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Shrimp Health Management Training Workshop Starts in Bangkok

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The 10th Shrimp Health Management Training Workshop is underway in Bangkok, Thailand. The workshop will take place over five days from Oct 3-8, 2005. Alltech Aqua, in conjunction with the Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific (NACA), are providing the workshop for shrimp industry professionals with attendees from India, Vietnam, Malaysia, Philippines, Brunei, Madagascar, Tanzania, Indonesia and Thailand.

Yea-Sacc1026 Receives Definitive EU Approval for use

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[Dublin, Ireland] - The yeast culture Yea-Sacc1026 (Saccharomyces cerevisiae CBS 493.94) has been granted permanent authorisation for use throughout the EU as a zootechnical additive. Yea-Sacc 1026 has received EU definitive approval (E 1704) for use in dairy diets. This latest approval for Yea-Sacc 1026 reaffirms the product's standing as the most widely accredited yeast culture on the market, being the only product of its type that is officially authorized for all classes of cattle as well as for equine use.

North American University Seminar Series: Bringing Academia and Industry Together

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Founded in 1980, Alltech ranks as one of the world's leading animal health companies, and believes that linking academia and industry is key to their mutual success. This belief gave rise to the Bioscience Center concept where MSc and PhD students work in concert with the agricultural industry. Alltech's three Bioscience Centers are located in China, Ireland and Kentucky, USA. According to Dr. Karl Dawson, Alltech Worldwide Research Director, 180 doctoral and masters students will conduct industry-related research at the Bioscience Centers over the next five years.

FDA Clears Alltech's Sel-Plex? Selenium Source for Dogs

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[Lexington, Ky.] - The Food and Drug Administration recently gave Alltech a letter of non-objection, allowing the use of Sel-Plex in canine diets. "Dog owners and breeders have reason to be excited about this clearance, because Sel-Plex represents a nutritional breakthrough that will help them ensure optimal selenium status that is key to the health and well-being of all dogs," said Dr. Karl Dawson, Alltech's director of worldwide research.

Miss Yea-Sacc?1026 Crowned at All-American Dairy Show

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[Harrisburg, PA] - And the winner is, GS Ensign Tootie. She was crowned Miss Yea-Sacc1026 during the All-American Dairy Show on September 21st in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Miss Yea-Sacc1026, owned by Gary and Jeremy McDonald, is a Brown Swiss dairy cow from Shen-Val Farm in Virginia. In addition to winning the Miss Yea-Sacc1026 Competition, GS Ensign Tootie won first place in her class, total performance, best udder and production.

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