“What is the world record for milk production?” Dr. Mark Lyons asked over 400 of Beijing’s largest dairy producers, feed mill operators, agricultural educators and other influential industry professionals at Alltech’s China Dairy Symposium in Beijing this week. “You may be surprised to learn that it is in fact 32,500 kilos of milk, produced naturally,” said Mark as he challenged delegates to break boundaries.
The theme of the symposium, ‘Technology Drives Value’ highlighted management techniques and solutions, such as nutrigenomics, that will help those of us in the dairy industry to feed our herds to their true genetic potential.
Joep Driessen, director of CowSignals® Training Company described 5 key areas needed to achieve optimum overall herd management:
Jack Corless, director of Rumsol Consulting Ltd. took charge of the afternoon session advising delegates that microbial proteins can help the rumen reach its true potential by improving digestibility of roughage. The result is increased milk yields and milk quality.