A diagnostic approach to increased cattle resilience, health and productivity. Increased resilience is the ability of an animal to better resist inevitable on-farm change and stress.
Our featured milk replacers are made from high-quality, all-milk proteins and edible-grade fat ingredients, and are formulated to meet the complete nutritional needs of nursing calves. Our Furst Step™ Milk Replacers are mildly-acidified for added stability and digestibility, as well as fortified with MOS, bioavailable chelated trace mineral sources and vitamins to support optimal growth and health. They’re manufactured in quality-certified plants to mix easily and stay in solution for efficient no-hassle feeding. Mix and match with your choice of McNess Total Calf™ Starter that meets the growth and health objectives of your operation.
Total Calf™ Starters offer a flexible range of highly-digestible proteins and carbohydrate sources designed to get calves off to the best possible start based on individual needs and goals. Total Calf™ Starters are formulated to balance the nutrient requirements of growing calves as their diets shift from primarily liquid to completely dry starter at weaning. Care is taken to balance lean growth, calf health, rumen development and cost of gain throughout the starting period. Focusing on the whole calf by using McNess Total Calf™ Starters sets calves up for successful weaning, prevents post-weaning lags and helps meet your targeted growth goals. Available in 18%, 20%, 22% and 24% protein levels.
Furst Force™ Calf is an oral drench designed specifically to support newborn calves during stressful situations. Utilizing a complex blend of nutritional technologies designed to support the animal, while providing the gastro-intestinal support calves need, especially those at-risk, Furst Force™ Calf has been shown to deliver multiple benefits, including: reduced death loss, decreased scours, stimulates suckling, reduced digestive upsets, improved calf viability and boosted IgA titers.
Focusing on improving calf rumen development, supporting immune function and promoting friendly microflora populations in the gut, McNess Calf Supplements offer a flexible range of proteins designed specifically for continued growth and are formulated to balance the nutrient requirements of growing calves. Care is taken to balance lean growth, calf health, rumen development and cost of gain throughout the starting period. These pelleted products are an economical option when using grain on hand, and can be used as a starter or a second-stage feed. Available in 34%, 36% and 38% protein levels. Decoquinate or Monensin medication.
Ensuring maximum intake of essential nutrients is the focus of McNess Complete Pellet Calf Feeds. Our Complete Pellets offer a flexible range of highly-digestible proteins and carbohydrate sources designed to get calves off to the best start possible, and are formulated to balance the nutrient requirements of growing calves. Care is taken to balance for lean growth, calf health, rumen development and cost of gain while promoting friendly microflora populations in the gut and supporting immune function. Available in 18% and 20% protein levels, providing an ideal protein-to-energy ratio.
Increase feed efficiency and immune function with McNess Calf and Heifer Minerals. Our minerals offer a wide range of options, providing minerals and vitamins that rapidly-growing animals require. Formulated to balance the nutrient requirements of growing calves as their diets shift, all McNess Calf and Heifer Minerals are designed to help support important dairy heifer replacement factors such as feed efficiency and immune function. Available in a wide selection of products to meet various nutritional needs and performance goals.
Protect immunity and health while efficiently increasing milk production with McNess Dry Cow Minerals. Our minerals are available in a variety of products to fit diverse ration components and are formulated with elevated levels of Vitamin E to help ensure reproductive performance and health. Available with Availa®4 and 4-Plex®C to help the immune system and prevent udder edema. McNess Dry Cow Minerals help contribute to high-peak lactation with continued persistency and assist in mineral mobilization during early lactation.
Features a complete supplemental mineral package. Mineral levels and ratios vary to complement and balance the minerals present in the forages, grains and co-product feedstuffs used. From all alfalfa forage base to an all corn silage base with corn co-products being fed, one of the premix products balances the mineral needs of the lactating cow. Dairy Premixes have a low inclusion rate allowing a completely customized feeding program to be created using added buffers, salt and feed additives.
Contain all the features of the Dairy Premixes plus highly-available zinc from Zinpro’s Availa® Zinc. Salt is added for mixing convenience. As with the Dairy Premix, mineral levels and ratios vary to complement varying forages.
Contain the additional features of added buffer to neutralize rumen acid and live yeast to stimulate fiber digesting bacteria leading to increased butter fat and milk production. Availa® 4 from Zinpro Corporation is added to provide highly available zinc, copper, manganese and cobalt to help improve immune function and disease resistance.
Equalize™ Dairy is a direct-fed microbial that is designed to be used in all phases of dairy production. The product contains a unique combination of yeast cell walls, enzymes and yeast metabolites together with polar hydrated aluminosilicate clays. Equalize™ Dairy contains a patented technology for maintaining the performance of the animal. By improving rumen function, animal performance can be preserved at acceptable levels. This technology is backed by 15 years of research and practical experience – and several patented technologies. Click here to learn about mycotoxin risk management.
Gain control over molds and yeasts. Profresh Plus delivers both quick knockdown and timed-released control over molds and yeasts in your diets. It comes buffered in a powdered dry form for easy addition to livestock feeds, total mixed rations and silages.
A highly concentrated source of ingredients that symbiotically support rumen function, downstream gut integrity and overall health of cattle and calves during periods of stress, diet changes and digestive upset.
A comprehensive combination of ingredients reinforcing the total tract health and performance of dairy cattle and calves when diets are changing or challenged by multiple environmental factors (molds, yeasts, pathogens, metabolites and stress).
A highly effective combination of key micro-nutrients, specifically formulated to support dairy cattle productivity and health during periods of heat stress.
Interested in learning more about how to handle changes for your herd? Fill out this form to download our Change Is Inevitable Paper.
Interested in learning more about how to handle change for your herd? Fill out this form to download our Change is Inevitable Paper.