I started using Opticell in the spring of 2015 as I was looking for something for my calves to be more content and after their [...]
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Rick Miller2018-10-22T23:41:53+10:00Is Opticell Safe for Bobby Calves?Rick Miller2018-10-22T23:41:53+10:00
Opticell Plus UF is a fibre, and therefore has no withholding period/stand down period/residual issues. Therefore is safe for use in bobby calves prior to [...]
Rick Miller2018-10-22T23:42:22+10:00Calf Dissection….Rick Miller2018-10-22T23:42:22+10:00
Dairy Women’s Network – Regional Event Last week, we attended a Dairy Women’s Network (http://www.dwn.co.nz/groups/north-island/pukekohe-regional-group/) Calf Dissection workshop. It started off with a discussion from [...]
Rick Miller2018-10-22T23:42:37+10:00Sodium Bentonite vs LignocelluloseRick Miller2018-10-22T23:42:37+10:00
Sodium Bentonite vs Lignocellulose (ie Opticell plus UF) – Can they be compared?? Sodium Bentonite-based products are widely recommended and incorporated in calf rearing regimes [...]
Rick Miller2018-10-22T23:42:57+10:00Calf Source – is it really that important??Rick Miller2018-10-22T23:42:57+10:00
Direct from Farm vs The Sale Yards Every calf rearing handbook mentions knowing where the calves come from. Yes, in the ideal world. But sometimes [...]
Rick Miller2018-10-22T23:43:38+10:00Question & Answer from the field!! Does it block the teats/drinkers?Rick Miller2018-10-22T23:43:38+10:00
We have been asked this by a farmer. Opticell blends very well with milk and suspends in solution (to a degree), I have found that [...]