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Articles By Jim Linn

Nov 25, 2015

Hidden Cost of Commodity Feeds

Pricing a commodity only on nutrient content does not consider the real cost of feeding a commodity and the lingering effect on the dairy’s total feed cost.
Mar 26, 2015

Maximize Milk Protein Yield

To maximize production of protein and fat, balance lactation diets for lysine and methionine.
Jan 28, 2015

Nutrition: Feed for More Pregnancies

Recent research in both dairy and beef cattle suggest nutrition may have a significant role in maintaining pregnancy immediately following conception.
Oct 08, 2014

Active Cows Need More Energy

Management and the environment allow the cows to express their full milk production potential.
Sep 25, 2014

Active Cows Require More Energy

How management, the environment and access to feed affect your herd’s milk production.
Apr 02, 2014

Nutrition: Maximize Milk Protein Yield

To maximize production of protein and fat, balance lactation diets for lysine and methionine.
Nov 26, 2013

Que este invierno las becerras sigan creciendo

For every 1° drop in temperature below 50° F, a calf requires 1 percent more energy.
Nov 26, 2013

Nutrition: Keep Calves Growing this Winter

For every 1° drop in temperature below 50° F, a calf requires 1 percent more energy.
Jun 03, 2013

Nutrition: New Forage Challenges

Non-traditional forages will be finding their way into summer and fall feeding programs. Here’s help in managing them.