margins.
Feed Compounder – May 19
Looks like molasses could be more than a palatability enhancer, current research could change the understanding of ruminant nutrition in several areas.
Chestnutt Animal Feeds NIS Trial Report
The results of a trial by Chestnutt on one of their customers farms to see if NIS worked in a typical Northern Irish situation.
Rumen Bypass Protein Options
The opportunity for most UK stock farmers is to utilise the RDP available in grass and grass silage more effectively.
Sorting Out Forage Quality: NDFd and uNDF
NIS can be used as a ‘knob’ to adjust the uNDF from forage to balance variable forages
Understanding Fibre Measurements
A good description of the meaning and value of NDFd to an US dairy farmer.