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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.

For pigs and poultry, mineral form matters

For pigs and poultry, mineral form matters

In the last few years, new research has revealed the positive impacts chelated trace minerals can have on animal performance and environmental impact. 

A low dose of trace minerals can pack a punch in poultry nutrition

Trace minerals, which originate from the earth, ultimately account for a relatively small portion of an animal’s diet, but they represent a critical component in animal nutrition and metabolism.

Insights into the impact of antibiotic resistance

Insights into the impact of antibiotic resistance

As the distance between farmer and consumer closes around the world, we must continually adapt our methods to meet the ever-growing demand for high-quality, safe food.

Bob Wade - My Favorite Farmer

Bob Wade - My Favorite Farmer

My favorite farmer is a Kentucky grain farmer named Bob.

Jerry Cox - My Favorite Farmer

My favorite farmer is Jerry Cox. He is a very kind and fun man with a heart for others. Over the years, he has educated many young people on how to care for and use natural resources.

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Hard to Crack: The secret of a strong eggshell

There’s been a lot of discussion these days about the qualities of the most marketable eggs. We’ve gone beyond fundamental safety and nutrition to a growing retail movement that seeks cage-free produced eggs and value-added product, such…

Antibiotic-free poultry programs take time

Antibiotic-free poultry programs take time

“Cage-free,” “free-range” and “antibiotic-free” are all-too-familiar terms within the poultry industry.

Is worry the only common link between differing views on antibiotics?

If you were to plot dots on a piece of paper where the distance between these dots represented the different views on antibiotics amongst the government, co