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Akey Poultry Nutrition/Services



Feeding Program Design and Diet formulation; Ingredient Cost Analysis:
  • Diets formulated to meet client's production goals
  • Specifications based on science and performance; company and published research; field results and practical experience
  • Diets balanced and solved for optimum cost and performance
  • Maintain ingredient database and assist w/ client's qc program
  • Valuation of alternative ingredients
  • Weekly ingredient use projections
  • Every set of diets is double-checked and approved by two nutritionists

On-site Technical Support:



Quarterly field visits to integrators/production companies:

  • Overall management
  • Feed Milling & Delivery
  • Buildings and equipment
  • Air Quality & Ventilation
  • Health Checks with DVM Visits
  • Litter Quality
 

Flock Performance Reviews/ FLOCKtrak™Egg Production Records & Benchmarking

 

FLOCKtrak™ is an egg production records management and benchmarking database developed by Akey and offered as a service.

There have been several enhancements to FLOCKtrak™ including feed conversion calculations, improved graphing capabilities and expanded benchmark reporting.

Reports can be prepared by participating producers via secure password protected online interface or can be requested through the Akey office.

The user-friendly reports are exported from the database into Microsoft Excel spreadsheets making the data easy to use in a multitude of applications.


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Additional Fee-Based Services:
  • Ingredient risk management services
  • Feed Management Systems (FMS) - Feed formulation software and feed milling services
  • Complete mill audit and review
  • Ventilation assessment and benchmark evaluation
  • Laboratory services for ingredient analysis including wet chemistry, NIR and mycotoxin assay.

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Research:


We provide science-based answers to our customers questions, including:

• Amino acid and energy levels and their relationships
• Effects of various feed enzymes including phytases and NSP’s
• Effects of feed additives used for ammonia control, gut health, mycotoxins, etc
• Evaluation of alternative feed ingredients
• Differences between genetic strains of birds
• Effects of feed form and texture, particle size, and feeding schedules

We check the validity of feed additive suppliers’ research results through our own independent testing

We attend and participate in various industry meetings and nutrition conferences to stay up to date on the latest technical information


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Akey Participates in Industry Associations as a Supporter and Sponsor:

Akey participates in and sponsors various industry meetings/organizations such as AFIA, Alabama Feed Milling and Poultry Nutrition Conference, Arkansas Nutrition Conference, Arkansas Poultry Festival, Egg Industry Issues Forum, Indiana State Poultry Association, Iowa Turkey Federation, Iowa Poultry Association, Layer Health Management School, Michigan Allied Poultry Industry, Midwest Poultry Consortium, Multi-State Poultry Nutrition and Feeding Conference, National Turkey Federation, Ohio Poultry Association, Poultry Science Association, and the Turkey and Broiler Health Management School.