Research has suggested the WSC method of starch analysis is best suited for capturing all the sugars pertinent to ruminants. Digging deeper on results specifically in cooked ingredients (like bakery by-products, puffed grains) shows this not to be the case. Tom provides insight on why you SHOULD be using ESC values for these products.
In this Blog we have a short video excerpted from Dr Tylutki’s February 2021 The Nutritionist talk that covers the 20 Questions he asks when doing a herd evaluation.
The recent Burger King ad featuring methane spewing cows and singing kids in gas masks was a bridge too far for a lot of people in agriculture. Fortunately, we have science and outstanding advocates making sure the facts are available to counter this sort of misinformation.
We have been getting emails and calls from nutritionists whose clients have to dump their milk and are seeking to use it, instead, as a feed ingredient. Dr Tom Tylutki gives some advice on how to do this.
As mentioned in the previous blog, AMTS has a new EU Feedbank. As Sam explained upon the release of the new EU Feedbank, this regionally specific feedbank is populated with feed analyses values more typical of the feeds farmers in Europe use.