DAIRY Nutrition and Health

Life Stage Solutions

Diamond V Life Stage Solutions™

You want the best for your dairy cows — so feed them the best.

Diamond V, a global animal nutrition and health company, has led the dairy industry for more than 70 years with our natural*, research-proven technologies that optimize cow health, improve feed efficiency and boost dairy performance.

We use proprietary anaerobic fermentation technology to create safe, natural*, sustainable solutions for dairy production. Our fermentation products’ effectiveness is backed by decades of on-farm success guided by research published in peer-reviewed scientific journals. Diamond V products have been shown to help promote an active microbial balance, support rumen function, and optimize dairy cattle performance.

The Diamond V Life Stage Solutions program provides dairy producers and nutritionists with cost-effective dairy animal management strategies including research-proven products and on-farm services. Our experts work with you to improve dairy feed efficiency, improve rumen health, and sustain performance in every stage of life.

Diamond V Life Stage Solutions - Calf Program


A two-step strategy for
optimum calf performance

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Diamond V Life Stage Solutions - Heifer Performance


Benefiting all phases of
young ruminant development

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Diamond V Life Stage Solutions - Lactation Program

Lactating Cows

Supporting rumen health
and performance year-round

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Video: Feed Additives and the Future of Dairy Science

In this Q&A from the American Dairy Science Association’s 2017 Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh, Diamond V’s Dr. Kevin Leahy highlights current trends in dairy research, including metagenomics, dietary energy costs, and a renewed focus on the microbiome.

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Improving rumen health means better overall animal performance

The research-proven products in our Life Stage Solutions program include our Original Line as well as our Next Generation dairy products, NutriTek® and SmartCare®. Next Generation fermentation technology provides proven metabolites found in our Original Line, new fermentation metabolite compounds, and proprietary antioxidants and polyphenols. These unique DV Bioactives™ work synergistically to support immunity, health, and performance.

Original Products

Original XPC »

Backed by extensive peer-reviewed research, Diamond V Original products represent “the one-and-only original” in the field of fermentation products for animal nutrition and health.


SmartCare® »

SmartCare is a natural* nutritional health product for use with all types of pre-weaning liquid calf diets. SmartCare can be used in milk replacers or whole milk.


NutriTek® »

NutriTek is Diamond V’s most advanced natural* nutritional health product for all dairy animals, providing a new level of support for optimal digestive health and balanced immune function.

Diamond V’s on-farm services include TMR Audit®, Parlor Audit™, Dairy Records Analysis, Calf & Heifer Management Strategies, Heat Abatement Strategies, and Employee Training. Our Dairy Advisors work with dairies worldwide to identify the on-farm opportunities that create profitable solutions specific to each enterprise.

Talk to your local feed dealer about adding Diamond V products to your dairy nutrition regimen, or contact Diamond V today — our Dairy Advisors are ready to answer your questions.

*natural as defined by AAFCO