Put the Amaferm Advantage in your Calves’ Creep Feed

Spending less on a product doesn’t always mean you’re saving money. That is true when selecting the best creep feed for your calves. Supplementing calves with creep feed is important to their growth, as it provides a source of energy that most calves won’t get while transitioning from nursing to grazing forages. And since there […]

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The Importance of Absorption

In animal health and nutrition, we often talk about improving or enhancing digestibility. Digestibility refers to the ability of the animal to break down large, insoluble feed into smaller, soluble molecules that can be absorbed into the blood. Good digestion is paramount to overall animal health, but, no matter how excellent the digestion process is, […]

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The Gut: Challenges and Contributions to Livestock Production

It is no secret that producers are concerned about gut health more than ever before. But why? On the one hand, the gut is where feeds are digested and nutrients are absorbed. Without proper nutrient absorption, livestock won’t stay healthy and live up to performance expectations. On the other hand, the digestive system is the […]

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Probiotics vs. Prebiotics: What’s the difference?

Despite the similarity in their names, probiotics and prebiotics have significant differences. Probiotics contain microorganisms intended to be alive at the time they are consumed. This adds “good” microbes to the animal’s gut. However, because probiotics are living, they are delicate and often do not have a good shelf life. Prebiotics, on the other hand, […]

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How to Increase Herd Health with Prebiotics

Animal health and nutrition are top of mind to livestock producers when it comes to raising a healthy, wholesome product for today’s consumers. That’s why producers are constantly looking for ways to be more efficient and provide natural alternatives to keeping their livestock healthy. A management decision that includes feeding a prebiotic is just one […]

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