protein tub for goats

DuraFerm® Offers A Protein Tub for Goats 

Protein Tub for Goats There are many seasons during a goat’s life and reasons it might require some additional protein in its diet.   Goats may need extra protein in their diets during specific life stages or under certain conditions. Protein constitutes the building blocks for cells. If a goat’s diet is inadequate in protein, then fetal […]

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goat AI

A Guide to Goat AI 

Goat AI Artificial insemination (AI) is a technology that allows producers to propagate outstanding genetics at a faster rate. The does within the herd can be bred “artificially” with semen from an outstanding sire halfway across the country instead of using the genetics within one’s own herd.   With goats’ popularity growing and the demand for […]

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sheep gestation

How to Prepare Nutritionally for Sheep Gestation

Sheep Gestation Sheep breeding season is exciting no doubt. The advancement of reproductive technologies like artificial insemination (A.I.) and sheep embryo transfer (E.T.) protocols is becoming more readily available. Combine that with the number of sensational new sires to choose from, and advancing your flock’s genetic potential is more efficient than ever. However, there is […]

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goat gestation

How to Prepare for Successful Goat Gestation 

Goat Gestation As genetics selection tools and reproduction traits advance, the ability to duplicate superior genetics has become easier through the use of advanced reproductive technologies. Although embryo transfer (E.T.) and artificial insemination (A.I.) are not quite as common in goats as they are in cattle and sheep, the technologies allow for the propagation of […]

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sheep breeding

Sheep Breeding Considerations for a Successful Lamb Crop 

Lambing time comes with much anticipation. Sheep producers get to witness the fruits of their labors and see how their mating decisions panned out as they work to create the next “great one.” However, that labor of love starts at least five months earlier as producers prepare for another exciting season: breeding.   Sheep breeding continues […]

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goat breeding

The DuraFerm® Guide to Goat Breeding 

Goat Breeding At BioZyme, we know that reproduction is the key to profitability. If your livestock are not reproductively sound, your bucks will not breed or make semen, and your does will not breed. Several factors lead to successful goat breeding, and we want to be sure you are ready.  Although we are not reproductive […]

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Prevent Heat Stress in Goats 

Spring and summer temperatures are not far away. With a mild winter and above-average temperatures, you will want to begin thinking about ways to keep your goat herd cool to help prevent heat stress in your goats.  What is Heat Stress?  Heat stress occurs when there is an imbalance between metabolic heat production inside the […]

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DuraFerm®’s Guide to Maintaining an Ideal Sheep Temperature 

It’s often said that sheep are looking for a reason to die. The BioZyme® team consists of current and former sheep producers, who can definitely relate. However, the truth of the matter is that sheep are susceptible to stress. But at DuraFerm®, we want to help the producers keep their flock’s health top of mind. […]

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embryo transfer in goats

Preparing for Successful Embryo Transfer in Goats 

Embryo Transfer in Goats Embryo transfer (E.T.) is an efficient tool for increasing genetic improvement within an animal species. More and more breeders are relying on embryo transfer in goats. Though many farms have their own programs, there are always ways to improve. So, what should you do to improve the outcomes of your protocols […]

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sheep embryo transfer protocol

How to Boost the Success Rate of Your Sheep Embryo Transfer Protocol

Sheep Embryo Transfer Protocol The answer is complicated. After all, every veterinarian or E.T. specialist is going to have his or her own protocol when it comes to performing E.T. And, though we want to provide you the best information we can, the BioZyme team are not veterinarians.  Lambing time is here, which means the […]

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