Article published the March 10, 2020
Nutritional strategies that support the immune system, promote intestinal integrity and functionality, and increase tolerance to stress and disease challenges are of interest to the poultry industry. In addition, early nutrition has been recognized as an opportunity to further advance nutritional practices and improve overall performance and the health status of commercial broiler flocks. ...
News published on January 21, 2020
Ankeny, Iowa, USA – APC is excited to exhibit and present research at this year’s International Poultry and Processing Exposition (IPPE), held in Atlanta, GA, January 28-30, 2020.
APC will kick off the week with a reception and presentation by renowned guest speaker Nan-Dirk Mulder, Global Protein Specialist for Rabobank. Join other industry professionals for a presentation on in ...
Video published on November 21, 2019
Joy Campbell (APC) talked about their research on spray-dried plasma and its effects on broiler growth, intestinal permeability and bone mineralization in a heat stress model, during the 8th Symposium on Gut Health in Production of Food Animals in St. Louis, USA.
This member gave a presentation on February 11, 2019
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IPPE - International Production & Processing Expo 2019
This member gave a presentation on January 29, 2018
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IPPE - International Production & Processing Expo 2018
Article published the September 1, 2017
The gastrointestinal (GI) tract continues to undergo significant developmental changes in postnatal life. Environmental influences during this critical developmental period, including diet, stress and mucosal injury, have been shown to induce long-term changes in intestinal physiology and disease susceptibility in animal models(1 – 4). Similarly, in human subjects, increasing epidemi ...
Article published the March 29, 2017
Spray dried porcine plasma (SDPP) is a dehydrated product obtained from blood of healthy pigs collected at slaughterhouses. Spray dried porcine plasma is a protein source used in pig feed that has many functional components that significantly improves pig performance [1,2]. At a manufacturing plant, plasma is separated from red blood cells by centrifugation, concentrated and ...
Article published the February 17, 2017
Weaning pigs from the sow is one of the most stressful events in the pig’s life that can contribute to intestinal and immune system dysfunctions that result in reduced pig health, growth, and feed intake, particularly during the first week after weaning. Technological improvements in housing, nutrition, health, and management have been used to minimize some of the adver ...
Article published the December 2, 2016
Spray-dried porcine plasma (SDPP) as an ingredient in diets for nursery pigs is well recognized to improve growth rate, feed intake, feed efficiency, and to reduce post-weaning diarrhea, mortality, and morbidity [1,2]. In addition, weaned pigs fed diets supplemented with SDPP had reduced intestinal inflammation, mucosal barrier dysfunction, and diarrhea .
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Article published the May 3, 2016
Spray dried porcine plasma (SDPP) or spray dried bovine plasma (SDBP) has been used in nursery pig diets due to its documented beneficial effects on post-weaning growth, feed intake, morbidity indices and survival [1, 2]. In past studies, under field conditions, pigs suffering from porcine circovirus type 2-systemic disease (PCV2-SD, formerly known as post-weaning multi-systemic wast ...