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IRISH FARMERS MONTHLY: Mycotoxins and pig performance

The presence of between one and 10 difference mycotoxins in over 90 percent of grain samples taken from a recent harvest survey has highlighted this year's continuing high risk of mycotoxin poisoning. Cathal McCormack, country manager for Alltech Ireland, the company responsible for the tests, hopes that the result will be a timely reminder that pig producers in particular cannot afford to lower their defences against this complex and destructive animal health problem. 

POULTRY INTERNATIONAL: Nutritional Approaches to Broiler Breast Meat Quality

In this article, Dr. Fernando Rutz discusses the mythopathies that can reduce the quality of poultry breast meat, and how to reduce their impact through changes in diet and enhanced nutrition. 

IAHJ: The Influence of MOS on Sow and Piglet Performance

Mannanoligosaccharides (MOS) are complex carbohydrates derived from the cell all of selected strains of yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Dr. Jules Taylor Pickard identifies the primary effects of MOS on the performance of piglets and sows. 

AGRILAND: How to Deal with Low Butterfat Levels on the Farm

As we approach midsummer, there is a lot of discussion among dairy farmers surrounding low butterfat levels in milk. While a decline in butterfat percentages are a common occurrence during spring months when cows are grazing lush grass, this issue can continue through the summer months. Reduced butterfat levels are an even bigger issue in this post quota era, as there is no penalty for over producing butterfat, however, increasing levels of butterfat should not be at the expense of milk protein. 


Ballinlough native Catherine Keogh is chief marketing officer at Alltech, one of the leading global biotechnology companies, with sales approaching $2 billion and with a major operation in Dunboyne, Co. Meath, Ireland. Working and living in Lexington, Kentucky, Catherine tells her story for Inspire's Women in Business issue. 


La revue L'alimentation animale, a french publication, highlights how Alltech is a rebel. This four page article features the growth and development of Alltech throughout the world. 

SOUTHERN LIVING: Off The Eaten Path - On The Road Again

Southern Living magazine's Morgan Murphy gave Lexington Brewing and Distilling Company's Kentucky Ale a rave review after stopping by the distillery while in Lexington as part of "Off The Eaten Path - On The Road Again." Murphy writes, "If you have not had [it], you're missing out. I pick some up whenever I'm in Kentucky." Access the full review below. 

SECRETS OF BLUEGRASS CHEFS: Alltech Craft Brews & Food Fest

Weekly TV show, Secrets of Bluegrass Chefs, showcased the Alltech Craft Brews & Food Fest in an episode that aired on Sunday, June 28 at 11 a.m. on Lexington, Kentucky's ABC36. 

NAS CHOV: Quality from Farm to Fork

Experts agree that the quality of the production process must flow from farm to fork. At a recent Alltech seminar in Kurdejov, Czech Republic, guest speakers addressed the importance of herd management and mycotoxin management. 

IRISH FARMERS JOURNAL: New Technologies for Crop Health are Taking Flight

Genetic potential, healthy soil and evolving technologies were among the topics discussed at a recent seminar organised by Alltech Crop Science. The event afforded a small gathering of people from around Europe the opportunity to hear speakers address these topics while also having the opportunity to view the significant research laboratory facilities and the field trials taking place at the Dunboyne site.