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Spoiled silage? You need bias ply truck-tire sidewalls

Let’s face it; anything spoiled is unappetizing … and spoiled silage is no exception. But unappetizing is the least of it. Tainted silage reduces herd intake and production by disrupting normal rumen function. This can lead to reproduction problems or impaired cattle health. If the silage is moldy, respiratory problems may develop and if the mold produces mycotoxins, the health issues can be even more serious.…

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Worried about Salmonella? RX: 1 dose of bias truck-tire sidewalls

Salmonella (bacteria commonly found in the intestines of animals and birds) can be transmitted to people when they eat foods contaminated with it. If infected, people may develop salmonellosis (food poisoning caused by Salmonella bacteria), with symptoms that include diarrhea, vomiting, stomach cramps and fever.…

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Worried sick about pathogen transmission? Truck-tire sidewalls for bunker silos can help

According to information from Western Dairy News, the consequences of improperly fermented ensiled forage fed to dairy cows can be wide ranging and extend beyond reduced performance due to poor nutritional value of the feed. These feeds can play a role in infectious disease transmission to humans (e.g., listeriosis, botulism, and salmonellosis) and can act as primary sources of disease agents. Awareness and prevention are fundamental in minimizing the risk of exposure.…

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Chocolate milk tastes better with bias truck sidewalls

Concerns about the prevalence of childhood obesity have sparked controversy about whether or not school cafeterias should offer chocolate milk. This despite the fact that the American Heart Association’s Scientific Statement (2009) concluded that adding sugar to nutrient-dense foods (e.g., flavored milk and yogurt) improves diet quality in children and adolescents and does not increase weight.…

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Don’t be in denial about West Nile

West Nile Virus (WNV) is a viral disease – transmitted through bites from infected mosquitoes – that can promote the development of potentially lethal conditions such as encephalitis or meningitis, infection of the brain or spinal cord or their protective coverings. Symptoms of mild infections include fever, headache, body aches, rashes and swollen lymph glands. …

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Protect your product with ours

Maximizing ruminant livestock production depends on producing and storing superior silage. It is widely acknowledged that the best long-term silage storage choice for expanded dairy farms is bunker silos maintained with reinforced coverage to prevent aerobic contamination. Holding down silage covers to eliminate the infiltration of air is best achieved with tire sidewalls for bunker storage as they provide greater safety, reduce the size of the face, and reduce both packing and covering labor.…

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Avoid disappointment: the best time to order bias truck-tires for use as silage covers is before you need them!

While there’s little, if any, dispute that bias ply truck-tire sidewalls are superior to radials when used as silage bunker covers, it’s a double-edged sword. Greater efficiency, safety, environmental friendliness, and reduced labor come at a price: greater demand. And greater demand often means shorter supply. The best way to avoid disappointment is to keep a keen eye on your inventory and reserve your order well in advance of running out … and call Danny Nadler.…

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There’s more behind those big brown eyes than you may think …
and paying attention could reap significant fiscal rewards

Ongoing research suggests that animals, including livestock, have far more complex cognitive and social capacity than we probably credit them for. But why should we care? Because dairy cows form friendships, and when they are denied contact with their familiar friends and are isolated or placed with strangers, they react anxiously – enough to compromise their yield of milk.…

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