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Select Bio Cycle Plus
Direct-Fed microbial to assist with breeding, production and herd health Select Bio Cycle Plus Logoproblems stemming from mold.
Select Bio Cycle Plus™ (BCP) is a complete product that combines the benefits of Select Bio Cycle and Select DTX and is recommended when there is a combination of breeding, production and herd health problems stemming from mold-driven problems.
  • More effective than other DFMs due to the presence of L-form Lactobacillus bacteria
  • Ingredients:
    Yeast Culture, calcium carbonate, Dried egg product, Aspartic acid, Lactic Acid, Calcium lactate, Malic acid, Acetic acid, Thiamine mononitrate, Citric acid, Calcium pantothenate, Fumaric acid, Papain, Saccharomyces cerevisiae (active dry yeast), Dried Aspergillus oryzae fermentation extract, Dried Aspergillus niger fermentation extract, Sodium potassium tartrate, Potassium iodide, Silicon dioxide and Sodium silico aluminate.

    All ingredients used in Select Microbial Products have been thoroughly tested and are listed as “GRAS” (Generally Recognized As Safe).  Our products are safe, compatible with all other feed ingredients and pose no threat to the environment.  The products have been thoroughly tested on scores of dairy farms, and they perform as stated.

    Guaranteed Analysis (per 1/2 ounce dose):

    Amylase (A. oryzae) 3750 ug of starch hydrolyzed / minute / gram
    Protease (A. oryzae)

    500 ug of protein hydrolyzed / minute / gram

    Cellulase (A. niger) 150 ug of triglycerides hydrolyzed / minute / gram
    Lipase (A. oryzae)

    150 ug of triglycerides hydrolyzed / minute / gram

    Thiamine 400 mg/pound
    Citric Acid

    400 mg/pound

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    Producers using Bio Cycle Plus report:
    • Drier manure in 24 to 28 hours
    • Feed consumption stabilized
    • Strong estrus after 30 days
    • Improved rate of consumption
  • Economical – as low as 16.9 cents per head per day
    Feed Rate
    ½ ounce per head, per day. (50 pound box per 50 cows per month)


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  • Stable for 2 years; store in cool dry place
50 lb box (AC9005) 1-3 $318.00 per 50 lb box (19.4¢/cow/day)
  4-9 $314.00 per 50 lb box (19.2¢/cow/day)
  10+ $312.00 per 50 lb box (19.1¢/cow/day)

Producer Success
Bio Cycle Plus has been tested in scores of herds across the USA. Many dairymen have been introduced to the Select Product Program by first feeding Select DTX. Significant response is experienced by a large percentage of these dairymen. Once debilitation caused by molds is dealt with, the next step is to include Select Bio Cycle into the feeding program. The most efficient method of doing this is to feed Select Bio Cycle Plus, which includes both Select DTX and Select Bio Cycle, into a 0.5 ounce feeding. This combination is efficient and less costly and improves profits more than when each product is fed separately.

Van Der Geest Dairy"With 3,000 cows we go through a lot of feed from a lot of different fields, which means the specific type and quantity of molds and mycotoxins is ever changing. With Bio Cycle™ products in the feed, it takes the variation out that can occur when molds and mycotoxins are present, and helps ensure the cows stay healthy. We started using Bio Cycle in May of 2002 and have seen a definite improvement in reproduction. Services per conception have decreased and now we are consistently averaging around 3 services per conception. With Bio Cycle Plus™ in the feed, molds and mycotoxins are one less thing I have to worry about."

~Jason Mell
Van Der Geest Dairy, Merrill, Wisconsin

Mike Lyon“We had mold problems in the past and had started the herd on DTX to help with reproduction. The DTX really helped get the cows settled so when we began having trouble again a few years later we knew we must have a pretty serious mold problem. Feed tests confirmed extremely high levels of the mycotoxin vomitoxin so our NorthStar sales Representative Ed Nichols suggested doubling the microbial dose until we got through the bad batch of silage. Because the high levels of mycotoxins had also taken their toll on overall herd health, the cows were stressed, our somatic cell count (SCC) was up and we were seeing several cases of mastitis. We decided to add Bio Cycle Plus to the ration for added herd health benefits in addition to the DTX and within one month our cows started settling again, herd health began to steadily improve and as a result our SCC dropped and the mastitis began to clear up. We have since kept Bio Cycle Plus in the ration and haven’t had any further problems with reproduction, SCC or mastitis. Now that herd health is good again we might switch back to only DTX for protection against mycotoxins, but because we never know when we are going to hit a moldy batch of feed we can’t afford not to keep Bio Cycle Plus or DTX in the ration. A few of our neighbors have also had problems and we have recommended Bio Cycle Plus and DTX for mycotoxin problems. It is bad when you get into moldy feed but at least with these products you have a chance of protecting your herd’s health.”

~Mike Lyon, Lyon Farm, LLC
Eaton Rapids, Michigan
103 Holsteins


Select Bio Cycle Plus is manufactured by Agrarian Marketing Corporation, Middlebury, IN.