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Improve Dairy Productivity by Implementing Fly Control Measures

Mar 10, 2021 | Countryside Feed Kansas
Flies are a $360 million problem for the United States Dairy industry. Thankfully, there are effective fly control programs, and many of them start with a feed-through larvicide.

Fly Control is a Battle Worth Fighting

Feb 19, 2021 | Countryside Feed Kansas
It may not seem like it, but it's time to start planning for fly control implementation. 

Proper Ewe and Lamb Care Goes a Long Way in Maximizing Profits

Feb 15, 2021 | Countryside Feed Kansas
Whether you’re a newcomer or a longtime sheep producer, the best way to take advantage of the market is to make your animals as profitable as possible. Consider the following management practices when looking for ways to optimize the profits of your operation.

Is Your Barn Ready for Lambing/Kidding

Dec 14, 2020 | Countryside Feed Kansas
Lambing and Kidding season is upon us. Make sure your barn is ready by gathering supplies you will need.

Protect Your Ewes From Vibrionic Abortions

Nov 09, 2020 | Countryside Feed Kansas
Now is the time to start thinking about treating January lambing ewes for vibrio to prevent abortions and still births.

Strategic Deworming: Treat at 28

Oct 16, 2020 | Countryside Feed Kansas
Deworming is one of the highest return management practices when used properly. Fall deworming can help livestock winter well and clean up pastures!

Are You Ready For Silage Season?

Aug 10, 2020 | Countryside Feed Kansas
Silage harvest season is upon us! Both corn silage and other small grain silages can be great feeds for livestock when ensiled properly. Here are a few tips to get the most out of your silage harvest!

Avoid Early Season Abortions

Aug 10, 2020 | Countryside Feed Kansas
Cache Valley Virus (CVV) is a virus that causes abortions or major defects in early season lambs and kids. Help protect you animals by learning about this disease.

Footrot: A Costly and Time Consuming Preventable Disease

Jul 16, 2020 | Countryside Feed Kansas
Footrot is a painful disease that can be costly and time consuming, thankfully it is preventable!

Quality Silage Inoculants can Improve Nutritive Quality & Provide a Substantial ROI

Jul 07, 2020 | Countryside Feed Kansas
Quality bacterial silage inoculants enhance silage preservation, reduce dry matter loss, and increases feeding value.