A Hungarian university study on the effect of our calcium bolus
29 November 2021
The effect of Calcitop on important health parameters
Calcium supplementation is crucial for cows around calving as hypocalcemia (milk fever) can have many secondary diseases as a consequence. Given that 5% of dairy cows in large and high-producing dairy farms get clinical milk fever, and 50% subclinical milk fever it goes without saying that the economic losses are substantial.
In an earlier blog I wrote on our website, you could read about the symptoms, treatment, and prevention of milk fever. Calcitop is of course a supplement to prevent milk fever from happening. You can read more about this bolus on the product page. However, according to a Hungarian study, Calcitop also prevents many secondary diseases.
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).
In the first 60 days of lactation, different economically important health parameters were compared between the Calcitop group and the control group: insemination, culling, mastitis, uterine disorders, and lameness. The Calcitop group was 8 times more likely to be inseminated in the first 60 days of lactation, was less likely to be culled, developed less clinical mastitis, and reported fewer cases of lameness.
The researchers concluded that "the effects of postpartum hypocalcemia can be counterbalanced with Calcitop supplementation of the cows after calving".
28 February 2023
Hypokalemia in cattle
Hypokalemia in cattle: what is it? An article about the causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention of potassium deficiency in dairy cows.
16 January 2023
New year, new bolus!
Prevent subclinical milk fever the way nature intended it by stimulating the calcium mobilization from the bones.
20 December 2022
Natural alternatives to antibiotics in cows: how garlic extracts keep the udder healthy
Garlic extracts are known for their antibacterial properties and are widely used as a natural alternative to antibiotics in cows. Read how our boluses Mammitop and Mammitop Clinic support udder health in dairy cows.
29 November 2022
Results of Ketotop trial in China
A trial was done on a Chinese dairy farm to test the influence of the boluses on the occurrence of ketosis. Read the results on this blog.
26 October 2022
How beta-carotene helps to improve the success rate of insemination in cows
With fertility of lactating dairy cows decreasing over the last decades, success at the first insemination is becoming more important. Fertitop has proven to increase the success rate of insemination. One of the active ingredients that improve fertility is beta-carotene. But how does it do that?
13 September 2022
New bolus for adult cattle: the potassium bolus!
Resco launches it's newest bolus Kalitop. One application provides 70 grams of potassium to prevent or cure hypokalemia.
17 August 2022
Resco presented its effervescent tablets for poultry in Brazil
Resco presented its effervescent tablets for poultry to the South American market during SIAVS in São Paulo, Brazil. We are happy to say that our effervescent tablets caught the attention of some very interesting people and we're ready to go to the next step in Brazil.
4 July 2022
New bolus: enertop
Resco launches it's newest bolus: Enertop is a fast-acting cattle supplement designed to provide cattle with fast energy against a negative energy balance around calving or whenever needed.
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
In this trial the Mammitop Clinic bolus from Resco is tested by the International University of Andalucía, Sevilla, Spain.
24 January 2022
46% more weight gain for your calves!
Read our blog to find out the great results of the trial with Tracetop Junior, a mineral and vitamin bolus for older calves.
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 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
Results of the Mammitop Small bolus on milk sheep
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
It is very important for the profitability of a cattle farm that the animals become pregnant and give birth to a calf every year. The aim of our fertility bolus Fertitop is to support the preparation of the cow for oestrus and reproduction. This article shows you the results of 2 trials.
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
Natural feed supplements such as essential oils are becoming more popular as alternatives in animal production. In line with the growing attention, Resco is creating a range of phytotherapeutic boluses.
29 July 2021
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
Resco improved the formula of its calcium bolus to provide a higher amount of calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, and Vitamin D3 making it probably the best calcium bolus in the world.
25 May 2021
Discover our newest product: Aspitop
Resco is proud to introduce yet again a new product. After lasts month's Efferfizz, we now launch Aspitop!
19 April 2021
Resco introduces Efferfizz for calf rehydration
Recently, the immensely popular Effydral went off the market and Resco went to great lengths in order to come up with an alternative. We are very proud to present our newest product, Efferfizz.
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
Supplementation of the necessary trace minerals improves the overall well-being of cattle. But what exactly do all these minerals contribute to cattle? To give you an idea of the necessity of trace minerals for cattle we summarized the benefits of copper, cobalt, selenium, zinc, and iodine.
22 January 2021
Trial comparing High Trace mineral bolus for weight gain in cattle
The importance of weight gain in cattle means they can be finished earlier. Find out about the stunning results of a study by Dr. John Southworth comparing Resco's High Trace mineral bolus with the competition.
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!