For many, many years farmers are feeding anionic salts to dry cows. A (scientific) proven and very effective way to prevent milk fever. Success stories are known, but there are also some examples of little success or even failure. The main success factor for the dry period, is feeding a quality dry cow diet that supports good Dry matter intakes (DMI) for the cows. Several other factors are also important, but without good DMI, every dry period strategy will fail.
In this blog we want to summarize the most important characteristics a DCAD product must meet to have success in the future.