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Feeding Recommendations

EnerGII can be fed at a wide range of feeding rates and to various groups of cows depending upon the dairy’s current feeding strategies and performance goals.

High Performer

Efficiency Minded

Getting Started

Goal:  Keeping outside feed costs to the minimum necessary.

 

Getting Started:  Feed .5 pound EnerGII in the fresh and/or high pens

If this is your first time feeding bypass fat at your dairy, adding EnerGII at .5 pound in the fresh pen is a great place to start. The additional energy from EnerGII plays a crucial role in start-up performance, giving her the energy she needs early lactation to support both milk and reproduction.

Ultimately, EnerGII provides the most consistent source of fatty acids in your dairy cows’ diet.  These fatty acids are rumen protected to enhance fatty acid absorption at the small intestine and improve production efficiency.  Please consult your nutritionist for guidance on the feeding rate that works best for your management and current feeding strategy.

Quick Guides to Fatty Acids

Fatty acids are the last ‘major nutrient’ category to truly be balanced in dairy cow diets. These Quick Guides are a great place to start to understanding FA roles & rumen biohydrogenation, sources, effects & more!

The Palmitate Chronicles

Searching for the ‘perfect’ fatty acid profile in a fatty acid supplement? In this 5-minute video, Dr. Kevin Murphy reviews the key differences in the fatty acid profiles of the main bypass fat supplements on the market today.

Milk & Fat Valuator

Evaluate what impact improving milk flow and/or components has on your net milk revenue. Take a look at Milk & Fat Valuator to see how shifting pounds of components vs. pounds of milk affects your bottom line.

EnerGII vs. DDG

Take a look at the results of a 2014 UC Davis study on the differing impacts of DDGs and EnerGII on dairy cows!

A Whole New Healthy

The better you take care of your cows, the better they take care of you. See how feeding your cows the right levels of omega-3 fatty acids results in a balanced immune system and more energy for milk & reproduction.

Is Your Close-Up Diet Missing the Mark?

Watch this 3-minute video to learn how to improve immune function and transition performance by hitting the mark by feeding Prequel with Omega-6s.