Sam Shafer
Poultry Science Association
Sam Shafer (United States)
Publication of news release

Dietary yeast culture supplementation may boost goose health and meat quality - Interpretive Summary

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As demand for goose products increases, poultry scientists and producers are working to combat bird mortality. One goal is to help geese fight infections without overusing antibiotics. In a new study, published The Journal of...
Sam Shafer
Poultry Science Association
Sam Shafer (United States)
Publication of news release

Feeding Crumbles May be Worth it to Boost Early Broiler Growth - Interpretive Summary

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When it comes to poultry feed, particle size makes a big difference for bird nutrition. Research shows that chickens increase their feed intake and performance when given pelleted feed or crumbled pellets, compared with mash...
Sam Shafer
Poultry Science Association
Sam Shafer (United States)
Publication of news release

New Study Highlights Risk in Consuming Undercooked Turkey Livers - Interpretive Summary

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Properly cooking poultry products is key to avoiding bacterial infections such as Campylobacter, so there are concerns that the recent popularity of undercooked chicken livers, often served as a pâté, could lead to food...
Sara Pires
Sara Pires (Denmark)
Technical publication

Attributing Toxoplasma gondii infections to sources: current knowledge and addressing data gaps

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Toxoplasmosis is an important foodborne disease worldwide. Its public health importance has been largely under-recognized, but recent evidence has shown that Toxoplasma gondii leads to a high burden of disease at global...
Rajesh Jha
Rajesh Jha (United States)
Technical publication

Rapid Techniques for Feed Evaluation: Scope and Limitations

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Rapid Techniques for Feed Evaluation: Scope and Limitations
Poultry diets are formulated primarily using cereals and protein meals (corn, wheat and soybean meal) as the main ingredients. There is noted shift in using coproducts from cereals and oilseeds in poultry diets due to availability and...
Peter Surai
Scottish Agricultural College - SAC
Peter Surai (United Kingdom)
Technical publication

Nano-Se Assimilation and Action in Poultry and Other Monogastric Animals: Is Gut Microbiota an Answer?

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Nano-Se Assimilation and Action in Poultry and Other Monogastric Animals: Is Gut Microbiota an Answer?
It seems likely that the gut microbiota can convert nano-Se into selenite, H2Se or Se-phosphate with the following synthesis of selenoproteins. This possibility needs to be further studied in detail, and advantages and disadvantages of nano-Se as...
Anibal Javier Pordomingo
Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria - INTA (Argentina)
Technical publication

Diets with soybean expeller or soybean meal for finishing feedlot steers

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The objective of this study was to evaluate animal performance and carcass yield of feedlot steers fed a grain-based diet including soybean expeller (SbE), soybean meal (SbM) or soybean meal with soybean oil added to meet the lipid content of SbE...
Wilki Santander
Wilki Santander (Venezuela)
Technical publication

How to improve your cashflow in meat byproducts rendering plant

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The Screw press has two mechanical variables, the first measurement is the motor amperage that tells us how much resistance the material is making inside the pressing chamber and the second variable is feeding speed that indicates how well...
Martin Nyachoti
University of Manitoba
Technical publication

Evaluation of effect of probiotics mixture supplementation on growth performance, nutrient digestibility, faecal bacterial enumeration, and noxious gas emission in weaning pigs

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Evaluation of effect of probiotics mixture supplementation on growth performance, nutrient digestibility, faecal bacterial enumeration, and noxious gas emission in weaning pigs
In swine industry, the weaning transition is a complex period during which the piglets have to cope with abrupt separation from their dam, mixing with other litters in a usually new environment and switch from highly digestible feed...
Reza Abdollahi
Massey University
Reza Abdollahi (New Zealand)
Technical publication

Future directions of animal feed technology research to meet the challenges of a changing world

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Feed technology involves the processing of ingredients and the manufacture of animal feeds and is an integral part of animal production systems to provide high quality and nutritious food. The objective is to transform low quality ingredients into...
 
 
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