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Food safety: Protecting the consumer starts on-farm

Food safety: Protecting the consumer starts on-farm

Fifty-three percent of consumers frequently wonder if the food they bu

Blackhead disease in chickens and turkeys

Blackhead disease in chickens and turkeys

Dr. Dennis Wages of North Carolina State University explains the key strategies producers need in order to address blackhead disease in poultry.

Living in the age of the prosumer

Living in the age of the prosumer

The following is an excerpt from a post by Chief Innovation Officer Aidan Connolly on LinkedIn.

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Living in the age of the prosumer

The following is an excerpt from a post by Chief Innovation Officer Aidan Connolly on 

Mycotoxins: A major worry for organic poultry

Mycotoxins: A major worry for organic poultry

If you have read any of Alltech’s other blog posts on mycotoxins, you know the many hazardous effects mycotoxins may have on livestock animals.

How do you measure performance in the poultry industry?

How do you measure performance in the poultry industry?

In the United States and Canada, the poultry industry’s standard performance measurement is the feed conversion ratio (FCR).

The enzyme evolution in animal feed

The enzyme evolution in animal feed

Even though the first exogenous enzyme was synthesized in 1969, enzymes in animal nutrition have been used in animal nutrition for less than 30 years.

Antibiotics & adapting to a new age of total animal health

Antibiotics & adapting to a new age of total animal health

Just as the stone age didn’t end overnight, neither will the antibiotic age, but we are entering a new era, says our friend Dr.

H20, bird health and your bottom line

Water is one of the oft-forgotten nutrients in poultry production.