Summer in the North Island requires mineral products for your cows to protect them against facial eczema and heat stress. Signs that your cows may be in need of extra mineral support for heat stress include the following:
Signs to look out for when facial eczema is present:
In both the case of heat stress and facial eczema, prevention is better than cure. It is wise to make use of zinc and other supplementary feed to enhance their diet.
While facial eczema is not as prevalent in the South Island, heat stress and other health issues do still affect dairy cow herds. OptiPrill is an effective addition for the South Island cow for optimum health and production.
Find all the supplements you need for your cows this summer. Agvance Nutrition is your premium supplier of cow mineral products in New Zealand.
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