Topro Knowledge Base

In the Topro Knowledge Base, a lot of attention is paid to, among other things, sustainability, profitability and solutions in livestock farming. Throughout the year there are many themes that require attention.

Sustainable livestock is essential for the existence of livestock farms. An important part of the sustainability theme is the lifespan of animals. We are convinced that the sector can take a big step in terms of sustainability and profitability if the lifespan of animals can be extended. We think along with you about every detail, because it’s about details!

Do you have questions about a specific theme in the Topro knowledge base? Are you looking for advice in the field of life extension? Or do you want to learn more about a certain product?

Topro Animal Health likes to think along with you. Due to the broad knowledge of our specialists, Topro Animal Health has all the knowledge to give you appropriate advice.

Directly to the knowledge bases:

Knowledge base Dairy cows    Knowledge base Sheep   Knowledge base Swine   Knowledge base Poultry

Below you will find all Topro knowledge documents. Do you want to go to a specific animal group; click on one of the above link(s).

18 November 2021

Whitepaper Udder bolus

12 November 2021

Whitepaper Dry bolus

12 November 2021

Better calves through optimal nutrition in the dry period

7 September 2021

Colostrum management; for the right start!

The calf's diet consists primarily of colostrum (first mother's milk). At birth, the calf does not yet have antibodies and is therefore not protected against pathogens. The cow does not pass on these antibodies (immunoglobulins) through the placenta. In case of disappointing colostrum quality, Topro Colostrum Pure can upgrade the colostrum of the dam.
30 July 2021

Heat stress in combination with Claw health

During periods of heat stress, infectious diseases can arise. Cows eat less roughage, the biotin supply is insufficient and the resistance decreases. Problems such as interclaw inflammation and sole problems arise easily.
21 July 2021

Heat stress in combination with Fertility

If it is very hot, this can have a negative effect on the fertility of cows. Cows show less well during the heat, have an abortion (gestation longer than 42 days) or the pregnancy ends (gestation shorter than 42 days). You can do something about this!
6 July 2021

Heat stress in combination with Udder health

Research shows that leukocytes (white blood cells) in the body are less active when an animal experiences (heat) stress. The natural defenses are compromised and bacteria are lurking.
8 June 2021

Heat stress in dairy cattle; prevention is better than cure!

The warmer period of the year is here again; spring and summer. Cows can experience heat stress when the temperature is not optimal for them. The cow experiences a general clinical picture, with the result that less feed is absorbed and the milk production drops. You can do something about this!
8 June 2021

Relationship between transition diseases and vitamins and minerals in the dry period

Many transition diseases in dairy cattle occur at the start of the new lactation; minerals and vitamins play an important role in this. At the end of the lactation, the concentrate dose is reduced, so that...
8 June 2021

Calcium deficiency in cows, a huge cost

Bone metabolism diminishes in older cows. This is why we often see clinical and subclinical milk fever from the second lactation onwards. The calcium level in the blood decreases around calving, as a result of increasing milk production.