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FEEDINFO NEWS SERVICE: Interview - Nutrigenomics Can Further Fine-Tune Poultry Feeding Strategies

Dr. Kristen Brennan, research project manager at Alltech's Center for Animal Nutrigenomics and Applied Animal Nutrition, spoke at the Australian Poultry Science Symposium on how using nutrigenomics research will lead to improved precision in feeding strategies and improve poultry production. 

FEED BUSINESS WORLDWIDE: Contamination in Asian Feeds 'Alarming' -- Alltech

The results of Alltech's 2015 Heavy Metal Survey revealed at the VIV Asia 2015 held in Bangkok, Thailand, showed that 20 percent of the 498 samples tested were contaminated with at least one heavy metal above acceptable EU levels. Alltech Asia-Pacific mineral manager, Tara Jarman, and global director of minerals for Alltech, Steve Elliott, provide their insight on those findings and explain how Alltech's organic minerals can serve as a solution. 

INTERNATIONAL DAIRY TOPICS: South African Producer Benefits From Treating Every Animal As An Individual

This feature on Robhoek Farm in South Africa reveals dairy producer Nigel Lok's philosophies and scientific methods to success, which have led his dairy operation to thrive as annual milk production in South Africa has increased by 0.8 billion litres over the last decade. 

PORK NETWORK: Global Increase in Livestock Feed

Pork Network magazine features an insightful overview of Alltech's Global Feed Survey on pages 28-29 in the link below, illustrating how the global livestock feed industry is getting closer to the 1 billion ton mark. 

FEED COMPOUNDER: Alltech Scores Another First with YEA-SACC

Alltech has confirmed that it is the first company to meet the new European Union Feed additive regulations, where yeast is concerned. 

DAIRYBUSINESS WEEKLY: Calving Expert - Colostrum Is Key

Sam Leadley of Attica Veterinary Associates, Attica, NY tells of the benefits of feeding colostrum to improve calf development. The article is a preview of further discussions on calf health that will come during Dairy: Today's Greatest Business Opportunity, part of the Alltech REBELation in Lexington, Kentucky from May 16 to 20, 2015. 

PROGRESSIVE DAIRYMAN CANADA: Canadian Corn Silage Contaminants May Reduce Milk Returns

According to this article in Progressive Dairyman Canada, a recent survey of Canadian corn silage samples from September to November 2014 tested for mycotoxin contamination found an average 4.8 mycotoxins per sample. Based on these results, experts have placed the mycotoxin risk level for dairy cows at high alert.

FEED NAVIGATOR: Algae-derived Fatty Acids Show Promise for Animal Reproductive Performance: Alltech

Increasing livestock fertility, nailing precision feeding, developing fish meal substitutes and a migration away from antimicrobials are the immediate goals of a US led research alliance relying on ‘innovative’ nutritional and management practices.

IRISH FARMERS MONTHLY: Rumen Function: the Power House of the Cow

The rumen of the dairy cow is the main site of digestion and provides the energy that she needs to produce milk and maintain her own body reserves, so that she goes back in calf successfully. 

INTERNATIONAL DAIRY TOPICS: South African Producer Benefits from Treating Every Animal as an Individual

Over the last decade annual milk production in South Africa has increased from 2.0 to 2.8 billion litres. This reflects a rising demand associated with a rising affluence, which in turn reflects a real increase in the African middle class. High temperatures and the lack of refrigerators in many homes means that there is limited demand in the liquid milk sector, but there is a good market for UHT milk. Find out how one producer utilises Alltech solutions to seize opportunities in this market. 

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