Animal Agriculture Podcast

Animal Agriculture Podcast

Animal agriculture is an ever changing industry. Science is driving rapid changes in how we feed and care for our animals. In order to keep up on the changing landscape, nutritionists and veterinarians are turning to new formats to get timely research in a quick and efficient manner. Nutra Blend’s Animal Agriculture podcasts offers this informative platform to keep you up to date on the latest research.

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July 20, 2021 17 min

On today's episode, John Ratzenberger sits down with Alltech's Kami Grandeen to discuss how companion animal nutrition has become more refined, mostly driven by well educated pet owners.? There are unlimited choices when it comes to dog and cat foods.? Today we will examine a key ingredient that can help today’s pets thrive. Join us for this week's episode of Nutra Blend's Animal Agriculture podcast!?

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On today's episode, John Ratzenberger sits down with Merck's Dr. Grant Crawford to discuss how today’s consumer is more interested than ever in the way their food is produced.? As a part of this, consumer concern exists regarding the use of chemicals to control infective disease within livestock systems.? Yet, as the global human population increases, livestock productivity must be improved in order to fulfill consumer dema...

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July 6, 2021 10 min

On today's episode, John Ratzenberger sits down with Biozyme's Dr. Lynsey Whitacre to discuss how “Gut health” is a term that is being used increasingly in scientific literature, health magazines, and blogs, and is even making its way into everyday conversation. Join us for this week's episode of Nutra Blend's Animal Agriculture podcast! 

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June 29, 2021 10 min

On today's episode, John Ratzenberger sits down with Kemin's Jerilyn Hergenreder to discuss how the advantages of pelleting swine and poultry feeds are well documented. However, the costs associated with making highly digestible, durable and low-dust pellets are a big challenge for feed mill operators worldwide. The increased demand for electricity, the cost of pellet mill maintenance, and the reduced throughput are all fac...

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June 22, 2021 10 min

On today's episode, John Ratzenberger sits down with Diamond V's Dr. Kelly Reed to discuss how dairy producers work to efficiently produce nutritious products for the consumer. When running a business, the healthier the animals are, the more productive they will be and the more profitable the business can be. As the dynamics of milk marketing continue to evolve, focusing on key bottlenecks in dairy management systems will b...

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June 15, 2021 15 min

On today's episode, John Ratzenberger sits down with Elanco's Dr. Jessica Risser to discuss how swine producers and swine veterinarians have been battling PRRS since the earlier 1990’s.  The goal has been to control, manage, and eradicate the virus from all herds.  Today we will visit the latest information about PRRS, and the advances being made. Join us for this week's episode of Nutra Blend's Animal Agriculture p...

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June 8, 2021 10 min

On today's episode, John Ratzenberger sits down with Elanco's Dr. Jessica Risser to discuss how traceability is the ability to track any product lot through all stages of production, processing and distribution. Traceability mean that movements can be traced one step backwards and one step forward from raw materials sourcing to customer location. Join us for this week's episode of Nutra Blend's Animal Agriculture po...

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June 1, 2021 12 min

On today's episode, John Ratzenberger sits down with Kemin's Michael Eggleston to discuss how Leaky Gut Syndrome has been an emerging topic in the equine field for quite some time.  Much research has gone into helping today’s horse owners deal with this mysterious syndrome.  Today, we will look into the cause and effect to better understand how to minimize its effects. Join us for this week's episode of Nutra Blend'...

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May 25, 2021 11 min

On today's episode, John Ratzenberger sits down with Micronutrient's Dr. Jeff Heldt o discuss how nutrient stability is key to a successful animal diet.  There are many factors that affect the stability.  Today, we will examine those factors and help our listeners understand how to pick the right products to maximize feed stability. Join us for this week's episode of Nutra Blend's Animal Agriculture podcast! 

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May 18, 2021 12 min

On today's episode, John Ratzenberger sits down with Biozyme's Dr. Lynsey Whitacre o discuss how most of us the suffix to the word "biotics" is quite common.  Antibiotics and Probiotics are two of the more common ones that come to mind.  But apparently, there are a lot more biotics out there than you think. Join us for this week's episode of Nutra Blend's Animal Agriculture podcast! 

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May 11, 2021 13 min

On today's episode, John Ratzenberger sits down with Zinpro's Research Nutritionist, Dr. Jeff Weyers to discuss how heat stress affects livestock performance in all parts of the U.S.  Some areas deal with it a lot longer than others, but no one escapes without some impact from it.  Today we will find out what can be done to minimize it’s affect. Join us for this week's episode of Nutra Blend's Animal Ag Podcast!

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May 4, 2021 6 min

On today's episode, John Ratzenberger sits down with Lallemand's Dr. Angel Aguilar to to discuss how today’s high-performing dairy cows produce more than just milk. They also generate a lot of heat. That leaves them especially sensitive to heat stress. Join us for this week's episode of Nutra Blend's Animal Ag Podcast!

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On today's episode, John Ratzenberger sits down with Arm and Hammer's Dr. Ellen Davis to discuss how the immune system is a complicated topic that seems to evolve every year.  With new innovations, we’re learning more about the amazing things it does, and where the immune responses can occur.  Join us for this week's episode of Nutra Blend's Animal Agriculture podcast! 

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On today's episode, John Ratzenberger sits down with Merck's Dr. Grant Crawford to discuss how all grazing cattle have the potential to be infected by internal parasites, or worms.  These worms can limit growth, reproduction, and milk production of cattle and can cause an increase in sickness.  In fact, dewormers have the biggest economic impact of all animal health products in the cow/calf and stocker segments of the beef ...

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April 13, 2021 15 min

On today's episode, John Ratzenberger sits down with Novus' Melanie Roux to discuss how the main goal of any broiler breeder program is to produce eggs. To do this, feed management is important. During the rearing phase, these birds should be closely monitored because they have a hard time self-regulating their feed intake which leads to overweight birds and poor egg production in the hen house. Join us for this week's ...

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April 6, 2021 10 min

On today's episode, John Ratzenberger sits down with Central Life Sciences' Casey White to discuss how a fly infestation on confined animal operations, such as dairies and feedlots are more than just a nuisance – it’s a real problem. House, stable, face and horn flies are all known to spread disease, interfere with weight gain and hinder milk production, hurting your bottom line. With so many options to control flies, it ca...

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March 23, 2021 11 min

On today's episode, John Ratzenberger sits down with BioZyme's Dr. Lynsey Whitacre to discuss how healthy animals start with a healthy digestive system. Today, we are going to learn how the intestinal tract impacts more than just nutrient absorption. Join us for this week's episode of Nutra Blend's Animal Agriculture podcast! 

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March 16, 2021 9 min

On today's episode, John Ratzenberger sits down with Central Life Sciences' Casey White to discuss how Horn Fly control is an essential consideration on any beef operation. When left unchecked, horn fly populations can affect the health and profitability of beef cattle. With options for fly-control solutions growing by the day, it can be difficult to know which product to select. When it comes to fly infestations on cattle,...

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On today's episode, John Ratzenberger sits down with Diamond V's Dr. Kelly Reed to discuss how an extensive amount of time and energy is focused on breeding programs to create a calf with great production potential. However, there is opportunity for many dairies to improve calf-rearing programs to help realize the genetic potential of the calf. Join us for this week's episode of Nutra Blend's Animal Agriculture podc...

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