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32nd Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium
32nd Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium

32nd Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium

February 9, 2021 to February 10, 2021
Australia
Lectures
08:45hs
2/9/2021
Laying Hen Welfare in Australia
Professor Paul Hemsworth / University Of Melbourne
 
Biography
Paul is a Raymond Barry Distinguished Professor at the Animal Welfare Science Centre, Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences, University of Melbourne. He has studied animal behaviour and welfare, particularly that of farm animals and more recently zoo animals. Recognition of scientific contribution has included the Animal Welfare Research Award by the British RSPCA (1996), David Wood-Gush Memorial Lecture, International Society for Applied Ethology (1999), Order of Australia (AM) for significant services to agricultural science and to animal welfare (2019) and the Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW) Medal for outstanding contributions to animal welfare science (2019).

 

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08:45hs
2/9/2021
08:30hs
2/9/2021
Opening and Welcome
08:30hs
2/9/2021
09:16hs
2/9/2021
Australian Community Values and Layer Hen Welfare
Professor Rachel Ankeny / Deputy Dean (Research) Faculty of Arts, University of Adelaide
 
Biography
Rachel A. Ankeny is Professor of History & Philosophy, and Deputy Dean Research in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Adelaide. She is an interdisciplinary teacher and scholar whose areas of expertise cross three fields: history/philosophy of science, bioethics and science policy, and food studies. She has particular interests in animal welfare and community values, including understandings of the science and ethics associated with red meat and egg production.

 

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Speaker:
Rachel Ankeny
Australia
09:16hs
2/9/2021
09:48hs
2/9/2021
LIVE Q&A: Layer Hen Welfare
09:48hs
2/9/2021
10:00hs
2/9/2021
Morning Tea Networking Session
10:00hs
2/9/2021
10:20hs
2/9/2021
Transmission of Infectious Laryngotracheitis Virus
Addisu Awukew Yegoraw / University Of New England
 
Biography
Addisu Yegoraw is a veterinarian from Ethiopia. Addisu has Master of Science in veterinary pathology from Addis Ababa University and a lecturer in one the public university of Ethiopia for five years and currently studying my PhD.

 

Speaker:
10:20hs
2/9/2021
10:31hs
2/9/2021
Identification of Broiler Poultry House Dust Components Using Chemical and Physical Analysis

Md Ahaduzzaman / University of New England

Biography
Md Ahaduzzaman is a PhD student at the University of New England, Australia. He obtained his MSc degree from Chittagong Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Bangladesh. His research focuses on the infectious diseases of livestock and poultry.

 

Speaker:
10:31hs
2/9/2021
10:42hs
2/9/2021
Onset of Viral Shedding and Clinicopathological Findings in Chickens Infected with Different Strains of Infectious Laryngotracheitis Viruses
Shahid Nazir / University Of New England
 
Biography
Shahid is currently a PhD fellow at the University of New England (AU) working on Immune response for infectious laryngotracheitis in vaccinated chickens. Basically a veterinarian with a master’s degree in veterinary pathology, Shahid has worked in different universities in India and Ethiopia.

 

Speaker:
Shahid Nazir
Australia
10:42hs
2/9/2021
10:53hs
2/9/2021
A Standardised Blend of Plant-Derived Isoquinoline Alkaloids in Laying Hens Mitigates The Impact of Campylobacter Hepaticus (Spotty Liver Disease) Challenge
Jose A. Quinteros / Scolexia Pty Ltd
 
Biography
Jose obtained a degree as a veterinarian from the University of Chile in 2004. Between 2005 and 2012, he worked as a field veterinarian for Agrosuper in Chile. Then, he moved to Australia and completed a Master's by Research at The University of Melbourne. After working for Baiada Turkeys in 2014, he rejoined The University of Melbourne in 2015 and received the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in 2020. In 2019, Jose joined Research and Development at Solexia.

 

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10:53hs
2/9/2021
11:04hs
2/9/2021
The Mitigation of LPS-Stimulated Immune Response in IPEC-J2 Cells by an Anti-Mycotoxin Product
Si-Trung Tran / Ew Nutrition South East Asia/Pacific
 
Biography
Fields of research: Analytical methodologies for determining mycotoxins and masked mycotoxins in food/feed ingredients together with in vivo studies of Fusarium mycotoxicosis in numerous animal species.

