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09-07-2018 - Following De Heus' four-phase Kaliber® Young Rearing Plan results in heifers that calve at 24 months and weigh 570 kilos after calving. Throughout the entire rearing period, the animals show 'Kaliber'. Kaliber means that the backline and the last ribs are clearly visible and heifers...

09-07-2018 - De Heus is the exclusive supplier of the OmniGen. OmniGen supports the resistance in cows in a natural way and can result in a lower cell count, more milk and better fertility. Three dairy farmers that use OmniGen share their experiences. A well-functioning immune system forms the...

02-07-2018 - Challenging the cows at the beginning of the lactation period improves their health and efficiency, as well as the net profitgain per cow. Of course the milk production response depends on many factors, including the starting ration, the production level and the dry phase. The cows...

02-07-2018 - Because rations must produce returns, the ration efficiency on a dairy farm is of key importance. Ration efficiency is expressed in kilograms of fat and protein-corrected milk (FPCM) produced by a dairy herd on the basis of the kilograms of dry matter consumed. From an economic...

02-07-2018 - OmniGen supports the resistance of a cow in a natural way. A cow's immune system is regularly under fire by a host of organisms, including bacteria and viruses. In addition, stress has a negative effect on the operation of the immune system. Changes in the daily rhythm of a cow...

03-10-2017 - The pre-puberty phase in calf raising (the age from five to eight months) is crucial for achieving a younger calving age. In this article we pay attention to the pre-puberty phase. From research and practical experience we know that young livestock can grow very quickly in the...

18-09-2017 - In climate zones with warm summers and cold and humid winters, it is wise to pay extra attention to the rearing of the calves. Especially during the cold period calves often are more sensitive to various diseases, including disorders of the gastrointestinal system, as well as...

12-09-2017 - A well balanced rumen is important because it provides the basis for a cow to function well. As we all know, healthy well-functioning cows have an optimal milk production with proper milk solids. Furthermore, animals that look healthy and that produce milk easily contribute to the...

11-09-2017 - The increase of farmers with robotic milking is still growing. Is Robot Milking and grazing easily to combine?. De Heus can help to make grazing for our customers a success. For a dairy farmer this comes down to earning (more) money when grazing! This causes new or additional...

07-09-2017 - At many farms, when suddenly health problems occur, the pig farmer and the veterinarian look for solutions without having access to the results of any analyses. Analyses generally takes too long and pig farmers often consider them too expensive because they yield little result. The...

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