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KEENAN and InTouch - Focus on Positive Energy Balance

KEENAN Controller on diet feeder

As we approach the hectic calving season in Ireland, Cathal Bohane, head of InTouch nutrition discusses the issue of NEB.

All cows will lose some condition and will fall into negative energy balance (NEB), regardless of management. But how long we leave them there and the severity of it is what can cause the damage.

While it can be easier said than done, feeding the cow properly will avoid them being negatively impacted.

Read the Irish Farmers Monthly article on page 11.