Article published the February 28, 2019
The key to managing your herd through heat stress is being ready for it. Watching the weather forecast to understand the Temperature Humidity Index (THI) is the first step in managing heat stress. The color-coded chart and tips list can help you keep your cows comfortable during summer heat.
It’s important to provide fresh, cool water (70-86 degrees F.) during times of heat stress so cows c ...
Article published the November 2, 2017
To optimize the growth and production of animals, we have long realized good nutrition is key. Trace mineral supplementation has been simplified to strictly meeting the parts-per-million requirements set out in the nutrient requirement tables, with little attention given to the form in which the mineral is provided. Recently, there has been more interest and research on the influence trace mineral ...
Participation in Forum on March 31, 2016
First I apologize for the delay in responding to your comments. You are absolutely correct, minerals are inorganic components of daily nutritional needs. It is the form that the mineral is presented to the animal (or human) in the diet that created this classification. Back in the late 1950s and 1960s, it was found that binding a mineral to an organic compound could potentially improv ...
Article published the January 1, 2014
Materials and methods
A 42-d performance study was conducted utilizing 2640 Straight Run Broiler chicks in 88 pens containing 30 chick/pen. Each pen contained 1 water fountain and a 50 lb capacity feed tube. Pen density provided 0.67 ft2 per bird initially. Prior to trial start all pens were carefully inspected to ensure that there were no openings to allow for pen to pen migr ...
Video published on December 24, 2013
Dr. Jack Garrett, Ph.D., Director of Technical Services & Research at QualiTech, speaks about organic nutrition in the XXI century at the Latin American Poultry Congress, El Salvador.
This member gave a presentation on November 14, 2013
At the following event:
XXIII Latin American Poultry Congress 2013
This member had joined Engormix
February 14, 2013