Animal Ag Bites 7/1

Carrie Muehling

The Equine Science Society recognized Carey Williams, Ph.D., an equine extension specialist at Rutgers University, for her professional achievements in the equine industry on June 6 at the 2019 ESS Symposium in Asheville, N.C. The Equine Nutrition Research Award is sponsored by the American Feed Industry Association as part of its ongoing awards program, which dates back to 1948. The …

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Animal Ag Bites 6/24

Cindy Zimmerman

Almost a million pounds of pork, or nearly 3.2 million servings, were donated by U.S. pig farmers during 2018, according to data compiled by the National Pork Board and the National Pork Producers Council. New University of Illinois research, supported by Phibro Animal Health Corporation, demonstrates the benefits of a fully acidified, high-calcium diet for dairy cows. A Facebook Live …

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Hubbard Feeds Introduces AllBite Block

Carrie Muehling

A new product from Hubbard Feeds will help with vice behavior in pigs. The AllBite™️ block, officially launched at ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference, helps to stabilize the mood of the pig and also modifies the actual behavior and social aspects of that pen to keep them more comfortable and help them not to pick on each other, said Jamie …

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Alltech Accelerator 8 – Intouchgo

Carrie Muehling

Intouchgo came to the market six years ago, pioneering innovations in feed management and dairy herd production. But the Irish company had begun to see inconsistencies in the data they had built up that were costing farmers production and money. As a result, they’ve made significant changes that make the company more relevant to farmers and add real value throughout …

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Alltech Accelerator 7 – Colabriq

Carrie Muehling

A tech company based in the United Kingdom is moving into the food and agriculture sector to help improve profit and efficiency in supply chains. “What Colabriq is doing is helping businesses in food and agriculture make better decisions by having the right information at the right time,” said Jason Cresswell, CEO. “So the key problem every business faces is …

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Alltech Accelerator 6 – SwineTech

Carrie Muehling

An Iowa-based company participating in the Alltech Pearse Lyons Accelerator is working to improve the swine industry, beginning with the farrowing process. “SwineTech is trying to transform the way we look at farrowing management and how we assist sows in the farrowing house, giving the information that’s needed to provide the very best welfare and support and then the technology …

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Alltech Accelerator 5 – SomaDetect

Carrie Muehling

The Alltech Pearse Lyons Accelerator is helping Canadian company SomaDetect to grow and expose its mission to more members of the agriculture industry. SomaDetect CEO Bethany Deshpande said the company is developing a sensor solution for dairy farmers that will measure several components in raw milk. “Our goal is to help dairy producers have the information they need to make …

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Alltech Accelerator 4 – TERRA NutriTECH

Carrie Muehling

Ireland-based TERRA NutriTECH wants to bring mineral dispensing into the 21st century, and the company’s participation in the Alltech Pearse Lyons Accelerator is helping them to do just that. “It’s a precision liquid nutrition system,” explained Padraig Hennessy, CEO of TERRA NutriTECH. “It can automatically put liquid supplements into the water line, accurately. So, we input in the exact number …

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Alltech Accelerator 3 – Folium Science

Carrie Muehling

A company based in the United Kingdom is working to reduce the use of antibiotics when it comes to raising livestock. “Folium’s reason for being is around removing the need for antibiotics in animal rearing,” said Edward Fuchs, co-founder of Folium Science, part of Alltech’s Pearse Lyons Accelerator. “And it’s because our industry is under pressure from the overuse of …

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Alltech Accelerator 2 – Breedr

Carrie Muehling

A livestock company based in the United Kingdom will soon expand to include the American market, thanks in part to participation in the Pearse Lyons Accelerator, run by Alltech and Dogpatch Labs. Breedr Co-Founder Claire Lewis was at ONE19 – The Alltech Ideas Conference in Lexington, Kentucky. “Breedr is a livestock trading platform, but it’s slightly different to lots of …

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