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    Go here to see the news. Lots of feeds contaminated!

    Horse Feed Seized From Kentucky CompanyEmail this Article | Print this articleFilthy conditions at the Bi-County Farm Bureau Cooperative Association Inc. in Florence, Ky., caused U.S. Marshals to seize livestock and horse feed on July 20.

    During a recent inspection of the Bi-County feed mill, Food and Drug Administration investigators discovered live and dead mice and evidence of bird activity throughout the facility. FDA laboratory analysis of samples collected during the inspection confirmed the presence of rodent urine, rodent feces, rodent hairs, and rodent-gnawed holes in bags, in and around food products.

    Bi-County manufactures a local brand of feed and purchases and stores commercial feeds from other feed companies. The products are sold locally to farms and stables. The following list includes products sold by Bi-County that shouldn't be fed to livestock, however equestrians who purchased commercial feeds from other feed stores around the country need not worry.

    15% Hog Grower & Finisher Feed
    Agriflex Betonite
    AIM Magnesium Oxide 56%
    Barley Flakes
    Beef, Land O’Lakes Steak Maker Grower
    Bi-County 17% Layer Mash
    Bi-County Coop Farm Ration
    Bi-County Coop Ground Shell Corn
    Bi-County Feed Oats
    Bi-County Shell Corn
    Bi-County Super 12 Plus
    Bio-Cube Alfalfa Cubes
    Calf Manna, Manna Pro
    Cattle Mineral Triple Trust
    Champions Choice Mix-N-Fine Salt
    Champions Choice Trace Mineral Salt
    Coastal Brand Poultry Shell
    Country Acres Horse Feed
    Crimped Oats
    Diamond Crystal Pellets, water softener
    Diamond Yeast Culture
    Equine Merit Horse Balancer
    Farmer’s Friend Vitamin A, D & E
    Feed Grade Sodium Bicarbonate
    Gran-I-Grit, Mt. Airy insoluble
    Herd Maker Supreme
    High Calcium Hydrated Lime
    HomeGrown Game Bird & Poultry
    Horsemans’s Edge Pelleted
    Kemin Calcium Proprionate
    Land O’ Lakes Calf Primer
    Legends Grow & Perform
    Legends Racing Textured
    Legends Show & Pleasure
    Limestone Calcium Carbonate
    Merry Mixer Dehydrated Alfala
    Pork Supreme LG Premix 100/75
    Purina Chow Turkey Starter
    Purina Omalene 100
    Purina Pig Startena
    Purina Start & Grow Sunfresh
    Rabbit Pellets 25 lbs.
    Reliance Pleasure 11T
    Reliance Pleasure HP
    S.S. Dairy 18% Supreme Dairy
    Scratch Feed
    Solvent Extracted Soybean Meal
    Tizwhiz Train N Maintain
    Triple Crown Complete
    Triple Crown Growth
    Triple Crown Senior Formula
    Triple Trust 20-15 Red Calf Manna Milk Replacer
    Triple Trust Dried Molasses
    Triple Trust Feed Dicalium Phosphate
    Triple Trust Horse Feed
    Triple Trust Rabbit Pellets
    Triple Trust Textured Goat Feed
    Ultralyx Dried Distillers Grains

    If you have purchased any of these products from this feed dealer, you should discard the feed and wash your hands thoroughly

    Triple Crown officials reacted to the seizure by separating the company from the feed store.
    “This feed dealer is a manufacturing facility who manufactures and sells his own store brands and purchases feeds from major feed manufacturers such as Southern States, Purina and Triple Crown,” said the press release. “This incident is in no way related to any Triple Crown manufacturing facility. Customers of Triple Crown can rest assured feeds manufactured under the Southern States/Triple Crown brands meet the highest manufacturing standards, and are not involved in any FDA action beyond the one dealer in Florence Ky."

    Triple Crown products purchased from Bi-County may be returned to another Southern States/Triple Crown dealer for replacement.

    Scary indeed!


    Rerider/Haydunker Clique

    RIP Barbaro, you were my hero!