Cows and success with penac-kat and penac-t
Animals drink much more water when it has been treated with a penac-kat
Mr Bardeß has a dairy with 28 LSU and has used penac-t for animals and penac-g for slurry for some time.
In the spring of 1997 he began a trial with the penac-kat and observed the water consumption of his animals with and without the penac-kat.
The results of the daily consumption:
1.72-1.87m³ water consumption per day
slow increase to 2.19-2.37m³ water consumption per day
after short time it was again 1.72-1.87m³ water consumption per day
2.20-237m³ water consumption per day
The consumption difference amounts to 0.47 – 0.5m³ per day, the consumption increased to 17.8 liters per day per LSU with the use of penac-kat. This means an increase of 27%!
Mr Bardeß noticed that several animals had increased milk production.
Health stabilization of the animals through penac-t
Mr Bardeß pre-mixes the penac-t with rape seed oil (10l for 30 tons) and then adds this mixture during the milling process into the feed. That works better than with a dry pre-mix.
His observations since using penac-t:
Supplementation of penac-t before and after calving
A tip from Mr Bardeß for experienced users: a special supplementation of penac-t to the cow before calving: ½ teaspoon, two evenings before and one teaspoon after calving. Right after calving is up and about again.