Reproductive Success Report

Kevin Glaubius, Director of Nutrition for BioZyme® Inc., highlights the recent Reproductive Success Report that features VitaFerm® Concept•Aid®. Watch and learn more about the key findings and how feeding Concept•Aid can put more dollars of profit back into your pocket.

Study Details

Concept•Aid® Fed Cows

  • Data collected from 4,934 animals
  • 16 different ranches
  • 9 different states
  • 5 breeds of purebred cattle as well as commercial cattle

Compared to the Industry Average collected from the following sources

  • Texas Cow-Calf Standard Performance Analysis
  • Northern Great Plains Standard Performance Analysis (South Dakota, Nebraska, Montana, Minnesota, Iowa, Kansas, Wyoming, and North Dakota)
  • Cow Herd Appraisal Performance Software (CHAPS) Benchmarks
  • Oklahoma Cow-Calf Standard Performance Analysis

Conception Rate

Defined as: Percentage of females that had conceived at preg check

2.9%

VitaFerm® Concept•Aid® Avg
Conception Rate

94.0%

National Industry Avg
Conception Rate

91.1%

Pregnancy Rate

Calving Rate

5.5%

VitaFerm® Concept•Aid® Avg
Calving Rate

93.6%

National Industry Avg
Calving Rate

87.8%

Weaning Weight

11%

VitaFerm® Concept•Aid® Avg

Weaning Rate

590.9 lbs

National Industry Avg
Weaning Weight

531.7 lbs

The Value

$133.69 MORE VALUE!

For every 100 cows in a herd, Concept•Aid adds an advantage of $13,369 on calves alone ($133.69 per cow), not including improved animal health and reduced supplemental feed costs.

CONCEPT•AID
93.6 calves born * 590.9 lbs per calf = 55,308 lbs weaned
55,308 lbs weaned * $1.55 per lb= $85,727

AVERAGE
87.8 calves born * 531.7 lbs per calf = 46,683 lbs weaned
46,683 lbs weaned * $1.55 per lb= $72,358