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        We have now been researching the RECAL PLUS SS since the Spring of 2013. The RECAL PLUS SS is the same as RECAL PLUS except it is focused towards even better digestion.

What we tend to see with RECAL PLUS SS when first added to a dairy ration:

Recommended for high forage low starch diets.

  1. More consistent manure.
  2. Stronger heats. Which is a no guarantee, but is a good indication of better reproduction to come.
  3. If there is a mycotoxin issue or poor rumen health going on, we see increased dry matter intakes and more milk production. Then the dry matter intake tends to drop off do to better digestion, but milk production stays up.
  4. If there is no mycotoxin issue and rumen health isn’t an issue we tend to see a decrease in dry matter intake. But milk production, % BF, % Protein and % OSOL stay the same.
  5. With the RECAL PLUS SS we are also seeing better starch digestion. When adding RECAL PLUS SS to low forage (less than 55%) high starch diets (higher than 26%), we tend to see increase in milk and decreased dry matter intakes do to better digestion, but %BF drops. When the RECAL PLUS SS is added to high forage (55% or higher) low starch (less than 26%) diets we tend to see more milk and decreased dry matter intakes and the %BF stays the same. So we only recommend the RECAL PLUS SS for high forage diets. When we talk about decreased dry matter intakes you probably are wondering how much of a decrease. On high forage diets, greater than 55% we tend to see a 5% to 10% decrease in dry matter intakes.
  6. At times of stress, such as calving time, high production, weather changes, feed changes and transportation the cows tend to keep their appetites due to the high production of vitamin-B12 in the rumen from the RECAL PLUS.
  7. We are also seeing signs of better blood circulation. Such as stronger heats and cows showing earlier heats after calving. Improved milk let down on slow milking cows, less udder edema on fresh cows and better hoof health.
  8. We have seen improvement in income over feed cost of $0.30 to $1.50/cow/day, depending on what is going on in the herd.
  9. When feeding to dry and close up cows (which are the most important cows on the farm) the cows tend to calve in with less issues, less udder edema, better appetites, better rumination and show earlier heats.
  10. Rations containing a lot of good alfalfa haylage (high protein) we tend to see MUN’s in the milk go up. Then you can back off on bean meal or canola.

When feeding the RECAL PLUS full benefits of this product aren’t seen for a whole year. Improving reproduction lowers days in milk which leads to a higher tank average, but this takes time.

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Jamie Troxel

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Scott Von Guten:
We started feeding RECAL PLUS because our corn silage had tested 6000 ppb of Vomitoxin and we were having more problems with breeding and herd health than normal.
We had been feeding...


Jeff Core
Keightly & Core Jerseys:

I first learned of RECAL PLUS the hard way at the 2012 World Dairy Expo when we found ourselves with 8 milk cows that didn't handle the trip very well. Luckily, Dr. G.W. Snider happened to be in our barn working with another cow. He instantly recommended RECAL boluses...


Nevin Hoover:
... When I starting feeding the RECAL PLUS my 21 day preg rate was 15%. Then my preg rate started climbing, even during the heat of last summer...


Todd Jones
Springbrook Farms:

... Since then we have put the whole herd on RECAL PLUS and it is doing exactly as advertised. We are getting much better utilization of feedstuffs then we had ever hoped for...


RECAL Microbials is a unique combination of probiotics, enzymes, and concentrated yeast culture for cattle, deer, horses, swine, poultry, sheep and goats. It was designed to improve overall health of the animals, aid in reducing stress, aid in improving digestion and also feed and mineral utilization.


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