September 26, 2005
[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.
September 26, 2005
[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.
September 20, 2005
[Curitiba, Brazil] - Alltech's 15th Latin-American Lecture Tour, entitled "Create Innovate Elevate", drew to a close on Thursday, 1st September 2005. More than 1,400 participants attended the seven days of lectures, where industry leaders discussed new technologies in animal nutrition. The lectures were tailored for each market; Chile had two sessions on aquaculture and ruminants and El Salvador hosted a poultry session. The Lecture Tour commenced in Curitiba, Brazil and concluded in El Salvador, Guatemala.
September 15, 2005
Reduced fertility in high producing dairy cows is a worldwide phenomenon and a major source of economic loss. The causative factors contributing to this problem are not clear. It is clear however that a single approach will not solve the problem; an integrated approach involving veterinarians, reproductive specialists, geneticists and nutritionists is much more likely to produce economical solutions.
September 13, 2005
[Dublin, Ireland] Alltech, the provider of natural solutions for the animal feed industry, will host a series of seminars dedicated to reproduction and performance in pigs and poultry. The meetings will take place from 18-21 October 2005. International experts will convene at Alltech's European Bioscience Centre in Dublin, Ireland to present novel approaches to animal fertility.