 

Speaker:
Si-Trung Tran
Vietnam
Post-doctoral Fellow at University of Guelph
11:04hs
2/9/2021
11:15hs
2/9/2021
Probiotic Bacillus Licheniformis Significantly Improves Layer Performance
Robert Serwata / Huvepharma
 
Biography
Robert Serwata is a Global Product Manager Nutrition for Huvepharma NV, looking after nutritional performance for customers and supporting the wider global sales teams development and also involved with all nutrition R&D Activity. Particular focus is concentrated in delivering nutritional solutions for integrators and feed millers to maximize broiler performance.

 

Speaker:
Robert Serwata
United Kingdom
International Innovation Director
11:15hs
2/9/2021
11:26hs
2/9/2021
A Novel Microbiome Metabolic Modulator Improved Growth Performance and Intestinal Morphology During a Coccidiosis Outbreak
Maria Walsh / DSM Nutritional Products
 
Biography
Dr. Maria Walsh holds degrees in Agricultural Science (BAgriSc) from the National University of Ireland (Dublin) and Purdue University, US (MSc and PhD). At Purdue her research focused on understanding the interplay between the gut microbiome, host physiology and feed in swine. Dr. Walsh has held Innovation scientist positions developing feed additive solutions for swine for the past 8 years. Having joined DSM in May 2018, Maria is now Global Innovation Lead for swine for DSM Animal Nutrition & Health and is focused on improving the efficiency and sustainability of swine production through improvements in nutrition and health.

 

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Speaker:
Maria Walsh, DSM Nutritional Products
Maria Walsh, DSM Nutritional Products
11:26hs
2/9/2021
11:38hs
2/9/2021
LIVE Q&A: General Health and Welfare
11:38hs
2/9/2021
11:50hs
2/9/2021
Lunch Networking Session
11:50hs
2/9/2021
12:20hs
2/9/2021
Bugs Have No Boundaries: Antimicrobial Resistance Challenges in Australian Poultry
Samuel Abraham / Senior Lecturer Veterinary & Medical Infectious Disease, Murdoch University
 
Biography
Dr. Abraham is an Associate Professor at Murdoch University with a research interest in Antimicrobial Resistance and drug discovery. He completed his PhD from The University of Wollongong and NSW DPI (2012) on antimicrobial resistance and adaption characteristics of porcine E. coli. Following his PhD, he undertook a post-doctoral position on antimicrobial resistance and drug discovery with Prof. Darren Trott at The University of Adelaide for 2 years. In 2015 he commenced an academic position as Lecturer in Veterinary and Medical Infectious Diseases at Murdoch University.

 

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Speaker:
Sam Abraham
Australia
12:20hs
2/9/2021
13:01hs
2/9/2021
Antibiotic Stewardship in East and South East Asia: The Trials and Tribulations of a Field Veterinarian
David Marks / PT. Universal Agri Bisnisindo
 
Biography
David Marks has been in the poultry industry for all of his profession life after graduating as a BVSc 40 odd years ago.
He often describes himself as a veterinarian by profession, a poultry veterinarian by accident, and a field veterinarian by choice.
He has worked in the poultry industry for all his professional career, starting off as an employed veterinarian with Australian and New Zealand, and then starting his own consulting business over 15 years ago.
Most of his work is in East and South East Asia and the Pacific and involves technical consulting and project work to integrators, feed companies, supply companies and funding agencies.
Antibiotic stewardship is a key theme.

 

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Speaker:
13:01hs
2/9/2021
13:43hs
2/9/2021
LIVE Q&A: Dr. Sam Abraham & Mr. David Marks
13:43hs
2/9/2021
13:56hs
2/9/2021
Novel Biological Alternatives to Antibiotic Therapies in Poultry
Alison Leary / Lallemand Animal Nutrition
 
Biography
Dr. Alison Leary graduated from the University of New England in Australia with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in the area of animal physiology and nutrition and continued to complete a PhD on “Factors affecting egg and egg shell quality in various strains of the laying hen”. She also achieved her Masters in Business Administration in 2004 and has 20 years’ experience in the animal feed industry, with 12 of those years spent travelling and living in Asia. Throughout much of her career Dr. Leary has worked within the poultry industry and more recently in the pig and dairy industries.

