Animal Nutrition & Health
A day in the life of a forage specialist
Derek Wawack works as Alltech’s dairy forage quality expert. He has consulted on farms throughout North America, focusing on everything from feed quality’s impact on animal performance to storage forage management and mold, yeast and mycotoxin management. He regularly visits farms for routine quality monitoring and...More Info
5 key factors for the future of aquaculture nutrition
With the demand for food fish rising alongside a growing global population, the aquaculture industry will have to continue to adapt. Here are the current main developments that will define the next steps in aquaculture’s legacy....
A new tool to measure yeast efficacy in dairy cows
Yeast supplementation is a common practice to improve the efficiency of feed utilization and performance in dairy cows. It is well-known that supplements containing live yeast can improve rumen fermentation and the digestive process by stabilizing rumen pH and stimulating the growth of beneficial microbial populations. These positive changes can be attributed to growth factors, ...
Horse management: Barn owls for rodent control
It is late winter, and the rodent problem in your barn is starting to get annoying, as the pests are breaking into feed bags and helping themselves to horse treats and cat food. You know that mice can carry diseases, some of which can be seriously harmful for humans. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), mice and rats can directly or indirectly tra...