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Salmonella and your backyard flock

In poultry production, focus your attention on these eight key areas in order to reduce bad bacterial contamination on-farm and aid in the prevention of Salmonella.

John Cooper: Improving gut health to boost poultry performance

Can gut health improve efficiency on poultry farms? John Cooper, Alltech poultry technical manager for the U.K., explains the science behind gut health and the benefits that come with being proactive in addressing on-farm concerns.

University of Wisconsin–Madison student receives the Alltech Student Research Manuscript Award

Alltech recently continued its commitment to student research and agricultural innovation by presenting the 36th Alltech Student Research Manuscript Award to Maria K. Arendt, who recently received her Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin…

Laura Shadwick

Laura Shadwick joins Alltech as North America poultry mineral manager

​Alltech is pleased to announce that Laura Shadwick has joined the company as the North America poultry mineral manager. ​

Looking to the future: Antibiotic use in poultry production

Reducing — or even preventing — the use of antibiotics in poultry operations has become a very important issue in recent years. It’s becoming clear that the preference for antibiotic-free feeds and products is not merely a market trend;…

Dr. Robert Beckstead: Researching alternative solutions for blackhead disease

With a mortality rate of up to 30 percent, blackhead disease can be detrimental to the flock and to poultry producers. Dr. Robert Beckstead and his team at North Carolina State University is researching the disease on a molecular level.…

Dr. Kyle McKinney: The enzyme opportunity

Livestock misses out on about 25 percent of the available nutrients in feedstuffs, resulting in a $4-quadrillion loss that the ag industry can't afford as it works to feed the growing population. Dr. Kyle McKinney focuses on solutions that…

Grain storage tips: Monitor for mold and mycotoxins in stored grain

Following flooding, it's important to monitor for mold and mycotoxins in stored grain. Know which precautions need to be taken in order to protect grain storage from contamination.

Don’t just wing it: Managing vitamin stability in low-inclusion poultry premixes

Vitamins play an instrumental role in poultry health and performance. Proper handling and storage is critical to preserving stability and effectiveness.

Yea-Sacc® from Alltech is certified by the Carbon Trust to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from dairy and beef…

Alltech’s flagship brand, Yea-Sacc®, has been validated by the Carbon Trust to reduce cattle methane emissions and nitrogen excretion rates. Yea-Sacc is the only yeast culture designed for use in ruminant diets that has been awarded this…