Animal Feed Technical Articles

Manufacturing and Machinery

Article published the August 6, 2014:

The perfect pellet: issues and challenges

Introduction The importance of pellet feeding to broilers in improving the growth performance and feed efficiency is no longer questionable (Abdollahi et al., 2013a). On the other hand, the process of making p...
Author/s :
Reza AbdollahiVelmurugu Ravindran
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Article published the May 23, 2014:

Calculating Conveying Capacities

When designing a plant, it is important to consider the flow of material during a given time. This is the “mass flow rate” and is important when specifying equipment capacities for conveying and bin...
Author/s :
jason buseman
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Article published the March 11, 2014:

Impact of Particle Size, Thermal Processing, Fat Inclusion and Moisture Addition on Pellet Quality and Protein Solubility of Broiler Feeds

1. Department of Animal Production, Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Science, Universidade Federal do Paraná, Curitiba 80035-050, Brazil2. Department of Animal Production, Faculty of Animal Sciences...
Author/s :
Keysuke Muramatsu
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Article published the February 4, 2014:

Pellet Quality Performance Tests: Milling to Bird Performance

Pellet quality provided to meat birds throughout the industry is highly variable. Feeding birds pellets of poor quality can in part be attributed to an emphasis on pellet mill throughput to generate adequate fe...
Author/s :
Joe Moritz
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Article published the October 21, 2013:

Extrusion of Texturized Proteins

Raw Materials Traditionally the most popular raw material for production of textured vegetable proteins in an extrusion system has been slightly toasted defatted soy flour. This defatted soy flour usually mee...
Author/s :
Galen Rokey Joseph P. Kearns
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Article published the September 11, 2013:

Maintaining Ingredient Quality in Extruded Feeds

Extrusion processing using a combination of moisture, pressure, temperature and mechanical shear, is been used in the feed industry. It results in physical and chemical changes such as ingredient particle size ...
Author/s :
Dr. Mian N.Riaz
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Article published the April 8, 2013:

Feed Mixes and Analogues- a New Approach to Feed Industry

FEED MIXES In view of the above deliberations the feed formula was basically composed of 1. Protein 2. Energy 3. Fibre as major parts. Several ingredients are incorporated to meet the above nutrition...
Author/s :
Dr.P.George Kunju John
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Article published the April 4, 2013:

Why New Technologies are Ignored in Developing Countries

Technologies are the mile stones for developments. The high cost evolved in developing such tools make it non reachable for the poor nations. However, the obsolete technologies are being awarded as ai...
Author/s :
Dr.P.George Kunju John
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Article published the March 15, 2013:

The Pelleting Process

INTRODUCTION TO PELLETING The Purpose of Pelleting Pelleted feeds have been defined as “agglomerated feeds formed by extruding individual ingredients or mixtures by compacting and forcing through die op...
Author/s :
Mark HeimannScott Anderson
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Article published the November 30, 2012:

Evaluating Flushing Procedures to Prevent Nicarbazin Carryover during Medicated Feed Manufacturing

Introduction Carryover of medicated feed additives between batches of feed can potentially result in harmful drug residues in the edible tissues of food-animals. The US Federal Drug Administration's (FDA) Curr...
Author/s :
Adrian Martinez-Kawas
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