February 27, 2015
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – When transitioning cattle from ranch to rail, feed intake of a nutrient-dense diet is of utmost importance. Research indicates only 20 percent of cattle will eat on the day of arrival to the feedyard and by day five, only two-thirds are eating a sufficient ration from the bunk.
February 23, 2015
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – When warmer temperatures set in and winter starts to melt away, cattle producers across the country will be keeping one eye on the pasture and one eye on their next biggest investment—their calves.
According to Vaughn Holder, Alltech beef specialist, developing a spring calving program does not have to be complicated, just compatible with the herd. Holder suggests the following management practices for a successful spring calving season:
February 18, 2015
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – While snow, ice or blistery cold is blanketing much of the country, images of warmer days may be conjured up now thanks to a new spring seasonal brew that pours into the market this week. Hoppy, spicy and crisp, Kentucky Rye Barrel IPA is a new, limited edition seasonal beer from Alltech Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co. that is aged for six weeks in Town Branch® Rye whiskey barrels, as well as Kentucky bourbon barrels.
February 17, 2015
[BANGKOK] – The results of the 2015 Alltech Heavy Metal Survey are in. This marks the fifth year Alltech has conducted the survey throughout the Asia-Pacific region on samples of complete feed, premix, inorganic minerals and organic minerals. Almost 500 samples were submitted as part of the 2015 survey and analysed for arsenic (As), cadmium (Cd) and lead (Pb) with an Inductively Coupled Plasma Optical Emission Spectrometry (ICP-OES) within Alltech’s extensive laboratory facilities.
February 11, 2015
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Now selling pound for pound more than beef and with entrepreneurs casting a wider net into the inland fishing trade, the global aqua industry may soon be larger than the worldwide poultry market and, in Norway, could generate more revenue than oil by 2050. But will there be enough water? Can we find a substitute for a depleting $5 billion fish oil industry? How can fish farmers tap into the $10 billion potential of seaweed? These questions and more will be explored during Aqua: Protein of the Future at the Alltech REBELation Week, May 17-20.