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KEENAN Open Day 2019

Submitted by jblake on Tue, 05/28/2019 - 06:40

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

12 - 8:00 p.m.

What to expect on the day:

  • Exclusive Open Day offers on the full range of new and used KEENAN diet feeders. Attendees will have the opportunity to view KEENAN’s complete range of diet feeders and speak with a member of the sales team on the day about KEENAN's new service contracts

Feed Navigator: Alltech study: Yeast cell wall fraction reduces resistant populations and enhances antibiotic effectiveness

Submitted by jnorrie on Wed, 02/17/2021 - 09:53

The findings of newly published research from animal health and nutrition company, Alltech, suggest a mannan rich fraction (MRF) from the cell wall of Saccharomyces cerevisiae can influence the metabolism of bacteria such as E. coli, and, in doing so, increase their sensitivity to antibiotics.

For full article click here

MIG welder / Fabricator

Submitted by rjones on Tue, 02/16/2021 - 06:34

KEENAN, part of the Alltech Group, is a world leader in the area of feed efficiency technology and the manufacture of the KEENAN range of diet feeding equipment. We are a global expanding company and are looking to recruit an experienced welder to join our manufacturing team in Borris, Co. Carlow.

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  • Good communication skills
  • Work on own initiative as well as part of a team
  • Comply with all health & safety, environmental and company policies and procedures
  • Maintain a clean working environment
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  • Experienced (2 years preferred) MIG Welder/Fabricator 
  • Experience of general workshop equipment an advantage
  • Must have knowledge of and be proficient in reading detailed drawings
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Applications in writing to:

Ms. Helen Phelan, Alltech Farming Solutions Ltd. (KEENAN),

Borris, Co. Carlow

Email: HPhelan@Alltech.com

Phone: 087 9131355

 

KEENAN is an equal opportunities employer

Qualified Spray Painter

Submitted by rjones on Tue, 02/16/2021 - 04:39

KEENAN, part of the Alltech Group, is a world leader in the area of feed efficiency technology and the manufacture of the KEENAN range of diet feeding equipment. We are now looking to recruit a qualified Spray Painter to join our manufacturing facility at Borris, Co. Carlow.

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The ideal candidate must be able to produce a high-quality consistent paint finish and be able to work on their own initiative and as part of a team. Previous experience in manufacturing, including the use of industrial spray painting and shot blasting equipment, is required.

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  • Must have experience of paint spraying to a high quality standard using high solids polyurethane single coating systems applied at a wet film thickness of 120 microns. This is applied in a purpose-built modern spray booth.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in paint spraying.
  • Must have a good work ethic, be flexible, reliable and work to tight deadlines.
  • Good communication skills and ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Comply with Health & Safety, Environmental and other company policies and procedures.
  • Maintain a clean working environment
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Applications in writing to:

Ms. Helen Phelan, Alltech Farming Solutions Ltd. (KEENAN),

Borris, Co. Carlow

Email: HPhelan@Alltech.com

Phone: 087 9131355

 

KEENAN is an equal opportunities employer

Kilkenny man appointed as KEENAN south-east regional business manager

Submitted by rjones on Mon, 02/15/2021 - 10:58

KEENAN (Alltech Farming Solutions) has announced the appointment of William Trousdell as regional business manager for the South-east of Ireland. William will manage the KEENAN business across Waterford, Wexford, Wicklow, Kilkenny and Carlow.

Joining Alltech, the parent company of Keenan, in June 2019, William supported the sales team of both Alltech and Keenan for 18 months. Prior to that, he completed a Bachelor’s degree in agricultural science (animal science) in UCD and a Master’s degree in business from the Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School in 2019.

Read the full article from the Kilkenny People here.

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KEENAN and InTouch - Focus on Positive Energy Balance

Submitted by rjones on Fri, 02/12/2021 - 10:16

As we approach the hectic calving season in Ireland, Cathal Bohane, head of InTouch nutrition discusses the issue of NEB.

All cows will lose some condition and will fall into negative energy balance (NEB), regardless of management. But how long we leave them there and the severity of it is what can cause the damage.

While it can be easier said than done, feeding the cow properly will avoid them being negatively impacted.

Read the Irish Farmers Monthly article on page 11.

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County Roscommon family producing highest quality beef

Submitted by rjones on Fri, 02/12/2021 - 09:47

Gilligan’s Farm is a thriving, family-run business, unique in that the “farm to fork” journey of beef is all happening on their farm.

Aware of the challenges facing beef suppliers and the tight margins in the trade, the father and son are focused on driving efficiency at every stage of their business.

“Producing beef is a very tricky game really, everything has to be right,” admits Alan.

Central to this constant drive for quality is a large focus on delivering optimum animal nutrition to their beef animals. KEENAN and Alltech provide them with expertise in this area.

Read the full article

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Progressive Dairy: 2020 corn silage harvest analysis and mycotoxin risks

Submitted by jnorrie on Fri, 02/05/2021 - 10:03

2020 was a year we will never forget, no matter how hard we try. The calendar has turned to a new year and we are moving forward, but it is still important for dairy producers to look back and analyze their corn silage for potential mycotoxins and risks as they feed it during the winter months.

Click here for full article

 

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