Apr 10

Not All Protein Sources are Created Equal

Categories: Agriculture, Dairy Cows
Not All Protein Sources are Created Equal

Meet the cow’s amino acid requirements

In order to reach maximum milk production potential, cows need not only a sufficient amount of protein but a protein that provides the proper amino acid balance.  Amino acids are the building blocks of protein, and the quality of a protein is determined by its balance in term of essential amino acids.  Not all protein sources are created equal. 

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Mar 21

Do Your Cows Need A Personal Trainer? How Their Unhealthy “BMI” is Costing You Money

Do Your Cows Need A Personal Trainer? How Their Unhealthy “BMI” is Costing You Money Not achieving a calf per cow each year? It’s time for your herd to shape up. Alltech nutrition expert, Alan Kelly, a featured speaker at Global 500 on the nutrition requirements of suckler cows, stresses the importance of utilizing a systematic “Body Condition Scoring” (BCS) system to estimate fat reserves and improve herd numbers.

Alan Kelly - Global 500 Speaker

Alan Kelly stresses the importance of utilizing a systematic “Body Condition Scoring” (BCS) system to estimate fat reserves and improve herd numbers.

Not achieving a calf per cow each year? It’s time for your herd to shape up.

Alltech nutrition expert, Alan Kelly, a featured speaker at Global 500 on the nutrition requirements of suckler cows, stresses the importance of utilizing a systematic “Body Condition Scoring” (BCS) system to estimate fat reserves and improve herd numbers. In this video, he explains how feeding based on those tailored scores improves reproductive efficiency and saves on feed costs – up to $40 per cow.

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Mar 14

AGCO Fuse™ Technologies - Farm Innovation in Action

Categories: Agriculture, Dairy Cows
AGCO Fuse™ Technologies - Farm Innovation in Action Farm Innovation Series Attendees

From March 7 to March 21, 2014, Alltech is presenting the Farm Innovation Series for farmers interested in learning about nutrition analysis, agronomy and technical developments that impact their ability to produce more and become more efficient in their dairy farm operations.

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Feb 27

American Dairy Farmers Learn About Farming in Ireland

American Dairy Farmers Learn About Farming in Ireland
American dairy farmers Matt and Megan Frye of Chestertown, Maryland traveled to Ireland for Alltech’s Global 500 where they toured various farms and took an inside look at how dairy farming in Ireland differs from in the United States. Here’s what they discovered.

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