 

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Speaker:
Alison Leary
Australia
13:56hs
2/9/2021
14:07hs
2/9/2021
Potential of Plant Extract to Improve Performance and Intestinal Health in Broilers During The Onset of Clinical Necrotic Enteritis
Alip Kumar / University Of New England
 
Biography
Alip Kumar is currently in his final semester of his PhD in poultry nutrition and gut health at the University of New England, Australia and he works with A/Prof Shubiao Wu. He obtained his BSc and MSc in animal science from Bangladesh and MSc in monogastric animal nutrition from South Korea. His research focuses on "Necrotic enteritis in broiler chickens: alternatives to in-feed antibiotics and gut health".
 
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Speaker:
Alip Kumar
Australia
14:07hs
2/9/2021
14:19hs
2/9/2021
LIVE Q&A: Antimicrobial Stewardship
14:19hs
2/9/2021
14:30hs
2/9/2021
Afternoon Tea Networking Session
14:30hs
2/9/2021
14:50hs
2/9/2021
Butyrate Formulations that Increase Caecal Butyrate Concentrations are Superior in Protecting Against Salmonella Enteritidis Colonization in Broilers
Tim Goossens / Nutriad/Adisseo
 
Biography
Tim Goossens studied Biotechnology at Ghent University (Belgium), and subsequently worked as an academic researcher in the Laboratory of Molecular Biotechnology at the University of Antwerp. At KU Leuven (Belgium), he took up a doctoral project on neurodevelopment in the Laboratory of Developmental Genetics. After obtaining his Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences in 2010, he joined Nutriad to work as an R&D Engineer. He became Business Development Manager of Digestive Performance, a product range dedicated to gut health and animal performance in production animals. Since 2019, he is Global Scientific & Technical Manager at Adisseo, for the Health by Nutrition portfolio.

 

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Speaker:
Tim Goossens
Belgium
Global Technical Manager 'Health by Nutrition'
14:50hs
2/9/2021
15:01hs
2/9/2021
Supplementation of a Protected Complex of Biofactors and Antioxidants on The Gene Expression and Kinomics in Broiler Chickens Undergoing Early Life Stress
Cristiano Bortoluzzi / Jefo USA
 
Biography
Cristiano Is a veterinarian with Masters in Animal Science and PhD in Poultry Science from the University of Georgia. Currently, he is a Research Scientist at Jefo Nutrition.

 

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15:01hs
2/9/2021
15:12hs
2/9/2021
Intestinal Health and Immune Response of Broiler Chickens Supplemented with Bacillus Subtilis DSM 29784 in Necrotic Enteritis Experimental Model
Damien Preveraud / Adisseo France SAS
 
Biography
Damien joined Adisseo in 2009 as a research manager in charge of the vitamins R&D program. Since 2018, he is responsible for the global scientific support of the Health by Nutrition products (probiotic, butyrate, phytogenics, selenium) and the mycotoxin management products.
Damien obtained a master degree at the engineering school Institut Polytechnique LaSalle Beauvais (France) in Nutrition and Health. He worked for 4 years in Canada as a research engineer at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. He completed a PhD degree in Biology and Nutrition at the University of Marseille (France).

 

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Speaker:
Damien Prévéraud
France
PhD. Global Technical and Scientific Manager Health by Nutrition at Adisseo
15:12hs
2/9/2021
15:23hs
2/9/2021
Molecular Detection of Eimeria Species and Clostridium Perfringens in Poultry Dust and Pooled Excreta of Commercial Broiler Chicken Flocks
Yugal Raj Bindari / University Of New England
 
Biography
Yugal is a PhD student at University of New England, Australia. He completed his master degree in Animal Science from Wageningen University, Netherland. His PhD research focus on investigating the use of population-level samples for monitoring gut health in poultry.

 

Speaker:
Bindari Ugal
Australia
15:23hs
2/9/2021
15:35hs
2/9/2021
LIVE Q&A: Gut Health and Food Safety
15:35hs
2/9/2021
15:46hs
2/9/2021
Gut Health in Poultry Production: Holistic Approach Leading to Novel Insights in 2021
Maarten De Gussem / VETWORKS BVBA
 
Biography
Maarten De Gussem is founder and Poultry Consultant at Vetworks: a team of selected poultry experts servicing the poultry industry and providing support on poultry health topics including Poultry Gut Health, Mycoplasmosis, Coccidiosis, Salmonella, Avian Influenza, Biosecurity and Food Safety.

