Animal Feed 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 September 15, 2017:

The effect of feeder space access and crumble- or pellet-to-fine ratio on 38-day-old broiler performance

Author/s :
Joe Moritz
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Article published the July 27, 2017:

Mycotoxin Control during Grain Processing

  To deal with mycotoxin problems, there must first be an understanding of the fungi which produce them, their growth parameters and interactions with crops. Mycotoxin control is both fungus specific and ...
Author/s :
David KendraWanda Haschek-Hock
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Article published the July 6, 2017:

How Enzyme Stability Impacts Efficacy

There are many factors that impact enzyme feed additive effectiveness and results, one of the most important of which is enzyme stability, meaning the ability of the enzyme to maintain its activity level during...
Author/s :
Basheer Nusairat
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Article published the June 19, 2017:

Why Does Enzyme Thermostability Matter?

The Impact of Feed Pelleting on Enzyme Thermostability In animal feed manufacturing, the process of pelleting is used to convert mash feed into compressed pellets. Pelleting provides several advantages, such a...
Author/s :
Basheer Nusairat
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Article published the June 9, 2017:

Good quality feed pellets - Does it make sense?

Introduction Feed pelleting can be defined as conversion of finely ground mash feed into dense, free flowing pellets or capsules, in a process involves steam injection (moisture & heat) and mechanical pres...
Author/s :
Mahmoud Farahat
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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 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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