46% more weight gain for your calves!

24 January 2022

A trial with the Tracetop Junior vitamins and mineral bolus


Tracetop Junior minerals and vitamin bolus for older calvesFirst of all, what is Tracetop Junior? Well, it is a bolus with minerals and vitamins for calves of about 6 months of age. During the next 6 months, this bolus will slowly release its vitamins and minerals, ensuring a healthy calf with an improved weight gain. After these 6 months, the farmer can give High Trace or Tracetop. The trial consisted of measuring the most important parameter for meat farmers, which is the daily weight gain.

We want to thank our distributor in Chile, Mario Fernández from Fedagro, for performing the trial.

Trial design

The trial was performed on a group of calves for meat production. Weight gain was compared between animals treated with Resco's Tracetop Junior bolus and a control group treated with commercial salts. The test was conducted at the Fundo La Encierra owned by Mr. José Tomás Pérez Cruz in the municipality of Paillaco, Chile.

The breed of calves is predominantly American bought from dairy farms in the Rios region. 60 random calves were selected from a herd of 687 animals. These 60 animals are the Bolus Group. The other animals, 627, are considered the Control Group. The Control Group was administered complete mineral salts. 100 gr / animal / day. The salts were added in a feed mixer (TMR) on top of a basic diet based on grass and silage.

All animals received the same feed and handling during the test period. With the only difference being the bolus in Bolus Group and salts in the Control Group.

Results

In a period of 145 days, the control group gained 25,31 kg. The group that received the Tracetop Junior however gained 46% more: 37,07 kg. The result, a 12,26 kg difference, is due to a permanent, guaranteed and prolonged supplementation thanks to the Tracetop Junior which works with slow-release technology.

Less work, more results, Stressless Farming.

Results of the trial with Tracetop Junior


46% more weight gain for your calves!

10 June 2022

Thank you for visiting us at VIV Europe!

Visitors from all corners of the world found their way to our booth at VIV Utrecht a week ago. We want to thank everyone for the interesting conversations we had about our boluses and tablets.

11 May 2022

Meet us at VIV Europe in the Netherlands

Resco will have a booth at VIV Europe from 31/05 to 02/06 in Utrecht, The Netherlands. We welcome you to meet us, without a blurred background!

28 February 2022

Trial Mammitop Clinic bolus

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22 December 2021

Happy holidays from Resco

Winter has started in Belgium and that means it is time to wrap up 2021. We want to thank everyone that contributed to a successful year and look forward to what is coming in 2022. Let’s see what happened in the last 12 months.

29 November 2021

VIV MEA: Resco is finally present at exhibitions again

We want to thank everyone who took out their time to meet and talk to us at VIV Middle East and Africa.

29 November 2021

A Hungarian university study on the effect of our calcium bolus

A study was performed by the University of Veterinary Medicine Budapest on a Hungarian farm from May to June 2019. This study compared 168 cows that received two Calcitop boluses the day after calving to 136 cows that calved in the same period a year earlier (May to June 2018).

29 October 2021

Visit us at VIV MEA

From November 23th to November 25th Resco will be exhibiting at VIV Middle East and Africa in Abu Dhabi. If you plan to visit the exhibition, come meet us at booth 08.K054!

29 October 2021

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A trial was conducted on Mammitop Small at the University of Leon in Spain. 52 sheep received a Mammitop Small bolus and 53 sheep were in the control group. The trial looked at the evolution of milk production, cheese production, somatic cell count, and urea in milk.

30 September 2021

Trials showing the effect of Fertitop bolus on pregnancy in dairy cows

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23 September 2021

Cryptotop becomes Coxicryptop

We have changed the name of Cryptotop to better reflect it's purposes

2 September 2021

A new look for Resco!

You might have noticed some changes if you already visited our website the last few days: Resco has a new look. Out with the old, in with the new! Let's walk you through the changes.

30 July 2021

The effects of essential oils in Cryptotop on coccidia

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29 July 2021

Calf coccidiosis

When rearing calves, farmers strive for regular growth of their animals. This can only be achieved when the calves get enough food and when farmers ensure that the animals remain healthy. A common, yet underexposed, problem to the calves’ health is calf coccidiosis.

22 June 2021

Probably the best calcium bolus in the world

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25 May 2021

Discover our newest product: Aspitop

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19 April 2021

Resco introduces Efferfizz for calf rehydration

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29 March 2021

Milk fever in cows: everything you need to know, including 2021 update

Milk fever in cows comes with huge economical consequences. Click here to learn everything about hypocalcemia and keep up to date with the most recent research!

22 January 2021

33 benefits of trace minerals for cattle and why you should supplement them

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22 January 2021

Trial comparing High Trace mineral bolus for weight gain in cattle

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Viv Asia 2019

Bangkok, colourful city filled with sensational tastes, history, culture, ... and the wonderful VIV ASIA 2019. Make sure to share this experience with us on March 13-15 and visit our booth 2324 in Hall 102. See you soon!

RESCO @ WDE 2018

RESCO welcomes you at the World Dairy Expo. This event has become a fixed event in our agenda thanks to the mixture of national and international interest in our boluses. Make sure to visit us at booth MC70.

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