Let’s explore the benefits of vertical TMR (Total Mixed Ration) mixers for feeding beef cows during different stages of the production cycle.
A few years ago the combination of unusually warm and dry conditions in the summer left areas of the Northern Plains in the US and Canadian Prairie with reduced and more costly forage supplies. In some cases, this will made feeding the beef herd more
Traditional methods of feeding hay in a round bale feeder can lead to wastage of up to 30% through selection and trampling. Conservative estimates of switching to a TMR put feed savings at 10-15%.
We’ve launched Because Nutrition Matters to deliver improved nutritional output for producers by connecting the three fundamentals of healthy nutritious mix: the best mixer, the correct ration, and professional nutritional advice.
Jaylor’s Mini Mixer series provides the opportunity to deliver the benefits of feeding TMR to specialty groups such as recently weaned calves, dry cows and fresh cows on your farm. You already do a great job feeding a TMR to your lactating cows, but your
A TMR mixer is a long life, depreciable asset, that simultaneously decreases feed cost and increases animal productivity (revenue), with the cost being amortizable over numerous years, its operational life being a function of how much it is used each year.
When we consider the nutritional value of corn silage, we focus primarily on its energy, or grain content. And with today’s high grain prices, this has become even more important.
More mature or coarser forages tend to be bulkier and more resistant to processing and mixing than less mature, finer forages. As forages mature, plants become taller, their cells increase in size, and cell walls thicken and become more lignified.