Heat stress solution
Form-A-Feed Inc. claims Beef Hydro-Lac® helps maintain dry matter intake in feedlot cattle during periods of heat stress. Feedlot trials show intake improved by 10% and more at high temperatures.
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Smaller scour treatment available
Merial's Corid® (amprolium) 9.6% Oral Solution is now available in 16-oz. packages to prevent and treat bovine coccidiosis (bloody scours). The new size treats roughly two, 500-lb. calves for the 21-day prevention protocol; or four, 500-lb. calves for a five-day protocol.
(Circle Reply Card No. 102)
Bale handler attachment
Bobcat® introduces the VersaHandler™ Telescopic Tool Carrier (TTC), a handling attachment for moving round bales from the ground onto a trailer or bale feeder. The TTC features a 49-in. spike, and tapered bolt-down spikes for less resistance for spearing and dropping bales. Complete with a dedicated VersaHandler TTC mount, it has a 2,000-lb. operating capacity.
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Neck extender bars
Moly Manufacturing has developed new Hydraulic Neck Extender Bars for its Silencer hydraulic chutes. The bars are designed to position the head forward, to the left or to the right for increased operator and animal safety.
(Circle Reply Card No. 104)
Electric livestock waterer
SPI extends its electric waterer line with the VS15E, a double-walled, molded polyethylene, insulated waterer featuring a stainless-steel hatch cover and access door, large drain plug, and quick-release d-clips and snap rings. The VS15E's one-piece hatch is corrosion free and has an insulated valve cavity and foam rubber gasket seal. A 250- or 500-watt submersible heater is also available.
(Circle Reply Card No. 105)
Flexible fly bait
Bayer Animal Health's QuickBayt® Spot Spray provides indoor control of flies for six weeks and outdoor control for two weeks. Its active ingredient, imidacloprid, starts killing flies in less than 60 seconds and is effective against organophosphate- and pyrethroid-resistant flies. Ideal for surfaces where flies tend to rest, Spot Spray dries virtually clear and offers paint-on application. One gallon treats 1,000 sq. ft.
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Avery Weigh-Tronix introduces the Evolution E1310, a fully programmable advanced weighing and process-control solution. The E1310 functions as either a stand-alone system or fully integrated with all major networks and SCADA systems. It features a rugged desktop or wall mount, eight lines of data, a 39mm × 131mm display with white-on-blue dot graphics to enhance readability, and an alphanumeric keypad. Stored data can be printed or downloaded.
(Circle Reply Card No. 107)
Coccidiosis pellets for calves
AgriLabs now packages Corid 1.25% pellets in 10-lb. resealable bags for the prevention and treatment of coccidiosis in calves. Simply top-dress pellets on top of the calves' normal ration following the dosage-by-weight instructions.
(Circle Reply Card No. 108)