August 8, 2014
A prediction made by a geneticist that by 2050, laying hens would routinely lay 500 saleable eggs by 100 weeks of age with a feed conversion around 1.1 without being molted became one of the discussion points recently at Alltech’s International Poultry Forum. The audience was asked to participate in what was termed a “Yale-style debate”.
August 1, 2014
There are many ways to approach weaning. One can view weaning from the aspect of a new environment for the piglets; piglet stress due to separation from the sow or from the aspect of being exposed to pathogens from other litters. Arguably the best approach to tackle weaning is through nutrition as a radical change of diet occurs.
July 29, 2014
Alltech founder and president Dr. Pearse Lyons posed the question of "what would you do with $1O,OOO" to the gathered audience who were eager to discover more about what lies ahead for the agri-business industry at the Alltech 30th Annual International Symposium.
July 29, 2014
A number of global studies conducted by Alltech has examined the improvements to the egg fatty acid composition from feeding layer hens a diet containing Schizochytrium microalgae (AII-G-Rich, Alltech). These studies were carried out to demonstrate the value of improving the DHA-content in the eggs to the animal, farmer, retailer, consumer and environment.
July 24, 2014
The following article serves as a mycotoxin testing refresher, exploring technology developments and a general overview of when and how feed millers would test their products and ingredients.
July 11, 2014
Alltech's applications nutrition specialist, Alex Tsappis, wrote an essay in Aquaculture Asia Pacific regarding the potential of algae to sustainably replace fishmeal and fish oil as a means for omega-3 fatty acids, EPA and DHA.
July 10, 2014
Alltech Chief Marketing Officer, Catherine Keogh explains Alltech's sponsorship of the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Normandy from a marketing perspective, highlighting the benefits of the company's sponsorship of the 2010 Games in Lexington, Kentucky, and what to expect from Normandy.
July 9, 2014
Erin Russell of Porchdrinking.com gives readers an inside, behind-the-scenes look at Alltech Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co., and just how the palate-pleasing one-of-a-kind Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale® is made.
July 8, 2014
Horsetalk reports on the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Normandy by the numbers, to give readers an idea of the massive scale of the event. The 2014 Games are set to be the biggest yet, with a record number of competitors and a record number of nations set to compete.
July 8, 2014
At Alltech's 30th Annual International Symposium, clinical psychologist and director of the Alltech Career Development Program, Dr. Aoife Lyons, made a presentation that suggested that the natural supplement DHA might help treat ADHD. Lexington Family Magazine reports on her findings, and what this may mean for the future of algae.