Mars says a miscommunication with a subcontractor led to a defective batch of its Skittles, reportedly on their way to becoming cattle feed, ending up scattered across a highway.
Make sure the forage your contractor puts up meets herd production needs
A load of Skittles spilled on a rural highway in Wisconsin and it had people wondering where they were headed. The answer: to feed cattle.
Urea nitrogen levels in milk can be used to monitor optimal protein levels in lactation cow diets, say Michael Wattiaux and Sanjeewa Ranathunga, both dairy scientists with the University of Wisconsin.
Feed costs tend to be the largest expense on a dairy operation and managing those costs contributes to a dairy’s ability to be profitable.
The frequency of feed delivery influences a dairy cow’s eating behavior.