Besides his work at Vetworks, Maarten is academic adviser at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at Ghent University and a member of scientific committees of Poultry Mycoplasma Conference and of IHSIG Conference on Poultry Intestinal Health.
Maarten De Gussem is also author of Broiler Signals, a leading broiler management book in more than 12 languages.

 

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Speaker:
Maarten De Gussem
Belgium
Director
15:46hs
2/9/2021
16:33hs
2/9/2021
LIVE Q&A: Maarten De Gussem
16:33hs
2/9/2021
16:46hs
2/9/2021
Australian Poultry Awards Presentation
16:46hs
2/9/2021
17:15hs
2/9/2021
E-Poster Session
Speaker:
Eunjoo Kim, Teka Dewo, Bing Guo, Ali Daneshmand
Eunjoo Kim, Teka Dewo, Bing Guo, Ali Daneshmand
Robert Serwata
United Kingdom
International Innovation Director
Peta Taylor
Australia
Alex Wu
Australia
Mr.
Dr Sonia Yun Liu
Australia
Animal Nutritionist
Amy Moss
Australia
Animal Nutritionist
Michele De Marco
France
Animal Nutritionist
17:15hs
2/9/2021
08:30hs
2/10/2021
Welcome to Day 2
08:30hs
2/10/2021
08:35hs
2/10/2021
Balancing Research, Innovation, and Experience to Manage The Modern Broiler Breeder
Robert Renema / Poultry Innovation Partnership
 
Biography
Dr. Renema holds a Ph.D. in Animal Science (1997) from the University of Alberta, specializing in poultry growth, reproductive physiology, and management. He has studied the optimization of growth and reproductive processes in commercial poultry, as well as connections between maternal and offspring yield and efficiency traits in broiler breeders. His research has contributed to increased understanding of the impact of nutrient absorption, transport, distribution, and utilization on growth and reproduction of poultry.

He has been working for the Alberta Chicken Producers since 2014. There he works in the areas of broiler management, flock health and welfare, poultry research, and producer education. As part of this role, he works closely with researchers and industry partners to understand the impact genetic selection, bird physiology, and production requirements have on poultry management at the farm level, and on the sustainability of current management practices.

Dr. Renema has 67 refereed publications 2 books, 8 book chapters and 82 conference proceedings. He has an additional 44 tech transfer publications, 145 scientific conference abstracts and has done over 250 industry presentations.

 

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Speaker:
Robert Renema
Canada
Producer Programs Manager
08:35hs
2/10/2021
09:21hs
2/10/2021
Layer Nutrition Associated with Different Production Systems
Kenneth Anderson / Poultry Extension Specialist, North Carolina State University
 
Biography
Professor and Extension Specialist, Prestage Department of Poultry Science, North Carolina State University has been on faculty since 1990. Ken Anderson was raised on a poultry layer farm near Morris, IL. He received his BS in 1979 from Southern Illinois University- Carbondale in Animal and Agricultural Industries. Worked as the General Manager of State Line Egg Producers Cooperative, Inc., Beatrice, NE a Poultry Cooperative headquartered in Kansas for 3.5 years. In 1983 he accepted the Superintendents position at the T.B. Avery Poultry Research Unit with a research/teaching appointment in the Dept. of Animal Science at Kansas State University. Simultaneously, he completed his MS in 1987 and PhD. in 1990 in Poultry Management.
In 2018, he received the CAST Educational Materials Award, Certificate of Excellence for all of the authors efforts in creation of “Impact of Free-range Poultry Production Systems on Animal Health, Human Health, Productivity, Environment, Food Safety, and Animal Welfare Issues”. In 2019, he and his team received the NCACES Outstanding Subject Matter Program Team Award: Egg Industry Training Program on “Ventilation Shutdown Plus (VSD+) Training” and he received the USPOULTRY: Dr. Charles Beard Research Excellence Award, in recognition of outstanding Research for the Poultry Industry. This year, Dr. Anderson was inducted as a PSA Fellow and received the Evonik award for Achievements in Poultry Science.

