Land O’Lakes Offers Protein Blend Calf Milk Replacer

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Land O’Lakes Animal Milk Products has come out with a calf milk replacer it says will save producers money and help calves grow to be their best. The company has introduced the Cow’s Match® ColdFront® Protein Blend calf milk replacer. “The new protein blend formula offers a more economical way for producers to feed calves to their full potential, while …

Agribusiness, calf, Calves, Cattle, Feed, Land O'Lakes, Nutrition

Cargill Nutrition Program to Improve Finisher Pigs’ Feed

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A new nutrition program from Cargill is promising to deliver better feed efficiency for finisher pigs. This company news release says the program will improve feed efficiency and nutrient use in finisher pigs, saving customers money on feed during the crucial last phase of growth. “Customers are highly sensitive to feed costs during the finisher stage, given this is the …

Agribusiness, Feed, Swine

Research: Divide Sow Nutrition Between Gestation & Lactation

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New research from Purina shows the value of changing sows’ diets depending on whether they are in gestation or lactation phases. The information shows that fiber-dense rations are best during gestation, and energy-rich rations during lactation help sows maintain condition. Brenda de Rodas, Ph.D., director of swine research at the Purina Animal Nutrition Center, says ration formulation in sows should …

Agribusiness, Feed, Swine

IPPE Program Gives Insight to Exporting Feed Products

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The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) will host a half-day meeting on “Exporting Feed and Feed Ingredients to the U.S.” at the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta, Ga., Jan. 28, 2015. The educational program will provide knowledge about the complex process of exporting feed and feed ingredients into the United States. Gina Tumbarello, AFIA director of international …

Agribusiness, AMI, Feed, IPE, IPPE, Poultry

Purina Updates Premium Poultry Feed

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One of poultry producers most reliable feeds has just been made better. Purina Animal Nutrition has updated its proven formula of Purina® Layena® Premium Poultry Feed, formulated to support hen immune health and support egg quality and available in both pellets and crumbles. “Hens require additional, specific nutrients when they begin laying eggs,” says Gordon Ballam, Ph.D., director of lifestyle …

Eggs, Feed, Poultry

Proprietary SPC Enzymes Enhance Digestion of Feed

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Inclusion of proprietary SPC Enzymes™ in R&D LifeSciences’ feed additives helps to improve digestion of feed. The proprietary enzymes enhance the digestion of starch, protein, and cellulose in feed to help livestock extract more nutrition from their diet. R&D LifeSciences feed additives, including top-sellers Lactomace® and Cattlemace®, contain a combination of Bacillus subtilis, Trichoderma viride, and Aspergillus oryzae which include …

Agribusiness, Cattle, Feed, Nutrition

Alltech Equine Webinar on Winter Feeding

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Join Alltech Equine Heroes on October 22 2014 at 3pm GMT (11am EDT) as Dr. Helen Warren from the Alltech technical team, shares her key insights on winter feeding of horses with a specific focus on forage options, feeding values and nutritional issues to watch out for. Alltech’s Global Equine and Pet Marketing Manager – Clare Fahey – will also …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Education, Equine, Feed, Forage, Nutrition

Hubbard Feeds Introduces Platinum Fortification Package

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Hubbard Feeds Inc., the leading provider of researched-based, animal nutrition solutions, is pleased to announce the upcoming launch of its new vitamin and trace mineral nutrition supplement for seed-stock cattle, termed “Platinum” fortification. The Hubbard Beef Platinum package is designed to optimize production in breeding stock, providing the essential nutrition levels needed to meet the demands for rapid growth and …

Agribusiness, Angus, Beef, Feed, Nutrition

Digi-Star’s Rich History of Weight Sensors

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Digi-Star took home a 2014 Innovation Award at the World Dairy Expo for their moisture tracker. They also hosted a media event during the show and that is where I met up with Mac Moore, president and CEO of Digi-Star, who spoke with me about the honor and what the company has in store for producers across the country. “Digi-Star …

Agribusiness, Audio, award, Cattle, Feed, World Dairy Expo

Livestock Intake Calculator for Supplements App

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Ridley Block Operations has released a new app for livestock producers called LICS; Livestock Intake Calculator for Supplements. The new LICS app is supported by RBO’s brands; CRYSTALYX®, SWEETLIX®, STOCKADE® and ULTRALYX® livestock supplements. It is designed to be a useful calculator with minimal, intuitive inputs that make free-choice supplement performance easier to monitor and manage. The FREE LICS app …

Agribusiness, Apps, Cattle, Feed, Livestock, Nutrition