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OKLAHOMA FARM REPORT: Alltech Researcher Maurice Boland Explains How to Push the Limits of Your Beef Cattle's Efficiency

According to Alltech’s European Research Director Dr. Maurice Boland, there is always room for improvement when talking about maximizing the efficiency of our beef cattle. At the recent Alltech Ideas Conference in Lexington, KY, Boland discussed this thought - explaining how nutrition at the beginning stage of an animal’s lifecycle, can play a key role in its efficiency.

BEEF CENTRAL: Large US trial shows nutrition can unlock further feedlot gains

Nutrition can be a more powerful tool than genetic manipulation for controlling production, animal health and quality, a large US livestock conference was told recently.

FARM AND DAIRY: Are you farming for the future?

“We have a farm economy that is facing increasing financial challenges and is not going in the direction we think it should or know it can.”  That’s what U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue told the House Committee on Agriculture May 17.

OHIO'S COUNTRY JOURNAL: Opportunities for more exports strong in China and other emerging economies

A conversation with Mark Lyons, Global Vice President and head of greater China for Alltech who spoke at the recent National Institute for Animal Agriculture meeting in Columbus.

FEED NAVIGATOR: Industry consolidation, dairy production offer opportunity in Vietnam

As animal production consolidates in Vietnam, several areas of opportunity including feed production, sustainability efforts and dairy generation are created, says regional expert.

Feedstuffs: Unintentional practices add extra pounds to pets

Unintentionally overfeeding a dog can baffle owners who believe they are doing the right thing.

KENTUCKY LIVING: Better lighting means happier chickens

Mass farming grasshoppers. A sensor that texts a farmer when a cow is about to give birth. And an intricate system that provides “mood lighting” for chickens.

FORAGER MAGAZINE: Are you water wise?

Whether this summer is a dry or wet one, livestock water supply is an important consideration and could be an area for improvement on many farms, as Luke James reports. 

WATTAGNET: Are better taste claims for slower-growing broilers valid?

Proponents of the slower-growing broiler movement claim that the meat product from those chickens has a superior flavor. However, Dr. Eilir Jones, CEO of Poultry Nutrition Limited, questions the validity of those claims.

WATTAGNET: Will we hear of ‘antibiotic-free fish’ soon?

Companies within the poultry industry have done well in promoting their products that were raised without antibiotics, while those who process pork and beef are following suit. But have you ever wondered why one major protein sector has not yet taken the opportunity to market an antibiotic-free product?

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