 

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Speaker:
Dr. Kenneth E. Anderson
United States
Specialist
09:21hs
2/10/2021
10:08hs
2/10/2021
LIVE Q&A: Breeder Nutrition and Management
10:08hs
2/10/2021
10:20hs
2/10/2021
Morning Tea Networking Session
10:20hs
2/10/2021
10:40hs
2/10/2021
Performance and Gut Microbial Profile of Broilers Fed Diets with Varying Levels of Protein and Energy and Supplemented with a Protease Complex
Glenmer Tactacan / Jefo
 
Biography
Dr. Glenmer Tactacan received his Bachelor’s (1995) and Master’s degree (2001) in Animal Science at the University of the Philippines in Los, Banos, Laguna, Philippines. In 2007, he joined the PhD program of the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Canada where he received his doctorate degree in Animal Science in 2011. He is presently working with Jefo Nutrition as part of the company’s R&D and international technical service team.

 

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10:40hs
2/10/2021
10:51hs
2/10/2021
Apparent Metabolisable Energy of Common Cereal Grains for Broiler Chickens is Influenced by Bird Age
Mahmoud Khalil / Massey University
 
Biography
Mahmoud Khalil, from Egypt, works as Assistant Lecturer at Faculty of Agriculture, Benha ‎University. Completed his Master’s degree from the University of Western Australia. Currently, ‎he is studying his PhD at Massey University funded by the New Zealand Government ‎Scholarship. His research interests focus on “Factors affecting the energy utilisation of ‎feed ingredients for broiler chickens”. ‎

 

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10:51hs
2/10/2021
11:02hs
2/10/2021
True Ileal Calcium Digestibility in Soybean Meal and Canola Meal, without and with Microbial Phytase, for Broiler Starters and Finishers
Laura Shiromi David / Massey University, New Zealand
 
Biography
Laura is reading her PhD in third year at Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand. Her study is related to the measurement of calcium digestibility in poultry. She originally comes from Sri Lanka and she did her BSc degree in Agriculture and MPhil degree in Poultry Science and Technology, in Sri Lanka.
Speaker:
Laura David
Sri Lanka
11:02hs
2/10/2021
11:13hs
2/10/2021
A Box-Behnken Assessment of Fishmeal and Sorghum Inclusions in Broiler Diets with Three Crude Protein Levels on Growth Performance from 14 to 35 Days Post-Hatch

Shemil Macelline / University of Sydney

Biography

Shemil is a Ph.D. student at the University of Sydney and his main concentrated area are protein digestive dynamics and amino acid requirements in poultry. He completed his bachelor's degree in Animal Science at Uva Wellassa University in Sri Lanka and a master's degree in Animal Nutrition (Monogastrics) at Chungnam National University in South Korea.

 

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11:13hs
2/10/2021
11:24hs
2/10/2021
Effects on Broiler Performance of Increased Branched-Chain Amino Acid Inclusions in Reduced-Crude Protein, Wheat-Based Diets
Shiva Greenhalgh / The University Of Sydney
 
Biography
Shiva is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Sydney. Her research is focused on amino acid utilisation in reduced crude protein diets of chickens. Shiva holds a Master of Animal Science (Animal Nutrition) from the University of Sydney and a Bachelor of Science (Zoology) from Western Sydney University. In addition to her poultry work, Shiva is a registered Animal Nutritionist specialising in companion animal nutrition.

 

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11:24hs
2/10/2021
11:35hs
2/10/2021
Sustainable Chicken Meat Production is Enhanced by Tangibly Reduced Crude Protein Diets
Peter Chrystal / Baiada
 
Biography
Peter is currently completing a PhD in poultry nutrition at the University of Sydney with Dr Sonia Liu and Dr Peter Selle, investigating reduced protein diets in broiler chickens.
Peter has extensive commercial experience in both monogastric feeds and vitamin and trace mineral premix manufacture. He has worked as a nutritionist for the largest poultry integrators in South Africa, New Zealand and Australia, where he currently works for Baiada Poultry, based in Sydney. Peter has presented at a number of conferences around the globe and been both author and co-author of several peer reviewed publications.
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Speaker:
11:35hs
2/10/2021
11:47hs
2/10/2021
LIVE Q&A: Nutrition
11:47hs
2/10/2021
12:00hs
2/10/2021
Alternative Methods of Feeding Layers
David Cadogan / Feedworks
 
Biography
After working in pig production, and then as a senior nutritionist for Rivalea for 12 years, David joined Feedworks in 2003 as the Technical Services Manager developing nutritional solutions to enhance efficient growth and health of monogastrics. David completed a Masters and PhD at the University of New England, and has over 40 papers published in peer reviewed journals and over 60 papers in conference proceedings, in the areas of NSP fibre digestion, enzyme applications, amino acid nutrition and general digestive physiology.

