Jan 28

What if All Our DHA Needs Could be Contained in Just One Egg?

What if All Our DHA Needs Could be Contained in Just One Egg?

Becky Timmons and DHA-Enriched Eggs

Becky Timmons, Alltech's Director of Quality Assurance and Applications Research, shares some information about DHA-enriched eggs.

We are out at the International Production & Processing Expo, commonly known as IPPE, this whole week! This year we're challenging attendees to ask, "What if?" For example, what if we could truly be antibiotic free? What if you could have 4 extra chicks, 5 extra eggs, and 99% livability? What if all of our DHA needs could be contained in just one egg?

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Jan 22

A Look Inside The Zero-Grazing Method: How One Northern Ireland Farmer Maintains Profitability Through Sustainability

A Look Inside The Zero-Grazing Method: How One Northern Ireland Farmer Maintains Profitability Through Sustainability
George Bingham’s family business of raising dairy cattle, like many, once depended on the vegetation in the wide open spaces of green pastures in Northern Ireland to maintain profitability. But when The Nitrates Action Programme was implemented in 2007, regulations were placed on livestock farmers that limited their use of pastures for roughly five months (from October to February) in an effort to keep local water systems clean from the nitrates and phosphorus that can leach from the manure of pasture-grazed cows.

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Jan 13

Finding Solutions for Your Farm is Now Even Easier

Categories: Agriculture
Finding Solutions for Your Farm is Now Even Easier

Alltech On Farm Support Program

Alltech started the on-farm support program to help farmers and producers see things in a new way.

Now there is an even easier way to get the solutions you need on-farm. Whether looking to improve the yield of your corn, get more milk from your cows, improve your pig's health, or enrich your bird's eggs with DHA, Alltech offers solutions and services tailored to bring performance and profitability to your operation.

The On-farm Support Program connects producers to Alltech’s value added solutions and services:

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Jan 10

FDA Issues Plan to Control Therapeutic Antibiotics and Phase-Out Sub-Therapeutic Antibiotics in Livestock Production

FDA Issues Plan to Control Therapeutic Antibiotics and Phase-Out Sub-Therapeutic Antibiotics in Livestock Production

On December 11, the FDA announced a plan to “help phase out the use of medically important antimicrobials in livestock for food production purposes.” The use of these applications were defined as enhancing growth or improving feed efficiency. The FDA action was characterized as “a plan to ensure judicious use of antibiotics in food animals” and is predicated on Guidance Document #231 and the preceding Guidance Document #209, both of which can be accessed on www.fda.gov.

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