Feed Processing & Manufacturing Technical Articles

Manufacturing and Machinery

Article published the November 16, 2017:

Effects of Grinding Corn through a 2-, 3-, or 4-High Roller Mill on Pig Performance and Feed Preference of 25- to 50-lb Nursery Pigs

Introduction It is generally thought that as diets are ground to a smaller mean particle size, a linear improvement in nutrient utilization and pig performance will be observed. Research has demonstrated this ...
Author/s :
Bob GoodbandCharles StarkDr. Joel DeRoucheyJason WoodworthJon De JongMike Tokach Steve Dritz
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Article published the October 31, 2017:

Utilization of Expanders to Maximize Oil Recovery on Pre-Press Cake

The chemical extraction of edible oils with hexane as a solvent is the most widely utilized process in the industry for high production applications, over 500 tons per day. The top three oilseeds by production ...
Author/s :
Eric Stibora
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Article published the October 26, 2017:

Feed Particle Size and Poultry Performance

Particle size manipulation has recently become a “hot topic” as a means to improve the efficiency of poultry live performance. Interest has been driven by the juxtaposition of classic theory (i.e. f...
Author/s :
Adam FahrenholzJohn Brake
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Article published the August 23, 2017:

Innovation and Application of Roller Liquid Addition and Spraying Technology for Pellet feed

Adding the proper amount of liquid raw material into the feed has become a convenient, flexible and effective way, which has been widely used in feed manufacturer. Through adding liquid, it can not only improve...
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Article published the August 18, 2017:

Remove Salmonella from the feed to increase the value of your equipment

What can we do to keep feed from being contaminated by Salmonella, increase the laying rate of hens, improve the quality of eggs, and produce raw eggs without causing foodborne Salmonella infection in humans?On...
Author/s :
Jane Shen
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Article published the April 27, 2017:

Effect of Thermal Processing, Press Throughput and Roller-Die Gap on Physicochemical Properties of Broiler Feed Pellets

  1. Introduction The pelleting operation is one of the most expensive processes with regards to the fixed and variable costs. For this reason, efficient pellet production is aimed and pellet press sh...
Author/s :
Alex MaiorkaCibele MinafraFabiano DahlkeIsabel Cristina Mores Vaccari Keysuke Muramatsu
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Article published the April 6, 2017:

Impact of Particle Size, Thermal Processing, Fat Inclusion, and Moisture Addition on Starch Gelatinization of Broiler Feeds

Introduction Starch is stored in plants as granules. The starch granule is a structure composed by crystalline and amorphous regions and, due to the lower order of cristallinity, the gelatinization occurs fir...
Author/s :
Alex MaiorkaFabiano DahlkeKeysuke Muramatsu
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Article published the March 3, 2017:

Automated Ingredient Addition Systems

Automated systems for the production of food for animal and human consumption are in wide use today. These systems have enabled manufacturers to increase production and decrease both labor and variation. These ...
Author/s :
Terry Stemler
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Article published the January 5, 2017:

The preparation of floating & sinking fish feeds by extrusion

Extrusion has been used to prepare animal feeds for many years and has proved to be an effective means to cook and shape raw ingredients into very specialized products, especially in the highly competitive pet ...
Author/s :
Enrique Diaz
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Article published the September 8, 2015:

Extrusion of Alternative Ingredients: An Environmental and a Nutritional Solution

Introduction The poultry industry represents an increasingly intensive operation supplying high quality protein in the form of eggs and meat. The efficiency of production has increased dramatically to meet t...
Author/s :
Nabil W. Said
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