Aug 11

Feed DHA Omega-3 to The Herd Today to Drink The Benefits Tomorrow

Feed DHA Omega-3 to The Herd Today to Drink The Benefits Tomorrow

Fat is an essential component in animal and human diets. The essential fatty acids are the critical components of fats and one very important fatty acid is the omega-3 derivative, docosahexaenoic acid (DHA).

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Jul 16

Voting Open for Alltech’s Farmer Stories Contest

Categories: Dairy Cows
Voting Open for Alltech’s Farmer Stories Contest

Now is your chance to choose your favorite farmer in this year’s Farmer Stories Testimonial Contest, where entries will be voted on through Facebook to win an all expense paid trip for two to the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy.

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Jul 16

Farmer Stories: Hammink Dairy

Categories: Dairy Cows
Farmer Stories: Hammink Dairy

Hammink Dairy is a family owned farm in Bruce, South Dakota. Wim and Nicolien Hammink, and at that time their three little boys, moved to South Dakota in 1995 from their home in the Netherlands where they had a small dairy milking around 50 head. Over time the Hammink family and dairy has grown in size and they are currently milking around 2,400 head. Growing a herd holds many challenges, and this family sought out the help of local experts to make the transition as smooth as possible, from employee management to herd health and productivity. 

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Jul 16

Farmer Stories: Ferme Breault et Freres

Categories: Dairy Cows
Farmer Stories: Ferme Breault et Freres

The Breault family owns one of the top dairy operations in Quebec and places a large amount of importance on the quality of forage that they feed their livestock. 

“Since using Alltech's dairy solutions and programs, we quickly noticed fermentation was more uniform in the silage bunkers and there was a reduction in the heating of our TMRs during the summer.  Previously, it was possible to observe the different layers of fermentation color that were affecting the health and performance of our herd.”

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