 

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Speaker:
Cadogan, D.J
Australia
Agricultural Engineer
12:00hs
2/10/2021
12:42hs
2/10/2021
LIVE Q&A: Dr. David Cadogan
12:42hs
2/10/2021
12:50hs
2/10/2021
Lunch Networking Session
12:50hs
2/10/2021
13:20hs
2/10/2021
Maternal Stress, The Potential Impact on Broiler Breeders and Subsequent Chick Development
Rebecca Forder / University of Adelaide
 
Biography
Dr Rebecca Forder is currently a Senior Lecturer the School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences (SAVS), The University of Adelaide, teaching anatomy, physiology and poultry production. Her research interests relate to gastrointestinal development and physiology as a means to enhance lifelong productivity of animals in intensive farming systems. Dr Forder’s interests have expanded into the area of developmental programming and how the maternal environment influences gastrointestinal development and performance of their progeny.
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Speaker:
13:20hs
2/10/2021
14:02hs
2/10/2021
LIVE Q&A: Dr. Rebecca Forder
14:02hs
2/10/2021
14:11hs
2/10/2021
Barley in Pelleted Broiler Starter Diets: Effects of Carbohydrase Supplementation and Conditioning Temperature
Wellawattage Perera / University of Peradeniya
 
Biography
Nipuna Perera works as a lecturer in the Department of Animal Science, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. Her major research interest is on the evaluation of alternative feed ingredients for poultry diets. She completed her PhD on "Influence of feed processing and enzyme supplementation on performance, nutrient utilisation and gut morphology of poultry fed barley-based diets" from Massey University, New Zealand in 2020.

 

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Speaker:
Nipuna Perera
Sri Lanka
14:11hs
2/10/2021
14:22hs
2/10/2021
A Rationale for Elevated Free Threonine Plasma Concentrations in Chickens Offered Reduced-Crude Protein Diets
Peter Selle / Poultry Research Foundation
 
Biography
Peter Selle was awarded his PhD in 2001 many years after graduating as a veterinarian. Peter joined the Poultry Research Foundation within the University of Sydney the following year and was subsequently appointed Adjunct Associate Professor. Since 1999, Peter has published over 100 papers in peer-reviewed journals, several book chapters and has been made numerous presentations at international and local conferences, especially the Australian Poultry Science Symposium. Peter’s interests include dietary phytate and exogenous phytase, sorghum as a feed grain for chicken-meat production, whole grain feeding, starch and protein digestive dynamics and reduced-crude protein diets for broiler chickens.

 

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Speaker:
Dr. Peter Selle
Australia
Adjunct Associate Professor
14:22hs
2/10/2021
14:33hs
2/10/2021
Formulating Layer Diets Beyond The Least-Cost Model
Amy Moss / University Of New England
 
Biography
Dr Moss is a postdoctoral fellow researching nutritional strategies to improve the efficiency and sustainability of chicken-meat production. Dr Moss’ current research projects include assessing the impact of variability in feed ingredients on diet formulation and profits, building a database of nutrient specifications for Australian feed ingredients, and exploring the precision feeding of broilers.
Speaker:
Amy Moss
Australia
Animal Nutritionist
14:33hs
2/10/2021
14:44hs
2/10/2021
A Novel Phytase Enhances Growth Performance in Broiler Chickens Offered Reduced Crude Protein Diets
Sonia Liu / The University Of Sydney
 
Biography
Dr Sonia Liu is a senior lecturer in poultry nutrition at the University of Sydney. Her current research interests include digestive dynamics of nutrients, nutritional geometry, sorghum in poultry diet, reduced protein diets and layer nutrition. Sonia has more than 100 scientific communications including 68 papers published in peer-reviewed scientific journals. She was the recipient of 2019 Australia Research Council Discovery Early Career Researcher Award, 2018 Australian Award: Endeavour Fellowship and 2015 Science and Innovation Award for Young People in Agriculture.

