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Dr. Peter Ferket: Count your chickens before they hatch

The following is an edited transcript of Tom Martin’s interview with Dr. Peter Ferket, a professor of nutrition and biotechnology in the department of poultry science at North Carolina State University. Click below to hear the entire…

Dr. Karina Horgan: Chickens by design

Dr. Karina Horgan: Chickens by design

The following is an edited transcript of Tom Martin’s interview with Dr. Karina Horgan, associate research director for Alltech Life Sciences in Dunboyne, Ireland.

Better brooding: 5 focus areas for flock health

Better brooding: 5 focus areas for flock health

The brooding period is a critical time of development for many systems within a bird, and it occurs from the time of placement — even beforehand as the farm prepares for the new flock — to around t

Turning the tide on antibiotic resistance

An interview with Aidan Connolly

High levels of mycotoxins in 2017 harvests: Can you safeguard your animals and salvage your feeds?

Silage samples from across the U.S., Canada and Europe have shown high levels of mycotoxins, according to the Alltech 2017 Harvest Analysis.

Breaking news: Eggs now packed with even more nutrients

Breaking news: Eggs now packed with even more nutrients

Eggs have long been regarded as an excellent source of high-quality “complete” protein, as they contain all of the essential amino aci

Farming the future: What's on the horizon?

Farming the future: What's on the horizon?

The following is an edited transcript of Tom Martin’s discussion with a panel of experts on the future of farming. Click below to hear the full discussion:

Egg-cellent shell quality: Learn the basics

What does it mean to “support the good guys” in relation to eggshell quality?

ACE-ing sustainability: Part II, "A" is for animal

ACE-ing sustainability: Part II, "A" is for animal

A 20th century vision that was ahead of its time remains so today, some 30 years after its conception: The Alltech ACE principle is a corporate “North Star,” serving as a guide to a more sustainabl