Tag: Alltech

Ear tag sensor-based feed program field tested on Canadian dairy

Production efficiency is said to be one of the biggest limiting factors in dairy production. So to that end, for the past six months, animal nutrition and health company Alltech has been researching and developing a new production efficiency program called Smart Dairy. It combines nutrigenomics (the study of how nutrition affects gene expression) and… Read more »

Inside A Cow’s Udder

Dairy farmers are all too familiar with the external signs of mastitis – from swollen quarters to excessive heat and hardening of the udder wall. At the 2016 Canadian Dairy XPO, Alltech Canada’s Dr. Roger Scaletti performed a tissue analysis of an udder to give producers an inside look at where milk comes from and… Read more »

Alltech Acquiring Masterfeeds: Combined Company Will See Over $2.1 Billion in Annual Revenues

Alltech and Masterfeeds today announced that they have entered into a share purchase, where Alltech will acquire 100 percent of Masterfeeds Inc’s outstanding shares from Ag Processing Inc. The combined company will see over $2.1 billion in annual revenues and “become one of Canada’s largest animal nutrition offerings.” “This is a crucial time in agriculture, and… Read more »

Alltech to Acquire Ridley for $521 Million

Two major players in the livestock health and nutrition business could soon be on the same team, as Alltech has entered an agreement to acquire Ridley Inc. for C$521 million. “This transformative transaction that combines two industry leaders allows Alltech to deliver better performance and value to livestock and poultry producers across the globe,” said Dr…. Read more »