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FEED NAVIGATOR: Alltech algae feed supplements find Canadian approval

The two products that received approval last month, ForPlus and All-G Rich, provide producers a value-added feed supplement intended to complement or replace the use of fishmeal and fish oil in feed for dairy cattle, pigs and laying hens, said Stuart McGregor, Alltech Canada general manager.

PORK JOURNAL MAGAZINE: Exploring nutrition's impact on sow aggression

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In 2017, the Australian pork industry will voluntarily shift from sow stalls to loose housing, which will see many sows housed in groups. One of the biggest challenges in the transition is expected to be aggression between pregnant sows, which can lead to injuries and reabsorptions or abortions of fetuses. Lienert Australia nutritionist Cassie Dickson recently examined reducing aggression through nutrition. This article from Pork Journal Magazine explains what she found.

RFD-TV: Alltech Mycotoxin Management

RFD-TV: Alltech Mycotoxin Management
The Alltech® Mycotoxin Management team analyzed corn, spring wheat, barley and triticale samples from across Canada as part of the 2016 Alltech Canada Harvest Analysis. The results indicated a high risk for the presence of mycotoxins in total mixed rations (TMR), distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) and silage. Dr. Max Hawkins, nutritionist with Alltech explains the results from the recent harvest analysis. 

FEEDINFO: Alltech Acquires Spanish Crop Solutions Company Solbiosur

Alltech, a global animal health and nutrition company, has acquired Solbiosur, a specialised agricultural and horticultural crop solutions company in Spain. Solbiosur is well-regarded in Spain as being a provider of innovative agricultural and horticultural solutions dedicated to improving yield and efficiency for the producer. 

PROGRESSIVE DAIRYMAN: Reducing milk’s carbon footprint through feeding strategies

Carbon footprint information gathered throughout Europe demonstrates that profitability and sustainability are not conflicting goals for dairy and beef operations. Dr. Amanda Gehman of Alltech explains how farms are maximizing profitability  while minimizing environmental impact.

IAHJ: CRISPR Progress: What does it mean for the Veterinarians?

Since its inception in the early 80s, the genetically modified organism (GMO) has been mired in controversy. It has promised much: disease-resistance, more effective use of pesticides, longer shelf-lives for food and greater yields for farmers.


The details of a pioneering project to build an artificial salmon gut, in order to improve the digestion of novel feed ingredients, have just been released. Led by scientists at the University of Glasgow, the three-year SalmoSim project will work in collaboration with The Marine Institute and University College Cork (Ireland), Nofima (Norway), Alltech and Marine Harvest.

FEED NAVIGATOR: How is Coppens reducing the fish in, fish out ratio?

At EuroTier 2016, we hear about innovation at fish feed producer, Coppens, five months after global nutrition company, Alltech, acquired it.  The CEO, Patrick Charlton, said the integration of the Dutch fish feed producer has being progressing well. 

AGWIRED: Alltech’s Approach to Future-Proofing Food

Nikki Putnam, registered dietitian nutritionist, explains how producers and food companies can “future-proof”, or meet their bottom line while still being innovative.  Alltech’s Dr. Amanda Gehman shares more about a lifetime approach to antibiotic-free production.

IRISH FARMERS MONTHLY: Are mycotoxins undermining the performance of your pigs?

The presence of between one and 10 different mycotoxins in over 90 per cent of grain samples taken from a recent harvest survey has highlighted this year’s continuing high risk of mycotoxin poisoning.