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Nutri feeds Live interview on Grootplaas

Over-wintering of cattle in the summer rainfall areas is a challenge faced by the farmer every year. In this Grootplaas interview, Dr Francois van de Vyver discusses the approach to the successful over-wintering of cattle. The focus of the interview is on the correct lick supplementation program during the appropriate period (summer or winter) to reach the goal of complimentary supplementation and high animal production efficiency.  The goal of producing a calf-a-year per cow should be the driver to develop a fodder-flow program, whilst the quality of the grazing (or available hay) linked to the changing nutrient requirements of the animal should be used to decide on the appropriate lick.

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