September 12, 2023
We at Resaca Sun Feeds see canola as a highly beneficial crop. This crop has several benefits within a crop rotation and is used as a high-quality feed ingredient to be added to our feeds. Over the next few months, we’ll be outlining why canola is beneficial through a series of articles. It seems canola has gotten some negative publicity lately, so our goal is to show you why we grow it and its benefits.
June 12, 2023
Have you ever found a broiler dead on its back and wondered what happened? Well, chances are that chicken had a heart attack. This isn’t terribly uncommon if you’re raising Cornish Cross broilers on pasture. They are more prone to a disease called ascites (or water belly) which will often lead to heart attacks and the mortality of that bird.
May 11, 2023
Sage Dennis is a soil consultant for Rodale Institue. Here's his article that outlines the importance of soil health in pastures.
April 12, 2023
The hot and humid days of summer are just around the corner. These temperatures have a big impact on your feed's shelf life.
March 10, 2023
It's that time of year again to talk about grass tetany. Here's a reminder on the signs, symptoms and prevention. And more questions like: how common is it really?
February 6, 2023
Ever wonder how much weight is lost when processing poultry? Well Gary Hill has the answer!
February 2, 2023
At the 2023 APPPA conference in Dallas, TX our nutritionist gave a talk on Brooding for Success. Brooding is the liftoff phase of chick development. What happens in the brooder will make or break flock performance. Here we cover a few of the fundamentals of brooding.
January 9, 2023
Here are 5 tips for keeping livestock healthy during the winter. This article is broad across multiple species of livestock because these tips apply to all animals from chickens to cattle.
November 2, 2022
We have two changes to announce about the pellet sizes offered. We have a new pellet die, making our standard pellet slightly smaller. The second change is our poultry grower feeds will be made in a medium crumble.
September 1, 2022
We all love cracking open an egg and seeing a beautiful golden yolk! But what exactly influences yolk color, and is there anything we can add to the feed to improve the yolk color? Yolk color is influence by xanthophylls. The short answer is YES! And we are! This article written by our nutritionist explains what we at Resaca Sun are doing to make sure our customers crack open an egg with a beautiful golden yolk.
March 26, 2021
Article by Gil Gullickson. In the mid-2000s, Andrew Moore; his father, Joe; and his uncle, Tim, took a hard look at their farm near Resaca in northwestern Georgia.
June 30, 2017
By Ken Roseboro
Published: April 29, 2016
Issue: 2016, May
Category: Non-GMO Animal Feed
The growing market for non-GMO verified meat, poultry, dairy, and egg products is increasing demand for non-GMO animal feed products. More feed suppliers are getting their products verified, but the new non-GMO feed market faces challenges such as oversupply and uncertain consumer demand.
June 26, 2017
By Ken Roseboro
Published: May 26, 2017
Category: GMOs 2.0/Synthetic Biology
Many products made using new genetic engineering technologies such as synthetic biology and gene editing are entering the market with little or no regulation and even with “natural” or “non-GMO” claims
February 3, 2016
Food giant announces support for mandatory GMO labeling, will label GMOs in products; supporters say actions will spur efforts for GMO labeling nationwide - See more at: http://non-gmoreport.com/articles/campbell-joins-movement-for-the-right-to-know/#sthash.3uMvFRbD.dpuf
January 25, 2016
A conventional Danish pig farmer told a leading Danish farming newspaper that the health of his pigs increased significantly after he changed their diet from genetically modified to non-GMO feed.
January 25, 2016
A growing number of farmers are reporting health problems with farm animals fed genetically modified feed and saying that animal health improves when feed is switched to non-GMO.