Ask Alice: Are pellets more efficient?

Posted on 10. Feb, 2016 by in Ask Alice

Q:  Why do you say pellets are more efficient than whole grains? A: As I was saying, there are some good reasons why we often pellet or otherwise process feed ingredients.  In the case of pigs the reason is that their digestive system works so fast they don’t keep whole kernels in their systems long […]

Ask Alice: Is minimally processed feed ‘better’?

Posted on 08. Feb, 2016 by in Ask Alice

Q: Is “minimally processed feed” better than feed made at Union Point Custom Feeds? Is the feed’s nutrition damaged by the equipment?

Ask Alice: What do you mean when you say ‘banking for chickens’?

Posted on 06. Feb, 2016 by in Ask Alice

Q: What do you mean when you say ‘banking for chickens’?

Ask Alice: Organic authenticity

Posted on 04. Feb, 2016 by in Ask Alice

Q: Some people are skeptical of the authenticity of some imported organic ingredients. How do we know the products are actually organic and not fraudulent?

Ask Alice: How do you handle the imported organic ingredients then? What can you use instead?

Posted on 02. Feb, 2016 by in Ask Alice

Q: How do you handle the imported organic ingredients then?

Ask Alice: Feeding oats to poultry

Posted on 03. Jan, 2016 by in Ask Alice

Q: I have heard that oats are good for poultry because they have a higher fat content and more protein than wheat. What is your opinion?

Ask Alice: Why don’t you use canola meal?

Posted on 04. Aug, 2015 by in Ask Alice

Q: Why don’t you use canola meal in your feeds? I see it as an ingredient in many soy-free feeds. Why don’t you use it since it is cheaper than other proteins?

Ask Alice: Lysine and protein quality

Posted on 04. Aug, 2015 by in Ask Alice

Q: What is lysine, and why do I care?

Ask Alice: Sprouting grains

Posted on 04. Aug, 2015 by in Ask Alice

Q: Is sprouting grain worthwhile? Will it save me money?

Ask Alice: Wheat and Glyphosate (Roundup®) in the Pacific Northwest

Posted on 03. Aug, 2015 by in Ask Alice

Q: Is the wheat you use free of glyphosate (Roundup®)?

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