Feed Formulation Technical Articles

Formulation and ingredients

Article published the May 18, 2017:

Factors that Affect Pellet Quality: A Review

1. Introduction Pelleting is the most used thermal processing method in poultry industry. The aim of pelleting processing is to agglomerate ingredients particles by mechanical action, in combination with moist...
Author/s :
Alex MaiorkaAndréia MassuquettoFabiano DahlkeKeysuke Muramatsu
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Article published the March 10, 2017:

Comparison of Two-phase with Traditional Three-phase Production of Hybrid Striped Bass in Earthen Ponds

Introduction A three-phase growout process is commonly used in the commercial production of hybrid striped bass in earthen ponds. Phase I fingerlings, 2.2 to 3.3 lb/1000, are stocked into phase II ponds at a d...
Author/s :
Lou DAbramo
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Article published the October 7, 2016:

Grain Sorghum: A Conundrum for Chicken-Meat Production

1. Introduction Primarily for the provision of energy density, grain sorghum is quite frequently included in rations for pigs, poultry and feed-lot cattle. However, in a recent meeting held by the Australian ...
Author/s :
Amy MossDr Sonia Yun LiuDr. Peter SelleHa Truong
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Article published the September 9, 2016:

Dietary Fibre, the Forgotten Nutrient?

In modern poultry nutrition, traditional fibre sources are associated with some negative attributes such as energy dilution of the diet and mycotoxin contamination and are usually not included during linear for...
Author/s :
Jacky Michard
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Article published the August 22, 2016:

Comparative performance of broiler chickens offered ten equivalent diets based on three grain sorghum varieties as determined by response surface mixture design

1. Introduction At times, sorghum provides, either partially or entirely, the feed grain base in Australian pig and poultry diets but it has been associated with sub-optimal or inconsistent growth performance...
Author/s :
Amy MossDr Sonia Yun LiuDr. Peter SelleHa Truong
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Article published the April 4, 2016:

New evidence on ethoxyquin

EFSA’s Scientific Opinion 1 on Ethoxyquin as a Feed Additive was published in November 2015, when the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) could not conclude on the safety of the feed additive for target...
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Article published the February 24, 2016:

The Euclidian Pathway to more Instructive Broiler Bioassays: Nutritional Geometry

1. Factorially designed  experiments versus response surface methodology. A conventional experimental approach investigates the effects of one independent variable while keeping all other variables...
Author/s :
Dr Sonia Yun Liu
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Article published the December 18, 2015:

Quorum Sensing - a new tool for selecting feed additive ingredients

Nutriad has demonstrated the use of Quorum Sensing (QS) as a tool in the development of two new feed additives: one for broiler production and one for aquaculture. QS Is a form of bacterial communication that i...
Author/s :
Tim Goossens
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Article published the December 16, 2015:

How do I decide which mold inhibitor should be included in my feeds

There are many mold inhibitor brands in the feed additives market which claim to work better than all others. However, not all of them are as efficient as suppliers might claim. What should you look for when se...
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Article published the June 16, 2015:

Quality Ingredients- A Consistent Source of Highly Digestible Nutrients

Ingredients for food and feed products perform many functions, but above all, they must serve as sources of essential nutrients.  Even though an ingredient may be used because it adds a certain color to a ...
Author/s :
Dave Albin, Ph.D.Nabil W. Said
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