 

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Speaker:
Dr Sonia Yun Liu
Australia
Animal Nutritionist
14:44hs
2/10/2021
14:56hs
2/10/2021
LIVE Q&A: Nutrition Part II
14:56hs
2/10/2021
15:10hs
2/10/2021
Afternoon Tea Networking Session
15:10hs
2/10/2021
15:30hs
2/10/2021
Interactive Effects of a Novel Consensus Bacterial 6-Phytase Variant with Dietary Phytate on Digestibility of Macro Minerals and Amino Acids in Broiler Chickens
Mehdi Toghyani / Sydney University
 
Biography
Dr Mehdi Toghyani is a postdoctoral research fellow at Sydney University. Mehdi received his PhD in poultry Nutrition from University of New England in 2016. Mehdi is actively involved in poultry research related to nutritional evaluation of alternative feed ingredients, energy and amino acids metabolism, trace minerals nutrition and evaluation of novel feed additives and enzymes.
Speaker:
15:30hs
2/10/2021
15:41hs
2/10/2021
Response of Broilers to Dietary Inclusions of Different Insoluble Fibre Sources in a Wheat Based Reduced Crude Protein Diet
Nishchal Sharma / University Of New England
 
Biography
Dr. Nishchal Sharma has more than 12 years of experience in poultry nutrition in industry and academia. He has a PhD in poultry nutrition from UNE. Dr. Sharma has five years of experience as a technical manager in the Asian poultry industry, and two years of experience as an animal nutrition consultant in South Australia where he was working for both poultry and pig industries.

 

Speaker:
15:41hs
2/10/2021
15:52hs
2/10/2021
Effect of Xylo-Oligosaccharides, Xylanase and Wheat Bran in Sorghum-Based Diets Fed to Young Broilers
Natalie Morgan / University Of New England
 
Biography
Dr Natalie Morgan is currently a Research Fellow in Poultry Nutrition and Lecturer in Animal Nutrition at University of New England. She has over 10 years of experience in poultry nutrition research. She completed her PhD in Poultry Nutrition (2010-2014) and a one year Post-Doc (2014-2015) at Nottingham Trent University, UK, and has been conducting research in non-starch polysaccharides and xylo-oligosaccharides at UNE for the past five years. This has resulted in a number of publications and conference presentations in this field, including international invited speaker invitations.

 

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15:52hs
2/10/2021
16:03hs
2/10/2021
Supplementation of Broiler Diets with Multi-Protease Enzyme Technology to Increase Growth Performance and Nutrient Digestion of The Broiler Chickens
Alexander De Leon / Kemin Asia
 
Biography
Head of Technical Services for Kemin Asia. Responsible for providing technical leadership and support for the APAC region while working closely with product managers, customer laboratory services, and technical managers in the field.

A poultry veterinarian with a strong background and knowledge in gut health and, at the same time, well-experienced in Feed Formulations, Feed Technology and Milling. Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Philippines, and went on to pursue his Master’s degree in Mississippi State University under the Fulbright scholarship program.

 

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Speaker:
Alexander De Leon, Kemin Asia
Alexander De Leon, Kemin Asia
16:03hs
2/10/2021
16:14hs
2/10/2021
Hydroxy-Selenomethionine Sustains Egg Production and Improves Egg Selenium Deposition in Aged Laying Hens Under Heat Stress
Michele De Marco / ADISSEO France SAS
 
Biography
After getting his PhD in animal nutrition end 2011 and being researcher at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Turin (Italy) working on unconventional feed ingredients on various species (poultry, swine, rabbit and fish), Michele De Marco became free-lance poultry nutritionist consultant for 2 years in Italy. In March 2016 he went to France to work for a French premix company as R&D poultry manager. In April 2018 he joined Adisseo as a Global Technical Manager for Selisseo®. At today he is author or co-author of more than 30 peer reviewed publications.

 

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Speaker:
Michele De Marco
France
Animal Nutritionist
16:14hs
2/10/2021
16:25hs
2/10/2021
Comparative Sustainability of Differing Dietary Amino Acids and Energy Regimes for Individual Laying Hens at Peak Production
Rick Kleyn / Spesfeed
 
Biography
Rick Kleyn received a Master's degree in Poultry Nutrition from the University of Natal (now Kwa-Zulu Natal). After spending time in the feed industry, he started his own nutritional consultancy company, SPESFEED Consulting, in 1989. He principally works in Africa but has had considerable exposure to European and Asian production systems. Rick has written a new book, together with Peter Chrystal, entitled "Broiler Nutrition Masterclass".

 

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Rick Kleyn
South Africa
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